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GAA High School Retest. GPS and CCGPS Retesting Retest Opportunities and Procedures Materials for Retesters S ession 2 Recording: https://sas.elluminate.com/mr.jnlp?suid=M.68C84B3E84A3006CFBC658AF02B439&sid=2012003. Georgia Alternate Assessment.
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GAA High School Retest GPS and CCGPS Retesting Retest Opportunities and Procedures Materials for Retesters Session 2 Recording: https://sas.elluminate.com/mr.jnlp?suid=M.68C84B3E84A3006CFBC658AF02B439&sid=2012003 Georgia Alternate Assessment
Welcome to Session 2The GAA HS Retest Training This session will begin at 2:30 p.m. The power point is located in the GAA Presentations Portlet at this location: http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Assessment/Pages/GAA-Presentations.aspx Webinar Etiquette: • Please use the Audio Setup Wizard in the Tools Menu to configure and test your audio settings before the presentation begins. • To eliminate interference from background noise in your area, please leave the Talk Button on mute if you are not speaking. • Due to the number of participants, we request that questions be submitted via Chat. • You will receive a prompt to download this PowerPoint. You can also go to Window, File Transfer to download any files sent through this webinar. • Please log-in with your name and the name of your district beside it (e. g., Joni Smith–Henry County). If you have already logged-in, please place your name and district in the chat box.
2013-2014 GAA • The 2013-2014 series of webinars (Sessions 1-8) serve as introductory components for informing and training system staffin the planning, implementation, and submission of the GAA portfolios. • Reading and understanding the GAA Examiner’s Manual 2013-2014 and the materials provided through the webinar trainings are necessary to understand the policies and procedures required for the administration of the GAA.
Overview of This Presentation This presentation will cover the following topics: Access to training and support before administering the Retest GPS vs. CCGPS Retest opportunities Materials Procedures It is designed to inform: High School teachers who administer the GAA HS Retest, Peer Reviewers and designated trainers, Special Education Directors, Test Coordinators, and Building Administrators.
2013-2014 GAA Additional sessions will be available for more in-depth training on topics that will assist test administrators. All presentations will be posted on the GaDOE website at: http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Assessment/Pages/GAA-Presentations.aspx
General Information Key Dates for 2013-2014 High School Retest GAA
2013-2014 Retest 267 Retest Portfolios Submitted and Scored in Spring 2013!
The GAA High School Retest • Students pursuing a regular education diploma, who are assessed on the GAA and do not achieve a proficient score in one or more content areas, will be offered retest opportunities. • Only students who were enrolled in the ninth grade during the 2008–2009 school year and beyond and who are seeking a regular education diploma may exercise the option to retest. • Students seeking a special education diploma are not required to retest.
Training before the Retest • It is crucial that teachers administering the retest are provided training and remediation before beginning the assessment. • Training should begin with a review of the Individual Student Report (ISR) to ensure that the teacher is aware of the content area(s) requiring retest as well as the reasons the student was not proficient initially.
Training Before the Retest • Training on the State level will be provided via webinar sessions with topics specific to various target groups. • Teachers may log-on to participate in any or all of these sessions. • Training at the local level (system and/or school) should utilize the information and materials provided by the state located on the GAA Presentations portlet. • http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Assessment/Pages/GAA-Presentations.aspx
Retest Opportunities for the High School GAA • Opportunities to administer and submit the retest will be available at three different times throughout the 2013-2014 administration window. • It is a local decision as to which retest window is chosen to administer the retest. • This decision should be based on the unique needs of the student and the available resources. • The student may retest twice in the same administration year. • Training must be provided to teachers before the retest is administered.
Retest Opportunities for the High School GAA • Retest Option 1: • Administration begins on 9/3/13; High School portfolios are returned to Questar by 11/8/13. Systems will receive scores the week of 1/13/2014. • Retest Option 2: • Administration begins on 9/3/13; High School portfolios are returned to Questar by 3/28/14. Systems will receive scores the week of 6/2/14. • Retest Option 3: • Administration begins on 1/6/14; High School portfolios are returned to Questar by 3/28/14. Systems will receive scores the week of 6/2/14.
Retest Opportunities for the High School GAA • Retesting is required only in the content area(s) for which the student achieved a proficiency level of Emerging Progress (not proficient). • For each content area requiring a retest, both entries for the content area must be submitted. • If the student was not proficient due to receiving a “1” in Generalization, the student must beretested in all 4 content areas.
Materials for High School Retest • Retest materials will be provided to systems in Shipment 1: August 27–29, 2013 • BlackPortfolio Binders • Student Demographic Information Forms (SDIF) for High School Retest (blue) • Retest Return Kits • GAA High School Retest materials for all administration options will be included in Shipment 1 • Materials for the Option 3 administration (beginning 1/6/14) will also be received by the System Test Coordinator in the August shipment.
Retest Materials • Systems with students who did not pass one or more content areas on the High School GAA will automatically receive retest materials. • System Test Coordinators will disseminate all materials to the School Test Coordinator. • Teachers administering the retest will request materials from the School Test Coordinator. • Additional materials can be requested by submitting an AMO (Additional Materials Order).
Retest Materials • You must utilize the BLACK PORTFOLIO BINDERS when administering the High School Retest. • There will be a label on the front of the binder identifying it for use for the High School Retest . • Be certain to use the blueStudent Demographic Information Form designated High School Retest.
SDIF for the High School Retest • Student pre-ID Labels are NOT provided for the High School Retest form. • All fields (Boxes A–M, and N–O as applicable) MUST be completed by the test administrator.
SDIF for High School Retest High School Retest Note: Pre-ID labels are NOT provided for the High School Retest form. Page 1 Blue Form
Retest for Students First Assessed on theHigh School GAA Prior to 2012-2013 Students who participated in the High School GAA in years prior to 2012-2013 were instructed and assessed on the GPS. Therefore, they will continue to be assessed on the GPS in all content areas in which they have not achieved a proficient performance level.
Retest for Students First Assessed in theHigh School GAA Prior to 2012-2013 • The GAA Blueprint for High School Retesters–GPS ONLY, has been provided on the GaDOE website: http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Assessment/Pages/GAA-Resources.aspx • Students who were assessed for the first time on the High School GAA prior to 2012-2013, will ALWAYS use this GPS-based blueprint regardless of what year they take the retest. • The GAA Blueprint for these students is not in the GAA Examiner’s Manual2013-2014.
ELA GPS SDIF for High School Retest Page 2 Math GPS Assess EITHER Integrated OR Discrete Mathematics
Retest for Students First Assessed on theHigh School GAA in 2012-2013 • Students who participated in the High School GAA for the first time in 2012-2013 were assessed on ELA CCGPS and thus must be retested on those specific standards. • This group of Retesters will be assessed on the CCGPS for ELA, the GPS Integrated or Discrete Courses in Mathematics, and the GPS in Science and Social Studies for the 2013-2014 Retest options (as applicable). • A Blueprint for this group of retest students is available in the GAA Examiner’s Manual 2013-2014 (pp.193 &194).
2013-2014 Entry Sheet for High School Retesters(CCGPS) Note: This includes retesters
ELA CCGPS SDIF for High School Retesters CCGPS Page 2 Math GPS Assess EITHER Integrated OR Discrete Mathematics
Contact Information Questions About Test Administration Call: GaDOE Assessment Administration Division Toll free (800) 634-4106 Contact: Deborah Houston, Assessment Specialist (404) 657-0251 Email: email@example.com
Contact Information For information about access to the state’s content standards for students with significant cognitive disabilities • Contact: Kayse Harshaw Division for Special Education Services • Call: (404) 463-5281 • E-Mail:Sharshaw@doe.k12.ga.us
Contact Information Questions About Materials, Distribution, or Collection Call: Questar’s GAA Customer Service Toll free (866) 997-0698 Email: Questar’s GAA Customer Service GA@QuestarAI.com