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).

August 26, 2015  

Title: Student Assessment Update – Transitioning to New Contractor for STAAR program
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (CST)
Audience: Open to ESCs and districts
Event#:
36264
Summary:
The purpose of this TETN is to primarily discuss the transition to a new vendor for the STAAR program.
Contact:
Student Assessment Division

August 28, 2015  

Title: Student Assessment Update – Transitioning to New Contractor for STAAR program
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (CST)
Audience: Open to ESCs and districts
Event#:
36265
Summary:
The purpose of this TETN is to primarily discuss the transition to a new vendor for the STAAR program (repeat of 8/26 TETN).
Contact:
Student Assessment Division

September 15, 2015  

Title: Fall ELL Assessment Update
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM (CST)
Audience: Open to ESCs and districts
Event#:
36151
Summary:
This TETN will provide ESCs and districts with guidance on ELL assessment information that will aid in planning for the 2015-2016 school year.
Contact: ELL Assessment Team

September 17, 2015  

Title: Assmnt. For Students w/ Disabilities
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (CST)
Audience: Open to ESCs and districts
Event#:
36603
Summary:
This TETN will provide updates about STAAR A, STAAR Alternate 2, and assessment accommodations for students with disabilities for the 2015-2016 school year.
Contact: Student Assessment Division

November 10, 2015

Title: REVIEW – December 2015 DCCM Supplement
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM (CST)
Audience: Open to ESCs and districts
Event#: 37216
Summary:
TEA facilitator(s) will review critical components of the December 2015 District and Campus Coordinator Manual (DCCM) Supplement in time for the December EOC test administration. To participate, please contact your respective Education Service Center.
Contact:
Student Assessment Division

December 2, 2015

Title:  LPAC Training
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (CST)
Audience: Open to ESCs only (Closed to Districts)
Event#: 36152
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 27, 2016

Title:  Spring ELL Assessment Update
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM (CST)
Audience: Open to ESCs and Districts
Event#: 36719
Summary:
This TETN will provide ESCs and districts with further guidance on ELL assessment activities for the spring.
Contact:
ELL Assessment Team

February 8, 2016

Title: 2016 STAAR A Updates
Time: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM (CST)
Audience: Open to ESCs and districts
Event#: 39786
Summary: This presentation will provide the latest updates about STAAR A for the 2016 administration.
Contact: Student Assessment Division

February 12, 2016

Title: STAAR Alternate 2: Spring 2016 (AD) #4851
Time: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM (CST)
Audience: Open to ESCs and Districts
Event#: 39874
Summary: This TETN will provide ESCs and districts with further guidance on STAAR Alt 2 assessment activities for the spring 2016.
Contact: STAAR Alternate Team