2 CogAT Test Configuration* Battery(Test Area)ItemsWorking TimeVerbal6530 minutes**Quantitative60Nonverbal*Please follow the schedule on page 12 of the DFA.**Schedule roughly 45 minutes to administer each battery
3 Administration Schedule Grade 2 Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) Grade 2Monday, March 16- Wednesday March 18, 2015A school may administer more than one battery a day, if necessary.Make-Up Administrations:Thursday, March 19, 2015
4 Students To Be Tested CogAT All Grade 2 Students (March) Visually impaired students may be exemptOpt-out procedure for parent refusal
5 Administration Accommodations Who is eligible?ESE students with current IEPs504 studentsELL studentsReasons for accommodationsArrangements made in advanceMake a note of the accommodation provided on the Admin RecordContact Psychological Services Dept:(754) for Temporary 504 PlansExtended Time Accommodationsare not permitted for CogAt
6 Materials Needed Directions for Administering Test Booklets (not consumable) and Answer Documents#2 PencilsClock or watch“Do Not Disturb” signsSeveral Sheets of Scratch paper for the quantitative battery
7 Answer Documents will be Preid You will receive preid’d answer documents for use with administering the CogAT.Any student eligible to test that does not have a pre-id answer document must hand-grid (or have hand gridded) an answer document
8 Fields for Hand Gridding Student Name, Gender, DOB, and SID number must be indicated in their corresponding fieldsSchool Number must be indicated in fields A-D in the “Test Administrator Use Only” box. 1 digit per field.CogAT Level must be indicated as Level “A”
9 School NumberGenderCogAT Level “A”Date of BirthNameStudent ID #
11 Test InvalidationWrite INVALID across the battery in RED marker for CogAtIf any of the following occurs:Cheating or disruptive behaviorIllness during testingIncorrect timeTranscribe all non-invalidated batteries (if any) onto a new sheet and submit for scoring.Keep the invalidated answer document on site.
12 Administration Record Maintain a record ofALL Students Assigned to Testing RoomAttendance Information:(P) Present(PI) Present but Invalidated(A) Absent(W) WithdrawnNote ESE and ELL students’ accommodationsUse a Class Roster to record this informationKeep a copy of the forms and return the originals to Student Assessment & Research
13 Test Security Do NOT Reveal or copy test items Interpret items for studentsChange or interfere with student responsesFail to follow security procedures andtest administration directions“Teach the Test”
14 Test Security Additional proctors when testing 25 or more students NEVER leave materials unsecuredCollect materials dailyPlace materials in locked storageIf materials are missing or test books have been written in,initiate a thorough investigationIMMEDIATELY contact Student Assessmentat (754)
16 Test Administrator Responsibilities Before Testing:Assemble materials & Prepare room for testingRemove or cover all visual aidsCheck hand gridded documents for errorsDistribute test materialsFamiliarize yourself with the Directions for AdministrationRead scripts verbatim (Level A)Inform students to try and answer every questionDuring Testing:Ensure test securityEnsure students are not writing in books.
17 Test Administrator Responsibilities After Testing:Collect materialsCheck student grid sheets and test booksNotify School Coordinator of any missing materials or test books that have been written inComplete Administration record
18 Test Administrator Material Return Stack materials in this order:Absent students (hold for make-up)TO BE SCORED test materialsDirections for AdministeringAdministration RecordAll NOT TO BE SCORED materials
20 School Coordinator Responsibilities Before Testing:Receive and inventory test materials. Remember you will only receive answer documents. You should be reusing your test books from last yearfor additional answer documents.Train Test Administrators and ProctorsArrange for implementation of accommodationsAssign proctors
21 School Coordinator Responsibilities During Testing:Supervise test administrationMaintain test securitySupervise make-up administrations
22 School Coordinator Responsibilities After Testing:Verify return of all secure materialsNotify Student Assessment & Research of any missing materials or if test books have been written inCheck and photocopy Administration RecordInventory and store reusable test materials in a secure area. Inform your Principal where they are located….
23 CogAT Material Return Form Complete one form for CogAt Grade 2:This form will be ed to you from the Student Assessment departmentIndicate the, school number, school name and number of TO BE SCORED documents- Fax a copy to Student Assessment at on the last day of the assessment window.Do not use the Building Identification Sheet or Grade/Class identification sheet if they are provided with your materials
24 School Coordinator Material Return (CogAT) Stack materials in this order:CogAt TO BE SCORED (RED label) answer documents with materials return formCogAt Administration Records
25 Material Pick-UP Grade 2 Return ALL CogAT Materials via Pony on:Monday, March 30thMaterials may be returned early (March 20th) if all testing is complete at your school.TRADITIONAL PUBLIC SCHOOLS- Materials that are not returned by pony on Monday, March 30th MUST be hand-delivered to the office of Student Assessment & ResearchCHARTER SCHOOLS- Materials MUST be hand-delivered to the office of Student Assessment & Research on Monday, March 30th.
26 Department of Math, Science and Gifted Contact InformationStudent Assessmentand Research(754)Department of Math, Science and Gifted(754)