“Start Ready, Leave Ready.” OACTS Meeting June 2012 How is ODE helping Ohio districts make the transition? Transition and Implementation Plan: – Communication and Outreach – Professional Development/Training – K-12 and Higher Education Alignment – Resources and Technology Integration – Monitoring and Sustainability Efforts 6 Professional Development/Training • • • • Regional Targeted PD/Training Formative Instruction PD/Training RttT Pilot Site (PD- OPAP, FAMS, AP) District Level Professional Development http://www.ode.state.oh.us/GD/Templates/Pages/ ODE/ODEDedicatedPage.aspx?page=973 Professional Development/Training Regional Targeted PD/Training • Provide in depth professional development across the regions • Facilitated by Regional Content Facilitators (RCFs) • Focus on assisting teachers with depth of content and curriculum revision • Support for teachers of diverse learners. Formative Instruction PD/Training • Web-based modules • Foundations of Formative Instruction/Content and Grade Specific modules • Aligns to Ohio’s New Learning standards • Facilitated by FIP Facilitators Support for teachers of diverse learners Professional Development/Training Upcoming for 2012-13 • • • • • PARCC Educator Leader Cadres Regional targeted and differentiated PD for teachers of SWD, ELL and Gifted Formative Instruction Content- Specific Modules (fipyourschoolohio.org) Online PD modules on Students with Disabilities (e.g. extended standards) PD/Training topics include: • • • • Utilizing technology in math, ELA, science, and social studies instruction Incorporating literacy across curriculum Interdisciplinary instruction through the Eye of Integration Providing visions into effective instructional practice. PARCC – What Is It? What Is the Impact for CTE? June 21, 2012 Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) PARCC is State Led Governing States collaboratively: – Approve test specifications – Develop long-term sustainability plans – Approve solicitations and select vendors for PARCC procurements – Determine high priority model instructional tools – Build and expand educator leader cadres of K-12 educators and postsecondary faculty – Ensure the assessment results provide the data needed to support state accountability mechanisms PARCC Assessments Measure students’ mastery of Common Core State Standards Online testing with immediate results for real-time use for educators and parents Provide a common measure of career and college readiness Coherent System Aligned to College and Career Readiness Summative Assessments Implementation & Transition Support PARCC 0 Assessment System Aligned Instructional Resources Diagnostic & Informative Assessments PARCC Assessment Design English Language Arts/Literacy and Mathematics, Grades 3-11 Flexible Diagnostic Assessment Summative assessment for accountability Source: Center for K-12 at ETS Summative Components Mid-Year Assessment Formative assessment PerformanceBased Assessment End-of-Year /End-of-Course Assessment Speaking & Listening Assessment Pathway to College and Career Readiness for All Students K-2 formative assessment being developed, aligned to the PARCC system K-2 Timely student achievement data showing students, parents and educators whether ALL students are on-track to college and career readiness 3-8 College readiness score to identify who is ready for college-level coursework Targeted interventions & supports: •12th-grade bridge courses • PD for educators High School ONGOING STUDENT SUPPORTS/INTERVENTIONS SUCCESS IN FIRSTYEAR, CREDITBEARING, POSTSECONDARY COURSEWORK PARCC Tools & Resources Model Instructional Units and Content Frameworks Item and Task Prototypes College Ready Tools Model Instruction al Units Educator Leader Cadres PARCC Tech Support PARCC is developing guidelines for states and districts to: • Plan instructional technology hardware purchases • Meet bandwidth and network specifications • http://www.parcconline.org/tec hnology ODE Tech Support • Technology Readiness Tool (TRT) – Technology Inventory developed by Pearson – April Pilot complete – Information webcast recording available: http://www.ode.state.oh.us/GD/Templates/Pages/ODE/ODE Detail.aspx?page=3&TopicRelationID=1907&ContentID=1203 01&Content=126695 – Month of June data collection window – Questions to firstname.lastname@example.org • Ohio Online Assessment Pilot (OAP) – – – – – Grade 8 Social Studies questions Online, interactive format Handful of technology-enhanced items May 15 – 25, 2012 Pilot testing window http://ohsspilot.portal.airast.org/ Educator Leader Cadre(ELC) 24 Educator Leaders Four Key Roles • Strategic Thought Partners • Content Partners • Engagement Facilitators • Distributors, Messengers, Ambassadors Vendor- National Mathematics and Science Initiative(NMSI) State level and PARCC- led ELC Meetings =2012-2014 Higher Education: Key PARCC Partner PARCC college-ready assessments will help students to: • Enter colleges better prepared • Persist in and complete degree and certificate programs PARCC and Career Field Technical Education • CTE students will take the PARCC assessments in core academic content, beginning in 2014-15 • Current CTE end-of-course exams and performance based tasks prepare CTE students for and compliment Next Generation PARCC assessments in core academic content areas CCSS and CCTC Connections CCSS CCTC Use appropriate tools strategically. Apply appropriate academic and technical skills. Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others. Communicate clearly, effectively and with reason. Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them. Utilize critical thinking to make sense of problems and persevere in solving them. Timeline Through First PARCC Administration in 2014-2015 PARCC Tools, Resources, and Support Model Partnership K-2 tools instructional Resource developme units Center nt begins released launched Fall 2012 Winter 2013 Spring 2013 Pilot/field testing begins Professional development modules released Summer 2013 Fall 2013 Collegeready tools released Winter 2014 Full-scale pilot/field testing begins PARCC Assessment Implementation Spring 2014 Diagnostic assessments released Summer 2014 Fall 2014 Full administration of PARCC assessments What Should Career field Technical Districts and Programs Do Now? Become familiar with: – Common Core and State Revised Standards – Model curricula Assure that all students have access to high quality instruction and challenging curriculum Develop support structures for struggling students Access for new opportunities and resources • PARCC Assessment Resources: www.parcconline.org • ODE Developed Resources: http://www.ode.state.oh.us/GD/Templates/Pages/ODE /ODEDedicatedPage.aspx?page=973 Questions?