Long Term Subs

Report
Data Quality Council
Schuylkill IU29
September 5, 2013
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All administrators should have watched.
Changes for 13-14 school year
http://tinyurl.com/PVAASAdmin
SIS/Data/Technology Staff
http://tinyurl.com/PVAASTech
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Manual – final stages of development
FAQ – final review
Checklist – due 9/4 – sent to PVAAS account
holders
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Done in January?
NO!!!!
Correction time is needed
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Teachers co-teach classes but have no
common planning time
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LEA Determination
Cannot assume planning only occurs together
Cannot account for every minute of planning
Is 50/50 a fair split?
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Should special ed teachers be attributed to
entire class at 50/50 or only attributed to
special ed students?
◦ Domains I & III responsibility – yes
◦ Sp ed teachers can have regular ed students
attributed to them; regular ed teachers can have sp
ed students attributed to them.
◦ Have conversation in advance
◦ What is everyone doing?
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When do LTS become accountable?
◦ Define “accountable”
 HQT?, Educator effectiveness, Act 82
◦ Act 82 – temporary professional
employee/professional employee
 Check collective bargaining agreement
◦ PIMS – 70 day rule (Used by TIMS for work history)
even if district has 90 day rule
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70 day rule
◦ Does not need to be consecutive
◦ Must be same role
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Staff collection
◦ LTS that fill vacancies
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1st quarter maternity leave
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Still TOR
Have ¾ responsibility
Will sub get evaluated?
Depends on bargaining agreement
***Note – Teacher of record is for the entire
course***
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Fill-in for teacher on leave, no evaluation,
does teacher on leave get full attribution?
◦ Is LTS LT temporary employee?
◦ Can repost students for <100% but not more.
◦ Could also occur if student moves during the year
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HR decides of they are a temporary
professional employee
They will NOT get information if they do not
have a school email address
What is everyone doing with LTS?
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As long as a teacher has 3 years of data they
will have a PVAAS score
◦ Regardless of building, district or subject area
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At home – attribute to “tutor”
Virtually in class – attribute to teacher
Act 82 – Temporary professional
employee/professional employee
Domains I & III – planning/preparation,
instruction
There is a minimum “n” count – TBD by end
of October
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Staff Collection
◦ Assign FTE percentages as in the past
◦ Courses – could be teaching courses in multiple
LEAs
◦ ID by LEA and course
◦ 8th math in 3 buildings will give one score for
students in all buildings
◦ Instructional relationship weight
 # days concurrently enrolled
 If more than one teacher – how are you splitting
responsibility?
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Is it fully aligned to Keystones or does it meet
each students’ specific needs?
If it is a supplemental course that covers all
content then yes
LEAs determine which courses trigger
students to take Keystones.
Think of final exam
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No need to report non-Keystone course of
student failed Alg I
Not a co-existing course
Can schedule retake at any time
Who offers remediation courses? Co-existing
courses?
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Always around state testing?
Close to test time
◦ Accurate attribution data
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Some LEAs check data before teachers
◦ Teacher rosters
◦ All students there
◦ Relieve stress on teachers
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1 week window last year – more flexibility?
Does anyone check before teachers?
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Day 1 of the Algebra I course to the end of
the testing window
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Will there be a Special Ed Life Skills State
Course Code for grades 3-5 for students who
take the PASA?
IDK
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How do you handle claiming different
withdrawal and entry dates?
◦ Look at everything through your lens
◦ PVAAS will handle this
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If a student leaves a district, waits one month
to enroll in new district
◦ Will be underclaimed
◦ Again, worry about your data

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