Test Coordinator Training Fall 2014 Overview. Meet the PED staff. Joslyn Overby Education Administrator Joslyn.Overby@state.nm.us 505-827-6570 Assessment Policies Testing Irregularities Graduation Requirements Interim Assessments. Meet the PED staff. Severo Martinez
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Test Coordinator Training • Fall 2014 • Overview
Meet the PED staff Joslyn Overby Education Administrator Joslyn.Overby@state.nm.us 505-827-6570 Assessment Policies Testing Irregularities Graduation Requirements Interim Assessments
Meet the PED staff Severo Martinez Education Administrator Severo.Martinez@state.nm.us 505-827-6553 NCSC/NMAPA ACCESS for ELLs Spanish Assessments
Gabe Martinez Assessment Coordinator Assessment and Evaluation Gabriel.Martinez3@state.nm.us 505-827-6509 SBA PARCC (interim)
Meet the PED staff Michelle Osowski Education Administrator Michelle.Osowski@state.nm.us 505-827-6524 Assessment Reviews Statistical Analyses Educator Effectiveness
Meet the PED staff Stephanie Gardner NM State Coordinator NAEP Stephanie.firstname.lastname@example.org 505-827-3982 NAEP Instructional Materials
Meet Measured Progress Diana Ward Liz Garcia Program Managers Measured Progress (MP) email@example.com 877-676-6722 SBA Ordering Returning Reports
Meet the PED staff Antionette Pacheco Staff Manager Assessment and Accountability Antionette.Pacheco@state.nm.us 505-827-5861 General Information Appointments
Meet the PED staff Dr. Pete Goldschmidt Director Assessment and Accountability Pete.firstname.lastname@example.org
Meet the PED staff Dr. Cindy Gregory Chief Statistician Cindy.email@example.com 505-827-6508 School Grading Accountability
Meet the PED staff Matt Montaño Director Educator Quality Matthew.firstname.lastname@example.org 505-827-5821 Teacher Evaluation
Meet the PED staff IT Staff STARS Help Desk 505-827-7935
Meet the PED staff Data Analysts SOAP Help Desk 505-827-6720
New Mexico Legislature • http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/default.aspx • Read state statute • Find legislators • Follow bill and votes
NMSAP Components • PARCC: Partnership for Assessment of Readiness in College and Careers • SBA/HSGA: Standards Based Assessment/High School • Graduation Assessment • NMHSCE: New Mexico High School Competency Exam • NCSC: National Center and State Collaborative • NMAPA: New Mexico Alternate Performance Assessment • AAHSG: Alternate Assessment for High School Graduation • ACCESS for ELLs: ELL language proficiency assessment • W-APT: ELL placement test • Alt ACCESS for ELLs: Alternate ELL language proficiency • assessment • EoCs: End-of-Course Assessments
NMSAP Components • PARCC: accountability assessment grades 3-11 • Reading, Writing, Math • SBA: grades 4, 7, H3 (11) • Science • HSGA: grade H4 (senior retests to max of reading and math 3x and science 2x) • NMHSCE: graduation assessment for students in cohorts 2011 and earlier • NCSC, NMAPA, AAHSG for students with severe cognitive disabilities • W-APT: place students in ELL status within first 20 academic days • ACCESS for ELLs: ELL language proficiency assessment - annual • Alt ACCESS for ELLs: language proficiency for students with severe cognitive disabilities • EoCs: graduation ADC in Reading, Writing, Math, Science, Social Studies and optional use in Educator Effectiveness System (EES) • Interim Assessments: Required grades 9 and 10; optional use in EES.
TENTATIVE PRICING • PARCC CBT: Grades 3-8 $23.97 (ELA and Math) • High School: $12.47 PER TEST (ELA or Math) • PARCC PBT: Grades 3-8 $32.97 (ELA and Math) • High School: $17.97 PER TEST (ELA or Math) • SBA Spring Science: $19.92 • HSGA Fall Retest: $28.53 • NMHSCE: $55.00 • NCSC: TBD • NMAPA, AAHSG: TBD • W-APT: no cost • ACCESS for ELLs: TBD • Alt ACCESS for ELLs: TBD • EoCs: District Dependent (No per-student cost if using Blackboard) • Interim Assessments: Depend on vendor
NMSAP Manuals and Rules • Procedures Manual: Outlines all procedures, regulations, and special circumstances with regard to all statewide assessments • Accommodations Manual: Provides details about allowable accommodations and coding for tests • ADC Manual: Gives options for students to meet graduation requirements through Alternative Demonstrations of Competency • EoC DFA: Provides information about End-of-Course Exams (for graduation and educator effectiveness) • 6.10.7 NMAC: State rules for Test Security & Administration
PARCC Resources • www.PARCConline.org • Preparation and Implementation Information: About PARCC, administration, and tech requirements • Accessibility Features and Accommodations Manual: Provides details about allowable accessibility (for all students) and accommodations (for SPED students) • FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions • Sample Test Questions: For teachers • Model Content Frameworks and Learning Modules: For teachers
Assessment-Specific Manuals • SBA/HSGA and NMHSCE • TCM: Test Coordinator’s Manual • DFA: Directions for Administering • NMAPA/AAHSG • DTC: District Test Coordinator Manual • TAM: Test Administrator’s Manual • ACCESS and W-APT Manuals at www.wida.us
Training Requirements • PARCC/SBA/HSGA • DTC/STC attends PED trainings 2x annually. • TAs must be trained by DTC/STC 2x annually. • NMAPA/AAHSG • TAs must attend training once every 3 years. • ACCESS and W-APT • Training modules online at www.wida.us. DTCs can track TA progress in online training and quizzes.
HSGA Test Window • Districts and charters may create their own schedule within allowed testing window. • Window: 9/15/14–9/26/14 • (Order tests now!) • Schedule must follow 11 requirements outlined in Secretary Skandera’s memo dated May 2012. For Seniors Only – Reading, Math, Science Paper ONLY (no CBT)
About HSGA Testing Schedule • Test within PED-designated window. • No testing on materials-packaging day. • All materials must be returned on designated shipping day. (Call MP for exceptions.)
About HSGA Testing Schedule • Make-up testing must occur during testing window. • Test sessions must follow order in test booklet. (Make-ups may have exceptions.) • All schools in district must follow same schedule.
About HSGA Testing Schedule • No breaks during a session. • Grades 5-8 writing sessions must be administered consecutively—only a short stretch/bathroom break in between.
About HSGA Testing Schedule • Test on any school day, Monday to Friday. • Test in mornings, afternoons, or both. • Schedule up to three (3) sessions per day.
PARCC/SBA Participation • All public school students must participate in an assessment: Grades 3−8, H1, H2, and H3 (H4 optional). • Students on the ability pathway (with severe cognitive disabilities) take the NCSC/NMAPA. • Students on the career and standard pathways take PARCC. Accommodations are allowed for students with IEPs. • BIE schools may use PARCC for federal accountability.
Non-Participation • Students may not take PARCC or SBA if: • Parents refuse. Keep signed paperwork at district or charter school. • Counts against school for school grading.
Non-Participation • Students may not take • PARCC or SBA if: • Student truancy or scheduling error. • Counts against school for school grading.
Non-Participation • Students may not take • PARCC or SBA if: • Medical Exemption. File paperwork with PED for approval. • Does not count against school for school grading.