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1 DTC Contact Call July 8, 2014

2 2 Louisiana Believes Objective: These contact calls bring together LEA coordinators for the purpose of planning for and implementing statewide assessment programs within local education agencies. Who: District Test Coordinators, District Technology Coordinators, and Accountability Contacts Topics: 1.Assessment 2.Accountability 3.Technology Archives: Welcome

3 3 Louisiana Believes Scope and Sequence Projected Call DatesProjected Call Topics May 13, 2014 LEAP and ACT Series Spring Administration Results Release Accountability Clean-Up End-of-Year Survey June 3, 2014 Summer Retest Administration Training Exceptions to the High-Stakes Testing Policy GEE Transition Plan Data Certification July 8, 2014 SY Planning Planning Meeting Placement Materials Receipt August 5, 2014 Summer Administration Results Release Dry Run Preparation September 2, 2014 Enrollment Verification School Letter Grades and Related Resources Release Dry Run Administration October 7, 2014 Dry Run Waiver Submission November 11, 2014 EOC Fall Administration Training Technology Requirements ACT CEA for Retesting Seniors ACT Applications for Accommodations December 2, 2014 ACT Match/No Match Distribution

4 4 Louisiana Believes Scope and Sequence Projected Call DatesProjected Call Topics January 6, 2015 Pretest Workshop (LEAP series, ACT series, EOC): Key Dates, Test Administration, Test Security, Test Accommodations, and Accountability Coding Training Technology Requirements Pre-Grid Roster Distribution Data Certification: Graduation Rate Statewide Assessment Schedule SY February 3, 2015 Placement Test Materials Return March 3, 2015 ACT Match/No Match Distribution April 21, 2015 LEAP and ACT Series Spring Administration Results Release May 5, 2015 LEAP Series Spring Administration Results Release Accountability Clean-Up End-of-Year Survey June 2, 2015 Exceptions to the High-Stakes Testing Policy Data Certification July 7, 2015 SY Planning Planning Meeting

5 5 Louisiana Believes Assessment Statewide Assessment Schedule SY Planning Meeting Placement Materials Receipt Communication Accountability Data Certification Technology Technology Readiness Tool Agenda

6 6 Louisiana Believes Subject14-15 Assessment Early Childhood Developmental skills (PK)TS GOLD Developmental skills (PK, K)DSC Reading (K-3)DIBELS Next Grades 3 to 8 ELAPARCC MathPARCC ScienceLEAP and iLEAP Social StudiesLEAP and iLEAP High School All subjectsACT Advanced Placement ELAEnglish II EOC English III EOC MathAlgebra I EOC Geometry EOC ScienceBiology EOC Social StudiesUS History EOC Alternate Assessments ELA, Math, Science (varies by grade level) LAA1 ELA, Math, Science, Social Studies (varies by grade level) LAA2 for eligible high school students (must have entered high school cohort prior to ) English LanguageELDA

7 7 Statewide Assessment Schedule SY Assessment Louisiana Believes

8 PARCC Results Release Following the same standards-setting process as the implementation of the End-of-Course exams in Louisiana, results for the PARCC assessment will be available the fall semester after the first spring administration. PARCC test results will be available Fall No retest for Summer 2015 LEAs shall continue to offer summer remediation according to local pupil progression plans Transition policies for student promotion, school performance, and value added Transition policies

9 9 Louisiana Believes Assessment Statewide Assessment Schedule SY Planning Meeting Placement Materials Receipt Communication Accountability Data Certification Technology Technology Readiness Tool Agenda

10 10 Louisiana Believes Planning Meeting The July Planning Meeting brings together LEA coordinators for the purpose of planning for and implementing statewide assessment programs within local education agencies for the school year. Topics for discussion include: PARCC Dry Run Preparing for GUID in Statewide Testing Accessing Secure Statewide Test Systems Assessment, Technology, and Accountability Updates Register for one session only via CourseWhere by July 18, *Nontraditional LEAs include all charter and scholarship schools Assessment Traditional LEAs July 23, 2014July 24, 2014 NatchitochesBaton Rouge *Nontraditional LEAs July 29, 2014August 1, 2014 Baton RougeNew Orleans

11 11 Louisiana Believes Assessment Statewide Assessment Schedule SY Planning Meeting Placement Materials Receipt Communication Accountability Data Certification Technology Technology Readiness Tool Agenda

12 Assessment Placement Materials Receipt Placement tests are administered for applicable transfer students seeking to enroll in grade 5 or 9 who have not participated in the LEAP test in Louisiana. Placement tests are shipped to district test coordinators in late July and are to be returned to the testing contractor mid-February. Students who participate in the spring and/or summer administration of LEAP test and fail to score at the required achievement level(s) are not eligible to take the Iowa Tests for placement purposes. Louisiana Believes

13 13 Louisiana Believes Assessment Statewide Assessment Schedule SY Planning Meeting Placement Materials Receipt Communication Accountability Data Certification Technology Technology Readiness Tool Agenda

14 14 Louisiana Believes Communication Edmodo Group Code: 73sb37 Monthly Contact Call Access Information Link to webinar: https://louisianaschools.adobeconnect.com/r5u8v32qnf3/https://louisianaschools.adobeconnect.com/r5u8v32qnf3/ Call in information: (800) , Room Number: Contact Information Updates LEA shipping address DTC: phone, fax, DTC backup: phone, fax, Please send updates to Assessment

15 15 Louisiana Believes Assessment Statewide Assessment Schedule SY Planning Meeting Placement Materials Receipt Communication Accountability Data Certification Technology Technology Readiness Tool Agenda

16 16 Louisiana Believes Assessment Statewide Assessment Schedule SY Planning Meeting Placement Materials Receipt Communication Accountability Data Certification Technology Technology Readiness Tool Agenda

17 Accountability: Data Certification Data Certification As in past years, the data certification process will occur in early fall, to allow districts time to certify, update, and review data used for calculating school performance scores. Districts will review and correct assessment (LEAP/iLEAP/LAA1/LAA2/EOC/ACT), credit accumulation (DCAI), and progress point data during data certification. Additional Information This month, the accountability team will be holding a webinar to assist with data certification. Dates, timelines, and processes will be communicated during this webinar. A user guide with steps for data certification will also be provided. Please check the newsletter for dates and times of this webinar.

18 18 Louisiana Believes Final Data Certification Accountability- Data Certification Begins late summer/early fallProvided through MMCS online system Details and user guide provided prior to opening Opening will be announced in newsletter FINAL opportunity to request review or corrections

19 19 Louisiana Believes Final Data Certification Rosters Accountability- Data Certification, cont. Assessment rosters: LEAP, iLEAP, LAA 1 and LAA 2 (grades 3-8), and EOC NO SUMMER RETEST SCORES ACT rosters: ACT highest score for grade 12, PLAN and EXPLORE for progress points Dropout/Credit Accumulation Rosters: Grade 8 in earning Carnegie units in as grade 9 students Progress rosters: Student and school level data

20 20 Louisiana Believes Assessment Statewide Assessment Schedule SY Planning Meeting Placement Materials Receipt Communication Accountability Data Certification Progress Points Technology Technology Readiness Tool Agenda

21 Technology Technology Readiness Data Submission The Technology Readiness Tool (TRT) and Network Broadband Survey reopened May 21 for schools to submit and update their device and network data. Submission deadline is July 23. Districts and schools should update both their device and network data. The TRT is located at: The Summer Technology Readiness Footprint will be released in August If you have nay additional questions, please Louisiana Believes

22 Next Steps For more information, contact Next call: August 5, 2014 Louisiana Believes TaskDeadline Administer Placement Tests, as applicableJuly 15-February 15 Register to attend the July Planning MeetingJuly 18, 2014 Technology Readiness ToolJuly 23, 2014 Data Certification


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