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1 2015 California Assessment of Student Performance & Progress (CAASPP)

2 CAASPP - 2015  SVUSD Students will be tested in grades 3-8 and 11 with the following exams:  Paper Based (CST, CMA & CAPA)  NCLB Science Exams  CAT (Computer Adaptive Test)  ELA  Math  PT (Performance Task)  ELA Classroom Activity  ELA PT Computer Questions  Math Classroom Activity  Math PT Computer Questions

3 CAASPP CHANGES FOR 2015  New TOMS Student Management System. Use district assessment web site to enter, email access will not work after password is changed.  Verify that students are taking the correct exam, this year do NOT “Select All” exams on computer exams. Interim Exams also included in bank.  The EAP Exam for 11 th graders will be included in the computer –based exams.  CAA - Students designated to take the CAPA exam will also take the CAA (California Alternative Assessment) Field Test online. The district will train test proctors how to administer the exam.

4 SITE COORDINATOR RESPONSIBILITIES Receive, count, store, distribute, track, collect, count and return paper materials. Coordinate testing schedule. Non Testers can not be scheduled in testing rooms. Bubble demographic data for students without Pre ID answer documents. (all fields!) Train Test Administrators (TA) Examiners Collect a Security Affidavits for each TA (Must be read in training) Verify that each eligible student scheduled for testing with the appropriate testing documents Verify IEP accommodations/designated supports are in TOMS from upload. You will need to add 504 accommodations/designated supports manually! Collect Parent Exempt Letters… check box in TOMS for Exemptions.

5 TEACHER ADMINISTRATOR (TA) RESPONSIBILITIES #1 Responsibility—Security  No unauthorized electronic devices signs posted in classroom during testing. (Collect all smart devices)  Sign new Security Affidavit  Verify that there is nothing on walls that would violate the security of exam (remove or cover)  Monitor Testing  Follow School Testing Protocols and Testing Schedule.

6 SECURITY Security Audits will occur throughout the state at randomly selected schools and LEA (district) offices before, during, or after testing. Verify that materials are secure, accounted for, and locked up when not in use. Are correct administrative procedures being followed? For example:  Instructional materials have been removed or covered.  Students are not being coached through the exams.  Only appropriate Universal Tools, Designated Supports, and Accommodations are being provided on computer exams.  No unauthorized electronic devices shall be used.



9 CAASPP – PAPER EXAMS Life Science in grades 5, 8 &10 Three Types of Exams: CST CMA – Specified in IEP CAPA – Specified in IEP (requires a second rater)

10 CAASPP – PAPER EXAMS Use Directions for Administration (DFAs) correctly.  Read ALL “SAY” boxes exactly as written.  Be sure to read and complete “First Day of Testing” section with students.  ONLY translate boxes with “T” (NO CST/CMA questions, prompts, or passages may be translated).  There is a single DFA for each exam: CST and CMA *We do not administer the STS in our district.

11 AFTER TESTING: COMPLETE BACK OF ANSWER DOCUMENTS Test Administrators must complete the following for students with IEP or 504s: A2 Special Conditions A3 Accommodations and Modifications  Part a: mark “IEP” and/or “Section 504 plan” to indicate which program/plan student has, whether used Universal Tools, Designated Supports, and Accommodations or not.  Note: IEP is required to take CMA, CAPA.  Part b, mark codes for all Universal Tools, Designated Supports, and Accommodations student used as specified in IEP and/or 504 plan.

12 AFTER TESTING Transcribe  Braille and large print (or not processed)  In Section A3 on the back of the answer document mark “G” or “H.”  Damaged answer documents  Write VOID on front of answer document(s) and return with nonscorables.

13 After Testing: 16a—Disability Code If not in Pre-ID, mark after testing. For CST and STS:  Mark “000” if no IEP; or  Disability Code from IEP. For CMA and CAPA:  Disability code is REQUIRED.  “000” not valid for CMA or CAPA.  Also, be sure to mark the “IEP” or “504 Plan” circle in section A3a even if the student does not use any accommodations or modifications.

14 CALIFORNIA ALTERNATE PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT (CAPA) – PAPER SCIENCE Performance-based, one-on-one test For students with significant cognitive disabilities unable to take the CSTs even with Universal Tools, Designated Supports, and Accommodations Student must have an IEP IEP specifies CAPA and level

15 CAPA ANSWER DOCUMENT Use only 2015 answer document. Ensure correct CAPA Level is marked in 7a. Only Level I can have “5” as a score. The highest possible score for Levels II through IV is “4.”

16 CAPA – 2 nd Rater Requirement Schools must double-rate a minimum of ten percent (10%) of the CAPA students per level, per site (including NPS). Students to be double-rated are randomly selected. Observers must mark Observer and BOTH examiners and observers must sign their separate answer documents.

17 SITE COORDINATOR: AFTER PAPER TESTING Paperwork  Verify correct student data is coded on answer document.  Transcribe voided answer documents.  Complete SGID sheets and group student documents.  Complete Master File Sheet. Pack: scorables vs. nonscorables  Attach correct shipping labels.

18 SITE COORDINATOR: AFTER SCHOOL AND GRADE IDENTIFICATION SHEET (SGID) Complete for each set of answer documents or test booklets per grade. Please group answer documents in groups of 100 with the SGID on top on first bundle of grade. Place on answer documents for correct:  Grade  School Photocopy each page for District folder.

19 SITE COORDINATOR: AFTER TESTING MASTER FILE SHEETS Return for each school and LEA. Check counts of answer docs and SGIDs to make sure they are accurate. Required with scorables if materials were ordered:  Write “0” (zero), no blanks, for each item ordered.  Photocopy and add to district folder

20 SGID (CONT.) Make sure the REQUIRED fields are completed to ensure accurate processing.  Test  Grade  Mark only one  For CST/CMA only  Number of documents  Test start date = first day of testing within window  School code  Verify if not pre-slugged

21 SITE COORDINATOR - AFTER TESTING: SCORABLES SCORABLES: An answer document must be returned for students enrolled on the first day of testing and designated to take one of the following tests (even if not tested):  CST for Science (grades 8 &10)  CMA for Science (grades 8 & 10)  CAPA (grades 8 & 10) Return answer documents for ALL students including those with special conditions such as: -Parent Exemption (Remember to check box in TOMS and return orginal letters in District folder) -Absent during Test Window -Etc…

22 AFTER TESTING: PACK AND RETURN Separate scorables (with SGID) from n onscorables: verify grade on answer docs are grouped together. Verify documents matches grade on SGID.


24 CAASPP COMPUTER EXAMS Students in grades 6-8, 11 will take the computer exams. Two Types of Exams:  CAT - Computer Adaptive Test  Multiple Choice  ELA and Math Exams  PT – Performance Tasks  Two Parts:  Classroom Activity  Computer Questions based on Classroom Activity  ELA and Math Exams

25 TEACHER ADMINISTRATOR (TA) RESPONSIBILITIES TAs should review the Directions for Administration posted on district assessment website. TAs shall monitor students throughout testing to make sure students are:  Taking the correct exam at the correct time  DO NOT “SELECT ALL” TESTS  On correct section  Monitoring the security of the exam  NO CELL PHONES IN TESTING ROOM!!! TA should verify their login credentials in TOMS before testing day. (Use testing website to get into TOMS, email no longer works)

26 CAASPP COMPUTER EXAM - DIRECTIONS Go to SVUSD Assessment Website:   Click on “CAASPP” Tab at top of page  Click button “CAASPP Test Click to Begin”  Use Login Credentials for TOMS  First Name.Last Name  Your Selected Password  Disable the Pop Up Blocker (if message appears) then reload page.  Select the exam(s) that will be administered in your testing room (DO NOT “SELECT ALL”)

27 CAASPP COMPUTER EXAM – DIRECTIONS CONTINUED  In the top left corner (white box) select the correct exam type:  CAT TESTS – “Smarter Summative Adaptive Tests”  PT TESTS – “Smarter Summative Performance Tasks”  Select appropriate exam and Click Green Button “START EXAM” in top right corner… please note there are also “interim exams” in the selection field. (Our district opted not to use these exams this year until all the errors were corrected by state.)  Write the “SESSION ID” number that appears on the top right side of page on the Board for students to enter in their secured browsers.

28 CAASPP COMPUTER EXAM – DIRECTIONS CONTINUED  Students should:  Launch Secured Browsers on their Chromebook or Computer.  Login into the CAASPP exam using credentials:  Enter their FIRST NAME as it appears in Aeries  “CA” and their “SSID Number”  Session ID # written on Board  Once students have logged into the system… teachers need to “Approve Students” for testing.  After Testing the Teacher will Click the “STOP” button to conclude testing.  Important instructions for this process is outlined on the teacher login page.

29 CAA – CALIFORNIA ALTERNATIVE ASSESSMENT All California students eligible for alternate assessment in grades 3-8 and 11 are expected to participate. The CAA field test encompasses both ELA and math content areas. Additionally, Students in grades 5, 8, and 10 still take the CAPA for Science. CAA testing will be administered through a standard Web browser. Device and system requirements are similar to Smarter Balanced.

30 CAA – CALIFORNIA ALTERNATIVE ASSESSMENT CAA requires one-on-one test administration, with one Text Examiner and one student in each test session. Testing is estimated to take 1 – 2 hours per student. Universal Tools, Designated Supports, and Accommodations will be available for the CAA Field Test and should be identified and loaded into TOMS. There is a district-wide CAA Proctor Training scheduled on April 9.

31 THANK YOU!! The California Department of Education is continually updating the CAASPP process, please check our district assessment web page for additional directions and updates: If you have any questions please feel free to contact: Dr. Pam Castleman, Coordinator of Curriculum and Assessment in the SVUSD Educational Services Department. Please report any security breech or testing irregularity to District Coordinator immediately!

32 IT SUPPORT DURING TESTING For IT Support for CAASPP testing please contact: IT Secretary: Vivian Simon at (805) 306-4500 x4802 Director of Information Technology Phil Scrivano

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