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  1. WELCOME HIGH SCHOOL PROFICIENCY ASSESSMENT & END OF COURSE BIOLOGY TEST District Test Coordinator Training March & May 2010 January 20 –North January 21 –Central January 22– South (updated 11-30-09)

  2. PLEASE! • Silence Cell Phones or • Use Vibrate Mode • & • No Conversation • During Training Session

  3. March 2010 HSPA & May 2010 EOC Biology District Test Coordinator Training Handouts Table of ContentsSlides* Welcome & Agenda 1-9 Things to Look For, Reminders, & What’s New 10-15 Contact Information 16-19 Important Dates 20-36 Who Must Take March HSPA & Who Must Take the 2010 EOC 37-44 Testing “Special” Students 45-54 HSPA Bar-Code Labels, Pre-ID Labels & Answer Folder Gridding 55-68 Mathematics Reference Sheet & Other Test Materials 69-82 Test Security & Security Forms 83-121 Special Handling Envelopes & Irregularity Reports 122-129 Returning HSPA & EOC Test Materials 130-141 Always/Always/Never - Tips & Reminders 142-144 Special Note: The numbers referenced above are slide numbers, not page numbers. More then one slide may appear on a page.

  4. TRAINING SCHEDULE January 20, 2010 District Test Coordinator Training (North) January 21, 2010District Test Coordinator Training (Central) January 22, 2010District Test Coordinator Training (South) Scheduled by District: School Test Coordinator Training (if needed) Scheduled by District:MandatoryExaminer/Proctor Training

  5. MARCH 2010 HSPA & MAY 2010 EOC • TEST COORDINATOR TRAINING AGENDA • Welcome • Calendar of Events • Program Highlights • A. Timing of Test Sections • B. Who Must be Tested • C. Providing SE/504 & LEP Accommodations • D. Changes to High School Assessments • IV. Before Testing • A. General Information • B. ID Labels • C. Gridding Answer Folders • D. Periodic Table of the Elements • E. Calculator Use and Mathematics Reference Sheet • F. Writer’s Checklist and Writing Task Folders

  6. AGENDA • (continued) • V. Test Administration • A. Test Security • B. Selecting and Training Examiners, Proctors, and Other Staff • C. Selecting and Arranging Testing Sites • D. Receiving and Inventorying Materials Before Testing • E. Packaging and Distributing Test Materials For Testing • F. Irregularity Reports • VI. After Testing • A. Returning Answer Folders, Header Sheets, Special Handling Envelopes, & Bar-Code Label Return Forms • B. Completing District Return Form • C. Returning Test Booklets & Security Forms

  7. AGENDA • (continued) • VII. Security Visits and Follow-Up • A. Security Visits • B. Missing Test Booklet Follow-Up • C. Missing/Incomplete Forms Follow-Up • Online Forms & Record Changes at www.measinc.com/nj • A. Material Survey • B. Pre-Id Labels • D. Authorization to Receive Secure Test Materials Form • E. Record Change Process • IX. General Question and Answer Period

  8. FUTURE MEETINGS October 2010 HSPA Coordinator Training Dates NORTH – September 14 (Tuesday) CENTRAL – September 15 (Wednesday) SOUTH – September 16 (Thursday)

  9. OCTOBER 2010 TEST DATES Tuesday – October 5 Math Wednesday – October 6 LAL Day 1 Thursday – October 7 LAL Day 2 Tuesday – October 12 Math Make-Up Wednesday – October 13 LAL Day 1 Make-Up Thursday – October 14 LAL Day 2 Make-Up

  10. THINGS TO LOOK FOR • March 2009 Writing Handbook – October, 2009 March 2010 Student Preparation Booklet– November, 2009 March 2010 Your GuideTo The HSPA – November, 2009 March 2010 Writing Handbook CD – October, 2010

  11. REMINDERS • FALL 2001 HSPA MATH & LAL SAMPLE TEST • FALL 2005 HSPA SCIENCE SAMPLE TEST • (Life Science Items for EOC Biology prep)

  12. WHAT’S NEW • Picture Prompt Replaced by Expository Writing • Embedded Field Test Items for Future LAL Assessment • Numeric SE Codes (01 -17) replace alpha codes (A-L) on HSPA & EOC Reports

  13. What’s New • “After Testing” section added to HSPA & EOC Coordinators Manual • HSPA Interim Multi-Test Administration • All Sections Roster (October 2010) • HSPA Final Multi-Test Administration • All Sections Roster (March 2011)

  14. What’s New - EOC • Adult High Schools, DOC, JJC, DCF • administer May 2010 EOC • EOC Day 1 – Multiple Choice Items • EOC Day 2 - Performance Assessment Tasks • Two Sets of Pre-ID Labels – Day 1ORANGEStripeDay 2 GREEN Stripe

  15. What’s New - EOC • Separate Day 1 Answer Folder, Test Booklet, & Examiner Manual (ORANGE) • Separate Day 2 Answer Folder, Test Booklet, & Examiner Manual (GREEN) • Integrated May 2010 Score Reports • Day 1 Test Booklets – Sealed & Sets of 10 • Day 1 Answer Folders - Sets of 10

  16. NJDOE Contact Information www.state.nj.us/education Test Coordinators HSPA (Oct. & Mar.) Veronica Orsi 609-292-8739 EOC Biology Diane Kubinski 609-292-3226 NJASK 6-8 JoAnne Tubman 609-777-2087 NJASK 3-5 Orlando Vadel 609-341-3456 APA Elizabeth Celentano 609-984-0107 SRA/AHSA Faye Ball 609-984-1970

  17. Office Fax (all assessments) • 609-984-6032 • NJDOE Measurement Specialists • Score Reports- Cycle I, Cycle II, State Summary • HSPA & EOC • Rob Akins609-984-1435 • NJASK 5-8 & APA • Jo-Lin Liang 609-633-6884 • NJASK 3-4 • Don White 609-777-2051

  18. MI Contact Information • Material Survey • Authorization Form • Materials Not Received • Test Material Return Form • Record Changes • Reports Not Received • HSPA Helpline • 800-572-1049 • HSPA/EOC Website www.measinc.com/nj

  19. ALGEBRA I & ALGEBRA II Tests Pearson Educational Measurement Customer Service Center (866) 688-9555 ADP@support.pearson.com www.pearsonaccess.com/adp Do NOT call MI regarding Algebra I or Algebra II Tests.

  20. Important Dates RECEIPT OF HSPA TEST MATERIALS February 3-12, 2010Testing Materials Received by Districts February 24, 2010 – NOON Last Day to Order SupplementaryShipments of Test Materials from MI If you do not receive your test materials by noon, February 16, call MI at 1-800-572-1049. Your shipment will be traced and additional materials sent, if necessary.

  21. RECEIPT OF EOC TEST MATERIALS April 26 – 30, 2010Biology Materials Received by Districts May 11, 2010 - NOON Last Day to Order SupplementaryShipments of Biology Materials from MI If you do not receive your Biology materials by noon on May 3, call MI at 1-800-572-1049. Your shipment will be traced and additional materials sent, if necessary.

  22. TEST TIMING MATHEMATICS Tuesday - March 2, 2010 Mathematics 30 MULTIPLE CHOICE 6 OPEN ENDED 2 HOURS, 32 MINUTES ALL FORMS

  23. TEST TIMING LAL DAY 1 Wednesday - March 3, 2010 Language Arts Literacy Section - Day 1 VARIABLE FIELD TEST ITEMS 10 MULTIPLE CHOICE 2 OPEN ENDED 1 WRITING TASK 2 HOURS, 25 MINUTES to 2 HOURS, 40 MINUTES DEPENDING ON FORM

  24. TEST TIMING LAL DAY 2 Thursday - March 4, 2010 Language Arts Literacy Section - Day 2 10 MULTIPLE CHOICE 2 OPEN ENDED 1 WRITING TASK 2 HOURS, 1 MINUTE All FORMS

  25. EOC – Day 1 Test Timing Monday - May17, 2010 Biology – Day 1 72 Multiple Choice Items (Parts 1-4) 2 HOURS, 36 MINUTES ALL FORMS

  26. EOC – Day 2 Test Timing Tuesday - May18, 2010 Biology – Day 2 3 Performance Assessment Tasks (Parts 1-3) 2 HOURS, 47 MINUTES ALL FORMS

  27. MAKE-UP TEST DATES Tuesday - March 9, 2010Mathematics Make-Up Wednesday - March 10, 2010LAL Day - 1 Make-Up Thursday - March 11, 2010LAL Day - 2 Make-Up Wednesday - May19, 2010EOC Day - 1 Make-Up Thursday - May20, 2010 EOC Day - 2 Make-Up

  28. INCLEMENT WEATHER & • EMERGENCY SCHOOL • CLOSINGS • DELAYEDOPENING: test ONLY if entire section can be administered before lunch break. • FAX IRREGULARITY REPORTto Office ofState Assessments and your County Office with the following information: • Reason for delay or cancellation, • Date & section of delayed or cancelled testing, • Revised testing schedule . • PROCEEDWITH REMAINING TESTING SCHEDULEas planned. • RESCHEDULECANCELLED TEST SECTIONto occur the FIRSTavailable non-testing day.

  29. RETURNING HSPA ANSWER FOLDERS March 5, 2010 Return UsedAnswer Folders for students who completed testing during the regular week. CallFederal Express Air for pick-up to MI. CompleteOnline Test Material Return Form. March 12, 2010Return ALL remaining Used Answer Folders, Pink, Yellow & PurpleEnvelopes, & Exited Students Bar-Code Label Return Forms. CallFederal Express Air for pick-up to MI. CompleteOnline Test Material Return Form.

  30. PICK-UP HSPA TEST BOOKLETS March 15-19, 2010Test Booklets are picked-up automaticallyby Imperatore Courier. Check ALL Test Booklets for stray Answer Folders. Do NOT use Federal Express to return Test Booklets. District will have to pay $$$$$$$. CompleteOnline Test Material Return Form. Mail District Return Form to MI. March 19, 2010 Used Answer Folders Received by MI AFTERthis Date mayNOTbe processed in time for reporting.

  31. RETURNING EOC ANSWER FOLDERS May 21, 2010Return ALLUsed Answer Folders, Pink,Yellow, & PurpleEnvelopes in single shipment CallFederal Express Air for pick-up to MI. CompleteOnline Test Material Return Form.

  32. PICK-UP EOC TEST BOOKLETS • May 24-28, 2010Test Booklets are picked-up automaticallyby Imperatore Courier. • Check ALL Test Booklets for stray Answer Folders. • Do NOT use Federal Express to return Test Booklets. District will have to pay $$$$$$$. • CompleteOnline Test Material Return Form. • Mail District Return Form to MI. • May 28, 2010 Used Answer Folders Received AFTERthis Date mayNOTbe processed in time • for reporting.

  33. MARCH 2010 REPORTS HSPA MATH & LAL April 1– 30, 2010 ONLINE Student Information Record Change Roster activated Automatic Rescores ALL Open-Ended Items Rescored for Students with a Scale Score BELOW one Raw Score Point From Passing May 14, 2010 ONLINEAll Sections Rosters postedMath & LAL May 28, 2010 ONLINESubject Rosters, Summaries of District & School Performance Math & LAL, and Exited Students Roster posted

  34. HSPA ISRs & Student Stickers June 1-4, 2010 CYCLE I Hardcopy Reports in District – ISRs & Student Stickers for Math & LAL HSPA Cycle II Reports for First-time Eleventh Grade Students only July 16, 2010 CYCLE II Reportsposted for Math & LAL

  35. EOC May 2010 REPORTS June 11– July 9, 2010 ONLINE Student Information Record Change Roster activated July 30, 2010 ONLINEStudent Roster posted August 6, 2010 ONLINESubject Roster, Summaries of District & School Performance posted

  36. EOC ISRs & Student Stickers August 9-12, 2010 CYCLE I Hardcopy Reports in District – ISRs & Student Stickers Cycle II Report for All Testers September 8, 2010 CYCLE II Reports posted

  37. WHO MUST TAKE • THE MARCH HSPA • ALLFirst-time Eleventh-Grade Students must take HSPAMath & LAL • R11, 12, R12, RS & AH school students who have not passed HSPA Math or LAL • General Education • Limited English Proficient [NO LAL Exemption] • Special Education [except APA]

  38. APA STUDENTS • EXEMPT FROM TAKING HSPA • All students who are EXEMPT FROM TAKING the HSPA MUSTtake the Alternate Proficiency Assessment (APA) in Mathematics & Language Arts Literacy as designated in each student’s IEP. • For enrollment purposes, a HSPA Answer FolderMUST be submitted for allfirst-time eleventh-grade APA students. • If an APA student responds to HSPA items, the answer folder will be scored, DEFAULTED to EXEMPT FROM PASSING, and HSPA scores will be reported.

  39. APA STUDENTS • EXEMPT FROM TAKING EOC • All students who are EXEMPT FROM TAKING the EOC MUSTtake the Alternate Proficiency Assessment (APA) in Biology as designated in each student’s IEP. • For enrollment purposes, a EOC Answer FolderMUST be submitted for allAPA students receiving Biology instruction during the 2009-10 school year. • If an APA student responds to EOC items, the answer folder will be scored and an EOC score will be reported.

  40. Who Must Take the 2010 EOC • ALL students enrolled in a qualifying first-time • high schoolBiology course during the 2009-10 school year regardless of grade level (grades 9-AH) & schedulingconfiguration • Resource Center Biology = 11 • ESL Biology = 12 • General Biology = 22 • Life Science = 23 • Foundations in Biology = 24 • College Prep Biology = 31 • Honors Biology = 32 • Accelerated Biology = 33

  41. May 2010 EOC • Advanced Placement Biology: ONLY if student did NOT take aBiology prerequisite =41 • Integrated Science: ONLY if course is analternative to a Biology courseand NOT a prerequisite for a Biology course = 52

  42. May 2010 EOC • For students without a Biology Pre-ID label • Requisite Biology Course code (11 – 52) • must be gridded in COURSE field. • Scheduling Configuration code • must be gridded in SCHED field: • F = Full Year - September to May/June • C = Current Semester - January to May/June • P = Previous Semester - September to December/January

  43. May 2010 EOC • AT THIS TIME • Students who failed the May 2008 or • May 2009 EOC do NOT take the test again. • Returning Students do NOT take the EOC Biology Test. • There are no retesters.

  44. May 2010 EOC • AT THIS TIME • There is no IEP Exempt From Passing status (leave answer folder field blank). • A Biology APA portfolio is required for all IEP Exempt From Taking EOC (APA required) students receiving Biology instruction during the 2009-10 school year.

  45. Testing “Special” Students • TEMPORARY / EMERGENCYSECTION 504 PLAN • Sprainedorbroken arm (etc.) prior to test: prepare a temporary / emergency Section 504 Plan. • Student allowed to receive testmodifications & accommodations described in Appendix A of the Examiner Manual. • Modifications & accommodations (extra time, scribe, computer, etc.) must be included in Section 504 Plan. • 504 and SE/504 ACCOMMbubblesmust be gridded.

  46. Acceptable Accommodations or Modifications- (APPENDIX A)

  47. LARGEPRINT / BRAILLE • Need LP or BRAILLE materials but have NOT ordered them: contact MI IMMEDIATELY. • LP & Braille materials are shipped with regular materials but in SHRINK WRAPPED KIT. • Kit includes SUPPLEMENTAL INSTRUCTIONS &OMITTED ITEMS LIST that MUSTbe used. • SUPPLEMENTAL INSTRUCTIONSMUST bereviewed PRIOR to testing. • LP & Braille tests MAY NOT be the same as rest of school. THEREFORE, ONLY use LP & Braille kit materials provided.

  48. Out-of-District • Placements (ODP) • Responsibilities of Sending / Home Districts • ALL students MUST be tested regardless of student location. • Sending / Home district MUST provide the receiving district with sending district’s county-district-school codes AND all applicable “School Use Only” info for each ODP student. • Sending / Home district MUST grid an answer folder for each APA ODP student who is EXEMPT FROM TAKING HSPA in ALL content areas or EXEMPT FROM TAKING EOC BIOLOGY.

  49. Out-of-District Placements (continued) • Responsibilities of Receiving Districts / • Approved Private Schools • Receiving Districts(public & approved private schools for the handicapped) may test ODP students. • ODP answer folders MUST have the following: 1. Testing SiteCounty-District-School codes. 2. SendingCounty-District-Schoolcodes. • Students AttendingOut-of–District Placements roster MUST be completed.

  50. Woodside Special Services 99 9 4 5 5 9 0 9 James Dunn James Dunn March 5, 2010 697 538 9777 401 Don Dixon 08 10 90 567894 Goodtown/Happy High 22 4444 333