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So What is Going to be Happening with State Assessment for Students with Disabilities for 2007/2008?. Peggy Dutcher Fall 2007 Assessment and Accountability Conference. Presentation will include:. MI-Access Science Assessments General Supervision Enhancement Grants General Assessments.

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So what is going to be happening with state assessment for students with disabilities for 2007 2008

So What is Going to be Happening with State Assessment for Students with Disabilities for 2007/2008?

Peggy Dutcher

Fall 2007 Assessment and Accountability Conference


Presentation will include
Presentation will include: Students with Disabilities for 2007/2008?

  • MI-Access Science Assessments

  • General Supervision Enhancement Grants

  • General Assessments


Mi access science assessments
MI-Access Science Assessments Students with Disabilities for 2007/2008?

  • First State-wide operational assessments 2007/2008

  • Fall – grades 5 and 8

  • Spring – grade 11

  • Standard-setting Panels

    • December 5 and 6

    • April 29 and 30


U s office of special education programs
U.S. Office of Special Education Programs Students with Disabilities for 2007/2008?

  • General Supervision Enhancement Grants

  • Applications

    • Alternate Assessments based on Alternate Achievement Standards (AA- AAS)

    • Alternate Assessments based on Modified Achievement Standards

  • Michigan applied for grant related to AA- MAS

  • Michigan applied as a consortium for AA-AAS


Awarded both grants
Awarded BOTH Grants!! Students with Disabilities for 2007/2008?


State assessment continuum
State Assessment Continuum Students with Disabilities for 2007/2008?

  • MEAP

  • MEAP with accommodations

  • MI-Access Modified Full Independence

  • MI-Access Functional Independence

  • MI-Access Supported Independence

  • MI-Access Participation


Gseg aa mas
GSEG: AA-MAS Students with Disabilities for 2007/2008?

  • Title: A Comprehensive Model Using Existing General Assessments to Develop Alternate Assessments Based on Modified Achievement Standards with Curricular and Instructional Supports to Improve Student Achievement


Aa mas
AA-MAS Students with Disabilities for 2007/2008?

  • Content Areas

    • English language arts

    • Mathematics

  • Grades

    • 3-8


Aa mas grant goals
AA-MAS Grant Goals Students with Disabilities for 2007/2008?

1. Replicable Assessment Modification Process

  • MFL Assessment Plan Writing Team

  • MFL Content Advisory Committee

  • MFL Sensitivity Review Committee

    2. Create a Michigan Online Professional Development Learning System (MOPLS)


Aa mas objectives
AA-MAS Objectives Students with Disabilities for 2007/2008?

  • MFL characteristics

    • Add to Draft Guidelines

  • Develop modified academic achievement standards

  • Develop Technical Advisory Committee reviewed process for modifying an existing general assessment


Aa mas objectives1
AA-MAS Objectives Students with Disabilities for 2007/2008?

  • Conduct MFL pilot using two models

  • Designee a comprehensive professional development program

    • Guidelines for IEP Teams

    • Using assessment results

    • Ensuring access to Michigan’s ELA and mathematics Grade Level Content Expectation

  • Disseminate replicable process to other states


Timeline
Timeline Students with Disabilities for 2007/2008?

  • Year 1

    • Define student population (write draft guidelines)

    • Develop item review process

    • Select items for pilot

    • Start the design of MOPLS


Timeline1
Timeline Students with Disabilities for 2007/2008?

  • Year 2

    • Pilot MFL (winter 2009)

    • Field review of draft guidelines

    • Continue work on MOPLS including BETA testing

    • Committee review of pilot results

    • Operational Fall 2009


Timeline2
Timeline Students with Disabilities for 2007/2008?

  • Year 3

    • Develop MFL Performance Level Descriptors

    • Standard-setting

    • Complete MOPLS

    • Dissemination to Michigan and other states


Need committee members
Need Committee Members! Students with Disabilities for 2007/2008?

  • Michigan Educators

    • Special education

    • General education

  • Parents

  • Advocates

  • Business

  • Higher education


Gseg aa aas
GSEG: AA-AAS Students with Disabilities for 2007/2008?

  • A State Consortium to Examine the Consequential Validity of Alternate Assessments based on Alternate Achievement Standards (AA-AAS): A Longitudinal Study


Partners
Partners Students with Disabilities for 2007/2008?

  • North Central Regional Resource Center

  • Michigan

  • Pennsylvania

  • Wisconsin


Purpose
Purpose Students with Disabilities for 2007/2008?

  • Consortium will adopt a common framework and research processes for evaluation the state’s alternate assessments’ consequential validity


Validity arguments
Validity Arguments Students with Disabilities for 2007/2008?

  • Teacher and Administrator Motivation and Effort

  • Professional Development Support Being Used

  • Instruction and Curriculum will be Adapted

  • Students are Motivated to Learn and Put Forth Their Best Effort

  • Improved Performance is Related to Changes in Instruction


Aa aas grant objectives
AA-AAS Grant Objectives Students with Disabilities for 2007/2008?

  • Convene a Stakeholder Feedback Group

  • Develop instrumentation

  • Conduct Field Test of Instrumentation

  • Develop Web-Based Survey

  • Conduct Sample Selection Procedures

  • Conduct Surveys with Administrators and Teachers

  • Disseminate Results of study


MEAP Students with Disabilities for 2007/2008?

  • English language arts

  • Braille


MME Students with Disabilities for 2007/2008?

  • Reformat MME Accommodation Summary Table

  • Review accommodations issues for future administrations


Contact information
Contact Information Students with Disabilities for 2007/2008?

Peggy Dutcher

[email protected]

517-241-4416


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