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1 Arizona Department of Education Alternate Assessment Unit Audra Ahumada, Director of Alternate Assessment AIMS A SCIENCE TRAINING SESSION 1

2 Training is self-paced. You can go back to previous slides, but you cannot advance forward until a slide is finished. Once Session 1 is completed, you will click the Reviewed link. This will allow Session 2 to display. The same steps must be done to access training Session 3. When all 3 training sessions are finished, complete the survey to receive your completion certificate. TRAINING DIRECTIONS

3 TECHNICAL ISSUES

4 TRAINING MODULES OVERVIEW During the Assessment Session 2 After the Assessment Session 3

5 SESSION 1 Before the Assessment Session 1

6  2015 Username and Password Form  2014 No Response Option Form  2014 Alternate Assessment Eligibility Combined Form  AIMS A Science 2015 Test Coordinator Manual  AIMS A Science 2015 Test Administration Directions These can be located on the Alternate Assessment, AIMS A webpage ELECTRONIC FORMS

7 Mail all forms to: AIMS A SCIENCE TESTING TIMELINES TASKTIME FRAME Submit Password Request Form September – December 2014 Submit No Response Option FormDecember 2014 Enter Students/Complete Student Verification January 5 – January 31, 2015 Administer AIMS A February 15 – March 31, 2015 Submit Final Data CloseoutApril 1 – April 15, % Cap AppealsJune 2015 Receive Student ReportsJune 2015

8 TASKTIME FRAME Submit Password Request Form September – December 2014 Submit No Response Option FormDecember 2014 Enter Students/Complete Student Verification January 5 – January 31, 2015 Administer AIMS A February 15 – March 31, 2015 Submit Final Data CloseoutApril 1 – April 15, % Cap AppealsJune 2015 Receive Student ReportsJune 2015 AIMS A Science Testing Timelines

9 TASKTIME FRAME Submit Password Request Form September – December 2014 Submit No Response Option FormDecember 2014 Enter Students/Complete Student Verification January 5 – January 31, 2015 Administer AIMS A February 15 – March 31, 2015 Submit Final Data CloseoutApril 1 – April 15, % Cap AppealsJune 2015 Receive Student ReportsJune 2015 AIMS A SCIENCE TESTING TIMELINES

10 TASKTIME FRAME Submit Password Request Form September – December 2014 Submit No Response Option FormDecember 2014 Enter Students/Complete Student Verification January 5 – January 31, 2015 Administer AIMS A February 15 – March 31, 2015 Submit Final Data CloseoutApril 1 – April 15, % Cap AppealsJune 2015 Receive Student ReportsJune 2015 AIMS A Science Testing Timelines

11 TEST SECURITY AGREEMENT FOR TEST ADMINISTRATORS Must be retained by the PEA for 6 years!

12 AIMS A 2015 MANUALS

13 Usernames and Passwords Form AIMS A SCIENCE COMMON LOGON USERNAME AND PASSWORDS

14 No Response Option Form AIMS A NO RESPONSE OPTION

15 ALTERNATE ASSESSMENT STUDENT SELECTOR APPLICATION  the site where all Local Education Agencies (LEAs) will identify eligible students participating in alternate assessments  eligible students will be identified once  user guide available

16 Arizona Department of Education Website ACCESSING THE ALTERNATE ASSESSMENT STUDENT SELECTOR APPLICATION

17 COMMON LOGON

18 STUDENT SELECTOR APPLICATION Need to add screen shot of what the district will see…..

19 ADDING TEACHERS

20 SELECTING ELIGIBLE STUDENTS

21 The Alternate Assessment Test Coordinators can confirm that all AIMS A eligible students have been added during the January 5 – January 31 window by clicking VIEW in the Student Selector Application CONFIRMING ELIGIBLE STUDENTS Eligible students must have met all eligibility requirements for the AIMS A Science Assessment. Grades 4, 8, and 10 only Do not wait to select your eligible students. If students are not selected by deadline, this could cause a delay in the PEA receiving the performance tasks test materials!

22 If an eligible student does not appear on a school list or the information is incorrect, then contact your District SAIS administrator to have the student’s information uploaded into SAIS. AN ELIGIBLE STUDENT DOES NOT APPEAR ON SCHOOL LIST IMPORTANT If the above error persists, please contact ADE- Alternate Assessment Team. If the data submitted through the PEA SAIS administrator is incorrect, a SAIS upload to ADE will need to occur before the selection of the student can continue. If there are further questions, please contact

23 The Alternate Assessment Student Selector Application will close January 31, and the AIMS A system will not open until the testing window opens February 15. AIMS A APPLICATION

24 Audra Ahumada Director of Alternate Assessment Audra Ahumada Director of Alternate Assessment ALTERNATE ASSESSMENT CONTACT INFORMATION Cynthia Roller Alternate Assessment Coordinator Cynthia Roller Alternate Assessment Coordinator Signed Test Security Agreement DUE to ADE December Angeles Swasey Program Project Specialist Angeles Swasey Program Project Specialist Schedule training for PEA Alternate Assessment Test Administrators

25 NEXT STEPS Before the Assessment Session 1 During the Assessment Session 2 After the Assessment Session 3 Session 1- COMPLETE Session 2- Complete by November 2 Session 3- Complete by November 2 SURVEY


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