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  1. Michigan Merit Examination (MME) Spring 2011 MME Accommodations Briefing September 29, 2010

  2. Welcome and Introductions • Michigan Department of Education • Jim Griffiths • Martha Caswell • ACT • Diane Weyer

  3. Objective • Understanding the different types of accommodations available on the MME • ACT-Approved vs State-Allowed • WorkKeys Eligible • National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) eligible • Standard vs Nonstandard

  4. Objective • Understanding the impact of each type of accommodation on student results • What accommodations require ACT approval? • What accommodations are a local decision?

  5. Objective • How to use the MME Accommodations Summary Table – revised Spring 2011 • How to obtain the appropriate accommodated test materials for eligible students

  6. Reminder • This videocast does NOT replace the required MME Test Accommodations Coordinator (TAC) training in November

  7. Questions during this videocast?Email: answers@resa.netFax: 734-334-1857

  8. MME Assessment Design • Day 1 – ACT Plus Writing • Day 2 – WorkKeys • Reading for Information • Applied Mathematics • Locating Information

  9. MME Assessment Design • Day 3 – Michigan components • Mathematics • Science • Social Studies

  10. MME AccommodationsTest Window • Day 1 – ACT Plus Writing March 1 – 15, 2011 • Day 2 – WorkKeys March 2 – 16, 2011 • Day 3 – Michigan components March 3 – 17, 2011

  11. MME AccommodationsTest Window • Test Sequence • Each student must take each test in sequence • All of Day 1 in sequence • before all of Day 2 in sequence • before all of Day 3 in sequence

  12. Glossary of Terms • State Testing – ACT or WorkKeys Standard Time Testing during a statewide administration (not national testing) • State Special Testing – ACT or WorkKeys Accommodated Testing during a statewide administration (not national testing)

  13. Accommodation Type • ACT-Approved or State-Allowed • Applies to Day 1 Testing only • ACT Plus Writing

  14. Day 1 DVD • Day 1 Information • ACT DVD Introduction

  15. TAC Establishment/Renewal Packets • Accommodations Forms included • Procedures document • TAC Profile Form • Due to ACT October 8 • All Schools – online

  16. Checklist of Dates • Application for ACT-Approved Accommodations • Due to ACT December 1, 2010 • Request for State-Allowed Accommodated materials • Due to ACT January 14, 2011

  17. Day 1 Transfer Request • MME Day 1 ACT Plus Writing State Testing Transfer Request Form • Purpose is to transfer a student’s ACT State Testing accommodations from one school to another

  18. ACT AccommodationsSpecial Situations • Transfer Accommodations • A-A or S-A deadline February 4 • New Student • A-A deadline January 14 • S-A deadline February 4

  19. ACT AccommodationsSpecial Situations • Emergency Medical or Late Onset Condition • A-A or S-A deadline February 4 • Newly Identified Disability • S-A deadline February 4

  20. MME AccommodationsSummary Table • Primary resource in determining Day 1 accommodations application process • Available on the MME web page www.michigan.gov/mme • Revised Spring 2011 MME—Day 2 Column

  21. MME AccommodationsSummary Table • Eligible for ACT-Approved? • State-Allowed only? • Local Decision?

  22. Day 2 and Day 3 Accommodations • WorkKeys and Michigan components • Local decision • Based on student’s IEP, 504 Plan, or ELL instruction • Accommodation student receives during regular instruction

  23. Day 2 and Day 3 continued… • You must order Day 2 and Day 3 accommodations materials • Requesting Day 1 materials has nothing to do with obtaining Day 2 and Day 3 materials • You must use the OEAA Secure Site for this process

  24. Day 2 and Day 3 continued… • No paperwork to submit • Order accommodated materials on the OEAA Secure Site: December 1 – January 11 www.michigan.gov/oeaa-secure

  25. Day 2 WorkKeys Accommodations • WorkKeys Supervisor’s Manual State Special Testing • Admin Codes on Day 2 Answer Folder • Day 2 Answer Folder Supplement • Box 26 on Day 2 Answer Folder

  26. WorkKeys-Ineligible Accommodations • WorkKeys scores will not be issued for students using accommodations considered WorkKeys-Ineligible • The use of an unapproved testing aid • Translation of test items • Interpretation of test items • Admin Codes

  27. NCRC Eligibility • WorkKeys scores obtained using accommodations marked “Yes” may be eligible for the NCRC provided the necessary criteria to earn one of the four levels of Certificate are achieved. • WorkKeys tests administered using accommodations marked “No” are ineligible for the NCRC.

  28. MME AccommodationsSummary Table • Standard accommodation (S) • Does NOT change the construct of the test • Counts toward: • Valid MME scores • School accountability • If supported by the student’s IEP, 504 Plan, or ELL instruction

  29. MME AccommodationsSummary Table • Nonstandard accommodation (NS) • Does change the construct of the test • Does NOT count toward: • Valid MME scores • School accountability

  30. Questions during this videocast?Email: answers@resa.netFax: 734-334-1857

  31. Accommodations Materials • ACT ships Day 1 and Day 2 accommodations materials to TAC • Day 1 in kits by individual examinee • Day 2 not in kits

  32. Accommodations Materials • Day 3 accommodations materials • One secure shipment to Test Supervisor • Standard time • One secure shipment to Test Accommodations Coordinator • Accommodated materials

  33. TAC Responsibilities After Testing • Day 1 Answer Folder Supplement • Day 2 Answer Folder Supplement • Day 3 Administration Manual

  34. Accommodated Return Shipments • Day 1 Return Envelopes and Cartons • Day 2 Plastic Polymailer Bag process • Both return to ACT in Iowa City, IA

  35. Accommodated Return Shipments • Day 3 Chain of Custody from TAC to TS for combined return shipment to Measurement, Inc. in Durham, NC

  36. Additional Information • Required TAC Training • One half-day session • November 1-4 • MME web page www.michigan.gov/mme

  37. Questions during this videocast?Email: answers@resa.netFax: 734-334-1857

  38. ACT Contact Information For ACT or WorkKeys specific questions: • ACT State Special Testing (Accommodations) • 800-553-6244 ext. 1788 • ACTstateaccoms@act.org

  39. MME Contact Information • oeaa@michigan.gov • 877-560-8378