Illinois—Guidebook on Student Learning Objectives for Type III Assessments

This guidebook from the Illinois State Board of Education developed by the Illinois Performance Evaluation Advisory Council provides guidance, tools, examples, and resources to support local education agencies in designing and implementing an SLO process. The guidebook provides some practical planning steps for districts to develop an SLO process and to implement this process. It also includes an overview on SLOs, their components, types of SLOs, the SLO cycle, the steps to develop an SLO, how to create a review and documentation process, creating a scoring structure, and how to combine multiple SLOs for a rating. The Appendix also includes sample SLOs, guidance on selecting assessments for SLOs, a template for analyzing student data for SLOs, and an SLO template.