Transcript Evaluation Service (TES)

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Transcript Evaluation Service
(TES) and “a-g”
A Clear Path to College
TES Overview
An online tool used to improve access to college
Provides programs, schools and districts with an accurate view of
course completion patterns to facilitate school improvement and course
planning efforts
Provides policymakers and researchers with quality information about
student achievement measured against college-going benchmarks
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TES Features
Individualized
transcript evaluations
Courses completed and needed to meet
college preparatory benchmarks for each
student grades 9-12
Rosters and reports
“a-g” course enrollment patterns for
students at every grade level to aid
school planning
Training and support
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Help for schools to make the most of TES
as an advising tool and to develop action
plans for access
TES: Quality and Authority
• Students evaluated using the most current UC-CSU admissions
policies (including the repeat and validation rules)
• Integrates all UC-approved “a-g” course lists (i.e. Doorways) for all
CA high schools
• Identifies inconsistencies between SIS systems and your school's list
of UC-approved courses
• Quality checks by experienced UC-trained evaluators
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TES Results
TES scope
TES effect on CSU and UC
eligibility
TES effect on UC applications
and admissions
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Over 3 million transcripts,165 schools and
50 districts since 2004
Eligibility rates improved substantially up to 30%
More improvements at schools with a
high level of implementation - over 50%
On average 10-30% increase over 2-4 years
Lessons from the Field:
Best Practices with TES
TES Redesigned & Redefined
• Broader availability: Available to more schools/districts
• Faster and more frequent results: Access TES processing results
more quickly and often
• Seamless data connections: Accessing data directly from Student
Information Systems (SIS)
• More user friendly: Enhanced TES results website and reports
• More support: Additional resources for how and when to use TES
• Ripple effects: More information about SIS data quality and
opportunities to improve
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“Sneak Peek”
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District Overview Report
District Overview Report
School Overview Report
School Overview Report
School Overview Report
Individual Student Report
Individual Student Report
TES Timeline
February 2015
January 2015
August –
December, 2014
Redevelopment of
TES System and
Information
Campaign
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TES Enrollment
Period Opens
2014-2015 Spring
Data Upload
Begins
Be part of the process:
• Enhance access
• Engage students
and families
• Expand to more
schools
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Upcoming TES Regional Sessions:
October 20:
October 27:
October 29:
October 31:
November 5:
San Jose USD Office
UC San Diego
UC Riverside
UC Center Fresno
UC Center Sacramento
In these sessions participants will:
• Have hands-on experience with the
enhanced TES system
• Review and give feedback on the TES
reports and features
• Learn how to effectively use TES
within your communities
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Reflections & Questions
Reach Out
• Reach out with
questions
• Spread the word
about TES and
the upcoming
regional sessions
• Email us:
[email protected]
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Thank you!

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