Courses Tested Arts, A/V Technology, and Communications Fundamentals of Radio (1 credit) Intermediate Radio (1 credit) Fundamentals of Television (1 credit) Intermediate Television (1 credit) Dance Technique I (1 credit) Dance Technique II (1 credit) Dance Technique III (1 credit) Fundamentals of Graphic Communications (1 credit) Intermediate Graphic Communications (1 credit) Fundamentals of A/V Tech & Film (1 credit) Intermediate A/V Tech & Film (1 credit) Fundamentals of Advertising. & Graphic Design (1 credit) Intermediate Advertising & Graphic Design (1 credit) Fundamentals of Photography (1 credit) Intermediate Photography (1 credit)
Courses Tested Business and Marketing Technology Banking and Finance Principles (.5 credit) Computerized Accounting I (1 credit) Computerized Accounting II (1 credit) Computerized Business Applications(1 credit) Advanced Database (.5 credit) Digital Communications I (1 credit) Digital Communications II (1 credit) Entrepreneurship I (.5 credit) Entrepreneurship II (.5 credit) Introduction to Finance (.5 credit) Management (.5 credit) Marketing (1 credit) Marketing Management (1 credit) Digital Communications III (1 credit) Digital Communications IV (1 credit) Office Management (1 credit) Advanced Spreadsheets (.5 credit) ACE Approved Computer Applications I (.5 credit) ACE Approved Computer Applications II (.5 credit)
Courses Tested Family and Consumer Sciences Child Care Guidance, Mgmt., and Services (1 credit) Child Development (.5 credit) Family and Consumer Sciences (1 credit) Food and Nutrition (.5 credit) Food Production, Mgmt., and Services (1 credit) Personal and Family Finance (.5 credit) Parenting (.5 credit) Orientation to Teaching I (1 credit) Consumer Services (1 credit) Customer Relations (.5 credit) Cosmetology I (1 credit) Cosmetology II (2 credit)
Courses Tested Skilled and Technical Sciences Introduction to Criminal Justice (1 credit) Law Enforcement I (1 credit) Human Anatomy & Physiology (1 credit) Introduction to Medical Professions (.5 credit) Engineering Technology Drafting and Design (1 credit) Architectural CAD I (1 credit) Engineering CAD I (1 credit)
Testing Calendar Fall Semester Registration Window November 26-30, 2012 Testing Window December 5, 2012-January 11, 2013 Spring Semester Registration Window April 15-April 19, 2013 Testing Window April 22-May 24, 2013 Registration and Testing Windows Traditional Scheduling Schools
Testing Calendar Registration and Testing Windows 4X4 Block Scheduling Schools 1 st Quarter3 rd QuarterRegistration Window September 24-28, 2012February 18-22, 2013Testing Window October 8-26, 2012February 25- March 15, nd Quarter4 th QuarterRegistration Window November 26-30, 2012April 15-April 19, 2013Testing Window December 5, 2012-April 22-May 24, 2013 January 11, 2013
Changes for Teachers no longer required to register students – Rosters will automatically populate from APSCN Student Management System data – Students dropped and added automatically – Will have ability to deactivate students that should not take assessment (EOC Portfolio Assessment or ELL Levels 1 and 2) No Wetest website Information will be distributed from ACE website. Go to click on Career and Technical Education tab, look for CTE EOC Assessment link on left (link is not active at this time)
Changes for District Level Testing Coordinator – Training by PCG at each coop – Responsible for training all district CTE teachers on new testing system – First person to contact when experiencing problems Will be able to test using Windows and MAC OS New secure browser
Changes for Student Information – Teachers will have access to student data Demographic information Test history – Academic and CTE Reports – Teachers will be able to print a variety of detailed reports at end of testing period – No waiting to receive testing data from coop CTE coordinator CTE Student Competency Testing listserv – All information regarding testing distributed through this listserv – To become a member, follow the link
Q&A If you have questions or need assistance with testing, you can the following: You can also contact us by phone (but we prefer ) Lesia Karen
PCG EdPlan IMS Introduction Presented at the ACTE Conference Hot Springs, Arkansas July 24, 2012
Agenda CTE EOC Online Testing Vendor Meet the new vendor Public Consulting Group, Inc. Changes to the process Changes in information access System Overview Student information available to teachers Access to reports 14
PCG Education Serve clients in the United States, Canada, Poland, European Union, New Zealand, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Offices in the United States, Montreal, Canada and Lodz, Poland 15 PCG Education provides financial, operational, technology, and academic support services to school districts, state departments, and foundations across the world.
Interesting Facts 16 Number of PCG Education Clients: 4,000 US Districts: 8 of the largest 10 US Districts: 42 of the largest 100 Partners: Pearson, Specialist Schools & Academies Trust (SSAT) I the UK, University of Twente in the Netherlands, Modern Didactics Center in Lithuania, Institute for Information Management in Germany Data Warehouse: 5M students supported Medicaid: $2.75B collected for clients Special Education Technology: 1.4M students supported – 20% of US Market Special Education Technology: 14M IEPs created from 350,000 users
PCG Education Clients 17 States State of Tennessee State of New Jersey State of Michigan State of Indiana State of Arizona State of Georgia State of Illinois State of Washington State of Kansas State of Massachusetts State of Arkansas International Calgary Board of Education Hastings & Prince Edward DSB (CN) Saskatchewan Rivers School District (CN) Central Okanagan SD23 (CN) Świętochłowice City (Urząd Miasta Świętochłowice), Poland Gymnasium no. 3 in Swietochlowice (Zespół Szkół i Pracy Pozaszkolnej w Świętochłowicach), Poland Primary school and Gymnasium no. 1 in Grotniki (Zespół Szkolno-Gimnazjalny w Grotnikach), Poland Zgierz Commune (Urząd Gminy Zgierz), Poland European Commissions Comenius Program Districts Chicago Public Schools School District of Philadelphia Miami-Dade Public Schools Broward County (FL) Schools Clark County Schools (NV) Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Memphis Public Schools Atlanta Public Schools District of Columbia Public Schools
18 Approach to Solving Client Problems Combining the Right Mix of People, Process, Knowledge & Technology Client Focus Proven Results Education Consulting TechnologyManagement Consulting
19 What makes PCG Education DIFFERENT? PCG Education provides a lasting partnership with districts by providing extensive support and services creating a solid foundation for success. Managing and leading change is essential for ensuring successful integration of solutions. At an organizational level, change management means defining and implementing strategic and purposeful plans to deal with changes in the organizational environment and to gain from those opportunities.
EdPlan TM Student Success Planning 20
Single Point of Access 21 Reporting & Data Management Dashboards, one-click reports, & comprehensive reporting of all assessment, programmatic, demographic, & administrative data Assessment Management Manage district, campus, & teacher assessments. Online, OMR, plain paper scanning, clicker, or teacher entry delivery options. Ultimate item bank flexibility Curriculum Management Schedule, deliver, & manage standard-based content; custom templates & lesson planning; links to local, state, & Common Core standards Graduation Planning Helps meet the requirements of the America Diploma Initiative. Customized development & monitoring graduation goals, tracks, & plans Program Tracking Reporting & management of special program information; access to instructional modifications in response to intervention Student & Parent Portal Secure student & parent access to assignments, grades, attendance, assessments, & instructional resources Early Warning System Alerts educators & gives them the ability to promptly react to student distress signals, redirect potential dropouts, & monitor interventions & programs Educator Effectiveness Capture, track, and manage observational, evaluation and appraisal data; comprehensive reporting by employee, campus, and district Gradebook Management Flexible grade reporting; traditional, project based, standards based, & learning/rubric based grading
Our Arkansas Experience 22 Arkansas Target Test Project The system that provides the item banking, test construction, test delivery and reporting for the Arkansas Target Test interim assessment project. Wilbur Mills EOC Interim Assessment Project The system that provides the item banking, test construction, test delivery and reporting for the Wilbur Mills Coop interim assessment project for Arkansas online CTE EOC assessments.
Changes in WETEST 23 APSCN Interface Roster verification instead of registration Access to student demographic and program information Assessment Data Immediate access to EOC results for student, class, campus, region and district Access to national and state test data
24 Public Consulting Group, Inc. 401 Church St. Suite 2420, Nashville, Tennessee (615) ,