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Report
The National Reporting System:
Foundations
Technical College System of Georgia
Office of Adult Education
Training Objectives
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Introduce adult education funding sources
Outline the National Reporting System
Convey the importance of program outcomes
Detail how level completions are counted
Explain each of the core measures
Summarize the functions of GALIS
Emphasize data integrity checks
Federal Grant
• Workforce Investment Act
(WIA), 1998
• Title II: Adult Education and
Family Literacy Act (AEFLA)
USA
• U.S. Department of Education
• Office of Career, Technical,
and Adult Education (OCTAE)
• Division of Adult Education
and Literacy (DAEL)
Federal Grant
• DAEL created the NRS
• States Submit
– Narrative report
– Data tables
• Statewide Data System
– Georgia Adult Learners
Information System (GALIS)
State Grant
• State Plan
• Gov. and USDOE approved
State of Georgia
Technical College System of
Georgia (TCSG)
Office of Adult Education
(OAE)
Local Adult Education
Programs
Implementation Guidelines
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Guiding document
Overall expectations
Definitions and data tables
Demographic and status
measures
• Latest edition is available
at www.NRSweb.org
Approaching NRS
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Step by step
Ask questions
Read NRS materials
NRS trainings
• NRSweb.org
• OAE technical training
Data Collection
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Local staff on the front lines
Correct, Complete, Timely
Intake Assessment Form
Attendance Records
• Sign-in sheets
• Assessment Records
• Policy & Procedure Manual
• http://literacy.coe.uga.edu/
Hitting our Targets
• 5 Core Measures
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Educational Gain
GED
Postsecondary
Enter Employment
Retain Employment
• Negotiated Percentages
Assessment and EFLs
• Pre-test students within the
first 12 hours of instruction
• Educational Functioning
Levels
• 6 English as a Second Language
• 4 Adult Basic Education
• 2 Adult Secondary Education
ESL 1 Beginning ESL Literacy
ESL 2 Low Beginning ESL
ESL 3 High Beginning ESL
ESL 4 Low Intermediate ESL
ESL 5 High Intermediate ESL
ESL 6 Advanced ESL
Negotiated Percentages
English as a Second Language (ESL)
Educational Functioning Levels FY15
50%
54%
54%
50%
43%
44%
Adult Basic Education/Adult Secondary Education
(ABE/ASE)
Educational Functioning Levels FY15
54%
ABE 2 Beginning Basic Education (2 – 3.9)
ABE 3 Low Intermediate Basic Education (4 – 5.9)
ABE 4 High Intermediate Basic Education (6 – 8.9)
ASE 1 Low Adult Secondary Education (9 – 10.9)
ASE 2 High Adult Secondary Education (11 – 12.9)
Negotiated Percentages
ABE 1 Beginning ABE Literacy (0 – 1.9)
52%
52%
45%
47%
NA
Instructional Periods
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BEST Literacy – 60 hrs.
BEST Plus – 60 hrs.
GAIN – 60 hrs.
TABE – 30 or 40 hrs.
TABE CLAS-E – 60 hrs.
Educational Gain
• Also called Level
Completions
• Post-test score may place
student into a higher level
• Data tables include
students with 12 hrs. of
instruction and a pre-test
ESL Level Completion Example 1
BEST Literacy Pre-Test
Score of 34 (ESL 2)
BEST Literacy Post-test
Score or 63 (ESL 4)
2 Level Completions
Reported as a 1 level completer
ESL Level Completion Example 2
BEST Plus Pre-Test
Score of 385 (ESL 1)
BEST Plus Post-test
Score or 415 (ESL 2)
1 Level Completion
Reported as a 1 level completer
ESL Level Completion Example 3
TABE CLAS-E Listening/Speaking Pre-Test
Score of 489 (ESL 4)
TABE CLAS-E Listening/Speaking Post-test
Score or 559 (ESL 6)
2 Level Completions
Reported as a 1 level completer
ABE Level Completion Example 1
TABE Reading
Pre-Test
ABE 2
• Lowest area
• Must provide instruction
• Post-test in this area
TABE Math
Pre-test
ABE 3
• Not the lowest area
• Provide instruction as needed
• Post-testing as needed
TABE Language
Pre-test
ABE 4
• Not the lowest area
• Provide instruction as needed
• Post-testing as needed
ABE Level Completion Example 1
TABE Reading
Pre-test
ABE 2
TABE Reading
Post-test
ABE 4
ABE Level Completion Example 2
GAIN English
Pre-Test
ABE 2
• One of the lowest areas
• Instruction in Reading or Math
• Post-test in Reading or Math
GAIN Math
Pre-test
ABE 2
• One of the lowest areas
• Instruction in Reading or Math
• Post-test in Reading or Math
ABE Level Completion Example 2
GAIN English
Pre-test
ABE 2
GAIN Math
Pre-test
ABE 2
GAIN English
Post-test
ABE 4
GAIN Math
Post-test
ABE 3
GED Diploma
• Cohort of NRS Students
who exit during the
program year AND
• Take all parts of the
GED Test
Postsecondary Education
• Cohort of NRS Students who
exit AND who
• Have a HS Diploma/GED or
higher at entry,
or
• Pass the GED Test during the
reporting period,
or
• Enroll in a Transition Class
Entering Employment
• Cohort of NRS Students
who exit AND who are
• Unemployed and looking
for work at entry
Retaining Employment
• Cohort of NRS Students
who exit AND who are
• Employed at entry
or
• Unemployed and looking
for work at entry and find a
job during their exit quarter
or one quarter after exit.
Secondary Measures
• Optional
• Must be set, entered,
tracked, and reported by
the local program
• Examples include:
• Register to vote
• Achieve citizenship skills
• Increase involvement in
children’s literacy
GALIS
• Produces the NRS Tables
• Local data management
system
• Personnel responsibilities
• Collecting, routing, and
entering data
• Enter all students and all data
Data Training
• OAE sponsored training
• New User
• Online videos
• Data Analysis
• Local Training
• Variety of topics, as
needed
Data Review
• Local programs
• Quarterly review
• Correct data errors fast
• Office of Adult Education
• Review of GALIS reports
• Individual records
• On-site monitoring
Technical Assistance
• Email/Telephone
• In Person
• Program monitoring
follow-up
• Data Analysis
Office of Adult Education
Instructional Services Director
Bobby Creech
[email protected]
404-679-1641
Central/Southeast Georgia
Grant Program Support Coordinator
Felicia Phelps
[email protected]
478-329-4720
Metro Atlanta/North Georgia
Grant Program Support Coordinator
Charita Boles
[email protected]
404-679-1628
Metro Atlanta/West Georgia
Grant Program Support Coordinator
Leatricia Williams
[email protected]
404-679-5234
South/Southwest Georgia
Grant Program Support Coordinator
Steve Pearce
[email protected]
404-679-0511
Instructional Services
Technical Coordinator
Kimberlee Bryant
[email protected]
404-248-1060
GALIS Helpdesk
Data Management Assistant
Davida Shelton
[email protected]
404-327-6907

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