Writing for the PSSA Jo Beth McKee Pennsylvania Department of Education English Language Education Advisor [email protected] 717-525-5981. Edward G. Rendell, Governor. Dr. Gerald L. Zahorchak, Secretary of Education. PA Writing Scoring Guides. Multiple Choice Grammar and usage
Writing for the PSSA
Jo Beth McKee
Pennsylvania Department of Education
English Language Education Advisor
Edward G. Rendell, Governor
Dr. Gerald L. Zahorchak, Secretary of Education
Use the Domain Scoring Guide as a basis for a common writing rubric.
Incorporate the writing process into current writing program.
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education Diane Castelbuono, Deputy Secretary
Bureau of Teaching and Learning Support
Dr. Edward Vollbrecht, Director
Division of Standards and Curriculum
Teresa Shakespeare, Acting Division Chief
The mission of the Pennsylvania Department of Education is to lead and serve the educational community, to enable each individual to grow into an inspired, productive, fulfilled lifelong learner.