Student Assessment TETN Schedule

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Below is a list of upcoming Texas Education Telecommunication Network (TETN) training sessions.  If a PowerPoint presentation is available for the TETN, it can be accessed through the Assessment Resources from Presentations, Conferences, and TETNs webpage.

   


 Date: October 8, 2013  

Title: ESC LPAC Assessment TOT
Time: 9:00 AM
12:00 PM
Audience:  Open to ESCs
Event#: 20784
Summary:  This TETN is a training of trainers (TOT) for designated ESC staff to train districts on how to guide language proficiency assessment committees (LPACs) in making assessment and accommodation decisions for English language learners (ELLs) participating in the state’s assessment program. This training is not open to districts.

Contact: ELL Assessment Team


 Date: October 30, 2013

Title: Testing Accommodations for SWD
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Audience: Open to ESCs and districts
Event#:
21421
Summary: 
This TETN will serve as the state-level training for regions, districts, and campuses regarding statewide assessment accommodation policies for students with disabilities (SWD).  Presenters will discuss where to find accommodation information, how to determine student eligibility for accommodations, and how to document accommodation decisions and use. Questions will need to be routed through ESCs and will be answered as time allows.  

Contact:  TEA’s Student Assessment Division: Assessments for Special Populations


 Date: January 8, 2014

Title: STAAR Alternate Updates
Time: 1:00-3:00 PM
Audience:  Open to ESCs and districts
Event#: 20963
Summary:  This TETN provides updated information  for the STAAR Alternate 2014 administration during the assessment window.

Contact: TEA’s Student Assessment Division: Assessments for Special Populations  


 Date: January 29, 2014

Title:  Spring ELL Assessment Update
Time:
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Audience: 
Open to ESCs and districts
Event #: 
21613
Summary:
This TETN will provide ESCs and districts with further guidance on ELL assessment activities for the spring. In addition, STAAR L accommodations will be discussed and tutorials and practice sets will be shown.

Contact: TEA’s Student Assessment Division: Assessments for Special Populations  


 Date: January 30, 2014

Title:  SpEd Assessment Updates
Time:
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Audience: 
Open to ESCs and districts
Event #: 
31593
Summary:
This TETN will provide an update on TEA’s current plans to address the needs, in regards to state assessment, of students currently assessed with STAAR Modified after its final administration in 2014. This TETN is open to ESCs and districts; however, all questions will need to be routed through the ESC.

Contact: TEA’s Student Assessment Division: Assessments for Special Populations 


 Date: February 26, 2014  **CANCELLED**

Title: SpEd Testing Questions and Answers
Time: Cancelled 2
Audience: Open to ESCs and districts
Event#: 20966
Summary:   

Contact: TEA's Student Assessment Division: Assessments for Special Populations


 Date: June 5, 2014

Title:  2015 SpEd Assessment Updates
Time:
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Audience: 
Open to ESCs and districts
Event #: 
20967
Summary:
The agenda for this TETN will be based on any updates or clarifications for the 2014-2015 school year regarding statewide assessment accommodation policies or special education assessment topics.


 

For additional information, contact:

Student Assessment Division
512/463-9536
 student.assessment@tea.state.tx.us  

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