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Test Coordinators’ Pretest Workshop. September 2014. Contact Information. Cherie Boone - px# 48855 (434-8855) fax px# 48736 (434-8736) e-mail: cherie.boone@palmbeachschools.org Tom Cornman - px# 42499 (681-2499) fax px# 45133 (684-5133) e-mail: tom.cornman@palmbeachschools.org.

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    1. Test Coordinators’ Pretest Workshop September 2014

    2. Contact Information • Cherie Boone - px# 48855 (434-8855) fax px# 48736 (434-8736) • e-mail: cherie.boone@palmbeachschools.org • Tom Cornman - px# 42499 (681-2499) fax px# 45133 (684-5133) • e-mail: tom.cornman@palmbeachschools.org

    3. Assessment Website

    4. Assessment Website • www.palmbeachschools.org/assessment

    5. Ordering Test Materials Online

    6. Print This Page For Your Records

    7. Gridding Answer Documents

    8. State Assessments • FAA, FSA, CELLA, FCAT and EOC Student Number • Eight digit student district number preceded by our district number “50” • 5012345678 • Social Security Number • 123456789X School Number • Four digit school number preceded by our district number “50” • 501234

    9. District Assessments • Diagnostic Tests, District Semester Exams, SAT/10… • Eight digit student number • 12345678 • Social Security Number may not be used

    10. Test Accommodations

    11. Accommodations • Allowable accommodations • LEP • ESE • 504 • Large print and Braille • Paper/pencil • Performance Matters

    12. Unique Accommodations • No longer any FDOE unique accommodations approval process • All special materials (One-Item-Per-Page, Large Print, Braille and paper based tests) MUST be ordered on a student by student basis • The order MUST include documentation as to why the student cannot access assessments on the computer using available accommodations • Paper/pencil tests are only appropriate for those students that do not access any assessments or instruction using a computer • All accommodations MUST be included in both the instruction and assessment sections of the IEP/504 Plan

    13. SDPBC Literacy Assessment System

    14. Contacts • Questions about administration and additional materials • Kim Stansell-Towe - px# 43882 (963-3882) e-mail: kim.stansell@palmbeachschools.org • Questions about EDW Support • Sandra Raymond-Roberts - px 47649 (357-7649) e-mail: sandra.raymond@palmbeachschools.org • Materials delivered through the Instructional Materials Department • Instructional Materials - px# 45119 (684-5119)

    15. Scholastic Reading Inventory - Interactive (SRI-I)

    16. Contacts • Questions about administration and content • Joe Holcombe - px#47549 (357-7549) e-mail: joseph.holcombe@palmbeachschools.org • Questions about technical support • Bruce Roland - px#48565 (434-8565) e-mail: bruce.roland@palmbeachschools.org

    17. Palm Beach Performance Assessments

    18. Contacts • Questions about administration • Nikki Jones (elementary) - px# 86399 (432-6399) e-mail: nikki.jones@palmbeachschools.org • Joe Holcombe (secondary) - px# 47549 (357-7549) e-mail: joseph.holcombe@palmbeachschools.org • Sandra Raymond Roberts (EDW) – px# 47649 (357-7649) e-mail: sandra.raymond@palmbeachschools.org • Questions about materials • Test Distribution Center (TDC) - px# 45155 (684-5155) • Questions about CBT administrations • Performance Matters – Carla Kendall - px# 45822 (969-5822) e-mail: carla.kendall@palmbeachschools.org

    19. Reminders for 2014-2015 • Initial orders will be sent automatically • Ordering only necessary for additional materials • Schools are responsible for scoring • Schools will enter rubric scores into EDW for Teachers using the data entry screen for paper/pencil administrations • Schools will enter rubric scores into Performance Matters for CBT administrations • Mandatory • All administrations at grades 1 through 4 are paper/pencil • 1st & 3rd administrations for grades 5 through 11 are paper/pencil while 2nd & 4th administrations are CBT through Performance Matters

    20. Diagnostic Test Reading, Mathematics, Science, EOCs & Retakes

    21. Contacts • Questions about pregridding of Science only • Glen Rovinelli - px# 48514 (434-8514) e-mail: glen.rovinelli@palmbeachschools.org • Questions about paper/pencil administration • Cherie Boone - px# 48855 (434-8855) e-mail: cherie.boone@palmbeachschools.org • Questions about paper/pencil materials • Test Distribution Center - px# 45155 (684-5155) • Questions about Performance Matters administration • Carla Kendall - px# 45822 (969-5822), (561) 644-2938 (C) e-mail: carla.kendall@palmbeachschools.org • Questions about printing answer sheets in Performance Matters or other Technical Issues • IT Service Desk - px# 44100 (242-4100)

    22. Test Configuration

    23. Fall Test Administration • Administration Window • October 6 – 31, 2014 • Mandatory • ELA at grades 3 – 11, Reading Retake 2.0 • Math at grades 3 – 8, Math Retake SSS • Science at grades 3 – 8 • EOC Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Biology 1, Civics, and US History • Any student currently enrolled in a tested course or needs to retake the Algebra 1 EOC • Science Answer Document Return Date • Friday, October 31, 2014 by 4:00 pm • Glades area schools will be picked up beginning in the morning

    24. Winter Test Administration • Administration Window • January 12 – February 6, 2015 • Mandatory at all schools • ELA at grades 2 – 11, Reading Retake 2.0 • Math at grades 2 – 8, Math Retake SSS • Science at grades 3 – 8 • EOC Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Biology 1, Civics, and US History • Any student currently enrolled in a tested course or needs to retake the Algebra 1 EOC • Science Answer Document Return Date • Friday, February 6, 2015 by 4:00 pm • Glades area schools will be picked up beginning in the morning

    25. Test Administrations • Recommended testing times: • NGSSS tests – 90 minutes • FSA tests – 60 minutes (Fall ONLY, Winter TBD) • Fall Pregridded answer sheets • Elementary and Middle Schools: select sort option by September 22, 2014 • High Schools: none • Winter Pregridded answer sheets/labels • Elementary and Middle Schools: select sort option by December 10, 2014 • High Schools: none

    26. Answer Sheets • Grades 3 & 4 Reading and Mathematics answer sheets printed and scanned at the school using Performance Matters • Special heavier weight paper will be provided to schools • Process of printing limited to Ricoh copiers • Charter Schools may print/scan in the Charter School Office or the TDC • Grades 3-8 Science answer documents will be similar to the answer documents used in previous years • Recycle ALL answer documents that may still be at your school from previous years • ONLY the answer documents for grades 3-8 science administration will be returned to the TDC for scanning

    27. Answer Sheets (Grades 3-8 Science) • Answer sheets that are preidentified for a student CANNOT be used for another student • The Student Name and Student Number bubbles on a non-pregridded answer document MUST be darkened

    28. Pre-Identified Answer Document Check the Gridded Information

    29. Non Pre-Identified Answer Document Hand write & bubble 8 digit Student Number (no 50 - no ss#) Hand write & bubble Student Name Must be bubbled accurately and filled in completely!!!!

    30. Returning Answer Documents • Return only To Be Scored answer documents for grades 3-8 science • Make sure all answer documents are facing the same direction • Do NOT staple, paper band, paper clip or rubber band answer documents • Remove ALL Post-It (sticky) Notes • Transcribe answers and information from torn answer or badly damaged sheets to new answer sheet • Transcribe answers from large print or Braille tests • Grade levels and subjects can be mixed and returned in the same box

    31. FLKRS

    32. Contacts • Questions about administration • Robin White (FLKRS/FAIR-FS) - px# 21135 (357-1135) e-mail: robin.white@palmbeachschools.org • Olive Horne (FLKRS/WSS) - px# 43883 (963-3883) e-mail: Olive.horne@palmbeachschools.org

    33. Important Fall Dates • August 18- September 30 - FLKRS Administration: • September 30 - All scores MUST be entered into PMRN

    34. Reminders for 2014 • Two New Components • FAIR-FS (kindergarten screening portion) • Work Sampling (WSS) • All computer based administration • No materials ordered from the TDC • Download and print the manuals at the school • All trainings and downloads posted on the Assessment website • http://www.palmbeachschools.org/assessment/tc_page_flkrs.asp

    35. FLKRS Components

    36. At the Conclusion of the Assessment • Collect and account for administration manuals • Recycle administration manuals so they cannot be used in future administrations

    37. FAIR-FS

    38. What’s New? K-2

    39. What’s New? Grades 3-12 43

    40. When is FAIR-FS Administered? • FAIR-FS was designed to be administered 3 times per year • August 18 - November 14, 2014 – Assessment Period 1 (AP1) • November 17, 2014 - March 2, 2015 – Assessment Period 2 (AP2) • March 3 - June 4, 2015 – Assessment Period 3 (AP3)

    41. Who Is Required To Take FAIR-FS • All K-5 students at our F, DDD, DD, and D elementary schools • All elementary schools will be required to administer FAIR-FS to their 5th grade students for placement into 6th grade Intensive Reading Classes during AP 3 • All grades 6-12 Level 1 and Level 2 students at our F, DDD, DD, and D middle and high schools • It is further recommended that middle and high schools administer FAIR-FS to their level 1 and 2 students during AP 3 in order to provide a data source for making reading support placements the following school year • Any school other than those required to administer are welcome to participate in FAIR-FS

    42. FSA ELA – Writing Field Test

    43. Important Information • Late September – Schools notified if they have been selected • Schools selected for NAEP/TIMMS will not be included • December 1-19 – Administration Window • Paper/Pencil testing at grade 4 • Computer based testing at grades 5-11 • Uses the new AIR platform • All grades in a selected school will be tested • Two day administration • Two different prompts administered to each student on two different days • One 90 minute session for each prompt • Planning Sheets will be sent to schools prior to the administration

    44. Questions????

    45. Information Included On The Following Slides Is What We Currently Know……..Much More Will Be Shared as it is Finalized & Provided by the FDOE

    46. Florida Standards Assessments (FSA)