EARLY ASSESSMENT PROGRAM. Working Together to Prepare Students for College. Tom Reisz, San José State University CSU Counselor Conference, Santa Clara Friday, October 3, 2008. EAP The goal of the Early Assessment Program is to help California high school graduates enter the CSU
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Working Together to Prepare
Students for College
Tom Reisz, San José State University
CSU Counselor Conference, Santa Clara
Friday, October 3, 2008
The goal of the Early Assessment Program is to help California high school graduates
enter the CSU
fully prepared for college-level work.
25%Historically, throughout the state…
Approximate Percent of Regularly Admitted Freshmen in Remedial Mathematics and English
The CSU Early Assessment Program
11th Grade Testing
12th Grade Intervention
Students participate by responding to the voluntary items that appear in their 11th grade CST Language Arts and Mathematics test booklets.
Selected items from CST and additional EAP items (including the essay in English) are used to determine student readiness for college English and/or mathematics
11th Grade Testing: Results
Exempt from the CSU placement examination in mathematics or English
Exempt from the CSU math placement upon satisfactory completion of a senior year math experience
Must demonstrate readiness through the SAT, ACT, AP tests, community college course work, or CSU placement tests or enter remedial (developmental) classes
March: Students sit for the EAP English essay. The essay may be administered on multiple days at any school site.
April: Students take the CST + EAP.
Summer: ETS scores the exams.
August: ETS delivers EAP results to district offices.
EAP district roster, with students grouped by school
2 copies of STAR student reports
STAR student CD-ROM
Transcript labels do NOT include EAP results
Then: Districts mail STAR student reports to students’ homes. One copy stays in students’ files at school. Released results are matched to applications in CSUMentor and available for online look-up.
11th Grade Testing: Status Reports
11th Grade Testing: Status Release
By filling in the release bubble, students…
EAP results DO NOT affect the admissions process.
CSU English Success Website
CSU Math Success Website
Students may fulfill their “conditional readiness” requirements by…
First-time freshmen at CSU Chico, Fall 2004 through Fall 2006
Expository Reading and Writing Course
Schools that have sent English teachers to EAP professional development workshops may also be able to offer the ERWC, or individual modules from the course, to juniors and seniors.
“B”-course approval was granted in June 2006.
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San José State University
San Francisco State University
CSU Monterey Bay
CSU East Bay