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2 Document Use This document is the property of the NC DPI and may not be copied in whole or in part without the express written permission of the NC DPI. This curriculum is intended for LEAs to use and/or customize for re-delivery based on specific LEA needs. If modifications and additions are made to this curriculum, LEAs are responsible for the content.
3 Overview Accountability Information Vocabulary What is NC WISE? Test Upload Getting Started in eSIS Testing Data in eSIS Getting Started in WebApps Testing Data in WebApps
5 Communication Model LEA NC WISE Project Team LEA Testing Team NC WISE Project Team DPI Accountability
6 NCDPI Accountability Website State Tests Policies and Procedures Testing and Accountability Results Testing Calendars Accountability Directory School Test Coordinator Handbook For more info – contact your RAC Navigation: http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/accountability http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/accountability
The Life Cycle of a Test Member file is created Precode is created Tests are administrated and scored Tests are uploaded to eSIS Reporting begins NC WISE: Transcript, Reporting Hub Accountability: AYP and ABCs 7
9 Vocabulary NC WISE – North Carolina Window of Information on Student Education. eSIS – Electronic Student Information System. WebApps – Web application that manages user security and UERS. UERS – Uniform Education Reporting System. Reporting Hub – Web application that enables you to run customized reports.
10 Vocabulary – More Information For more definitions of educational acronyms, please see: http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/acronyms/http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/acronyms/
20 Test Upload Process 1. A folder (SUBMIT_SCO) has been created in each district's SecureShell location 2. Once the SCO files have been uploaded the automated processing will move the data into NC WISE 3. All accountability tests are uploaded to eSIS nightly 4. Error reports will be provided via the Web site https://www.rep.dpi.state.nc.us/app/wisesco/ https://www.rep.dpi.state.nc.us/app/wisesco/
SAT Test Upload Process 1. Obtain SAT data file from ETS 2. Download the Student Upload for NC WISE SAT Upload Tool (School) from the Reporting Hub 3. The MS Access application matches students and creates the.SCO file 4. Test Upload process imports data into eSIS 21
22 Test Upload Resources The user guide has been posted to https://www.rep.dpi.state.nc.us/2009/200 9_docs.html https://www.rep.dpi.state.nc.us/2009/200 9_docs.html If there are any questions, please contact your Regional Accountability Coordinator
38 Objectives Exporting Precode/Member files from eSIS Adding a test to a student record Tracking High School Exit Standards Recording Graduation Project Tests Running the Student Standard Test Summary report
42 Things to remember: Communicate with your Data Managers Admission and withdraw records must accurate! Precode and Member files must be named: Precode.xxx / Member.xxx Member files are created using the same steps as Precode. Contact your RAC for information on where to save the Member file.
43 Exporting a Precode File - Steps 1. From the School drop-down list, click the appropriate school. 2. From the File Type to Create drop-down list, click Pre-Code. 3. Click Save As. a. Locate or create a file folder to house the Precode file b. In the Save File as: field, Type c:\ precode.xxx (Replace xxx with the school number.) 4. Click Create.
49 Things to Remember All attempts must be recorded as separate records in the database. The Student Standardized Testing screen can be queried for multiple student entry.
50 Adding a Test - Steps 1. From the Tests section, click ADD. The Add Test window opens with current school, grade and date information populated. Update the default the information as needed. 2. From the Test field, click the question mark (?). A menu of all possible tests appears. 3. From the Select Test menu, click the appropriate Test Name.
51 Adding a Test – Steps … 4. Click Ok. 5. Verify the Test name in the Add Test window, click Ok. The test has now been added to the student record. 6. Type the students scores in the Values fields of the Test Scores tab.
52 Adding a Test – Steps … 7. Type the appropriate information in the Attempts, field of the Sub Test Detail tab. 8. From the Exemption drop-down list, click the appropriate exemption if applicable. 9. From the Accommodations/Modifications drop- down list, click the appropriate accommodation if applicable.
53 Exercise Add an EOG Math test score to an 8 th grade male student.
55 High School Exit Standards A Score Type of Met Exit Standard has been added to some EOC tests, with possible values of Y (yes) and N (no). Algebra 1 English 1 Biology Civics/Economics US History
56 Things to Remember The Assessment Date for the exemption must be recorded as xx/25/20xx.
57 Exemption Codes P – Review committee/principal gave credit Q – Transfer/Principal gives exit credit V – Not required to meet exit standard
58 Recording Exemptions - Steps 1. From the Tests section, click the ADD. The Add Test screen opens with current school, grade and date information populated. Update the default information as necessary. 2. Type xx/25/20XX in the Assessment Date field. This date must be used for recording Exemptions no matter when the actual exemption was decided upon.
59 Recording Exemptions – Steps … 3. Click the ? to the right of the Test field. 4. From the list, click or use the Find field to select the appropriate test. Click OK. 5. Click OK in the Add Test window.
60 Recording Exemptions – Steps … 5. On the Test Scores tab, type N, beside the Met Exit Standard column. 6. Click the SubTest Detail tab. 7. Click the appropriate exemption code from the Exemption drop-down list. 8. Click Save.
HS Graduation Project Progress towards completion of the graduation project will be tracked via tests within eSIS. Four Components Paper – GP00 Product – GP01 Portfolio – GP02 Presentation – GP03 These tests are Met/ Not Met 69
70 What Appears on the Transcript? The original test with the score values. The additional test with the exemption reason.
71 Running the Student Standard Test Summary Report
72 Student Standard Test Summary Report - Path Navigation: Reports Icon > Standardized Testing > Student Standard Test Summary
78 Running the Standard Test report - Steps 1. Double click the Student Standard Test Summary report. 2. From the extract dialog box, click Specify Extract Criteria. a. Click Clear Extract Criteria. b. From the Grades drop-down list, click the appropriate grade level(s). c. Define additional fields of criteria as needed.
79 Running the Standard Test report – Steps … d. Click Run Extract. eSIS will build an extract of all students in the current school and display the count. e. Click Go Back. f. Exit out the Door. 3. From the extract dialog box, click Run Report. 4. Type a meaningful name in the Report Title if applicable.
80 Running the Standard Test report – Steps … 5. Verify the Report Period Start Date and Report Period End Date fields. 6. From the Test Name field, click the question mark (?). A menu of all possible tests appears. 7. Click the appropriate Test Name. Note: Use the Find field to query for the test or scroll through the list. 8. The Test Number will auto populate. 9. Click the Printer icon. The report will display in.pdf format.
81 Exercise Run the Student Standard Test Summary report for 8 th grade students.
91 Using the Profile Tab Three tiles: Message Center – review messages on processes performed on the site. Profile – view information for the user that is currently logged into WebApps. User List – view information about users within an LEA or school.
92 Message Center Tile User List Tile Profile Tile
93 Downloading files from UERS Adhoc Reports Tab
94 Things to Remember Adhoc Reports sub-tab is used to run and download ACCData and ACCTest reports. Time-intensive operation. Can continue other work while this builds.
96 Building ACC Data Files - Steps 1. From the WebApps Profile screen, click the UERS tab. 2. Click the Adhoc Reports tab. 3. From the Select A School drop-down, click the appropriate school. The screen refreshes to display the last time ACC Data was run.
97 Building ACC Data Files – Steps … 4. Verify the date. Note: If the date is not correct, click Edit. Type the correct date. 5. Click Run ACCData. A message appears asking the user to be patient.
98 Building ACC Data Files – Steps … 6. Click Refresh to verify the file creation is complete. 7. Click Download. 8. Click Save. Save the file to the folder as directed by your RAC.
99 Building ACC Test Files - Steps 1. From the WebApps Profile screen, click the UERS tab. 2. Click the Adhoc Reports tab. 3. From the Select A School drop-down, click the appropriate school. The screen refreshes to display the last time ACC Test File was run.
100 Building ACC Test Files - Steps 4. Verify the date. Note: If the date is not correct, click Edit. Type the correct date. 5. Click Run ACCTest. A message appears asking the user to be patient.
102 Reporting Hub NC WISE LEA Coordinator access Data Manager access Reports include: Student Upload for NC WISE SAT Upload Tool (School) Test Scores Report (School) Testing Information with Exit Standards (LEA) Testing Information with Exit Standards (School)
103 ABC Tools Data Manager and Coordinator access Application on REP site with user manual Use ACCdata, ACCtest and member files to populate the database Useful reports: Historical Audit HS Exit Standards
Accountability Reference Documents https://www.rep.dpi.state.nc.us Test Upload User Guide SAT Upload User Guide ABCTools User Manual Reason Codes Data Collection Schedule 106
107 NC WISE Reference Documents http://www.ncwise.org/eSIScategories.html eSIS User Roles NC WISE Security and Administration Guide Standardized Testing and Exit Standards
108 Training & Support Contacts NC WISE Training Team Mailbox: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com NC WISE Service Desk: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com 919.807.4357