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1 COLLEGE/CAREER READINESS ACT COMPASS KYOTE ASVAB WORKKEYS KOSSA Industry Certificates 1

2 2 College/Career Readiness Rate College Ready: Must meet benchmarks on one of the following: College Ready ACT COMPASS KYOTE Career Ready: Must meet benchmarks for one requirement in Career Academic area and must meet one requirement in Career Technical area Career Ready Academic Career Ready Technical Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) ACT WorkKeys (Applied Math, Locating information, and Reading for Information) Kentucky Occupational Skills Standards Assessment (KOSSA) Industry Certificates Bonus: College AND Career Ready must meet at least one from each area College Ready Academic Career Ready Technical ACT or COMPASS or KYOTE KOSSA Industry Certificates NOTES: (1) By meeting the College Ready Academic definition, the student does not have to take the additional tests of ASVAB or WorkKeys for the bonus area. (2) For accountability purposes, the bonus shall not allow the readiness percentage to exceed 100 percent. 2

3 OPPORTUNITIES TO DEMONSTRATE COLLEGE READINESS ACT – Junior year (required) COMPASS or KYOTE – Senior year What If… Student doing credit recovery jumps from grade 10 to grade 12 this year. How does this student demonstrate college readiness? COMPASS or KYOTE 3

4 COLLEGE READY ACT Reading = 20 English = 18 Mathematics = 19 COMPASS Reading = 85 English (Writing Skills) = 74 Mathematics (Algebra) = 36 KYOTE College Ready Math= 22 College Algebra = 14 English (Writing) = 6 Reading = point College Placement Tests College Entrance Exam

5 5 ACT ACCOMMODATIONS AFFECT ACCOUNTABILITY Used in Growth calculation Used in College/Career Readiness ACT-Approved Accommodations = College Reportable Score State Allowed Accommodations = Non Reportable College Score Used in Growth calculation Not used in College/Career Readiness (even if benchmarks met)

6 6 COMPASS / KYOTE ACCOMMODATIONS DO NOT AFFECT ACCOUNTABILITY Students taking COMPASS or KYOTE may receive any accommodation that is listed on a current IEP, PSP or 504 Plan These accommodations DO NOT affect accountability

7 7 COLLEGE/CAREER READINESS RATE Based on Grade 12 students (graduates or completers with G- Codes in Infinite Campus) Includes best score on English, Math and Reading from all ACT State and National Administrations in Kentucky and COMPASS or KYOTE scores Data reviewed by schools and districts prior to fall report Use Student Name from IC Must meet CPE’s ACT Benchmarks

8 JCPS CCR DASHBOARD 8

9 9 COLLEGE READY STATUS Tracking of College Readiness is available on the JCPS CCR dashboard. https://portal.jefferson.kyschools.us/bi/slc/CCR/Pages/Def ault.aspx If you do not have access to this please contact: Jimmy Genslinger:

10 10 COLLEGE READY STATUS Includes all SENIORS in the school If the data is not up to date (check date on screen), please contact Jimmy and he will pull the most current data.

11 11 COLLEGE READY STATUS If you are not familiar with the dashboard please view the “CCR Dashboard User Guide” on the JCPS Testing Unit website. This can be found on the Building Assessment Coordinator page under the COMPASS dropdown menu.

12 COLLEGE READINESS 12

13 13 College Ready: Must meet benchmarks on one of the following: College Ready ACT COMPASS KYOTE 13

14 ACT COLLEGE ADMISSIONS EXAM 14

15 ACT Administered to all high school juniors in March. Confirm that high schools have determined test site establishment and accommodations procedures. 15 ACT CPE Benchmarks Reading = 20 English = 18 Mathematics = 19

16 ACT ACT Initial Test Day – March 4, 2014 ACT Makeup Day – March 18, 2014 ACT Accommodations Window – March

17 COMPASS® College Placement Assessment for Seniors 17

18 18 COMPASS® COLLEGE PLACEMENT Course Placement for colleges and universities (Mathematics assessment includes Algebra and Pre-Algebra scores to aid course placement) COMPASS® will not replace ACT as an admissions exam. For College Admission requirements, contact the individual institution.

19 19 OVERVIEW OF PROGRAM Opportunity for SENIORS who have not met ACT CPE benchmarks in: Reading English Mathematics Seniors may test TWICE

20 20 SECOND ADMINISTRATION Seniors may take each eligible assessment twice. Steps: Students receive intervention First COMPASS ® administration Students who did not met benchmarks completed an additional intervention (MINIMUM FIVE DAYS BETWEEN ADMINISTRATIONS) Second COMPASS ® administration (only after intervention)

21 21 COMPASS ® Computer Adaptive Accommodations (No Special Forms) Test Irregularity Report Interventions Seating Charts

22 22 COMPASS® TESTING DATES No testing window restrictions

23 23 COMPASS® CUT SCORES

24 COMPASS & COLLEGE READINESS College Readiness will include scores meeting the benchmarks from: KDE’s COMPASS KCTCS’ COMPASS Other Colleges’ scores added during Data Review All Kentucky public colleges and universities can access KDE COMPASS scores. 24

25 TRAINING FOR COMPASS® ADMINISTRATORS ALL STAFF: Annual Administration Code and Inclusion of Special Populations Regulations 25

26 TRAINING FOR COMPASS® ADMINISTRATORS New staff must complete the New Administration Training Online COMPASS® Training Series available from the JCPS Testing Unit website. MUST COMPLETE ALL 26

27 TRAINING FOR COMPASS® ADMINISTRATORS Previously trained staff must view the COMPASS® Update Training (approximately 30 minutes) COMPLETE UPDATE TRAINING ONLY 27

28 28 COMPASS® Contact Information KDE KDE Intervention Information April Pieper (NGL) (502) ACT ACT COMPASS® Technical Support (800) Option 2 Available 24 x 7 JCPS JCPS Testing Unit Ryan Goepper (502)

29 KYOTE College Readiness Placement Exam for Seniors 29 https://www.kyote.org

30 KYOTE Kentucky Online Testing placement exams for grade 12 students who have not met the CPE ACT benchmarks in English, reading or mathematics. Trainings are available in August. Program details are available from the user manual and the training sessions. NEW: Irregularity Report Spreadsheet 30

31 31 KYOTE USER’S GUIDE Step by step approach Create class and student accounts Administer exam Access results BAC’s should grant access to Erica Thompson, Jimmy Genslinger and Joe Prather so data can be added to the JCPS Dashboard Information Preparing computers for exams Calculator policies Testing frequency policies Passing scores

32 32 KYOTE CUT SCORES

33 33 KYOTE Mathematics ACT (18 and below) College Readiness Exam Purpose: Students to be placed in entry level mathematics credit bearing courses Included in CCR calculation Mathematics ACT (19-21) College Algebra Exam Purpose: Students to be placed in College Algebra as require by their college major Included in CCR calculation

34 KYOTE MATHEMATICS TESTING FREQUENCY (PAGE 5 KYOTE USER’S GUIDE) MATHEMATICS COLLEGE READINESS EXAM – This is the primary test seniors take (seniors who did not meet the ACT CPE benchmark of 19). Administration – Must be taken at the end of the trimester or semester Students who are within 2 points of passing the exam (20 or 21 on Mathematics College Readiness Exam) should be given the opportunity to retake the exam within one week. This process can be repeated each semester or trimester of their senior year. 2.MATHEMATICS COLLEGE ALGEBRA EXAM– Only if students need a higher ACT benchmark (above a 19) for a college course they want to take. Math placement exam – Contact KY college for specific admission/major requirements. Must be taken at the end of the trimester or semester Students who are within 2 points of passing the exam (12 or 13 on Mathematics College Algebra Exam) should be given the opportunity to retake the exam within one week. This process can be repeated each semester or trimester of their senior year.

35 KYOTE READING TESTING FREQUENCY (PAGE 5 KYOTE USER’S GUIDE) 35 READING– Administration - Take at the end of a trimester or a semester Student may take only one time regardless of score.

36 36 KYOTE PLACEMENT ACCOUNTS It is strongly recommended that schools create a placement account for each student: Log on to Click on Register under Students. Enter the student’s address, first name, last name and unique SSID- ten digit KDE Infinite Campus student number. It is essential that this number be entered correctly. There is no way to change it once the account is created. For the complete process of setting up placement accounts consult the KYOTE User’s Guide

37 37 KYOTE DATA Critical information for matching is correct name and SSID. Incorrect SSID numbers CANNOT be corrected in the KYOTE system. You will need to correct this during data review in order to receive credit. KYOTE will return the student scores to KDE for inclusion in College Readiness.

38 38 KYOTE CONTACTS Paul Eakin (859) Steve Newman (859)

39 39 REMINDER Every A1 AND Non-A1 school SHOULD be administering COMPASS and/or KYOTE to support students in becoming college-ready

40 CAREER READINESS Career Academic (WorkKeys & ASVAB) Career Technical (KOSSA & Industry Certificates) 40

41 41 Career Ready: Must meet benchmarks for one requirement in Career Academic area and must meet one requirement in Career Technical area Career Ready AcademicCareer Ready Technical Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) ACT Work Keys (Applied Math, Locating information, and Reading for Information) Kentucky Occupational Skills Standards Assessment (KOSSA) Industry Certificates 41

42 42 OPPORTUNITIES TO DEMONSTRATE CAREER READINESS Career Measures – Throughout high school Career academic (ASVAB or WorkKeys) Career technical (KOSSA or Industry certificates) While the tests are optional, students must have these measures to be CCR. Unless CTE Preparatory Student, ASVAB and WorkKeys does not increase your CCR.

43 43 PREPARATORY STUDENTS Student who has completed two career and technical education credits in a preparatory program and is enrolled in the third credit course(s) in the same career pathway. What If… A student is enrolled in welding for 2 credits and takes nursing for another credit. Is this student considered a Preparatory Student? No. Student must be enrolled in third credit of the same career pathway.

44 CAREER READY ACADEMIC WorkKeys = Silver or Above WorkKeys = Silver or Above Applied Math Applied Math Locating Information Locating Information Reading for Information Reading for Information---OR--- ASVAB = 50 ASVAB = 50 Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery TECHNICAL KOSSA KOSSA Multiple-Choice = 70 Multiple-Choice = 70 Constructed-Response = 75 Constructed-Response = 75---OR--- Industry Certificate Industry Certificate Certification based on industry standards Certification based on industry standards 44 &

45 45 COLLEGE/CAREER READINESS FOR ALL Introducing KDE’s new resource page for CCR information designed to be the starting point for all your College/Career Readiness answers. default.aspx

46 46 CAREER READY & SCHEDULING 5 Star Schools – Cohort scheduling – Majors Non 5 Star Schools Work with CTE office Review faculty credentials Align KDE/KOCTE program of studies/majors to school major/course offerings and appropriate KOSSA or Industry Certification Student scheduling – CTE course takes “required” importance/priority

47 47 CAREER MAJOR PLANNING LINKS CTE Programs of Study - Valid KOSSA and Industry Certifications for CCR Career Pathways FAQ - ons2012.pdf ons2012.pdf EPSB Credential Look-up: https://wd.kyepsb.net/EPSB.WebApps/KECI/https://wd.kyepsb.net/EPSB.WebApps/KECI/

48 WORKKEYS 48

49 WORKKEYS Job Skills Assessment Available through local Area Technology Center or directly through ACT, Inc. Student data should be entered into TEDS. 49

50 50 WORKKEYS® ASSESSMENTS 3 WorkKeys ® Assessments: Applied Mathematics Locating Information Reading for Information

51 51 WORKKEYS RESOURCE PAGE ACT WorkKeys Webcast (Overview of WorkKeys) WorkKeys Preparation and Test Taking Strategies PowerPoint ACT WorkKeys Website Administration Code Training for ATC Principals, Local Districts & Administrators

52 52 WORKKEYS CONTACT INFORMATION Office of Career and Technical Education Office of Employment and Training

53 KOSSA Kentucky Occupational Skill Standards Assessment 53

54 54 KOSSA Testing window: February 3-28, 2014 Administered at local high schools Required for Senior Preparatory Students (or students can take a related industry certification) Requires Administration Code and Inclusion of Special Populations training

55 55 KOSSA Agriculture Business and Marketing Construction Engineering and Technology Family and Consumer Science Health Science Industrial Education Information Technology Manufacturing Transportation Associated Pathways

56 56 KOSSA RESOURCES KOSSA Training video Industry Certificates List

57 57 KOSSA CONTACTS Office of Career and Technical Education Laura Arnold Pam Moore (502)

58 ASVAB Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery 58

59 59 ASVAB Part of CCR, the ASVAB assesses academic ability and predicts success in a wide variety of careers. The Armed Forces Qualification Test or AFQT is the score computed from these four components of the ASVAB: Word Knowledge (WK) Arithmetic Reasoning (AR) Paragraph Comprehension (PC) Mathematics Knowledge (MK). To be considered Career Ready, students must score at or above the 50th percentile

60 60 ASVAB ACCOMMODATIONS The only accommodation allowed for students with special needs is “extended time”. A student may be allowed only 30 minutes extra. No other accommodation is permitted.

61 ASVAB Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery Available through local Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) CDs now received in districts (June); districts responsible for entering data into TEDS. Contact: Glenn Stegemann, Program Mgr. (502) , Ext

62 INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS 62

63 63 INDUSTRY CERTIFICATES RESOURCES Industry Certificates List

64 COLLEGE/CAREER BONUS 64 Bonus: College AND Career Ready must meet at least one from each area College Ready AcademicCareer Ready Technical ACT or COMPASS or KYOTE KOSSA Industry Certificates NOTES: (1) By meeting the College Ready Academic definition, the student does not have to take the additional tests of ASVAB or Work Keys for the bonus area. (2) For accountability purposes, the bonus shall not allow the readiness percentage to exceed 100 percent. Must be a CTE Preparatory Student

65 65 COLLEGE/CAREER READINESS JCPS CONTACTS Testing Unit Erica Thompson Ryan Goepper CCR Dashboard Jimmy Genslinger Career Technical Education Ken Talley Jennifer Truax Jennifer Hill Curriculum & Instruction Pam Royster


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