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June 14th, 2018 /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VTCAP-vol-1-issue-8-June-14-2018.pdf
Updated June 18, 2018

This issue of the Vermont Comprehensive Assessment Program newsletter contains information on:

  • Future regional training dates
  • System enhancements
  • 2018 testing deadlines
  • 2018-19 “Go Live” dates for TIDE, Interims and Air Ways reporting
June 5th, 2018 /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VTCAP-vol-1-issue-7-June-5-2018.pdf
Updated June 13, 2018

This issue of the Vermont Comprehensive Assessment Program newsletter contains information on:

  • The VTSA window extension
  • Submitting test forms for the VTPEA 
  • The Alternate assessments
  • Call-in office hours for the alternate assessment
  • VTPEA Debrief Survey
  • Growth vs. progress on SBAC
  • The score-reporting embargo
May 16th, 2018 /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VTCAP-vol-1-issue-6-May-16-2018-1.pdf
Updated May 17, 2018

This issue of the Vermont Comprehensive Assessment Program newsletter contains information on:

  • The importance of field testing
  • Release of the Non-FitnessGram testing form and Cognito link for DAs
  • Update on VTSA item development
  • Information on the Data Entry Interface (DEI)
  • The opening of alternate assessment window for ELA, math, and science
  • If you haven't already done so, particularly for special educators who spend a great deal of time educating students with significant cognitive disabilities off campus, please inform them that the testing grades have shifted. Please make sure they are aware that the alt math ELA are being administered in grades 3-9. Science has also shifted. The science test is being given in grades 5, 8, and 11. Finally, new this year, is the statewide physical fitness test (VTPEA) being given in grades 4, 7, and 10.
May 3, 2018 /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VTCAP-vol-1-issue-5-May-3-2018.pdf
Updated May 10, 2018

This issue of the Vermont Comprehensive Assessment Program newsletter contains information on:

  • VTSA's opening day
  • Update on the Alternate Assessment
  • Introduction to AIR's new student crisis tool called Helpline
  • Information pertaining VTPEA
  • Smarter Balanced
  • Scribe accommodation
March 28, 2018 /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VTCAP-vol-1-issue-4-Mar-28-2018-accessible.pdf
Updated May 08, 2018

This issue of the Vermont Comprehensive Assessment Program newsletter contains information on:

  • New science assessment window
  • Update on the alternate assessments
  • Practice tests for ninth graders
  • Automated scoring or AI
  • Digital Library summer workshop
  • Professional development information on free online courses offered by Stanford University
  • Tribute to Secretary Holcombe
March 13, 2018 /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VTCAP-vol-1-issue-3-Mar-13-2018.pdf
Updated May 08, 2018
This issue of the Vermont Comprehensive Program newsletter contains information on:
  • New District Test Administrator’s Certification Form
  • Dual Reporting
  • Portal updates
  • Several trainings happening between now and mid-April
  • Follow-up FitnessGram webinars
March 5, 2018 /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VTCAP-vol-1-issue-2-Mar-5-2018-1.pdf
Updated May 08, 2018

This issue of the Vermont Comprehenseive Assessment newsletter contains information on:

  • The Mt. Snow Regional Training Make-up date
  • Brockport Companion Training sessions
  • Introduction of our new Vermont Science Assessment (VTSA) vendor
  • Follow up FitnessGram trainings
January 26, 2018 /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VTCAP-vol-1-issue-1-Jan-26-2018.pdf
Updated May 08, 2018

This issue of the Vermont Comprehensive Assessment Program newsletter contains information on:

  • Smarter Balanced
  • The new VT Science Assessment (VTSA) 
  • The new Physical Education Assessments
  • Updated information about accessibility and accommodations
August 3, 2017 /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/vt-sbac-vol-4-issue-1-August-3-2017-summer.pdf
This issue of the Smarter Balanced newsletter contains information on:
  • Assessment changes in 2017-18
  • Enhancements to the ORS
  • Enhancements to accessibility features
  • Digital Library resources
Smarter Balanced Newsletter Index Volume 4 /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT-AOE-Newsletter-Index_Volume4_2017-2018.pdf
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