Dr. Judith Swisher is the author of PAES – the Practical Assessment Exploration System and has published and co-authored research articles on the use of PAES and performance-based assessments for students who have special needs. She serves as a consultant to the Career and Transition Centers in the Los Angeles Unified School District.
Presentation: Motivate Students to Use Their Potential with PAES - Practical Assessment Exploration System
PAES is an evidence-based assessment of employment potential. The PAES assessment is embedded in a curriculum of 246 “hands-on” jobs in Business Marketing, Computer Technology, Construction Industrial, Processing Production and Consumer Service. All students who have special needs can participate in PAES during middle, high school or at ages 18-22.