Student Assessment TETN Schedule

We use the Texas Education Telecommunications Network (TETN) to present on timely topics throughout the year, including program updates and additional training. Districts can access the TETNs through their Educational Service Centers (ESC).

September 23, 2016

Title: STAAR Accommodations Update
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (CDT)
Audience: Open to ESCs and districts
Event#:
 43174
Summary:
 
This TETN will provide districts and ESCs with updates related to accommodations for use with both the STAAR Online Testing Platform, and the general STAAR for the spring of 2017.
Contact:
 Student Assessment Division

September 23, 2016

Title: STAAR Alternate 2 Update
Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM (CDT)
Audience: Open to ESCs and districts
Event#:
 43175
Summary:
 
This TETN will provide districts and ESCs with updates related to STAAR Alternate 2 for the spring of 2017.
Contact:
 Student Assessment Division

September 26, 2016

Title: TELPAS and STAAR Spanish Update
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (CDT)
Audience: Open to ESCs and districts
Event#:
 43176
Summary:
 
This TETN will provide districts and ESCs with updates related to STAAR Spanish and TELPAS for the spring of 2017, including information related to the pilot test for the redesigned TELPAS listening and speaking test.
Contact:
 Student Assessment Division

October 26, 2016

Title: 2017 STAAR Accommodations
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (CDT)
Audience: Open to ESCs and districts
Event#: 43407
Summary: This TETN will serve as the state-level training for regions, districts, and campuses regarding 2017 statewide assessment accommodation policies. 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: Student Assessment Division

November 17, 2016

Title: STAAR Test Changes
Time: 9:00 AM – 11: 00 AM (CST)
Audience: Open to ESCs and districts
Event#: 43950
Summary: This TETN will provide participants with updates related to test length changes for the upcoming spring 2017 administration of STAAR.
Contact: Student Assessment Division

December 2, 2016

Title: 2017 LPAC Decision Making Guide TOT
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (CST)
Audience: Open to ESCs Only
Event#:
 43184
Summary:
 
This TETN will serve as a training of trainers for ESCs who will then turn around the information regarding the LPAC Assessment Decision Making Guide for the 2017 testing cycle for their respective districts.
Contact:
Student Assessment Division
 

January 23, 2016 

Title: : ELL Assessments Spring Update
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (CST)
Audience: Open to ESCs and districts
Event#:
 44220
Summary:
 This presentation will provide the latest updates about TELPAS and STAAR for ELLs for the 2017 administration.
Contact:
 Student Assessment Division