TEST SECURITY Attend all district coordinator training Watch all TEA TETN’s Study the District Coordinator Manual and the Test Security Supplement
TRAINING Plan comprehensive training for your campus coordinators and provide them with training tools Clearly communicate expectations Provide examples of what to do and what not to do Provide forms and organizational tools
TEA On-line Security Modules Three Modules are available – Active Monitoring, Distribution of Test Materials and Proper Handling of Secure Materials http://texas.testsecuritytraining.com/ These are OPTIONAL and are a SUPPLEMENT. They will not replace your security training . The modules are not comprehensive and will cover a limited number of topics. Additional modules may be available later this year.
MATERIALS Have a district plan for managing materials Have a campus plan for managing materials Monitor secure storage Have a distribution plan Have a plan for returning materials Have a plan for the retention of required documents
MONITORING How will you verify that campuses are properly monitoring test sessions and still be available to answer questions and resolve issues? TEA monitors
IRREGULARITIES Training is your best tool to prevent irregularities Be specific – how to respond; when to contact you; forms for the campus to use and documentation needed Call TEA – they can help; document your conversations – who , when, directives, etc. On-line submissions
Test Results • Who gets the results from TEA? • If you, where do you put them? • Who needs them? • Who must be notified before releasing results? • How do you share this information and protect student’s personal information?
Resources • Join T-SNAP • Attend the Assessment Conference in Austin on Dec. 1-3 • Contact T-SNAP members • Get to know your neighbors Good Luck! Debbie Sommer firstname.lastname@example.org