ACT Suite of Assessments ACT ASPIRE Early High School The ACT Plus Writing WorkKeys
High School Assessments GradeAssessmentCalendar 9ACT Aspire ™ Early High School 10ACT Aspire ™ Early High School 11The ACT ® Plus Writing 11ACT WorkKeys ® Spring April 27 – May 22, 2015 March 3 Make-up: March 17 Fall and Spring October 6 – 24, 2014 April 27 – May 22, 2015 March 4, 2015 Make-up: March 18 Accommodated students test during 2 week ACT/WorkKeys window.
2015-16 Dates ACT Plus Writing: March 1, 2016 ACT makeup date: March 15, 2016 ACT WorkKeys: March 2, 2016 WorkKeys make up date: March 16, 2016 ACT Aspire TBD
Webinar Announcement: ACT and Students with Disabilities Overview of ACT high school assessments Accommodations, accessibility, and resources. Q & A Entry level presentation Monday, 5/19/14 3:30 – 5:00 PM https://docs.google.com/a/dpi.wi.gov/forms/d/1CSFrX1p 0p_labxDr1pyqd-1c9KMxwJrSUcPVk0i0cA8/viewform https://docs.google.com/a/dpi.wi.gov/forms/d/1CSFrX1p 0p_labxDr1pyqd-1c9KMxwJrSUcPVk0i0cA8/viewform
Training Management System (TMS) Actaspire.tms.pearson.com
ACT Aspire Face-to-Face Training DACs, School Technology, CESA reps, Test Coordinators 2 from each school and CESA 5 Regional: Registration open to all schools and CESAs 8/18 La Crosse 8/19 Rice Lake 8/20 Wausau 8/21 Oshkosh 8/22 Madison Milwaukee Metro: Limited to Milwaukee, Racine, Kenosha, Milwaukee and Racine Choice Schools
Registration Open for August Face to Face Trainings https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0losB8w4PHDMFM0bHJlbFVQW W8/edit?usp=sharing
ACT/WorkKeys Training ACT Preview Webcast (Superintendents, Principals) September 16 (tentative) Test Accommodations Coordinator Webcast September/October Accommodations Conference Call Q&A with ACT October Test Administration Training Webcast November (recorded and posted) Test Administration Q&A December 10 (tentative) January 20 (tentative)
The ACT Plus Writing (Standard Time) Some local decisions The ACT Plus Writing with ACT approved accommodations The ACT Plus Writing with state-allowed accommodations: Scores are not college reportable ACT Accommodations
Local Decisions Preferential seating Testing in a quiet environment Wheelchair access Marking responses in the test booklet A sign language interpreter for Spoken Instructions
Accommodations ACT-Approved Accommodations Scores are fully reportable to colleges, scholarships, and other entities. Currently on an Individualized Education Program (IEP) or Section 504 Plans Application for students with disabilities should be submitted prior to decision about state-allowed accommodations State-Allowed Accommodations Scores that are NOT college-reportable Used for state accountability purposes only
State-Allowed Decisions Not college reportable but will be used for accountability Most will be English Language Learners A few will be students with IEP, 504 DPI Guidance will soon be available Decision-making tree (flow-chart) Parent/Student notification document Accommodations matrix
Customer Service Numbers 4/23/2014 ACT/WorkKeys State Testing Administration Customer Service 800-553-6244 x2800 – standard time questions 800-553-6244 x1788 – accommodations questions Email - http://www.act.org/aap/state/contact.htmlhttp://www.act.org/aap/state/contact.html ACT Aspire Customer Support 888-802-7502 Email - ACTAspire_Implementation@ACTAspire.orgACTAspire_Implementation@ACTAspire.org
Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium Updates on the 3-8 ELA and Math Assessments.
Field Test 9.4 million tests have been completed nationwide 3.7 million students In Wisconsin 76,000 tests have been completed 42,338 students Overall has gone smoothly. We will be reporting issues to SBAC
Updates Out of Grade Level Testing Block and Mini-Summative Interim Assessments RFP completion June Recruitment for Achievement Level Setting
Schedule June 3-Sept. 30: Preview of Formative Digital Library. October: Achievement Level Setting November: Vertical Scaling December: Release of Interim Mini-Summative Jan-Feb: Release of Interim Block
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