High School Retest - Georgia Department of Education

Report
Georgia Alternate Assessment
GAA High School Retest
GPS and CCGPS Retesting
Retest Opportunities and Procedures
Materials for Retesters
Session 2
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Welcome to Session 2
The GAA HS Retest Training
This session will begin at 2:30 p.m.
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2013-2014 GAA
• The 2013-2014 series of webinars (Sessions 1-8) serve
as introductory components for informing and training
system staff in the planning, implementation, and
submission of the GAA portfolios.
• Reading and understanding the GAA Examiner’s
Manual 2013-2014 and the materials provided through
the webinar trainings are necessary to understand the
policies and procedures required for the administration
of the GAA.
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Overview of This Presentation
• This presentation will cover the following topics:
 Access to training and support before administering the
Retest
 GPS vs. CCGPS
 Retest opportunities
 Materials
 Procedures
• It is designed to inform:
 High School teachers who administer the GAA HS Retest,
 Peer Reviewers and designated trainers,
 Special Education Directors,
 Test Coordinators, and
 Building Administrators.
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2013-2014 GAA
• Additional sessions will be available for
more in-depth training on topics that will
assist test administrators.
• All presentations will be posted on the
GaDOE website at:
http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-andAssessment/Assessment/Pages/GAA-Presentations.aspx
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General Information
Key Dates for 2013-2014 High School Retest GAA
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2013-2014 Retest
267 Retest Portfolios Submitted and Scored
in Spring 2013!
2012 Entries
2013 Entries
NonScore Code
Frequency
Percent
Frequency
Percent
ES
0
0.00%
1
0.38%
IE
24
16.00%
6
2.27%
IS
2
1.33%
11
4.17%
IT
3
2.00%
11
4.17%
ME
16
10.67%
29
10.98%
NA
105
70.00%
206
78.03%
OG
0
0.00%
0
0.00%
Total NS Entries
150
18.75%
264
12.36%
Total Scorable
650
81.25%
1872
87.64%
Total Entries
800
2136
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The GAA High School Retest
• Students pursuing a regular education diploma, who are
assessed on the GAA and do not achieve a proficient score
in one or more content areas, will be offered retest
opportunities.
• Only students who were enrolled in the ninth grade during
the 2008–2009 school year and beyond and who are
seeking a regular education diploma may exercise the
option to retest.
• Students seeking a special education diploma are not
required to retest.
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Training before the Retest
• It is crucial that teachers administering the retest
are provided training and remediation before
beginning the assessment.
• Training should begin with a review of the Individual
Student Report (ISR) to ensure that the teacher is
aware of the content area(s) requiring retest as well
as the reasons the student was not proficient
initially.
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Training Before the Retest
• Training on the State level will be provided via webinar
sessions with topics specific to various target groups.
 Teachers may log-on to participate in any or all of these
sessions.
• Training at the local level (system and/or school)
should utilize the information and materials provided
by the state located on the GAA Presentations portlet.
 http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-andAssessment/Assessment/Pages/GAA-Presentations.aspx
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Retest Opportunities for the
High School GAA
• Opportunities to administer and submit the retest will
be available at three different times throughout the
2013-2014 administration window.
• It is a local decision as to which retest window is
chosen to administer the retest.
 This decision should be based on the unique needs of the
student and the available resources.
 The student may retest twice in the same administration
year.
• Training must be provided to teachers before the retest
is administered.
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Retest Opportunities for the
High School GAA
• Retest Option 1:
 Administration begins on 9/3/13; High School portfolios are
returned to Questar by 11/8/13. Systems will receive scores
the week of 1/13/2014.
• Retest Option 2:
 Administration begins on 9/3/13; High School portfolios are
returned to Questar by 3/28/14. Systems will receive scores
the week of 6/2/14.
• Retest Option 3:
 Administration begins on 1/6/14; High School portfolios are
returned to Questar by 3/28/14. Systems will receive scores
the week of 6/2/14.
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Retest Opportunities for the
High School GAA
• Retesting is required only in the content area(s) for
which the student achieved a proficiency level of
Emerging Progress (not proficient).
For each content area requiring a retest, both
entries for the content area must be submitted.
• If the student was not proficient due to receiving a
“1” in Generalization, the student must be retested
in all 4 content areas.
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Materials for High School Retest
• Retest materials will be provided to systems
in Shipment 1: August 27–29, 2013
Black Portfolio Binders
Student Demographic Information Forms (SDIF) for
High School Retest (blue)
Retest Return Kits
• GAA High School Retest materials for all administration
options will be included in Shipment 1
 Materials for the Option 3 administration (beginning
1/6/14) will also be received by the System Test
Coordinator in the August shipment.
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Retest Materials
• Systems with students who did not pass one or more
content areas on the High School GAA will
automatically receive retest materials.
System Test Coordinators will disseminate all
materials to the School Test Coordinator.
Teachers administering the retest will request
materials from the School Test Coordinator.
Additional materials can be requested by submitting
an AMO (Additional Materials Order).
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Retest Materials
• You must utilize the BLACK PORTFOLIO BINDERS
when administering the High School Retest.
There will be a label on the front of the binder
identifying it for use for the High School Retest .
• Be certain to use the blue Student Demographic
Information Form designated High School
Retest.
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SDIF for the High School Retest
• Student pre-ID Labels are NOT provided for
the High School Retest form.
• All fields (Boxes A–M, and N–O as applicable)
MUST be completed by the test administrator.
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SDIF for
High School
Retest
Note: Pre-ID labels
are NOT provided for
the High School
Retest form.
Page 1
Blue Form
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Retest for Students First Assessed on the
High School GAA Prior to 2012-2013
Students who participated in the High School
GAA in years prior to 2012-2013 were instructed
and assessed on the GPS. Therefore, they will
continue to be assessed on the GPS in all
content areas in which they have not achieved
a proficient performance level.
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Retest for Students First Assessed in the
High School GAA Prior to 2012-2013
• The GAA Blueprint for High School Retesters–GPS ONLY, has
been provided on the GaDOE website:
http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-andAssessment/Assessment/Pages/GAA-Resources.aspx
• Students who were assessed for the first time on the High
School GAA prior to 2012-2013, will ALWAYS use this GPSbased blueprint regardless of what year they take the retest.
• The GAA Blueprint for these students is not in the GAA
Examiner’s Manual 2013-2014.
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2013-2014
High School
Retest
GPS Only
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ELA GPS
SDIF for
High
School
Retest
Page 2
Math GPS
Assess EITHER Integrated
OR Discrete Mathematics
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Retest for Students First Assessed on the
High School GAA in 2012-2013
• Students who participated in the High School GAA for
the first time in 2012-2013 were assessed on ELA
CCGPS and thus must be retested on those specific
standards.
• This group of Retesters will be assessed on the CCGPS
for ELA, the GPS Integrated or Discrete Courses in
Mathematics, and the GPS in Science and Social
Studies for the 2013-2014 Retest options (as
applicable).
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A Blueprint for this group of retest students is available in
the GAA Examiner’s Manual 2013-2014 (pp.193 &194).
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2013-2014
Entry Sheet for
High School
Retesters
(CCGPS)
Note: This includes
retesters
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ELA CCGPS
SDIF
for
High School
Retesters
CCGPS
Page 2
Math GPS
Assess EITHER Integrated
OR Discrete Mathematics
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Contact Information
Questions About Test Administration
 Call:
GaDOE Assessment Administration Division
Toll free (800) 634-4106
 Contact: Deborah Houston, Assessment Specialist
(404) 657-0251
 Email:
dhouston@doe.k12.ga.us
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Contact Information
For information about access to the state’s
content standards for students with
significant cognitive disabilities
 Contact: Kayse Harshaw
Division for Special Education Services
 Call:
(404) 463-5281
 E-Mail: Sharshaw@doe.k12.ga.us
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Contact Information
Questions About Materials, Distribution, or Collection
 Call:
Questar’s GAA Customer Service
Toll free (866) 997-0698
 Email:
Questar’s GAA Customer Service
GA@QuestarAI.com
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