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 24, 2014     

Title: Student Assessment 2014-2015 Accommodations Training and STAAR A Overview
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Audience: Open to ESCs and districts
Event#:
33017
Summary:
Attendees will experience training in testing accommodations procedures and policies for the 2015 assessment program. Additionally, attendees will receive the most current information concerning STAAR A, including embedded accommodations functionality and eligibility requirements.

Contact: TEA's Student Assessment Division for Special Populations

September 25, 2014

Title: Student Assessment 2014–2015 STAAR Alternate Overview
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Audience: Open to ESCs and districts
Event#:
33018
Summary: Attendees will experience training in participation requirements and administration procedures for the newly designed STAAR Alternate.

Contact: TEA's Student Assessment Division for Special Populations

September 29, 2014  

Title: Fall ELL Assessment Update
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Audience: Open to ESCs and districts
Event#: 33281
Summary:  This TETN will provide ESCs and districts with guidance on ELL assessment information that will aid in planning for the 2014-2015 school year

Contact: ELL Assessment Team

November 17, 2014  

Title: STAAR A Questions & Answers
Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Audience: Open to ESCs and districts
Event#: 33770
Summary: Presenters will answer commonly asked questions about STAAR A, including where to find information, how to determine and document student eligibility, and what accommodations are embedded into the online assessment versus what accommodations may be allowed or approved. Questions will be prepared ahead of time based on phone calls and emails. Additional questions need to be routed through ESCs and will be answered as time allows.

Contact: STAAR A Team

December 8, 2014 

Title:  2015 STAAR Alternate 2 Administration Optional Training
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (CST)
Audience: Open to ESCs and districts
Event#: 33921
Summary: This presentation will provide ESCs and districts with information and guidance regarding required campus and district activities related to the 2015 administration of STAAR Alternate 2.

Contact: STAAR Alternate 2 Team

January 16, 2015 

Title:LPAC Training
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Audience: Open to ESCs only (Closed to Districts)
Event#: 33272
Summary: This TETN is a training of trainers (TOT) for designated ESC staff to train districts to guide language proficiency assessment committees (LPACs) in making assessment and accommodation decisions for English language learners (ELLs) participating in state’s assessment program. This training is not open to districts.

Contact: ELL Assessment Team

January 28, 2015  

Title:  Spring ELL Assessment Update
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Audience: Open to ESCs and districts
Event#: 33282
Summary: This TETN will provide ESCs and districts with further guidance on ELL assessment activities for the spring.

Contact: ELL Assessment Team