Interim Assessments - New Mexico State Department of Education

Report
District and State
Test Coordinator
Training
Spring 2014
Introduction
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Joslyn Overby
Education Administrator
Assessment and Evaluation
Joslyn.overby@state.nm.us
505-827-6570
Assessment Policies
Testing Irregularities
Graduation Requirements
End-of-Course Exams
Interim Assessments
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Gabe Martinez
Assessment Coordinator
Assessment and Evaluation
Gabriel.Martinez3@state.nm.us
505-827-6509
Assessment Policies
SBA/HSGA Questions
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Michelle Osowski
Assessment Coordinator
Assessment and Evaluation
Michelle.Osowski@state.nm.us
505-827-6524
Assessment Reviews
Statistical Analyses
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Lynn Vasquez
PARCC Manager
Lynn.vasquez@state.nm.us
505-827-6702
PARCC
Transition to CBT
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Stephanie Gardner
NM State Coordinator
NAEP
Stephanie.gardner@state.nm.us
505-827-3982
NAEP
Instructional Materials
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Measured Progress (MP)
Diana Ward
Liz Garcia
Program Managers
Mara and Samantha - Helpdesk
nmhelp@measuredprogress.org
877-676-6722
SBA Ordering
Returning
Reports
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Fran Lucero
Staff Manager
Assessment and Accountability
Fran.Lucero@state.nm.us
505-827-5861
General Information
Appointments
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Dr. Pete Goldschmidt
Assistant Secretary
Assessment and Accountability
Pete.Goldschmidt@state.nm.us
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Dr. Cindy Gregory
Chief Statistician
Cindy.gregory@state.nm.us
505-827-6508
School Grading
Accountability
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Matt Montaño
Director
Educator Quality
Matthew.montano1@state.nm.us
505-827-5821
Educator Effectiveness System
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Information Technology
IT Staff
STARS Help Desk
505-827-7935
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Data Analysts
Data Analysts
SOAP Help Desk
505-827-6720
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Lisa Salazar
NM State Manager
GED Testing Program
Lisa.salazar@state.nm.us
505-827-6507
GED
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New Mexico
Legislature
http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/default.aspx
• Read state statute
• Find legislators
• Follow bill and votes
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NMSAP Components
• SBA/HSGA: Standards Based Assessment/High School
Graduation Assessment
• NMHSCE: New Mexico High School Competency Exam
• 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
• Interim Assessments: Four PED-Funded Programs
• EoCs: End-of-Course Assessments
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NMSAP Vendors
Vendor
Measured
Progress
Test(s)
SBA
HSGA
HSCE
American
Institutes for NMAPA
Research (AIR) AAHSG
Help Desk Email
Help Desk
Phone
nmhelp@measuredpro
877-676-6722
gress.org
NMHelpDesk@air.org
800-254-6130
WIDA
W-APT
ACCESS
help@wida.us
866-276-7735
Metritech
ACCESS
ordering
mtinfo@metritech.com 800-747-4868
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Approved Interim Assessments
Vendor
Contact
Email
Phone
Discovery
Susanne Thompson
susanne_thompson
@discovery.com
HoughtonMifflin:
Riverside
Heather Pillman
heather.pillman@hm
800.323.9540
hco.com
NWEA
Brenda Hein
brenda.hein@nwea.
org
Renaissance
Learning
Tracy Daw
tracy.daw@renlearn. 877.988.8048
com
ext. 1073
240.662.6710
503.624.1951
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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
(including background and administration information)
•6.10.7 NMAC: State rules for Test Security & Administration
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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
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Training Requirements
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.
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SBA Test Window
• Districts and charters may
create their own schedule
within allowed testing
window, 3/10-4/4.
• Extended 2014 for CBT only
(3/3 – 4/4) with waiver.
• Schedule must follow 11
requirements outlined in
Secretary Skandera’s memo
dated May 2012.
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About SBA Testing Schedules
1. Test within PED-designated window.
2. No testing on materials-packaging day.
3. All materials must be returned on designated
shipping day. (Call MP for exceptions.)
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About SBA Testing Schedules
4. Make-up testing must
occur during testing
window.
5. Test sessions must follow
order in test booklet.
(Make-ups may have
exceptions.)
6. All schools in district must
follow same schedule.
*Exception for CBT*
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About SBA Testing Schedules
7. No breaks during a session.
8. Grades 5-8 writing sessions
must be administered
consecutively—only a short
stretch/bathroom break in
between.
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About SBA Testing Schedules
9. Test on any school day,
Monday to Friday.
10. Test in mornings,
afternoons, or both.
11. Schedule up to three (3)
sessions per day.
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WITHIN A SCHOOL
• All students in a grade level must test either PBT or CBT. You
may not split PBT/CBT within a grade level (exception: students
with accommodations).
• CBT testers may use the week of 3/3 to test. PBT testers may
only start testing 3/10 (see H2/H3 exception below).
• H2 and H3 must test simultaneously. If one is CBT, the other
grade may test PBT during the 3/3 week.
• CBT testers must complete a particular session during 1 day.
Student groups must not interact until all students have tested.
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WITHIN A DISTRICT
• All PBT students within a grade must test simultaneously (ex:
All PBT 4th graders must complete Reading Session 1 at the
same time on the same day).
• CBT students may have different schedules across the district
(ex: CBT 4th graders at School A may do Reading Session 1 on
3/3 and CBT 4th graders at School B may do Reading Session 1
on 3/6).
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SBA Participation
• All public school students must participate in an
assessment: Grades 3−8, H2, and H3 (H4 optional).
• Students on the ability pathway (with severe
cognitive disabilities) take the NMAPA.
• Students on the career and standard pathways take
the SBA. Accommodations are allowed for students
with IEPs.
• BIE schools may use SBA for federal accountability.
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SBA Participation: H4+
High school students have a maximum number of
attempts to pass the HSGA to meet graduation
requirements:
READING: 3 administrations
MATH: 3 administrations
SCIENCE: 2 administrations
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SBA Participation: H4/H4+
H4 and H4+ students must meet ALL four of the following
criteria to test on the spring HSGA:
1. They will not meet graduation requirements by May, 2014.
2. They plan to graduate before August 1, 2014.
3. They have NOT completed all allowable administrations.
4. They need to pass one or more of the required subjects
(Reading, Math, and Science) to meet graduation requirements.
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Questions?
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