FINAL Assessment Office Principal Presentation July 2014

Report
Assessment Department
Dr. Bertha Doar
Director of Assessment
Assessment Office
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Introductions - Assessment Department
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Changes to Assessment for FY15
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Generic Logins/Passwords Useful URLs
Contact Information
FLASH DRIVE content
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◦ Duties and functions
◦ None of the assessments predict state test performance for FY15
◦ ASPIRE vs. TerraNova options for HS
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Calendars
Acuity access handout
STAR handouts
DESE MCDS Portal access
MSIP 5 Targets handout
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Accountability Office includes: Evaluation, Research, &
Assessment. 314-345-2525 is the new department number.
Cheryl
VanNoy
Dr. Bertha
Doar
Rachelle
Douglas
Sally
Walser
Dr. Charles
Shannon
Yvonne
Hampton
Brian
Young
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Supervise and/or Support all State Mandated and District-wide
testing (ELL, MAP-A, MAP GLA, MAP EOC, ACT, and Acuity/
HS Benchmarks, STAR reading, STAR early literacy, ACT, ACT
prep.)
Supervise, implement, and support all related assessment
software systems (Acuity/Engrade, Renaissance Learning, DESE
MCDS portal, etc.)
Develop District Testing Calendar
Train Testing Coordinators and Quality Assurance Monitors to
ensure adherence to test security and proper testing procedures
Train Academic Instructional Coaches and others as needed in
assessment data access and usage
Data analysis
DESE User-manager
FY14
Assessment
Systems
EDMIN- HS
Benchmarks
Acuity
MAP GLA &
MAP EOC
Comment
FY15 Assessment
Systems
Details
Discontinued
Acuity/Engrade
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Upgraded
Acuity/Engrade
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Upgraded
New delivery
system
EXPLORE &
PLAN
Discontinued
Under
consideration
ACT
District version NEW State
discontinued
Assessment
STAR
Addition
MAP-A
Upgraded
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STAR Reading,
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adding STAR Early 
Literacy
MAP-A
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Acuity Common Core Diagnostics for HS ELA and MATH
HS Biology & Social Studies will be similar to FY14
benchmarks
Elementary and Middle schools College and Career
Readiness Assessments grades 2 to 8 ELA and MATH, will
be adaptive
Grades 5 & 8 Science
GLA - ELA/MATH ONLINE, will be adaptive, and aligned
to MO Learning Standards
Grades 5 & 8 Science- aligned to MO GLEs
EOCs - ELA/MATH aligned to MO Learning Standards
EOCs Biology & Government similar to FY14 (MO CLEs)
ASPIRE or
Pilot the new TerraNova College and Career Readiness to
predict ACT performance
State pays for 11th graders, includes writing, state mandated
dates
Grades K+ STAR reading as needed
Grades K-3 STAR Early Literacy as needed
Online with Dynamic Learning MAPS
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First initial of first name and 5 digit Staff ID# =
username and password
Example: b01234 is the Staff ID# (leading zeroes)
Acuity - http://slpsbenchmark.slps.org
Renaissance Learning https://hosted167.renlearn.com/189390
DESE usernames and passwords unique
https://k12apps.dese.mo.gov/webLogin/login.aspx
Thank you for your time and attention.
Dr. Bertha Doar
[email protected]
Rachelle Douglas
[email protected]
Yvonne Hampton
[email protected]
Sally Walser
[email protected]
Department phone number (314-345-2525)

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