T-SNAP. T-SNAP. Testing Calendar & Organizational Management. What you really need to know…. Session Presenters. Becky McCoy, TSNAP CATS Regional Director from Georgetown ISD, will discuss the “official” Texas State Testing Calendar that you must follow for the entire year.
CATS Regional Director
E-mail or send calendars to Maintenance, Custodians, Food Service, Transportation, UIL Heads
(January to December,
not a school year)
Each column is a complete set of activities for each test administration.
Each test administration is COLOR-CODED by program and has SEPARATE MATERIALS.
Calendar of Events – 2010 Testing
THE CALM BEFORE THE STORM?!?!
on the upcoming
Exit Level Retest to
end the 2010
Many important EVENTS take place long before the actual testing dates!!
TIP: Always “DATE” your communications with an ‘AS OF’ date!!
have up to 4 different tests (LAT/TAKS/TAKS-A/TAKS-M)
occurring simultaneously within one subject area!!
have up to 4 different tests (LAT/TAKS/TAKS-A/TAKS-M) occurring simultaneously within
different subject areas!!
Avoid scheduling meetings at any time immediately before, during, or after testing!
AFTER THE BIG EVENT IS ALL OVER???
Note different shipping dates for ‘scorable’ vs. ‘non-scorable’
TEA does not allow us to copy the essays/ short answer responses for Oct. 2010 TAKS Retest!
Parent & Board report dates
TIP: Schedule staff back-up in the event of emergencies.
TIP: Establish a system to account for all materials and for check-in and check-out of all testing materials. Require a signature for all transactions.
Reminder: Seating Charts & Document Retention Requirements (see Test Security Supplement)
Reminder: You must contact the shipping carrier 2 days prior to the pickup date.