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1 High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) Michelle Carson, Adult Education Trainer
September 2013 Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

2 Introductions ETS staff Who is here today?
Handout: HiSET Contact Numbers Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

3 What do you want to know about the HiSET™ program?
Activity What do you want to know about the HiSET™ program? Using post-it notes, give participants time to write on post-its and then post at the front of the room on flip chart paper or gather and sort to address them throughout the presentation. Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

4 How to get information after today Demo student video
Agenda Introduction About ETS® Who we are What we do Why we do it How to get information after today Demo student video ETS investment in providing an accessible, affordable alternative HSE Provide contact information handout include state specific contact information. Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

5 Agenda Test Development—Design & Content Scoring System Details
Webb’s DOK Alignment to Adult College & Career Standards Activity: Math Practice Test Activity: Writing Scoring Rubric Content Reading, Social Studies, Science Scoring System Details HiSET™ Preparation, Registration, & Accommodations Testing and Retesting The HiSET™ Program Advantage Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

6 Who we are At nonprofit ETS®, we advance quality and equity in education for people worldwide by creating assessments based on rigorous research. Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

7 Who we are ETS serves individual students, their parents, educational institutions and government agencies. We do this by: Listening to educators, parents and critics Learning what students and their institutions need Leading in the development of new and innovative products and services Partners in providing the solution Welcome your feedback Send back to you for solutions Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

8 Our work falls into five broad areas of expertise:
What we do Our work falls into five broad areas of expertise: Research Assessment development Test administration Test scoring Instructional products and services ETS develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests annually — including theTOEFL® and TOEIC® tests, the GRE® General and Subject Tests and The Praxis Series™ assessments — in more than 180 countries, at more than 9,000 locations worldwide. ETS leveraged the work with the Iowa Testing Program for test item development. We are a research organization—hundreds of researchers. Burning question or research project you would like to study, let us know. We want to help diminish the gap in those with high school credentials as well as postsecondary. Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

9 Why develop the HiSET™ test
ETS’ values social responsibility, equity, opportunity, and quality and we put that into practice after hearing the states and students’ need for a nonprofit alternative that would provide options for: Time to transition with the field Modality—PBT/CBT Reduced costs to the student and state Collaboration with the test developer/ administer Based on expressed needs of states Partners ETS and ITP, and collaboration states Shared mission to advance equity and access by creating assessments based on rigorous research Transition to the common core standards Options driven by state needs Leverage existing services and resources Prices are not a barrier to access Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

10 Where to find more information
Launched March 15th providing resources for all Stakeholders Demo: Test Center Administrators and Test Takers section of the website Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

11 Informational videos Demo: How to Register and Take CBT video

12 TEST Development Design & Content
Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

13 Norming process for HiSET™ test
Worked with Iowa Testing Programs to assemble forms from nationally normed item pools, calibrated in 2012 Scaled to performance of HS juniors and Seniors students Passing scores College/career readiness benchmarks Items aligned to state and national content standards, including Common Core State Standards and OVAE’s Adult Ed Standards. HiSET forms assembled from item pools, nationally normed, calibrated in 2012, updated and maintained by Iowa Testing Programs Assessments scaled to performance of HS juniors and Seniors: passing scores and college/career readiness benchmarks Next tests will also include a pool of adults to reduce bias and ensure the test is fair. Items chosen based on alignment to important state and national content standards, including the Common Core State Standards 60% of graduating high school students would pass the HiSET

14 HiSET™ and Content Standards
Webb’s Depth of Knowledge (DOK) U.S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education, OVAE Adult College and Career Standards (CCR) Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

15 Webb’s Depth of Knowledge
Level 1 Recall Recall of a fact, information, or procedure. Level 2 Skill/Concept Use information or conceptual knowledge with two or more steps. Level 3 Strategic Thinking Requires reasoning, developing a plan or sequence of steps, some complexity, more than one possible answer. Level 4 Extended Thinking Requires an investigation, time to think and process multiple conditions of the problem. Handout: Webb’s Depth of Knowledge Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

16 Aligns with OVAE’s CCR standards released in April 2013.
HiSET & CCR Standards Aligns with OVAE’s CCR standards released in April 2013. Incorporates the CCR anchor standards in grade grouping (9-12) into item pool and forms. Get a copy for free from Handout: – College and Career Readiness Standards Five grade-level groupings For ELA-Complexity, Evidence, and Knowledge For Math—Focus, Coherence, and Rigor Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

17 Mathematics Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

18 Activity: Take the Mathematics Practice Test
Take the HiSET Practice Test Spend about fifteen minutes taking the test independently. Be prepared to discuss the items and what you learned. What does this mean for your instruction? Debrief test items What did they notice? What was different? Was it what you expected? BIG Question: What do you anticipate this meaning for your instruction? Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

19 What does this mean for your instruction?
Debrief Math Activity What did you discover? What does this mean for your instruction? Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

20 Language Arts - Writing
Handout: Sample test items handout for teacher session. Handout: Holistic Scoring Rubric Handout: Sample Responses without Scores Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

21 Writing Scoring Rubric
Holistic scoring rubric vs. analytic HiSET writing prompt section is scored on a six-point scale. Response to task possible scores: 1—little or no skill 2—weak skill 3—limited skill 4—adequate skill 5—competent skill 6—proficient skill Handout: Writing Scoring Rubric Analytic vs. holistic Analytic rubrics identify and assess components of a finished product. Holistic rubrics assess student work as a whole. Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

22 Writing Scoring Rubric
Components of writing assessed: Content/Idea development Organization Word choice/Sentence Structure Writing Conventions Grammar/Spelling/Punctuation Voice Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners 2/27/2013

23 Activity: Language Arts-Writing
Use the writing scoring rubric to evaluate the sample writing responses to the practice prompt. Score independently first. Then discuss at your table. Discuss as a large group. Handout: Writing Sample Responses without Scores Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

24 Activity: Sample Prompt #1
Staying physically fit involves practicing habits such as exercising regularly, eating well and getting enough sleep. Research has shown that people who are physically fit perform better in work and school. Your employer is printing a special newsletter informing employees about important ways they can practice staying fit. What does this mean for your instruction? Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

25 Activity: Sample Prompt #1
Write an essay for your employer’s newsletter to persuade workers to adopt at least one behavior that will improve their fitness. Think carefully about what reasons will convince other workers to change their behavior. Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners 2/27/2013

26 Debrief Writing Activity
What did you discover? Did everyone at your table agree? Review scores and benchmark cases. What does this mean for your instruction? Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

27 Language Arts - Reading
Handout: Sample Test Items After each content area review a sample test item with the audience. Point out Content and Process categories Gives you diagnostic information so students know what areas to work on Note the level of prior knowledge Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

28 Social Studies Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

29 Science . Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

30 Reading, Social Studies, & Science
Sample Items and Practice Test Items Try some sample questions from each of the three tests Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

31 Scoring system Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

32 Turn around time for scores:
How is the HiSET Scored? All scoring will be performed by ETS ETS scoring advantages Experience and quality Human scorers for essay Double scoring of all essays Turn around time for scores: 3-5 business days multiple choice 5-10 business days essay (human-scored) Unofficial score report at conclusion of CBT TC’s control turn around time on score reporting for PBT. Give a fresh answer sheet, if coming back on another day, don’t wait. Expedited shipping to ETS Checks for fraud in testing when scoring Multiple choice is machine scored. Every single essay is double-scored to ensure inter-rater reliability Essay scoring--All scorers will be hired, paid, and trained by ETS ETS looking for scorers would like to have Iowa scorers in the pool. Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

33 Scoring System Details
High School Equivalency Minimum scaled score 8 of 20 on each subtest; and Combined scaled score of 45 on entire battery College and Career Readiness Minimum of scaled score 15 of 20 on each subtest Highest Possible Scores 20 on each subtest; and 100 for entire battery Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

34 Crosswalk of HiSET scores to 2002 GED
Handout: —HiSET/GED Score Crosswalk Flyer Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

35 ETS policy allows for combining: English/Spanish tests and scores
Policies on Scoring ETS policy allows for combining: English/Spanish tests and scores Paper- and computer-based tests and scores We will score an essay written in Spanish, even if the TT was scheduled for English. Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

36 View Scores Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

37 Official score Report—Battery
Reports highest score on HiSET taken ANYWHERE

38 Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved
Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners 2/27/2013

39 Score report, transcript & diploma
ETS® issues scoring report Access for state, test center, test taker Louisiana issues transcript/diploma Initial issuance process Duplicate request process Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

40 HiSET™ Preparation, Test Registration, and Accommodations
Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

41 Current teacher prep materials
If your current curriculum prepares students for GED® 2002 test, same materials can be used for HiSET™ Sample items available online at ETS® developing teacher professional development resources for preparing students Commercial vendors are developing specific materials for the HiSET™ tests Handout: HiSET GED Prep Crosswalk Brochure ETS will review commercial products Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners 2/27/2013

42 Additional resources and professional development
Teacher Professional Development Teacher preparation focused training Training modules in development Webinars State Lead and Test Center Administrators Policy documentation, clear and concise tracking updates year-to-year Face-to-face test administration training Advisory councils Shared space for professional development and best practices. Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

43 Study Materials and Practice Tests
Integrate existing programs, PD & materials ETS Study Companions at no charge Regularly scheduled webinars Newly developed Practice Tests $7.50- formative information- (OPT) See handout Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners 2/27/2013

44 Students’ preparing for the HiSET™
Candidates can get the HiSET™ experience, indication of readiness, and areas for improvement by taking the free practice tests. Each practice test takes 30–45 minutes Half the length of the actual test One additional practice test per content area available 11/1 $7.50 each Includes directions, tips, and an answer key. Similar questions to those on the official tests Add url on website Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners 2/27/2013

45 Registering for the HiSET™
Test-takers register* online by: Self service At a testing center with assistance Via phone with ETS HiSET™ representative * “Find a Test Center” tools and information will be available on HiSET™ website Demographic information collected “Find a test center” tools and information Two-part process: Registration and Scheduling Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners 2/27/2013

46 Portal for TTs and TCAs 2/27/2013
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47 Basic demographics Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners 2/27/2013

48 Additional fields Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners 2/27/2013

49 Review Test Taker Account Info
Make sure the test taker’s name matches the ID document without accents. Once you click submit, you will be unable to change the date of birth, gender, and social security number. Make sure it is correct. State age requirements restrictions cannot be blocked. Presents with information that they do not meet minimum age requirements. Solutions: require only in-person reg; host an orientation to screen Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

50 ETS Costs to Test Taker Initial testing full battery:
$50 battery, PBT or CBT, base fee plus $40 battery, PBT or CBT, state and test center (TC) fees Initial testing per subtest: $15 subtest, base fee plus $ 6 subtest, TC fee  Retesting: If battery purchased, $ 6, TC fee If subtest purchased, $15, base fee plus $6 TC fee Communicate more cost effective to take the full battery with retest benefit. ETS will collect the payment through the online scheduling system. Additional fees may be assessed, Louisiana is still setting the fees. Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

51 Paying for the HiSET™ Test takers can pay directly to ETS via the e-registration portal. Test centers can continue setting/collecting their test administration fees Handout: – HiSET Cash Only Flyer

52 Accommodations for test takers
Applicants requesting accommodations must register by mail through ETS Disability Services Use the Testing Accommodations Request Form Have their accommodations approved before their test can be scheduled. Steps are spelled online in the test taker section at Online registration is not available for test takers requesting accommodations because of the need for ETS Disability Services review. Handout: Testing Accommodations Request Form ETS is committed to serving test takers with disabilities or health-related needs by providing services and reasonable accommodations How long is the turn around time on an accommodations request? Typically 30 days but allow plenty of time Link will assist test takers with requesting accommodations. Dedicated review panel for HiSET, because working with adults and have limitations on accessing professional diagnostic services will be more open to your professional judgment based on classroom or testing evidence especially with undiagnosed learning disabilities. Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

53 Questions regarding accommodations
All questions related to accommodations decisions should be directed to ETS Disability Services: CUSTOMER SERVICE ETS Disability Services Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Eastern Time (New York) Phone: (toll-free in the United States, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico) All other locations Fax: Mail: ETS Disability Services PO Box 6054, Princeton, NJ Courier Service: ETS Disability Services 225 Phillips Boulevard, Ewing, NJ Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners 2/27/2013

54 Testing and Retesting Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

55 HiSET™ Scheduling System
Utilizing ETS scheduling system Test center information collected and tracked Dates and hours Seat capacity for both PBT and CBT Schedule and reschedule testing appointment: Find a Test Center Schedule new appointment Cancel or reschedule an appointment Canceling can do online, through test center or by phone with ETS CSR Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

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58 Two times to reschedule after that there is a $10 fee to reschedule to ETS.
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59 Retesting policies for HiSET™
Cannot retest on same form of the test back-to-back (tracked by ETS). ETS policy maximum of three (3) tests a year on each subtest. Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners 2/27/2013

60 The HiSET™ Program Advantage
Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

61 Why HiSET™ Affordability--for states and test takers
Accessibility--both paper- and computer-based tests Planned growth and staged development Phase 1 and 2 funding Time for teachers to transition and be prepared to teach College and Career Readiness Aligned with state and adult education standards Workforce pipeline Working with you and your students every step of the way from test development to transcript delivery What does Phase 1 and 2 funding mean? Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

62 Support for ETS HiSET™ Launching a national campaign to reach all stakeholders Survey to Adult Basic Education (ABE) programs in all settings and test centers https://www.surveyresearchonline.com/se.ashx?s=7321E7ED46C46797 Working with colleges and employers regarding Employment applications College admission requirements Military recruitment Monthly collaborative calls with HiSET™ state leaders and ETS HiSET™ program development team staff. HiSET is the only HSE assessment in seven states.

63 What did you want to know
Review questions Review the post-it notes and answer and/or clarify any outstanding items. Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners 2/27/2013

64 HiSET™ Important Dates
November 1, 2013 Test taker registration opens January 2, 2014 HiSET™ testing begins Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners 2/27/2013

65 Thank You For additional information contact:
Amy Riker General information: National Director HiSET Program Michelle Carson Adult Education Trainer HiSET Program Copyright © 2013 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS, the ETS logo and LISTENING. LEARNING. LEADING. are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). HISET is a trademark of ETS. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners


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