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Title: Michigan Merit Examination Fall 2007 Preview


1
Michigan Merit Examination Fall 2007 Preview
  • Michigan Department of Education OEAA,
  • Pearson Educational Measurement,
  • and ACT

2
Welcome
  • Jim Griffiths
  • Assessment Administration and Reporting
    Coordinator - OEAA

3
Welcome and Introductions
  • Jim Griffiths
  • Assessment Administration and Reporting
    Coordinator - OEAA
  • Pat King
  • Analyst, MME Administration and Reporting - OEAA
  • Tracey Koffron
  • Project Manager Pearson Educational Measurement

4
Introductions (cont.)
  • Diane Walters
  • State Testing Coordinator ACT
  • Ryan Christensen
  • State Testing Coordinator ACT
  • John Carroll
  • Senior Consultant ACT

5
Overview Spring 2007
  • Spring 2007 Test Administration Review
  • Lessons Learned
  • Reporting Timeline
  • MME Retest Eligibility

6
Overview Fall 2007 Retest
  • Who will test?
  • What tests will they take?
  • Where will they test?
  • When will they test?
  • Why will they test?

7
Overview Fall 2007 Retest
  • How will they register?
  • Accommodations
  • How will we get our materials?
  • Staff Changes TS, BU, TAC
  • Key Dates

8
Questions during the video conference…
  • Email answers_at_resa.net
  • FAX 734-334-1857

9
Spring 2007 MME Administration Review
  • 1,111 Schools established as test centers
  • 3,269 Key Staff trained
  • Local training for Room Supervisors and Proctors
  • More than 124,000 students tested

10
Spring 2007 MME Administration Review (cont.)
  • On-site visits
  • Survey Results
  • www.michigan.gov/mme
  • ACT feedback - Best first statewide
    administration they have experienced!

11
Lessons Learned
  • Pat King
  • Analyst, MME Administration and Reporting OEAA

12
Lessons Learned
  • Misadministration issues resulting in voided or
    canceled scores
  • Student prohibited behaviors resulting in end of
    test session and voided scores

13
MME Day 1 ACT Plus Writing Pitfalls
  • Lunch taken before the end of Test 5
  • Timing shortages/overages
  • Tests administered out of proper sequence
  • Pre-test activities on Test Days

14
MME Day 1 ACT Plus Writing Pitfalls (cont.)
  • Off-site testing without ACT approval
  • Unapproved accommodations used
  • Different timing codes testing in same room
  • ACT-approved accommodations testing in the same
    room with state-allowed accommodations

15
MME Day 2 and Day 2, 3, or 4 Lessons Learned
  • Must provide same testing environment as MME Day
    1
  • Only three exceptions
  • Bells
  • Public address system
  • Other students in the building/wing

16
MME Day 2 and Day 2, 3, or 4 Lessons Learned
(cont.)
  • All other requirements same as MME Day 1
  • Certified Staff Instructional time (applies to
    all Test Days)

17
Student Prohibited Behaviors
  • Cell phones / ipods
  • Working ahead
  • Bubbling answers in a previous section
  • Answering questions after the end of a test
    session

18
Areas for improvement
  • DVDs
  • Accommodations
  • Student mobility
  • Test Day documentation
  • Return of materials

19
Student Results
  • Reports from ACT
  • ACT Plus Writing
  • WorkKeys
  • MME score results

20
ACT Plus Writing Reports
  • Diane Walters
  • State Testing Coordinator ACT

21
ACT Plus Writing Reports
  • Standard ACT Plus Writing Reports
  • Student Reports to home (April/May)
  • High School Reports (April/May)
  • College Reports (April/May)

22
ACT Plus Writing Reports (cont.)
  • School and District Profile Reports based on
    State Testing (July/August)
  • HS Profile Report and CD ROM
  • District Report
  • College Readiness Standards Report

23
ACT Plus Writing Reports (cont.)
  • ACT Non-college reportable scores
  • Score Notification Letters (two copies) to high
    school principal (August)
  • Canceled Scores
  • Letters to students / schools

24
WorkKeys Reports
  • Standard WorkKeys Reports
  • All reports to school (April/May)
  • Individual
  • Aggregate

25
MME Reports
  • Parent Reports
  • Individual Student Reports
  • Student Rosters (by subject)
  • Summary Reports
  • School and District
  • Demographic
  • Student Data File

26
Data Interpretation Workshops
  • John Carroll
  • Senior Consultant ACT

27
Data Interpretation Workshops
  • Collaboration of ACT and OEAA
  • ACT Fall Educator Workshop
  • 830 1130am
  • OEAA MME Data Interpretation Workshop
  • 100 300pm

28
Data Interpretation Workshops
  • ACT and OEAA staff will be available for both
    workshops
  • Reduce number of days away for professional
    development
  • Educators may attend either or both workshops
    single registration process being developed

29
Workshops Schedule
  • September 17 Marquette
  • Northern Michigan University
  • September 18 Traverse City
  • Northwestern Michigan College
  • September 19 Grayling
  • Holiday Inn

30
Workshops Schedule (cont.)
  • September 20 Ann Arbor
  • Concordia College
  • September 24 Saginaw
  • Saginaw Valley State University
  • October 1 Grand Rapids
  • Calvin College

31
Workshops Schedule (cont.)
  • October 2 Kalamazoo
  • Kalamazoo Valley Community College
  • October 3 Rochester
  • Oakland University
  • October 8 Lansing
  • Michigan State University

32
MME Retest Eligibility
  • Pat King
  • Analyst, MME Administration and Reporting OEAA

33
MME Retest Eligibility
  • Did not qualify for early installment of Michigan
    Promise scholarship
  • One retest opportunity
  • Fall or spring of Grade 12

34
Michigan Promise
  • MME qualifier
  • Take entire MME assessment
  • Valid scores in Reading, Writing, Mathematics,
    Science, and Social Studies

35
Michigan Promise (cont.)
  • Early installment qualifier
  • Level 1 or 2 in MME Reading, Writing,
    Mathematics, and Science
  • Ineligible to take the MME Retest
  • Additional information
  • www.michigan.gov/mistudentaid

36
MME Fall 2007 Retest
  • Who will test?
  • Grade 12
  • Eligible to retest
  • No state-allowed accommodations on Fall 2007 MME
    Day 1

37
Retest Eligibility Review
  • Needs an MME score in reading, writing,
    mathematics, science, or social studies
  • Does not have a performance level 1 or 2 in MME
    reading, writing, mathematics, and science

38
MME Fall 2007 Pre-ID July
  • OEAA will pre-ID students who are eligible to
    retest based on MME Spring 2007 results
  • MME Fall 2007 Pre-ID Student Report will be
    available for review on the OEAA-secure web site
  • www.michigan.gov/oeaa-secure

39
Verify Student Eligibility
  • Listed on Pre-ID Student Report
  • Check the OEAA Secure Site
  • Grade 12 First-time tester
  • Determine if student will retest in Fall 2007 or
    Spring 2008

40
MME Fall 2007 Retest
  • What tests will they take?
  • The entire MME assessment
  • Day 1 ACT Plus Writing
  • Day 2 WorkKeys and Michigan Mathematics
  • Day 3 Michigan Science and Social Studies
    (writing)

41
MME Fall 2007 Retest
  • Where will they test?
  • MME Day 1 ACT Plus Writing
  • ACT National Test Centers
  • MME Day 2 and Day 3
  • School
  • MME State Special Testing
  • School

42
MME Fall 2007 Retest
  • When will they test?
  • MME Day 1
  • Saturday, October 27, 2007
  • MME Day 2
  • Tuesday, October 30, 2007

43
MME Fall 2007 Retest
  • When will they test? (cont.)
  • MME Day 3
  • Wednesday, October 31, 2007
  • or following lunch break on Day 2
  • Not both days

44
MME Fall 2007 Retest
  • When will they test? (cont.)
  • State Special Testing
  • Day 1 October 27 November 10
  • Day 2 October 30 November 13
  • Day 3 October 31 November 14

45
MME Fall 2007 Retest
  • Why will they test?
  • To meet MME tested qualification for Michigan
    Promise eligibility
  • To qualify for early installment payment of the
    Michigan Promise

46
MME Fall 2007 Retest
  • How will they register?
  • MME Day 1 ACT Plus Writing
  • MME Days 2 and 3

47
Voucher - Retake
  • Personalized Voucher
  • School will receive personalized vouchers for
    students eligible to retake the MME
  • To be used to register for MME Day 1 ACT Plus
    Writing

48
Voucher First Time Tester
  • Register the student for the Fall 2007 MME on the
    OEAA Secure Site
  • Assign a blank voucher to the student
  • Validate the voucher with a barcode label printed
    from the OEAA Secure Site (place on back of
    voucher)

49
MME Fall Retest Day 1
  • Diane Walters
  • State Testing Coordinator - ACT

50
MME Fall Retest Day 1
  • ACT Plus Writing
  • Test Date
  • Registration and Vouchers
  • Registration Categories
  • Registration for Students requesting
    accommodations

51
MME Day 1 ACT Plus Writing
  • Fall Retest Saturday, October 27, 2007 (ACT
    National Test Day)
  • Testing at National Centers
  • Registration deadline Sept 22, 2007
  • Late registration October 5, 2007
  • Student must pay additional late registration
    fee of 19.00

52
MME Day 1 ACT Plus Writing
  • To facilitate student registration
  • Non-cognitive data from Spring 2007 MME carried
    forward under the SSN or ACT ID from state
    testing

53
MME Day 1 ACT Plus Writing
  • Student registration (cont.)
  • Students dont need to complete pages 2-3 of
    registration folder
  • Students can make changes to the non-cognitive
    information if they wish to

54
MME Day 1 ACT Plus Writing
  • Exception
  • Non-cognitive data will be carried forward only
    for students who received official ACT scores
  • Not state-allowed
  • Not voided or cancelled

55
MME Day 1 ACT Plus Writing
  • Students create a Web Account
  • New features for 2007-2008
  • View ACT scores online
  • Update non-cognitive data for new test date
  • Request additional score reports (ASRs)

56
MME Day 1 ACT Plus Writing
  • New features for 2007-2008 (cont.)
  • Print ACT Admission Tickets
  • Standard and Extended time testing only
  • Available July 2007

57
Registration Vouchers
  • What does the voucher cover
  • Basic fee for ACT Plus Writing
  • (required option for MME)
  • Does not cover
  • Late fee
  • Extra college choices
  • Standby fee

58
Registering for MME Day 1 ACT Plus Writing
  • The Good News
  • Option to use state voucher to register via the
    Web as alternative to standard paper registration
    folder
  • Will confirm Web option availability late July

59
Registering for MME Day 1 ACT Plus Writing
  • Regardless eligible students who opt to take
    the MME Retest in the Fall need to register for
    the ACT Plus Writing

60
Registering for MME Day 1 ACT Plus Writing
  • School responsible for distributing vouchers to
    eligible students to retest at state expense

61
Registering for MME Day 1 ACT Plus Writing
  • Paper Registration
  • ACT 2007-2008 Registration Packets
  • Personalized Vouchers
  • Accommodations Request Forms
  • Will be available in the schools

62
Registering for MME Day 1 ACT Plus Writing
  • Online Registration
  • With a voucher (if available)
  • www.actstudent.org
  • Follow instructions to create a student Web
    account
  • Will match to state testing record if student
    enters SSN or ACT ID from state testing score
    report

63
Registering for MME Day 1 ACT Plus Writing
  • Registration Categories
  • Standard Time National Testing
  • Standard Time National Testing with
    accommodations (paper only)
  • Extended Time National Testing (paper only)
  • Special Testing (paper only)

64
Standard Time National Testing
  • Majority of your students
  • ACT 2007-2008 Registration Folder or online (if
    available)
  • Also submit voucher
  • Must be mailed to ACT

65
ACT-Approved Accommodations
  • Students requesting ACT-approved accommodations
  • Must register using an ACT 2007-2008 Registration
    Folder (except special testing)
  • Must submit the appropriate request form based on
    their accommodations

66
Standard Time National Testing with Accommodations
  • Students complete an ACT 2007-2008 Registration
    Folder
  • All accommodations requests must be via paper
  • continued. . .

67
Standard Time National Testing with Accommodations
  • Students also submit
  • a written request to ACT
  • wheelchair-accessible room
  • snacks required medically
  • marking in test books, etc.
  • voucher

68
Standard Time National Testing with Accommodations
  • Additional Information
  • Center Testing 1 description
  • www.act.org/aap/disab/opt1.html

69
Extended Time National Testing
  • ACT-Approved Timing Code 6
  • Students complete an ACT 2007-2008 Registration
    Folder
  • All accommodations requests must be via paper
  • continued. . .

70
Extended Time National Testing (cont.)
  • Students also submit
  • 2007-2008 Application for ACT Extended Time
    National Testing Request
  • Voucher

71
Extended Time National Testing (cont.)
  • Additional Information
  • Center Testing 2 description
  • www.act.org/aap/disab/opt2.html
  • If approved for Timing Code 6 in Spring 2007 MME
    and want the same accommodations apply for
    Extended Time Testing

72
Extended Time National Testing (cont.)
  • Submit copy of ACT Approval Letter for Timing
    Code 6 replaces side 2 of the 2007-2008
    Application for ACT Extended Time National
    Testing request form

73
Special Testing
  • Request Special Testing for all timing codes
    (except 6)
  • Students do not complete a Registration Folder
  • Submit 2007-2008 Request for ACT Special Testing
    and Voucher
  • continued. . .

74
Special Testing (cont.)
  • If same accommodations were approved for Spring
    2007 MME, the ACT approval letter replaces side 2
    of the 2007-2008 Request for ACT Special Testing
    form attach a copy of the approval letter

75
Special Testing (cont.)
  • Additional Information
  • Special Testing description
  • www.act.org/aap/disab/opt3.html

76
No State-Allowed Accommodations Day 1
  • Fall 2007 MME Retest
  • Only ACT-approved accommodations for Day 1
  • No state-allowed accommodations for MME Day 1 in
    Fall 2007

77
No State-Allowed Accommodations Day 1
  • Options for MME Fall 2007 Retest
  • Register for Standard Time Day 1 and test with
    state-allowed accommodations on Day 2 and Day 3
  • Wait until Spring 2008 to test with State-allowed
    accommodations on Day 1

78
Auxiliary Test Centers Day 2 and Day 3
  • Only if non-public school is not providing Day 2
    and Day 3 testing
  • Register for National ACT Test on October 27,
    2007 at National Test Center
  • Voucher
  • continued. . .

79
Auxiliary Test Centers Day 2 and Day 3 (cont.)
  • Register for Day 2 and Day 3 testing at an
    Auxiliary Test Center
  • Saturday, November 3
  • Detroit, Lansing, or Marquette
  • Registration form available August 1
  • www.michigan.gov/mme

80
Questions during the video conference…
  • Email answers_at_resa.net
  • FAX 734-334-1857

81
Registration MME Day 2 and Day 3
  • Tracey Koffron
  • Project Manager
  • Pearson Educational Measurement

82
Materials for Day 2 and Day 3
  • Determine materials needed for each student
    testing in Fall 2007
  • Standard
  • Accommodated (IEP, 504 Plan, ELL)
  • Extended Time Only
  • Accommodated Format

83
Order Materials Online for Day 2 and Day 3
  • Login to the OEAA-secure site
  • www.michigan.gov/oeaa-secure
  • OEAA Secure Site User Manual
  • located on OEAA-login screen
  • provides step by step instructions
  • Email mme_at_michigan.gov with any questions or
    concerns with the OEAA-secure site

84
Select Material Orders and Shipment Tracking
85
Select Enrollment Tab
86
Enrollment Tab
  • Select MME Fall 2007 Cycle

87
Enrollment Tab
  • Enrollment Screen sub-tabs
  • Detailed Instructions
  • Enrollment
  • Please read detailed instructions then select the
    Enrollment sub-tab

88
Select Enrollment Sub-tab
89
Order materials
  • Test Supervisor order test materials
  • Quantity Standard Time
  • Quantity Extended time standard materials
  • Quantity Accommodated format materials by type
    and subject

90
Day 2 and 3 Materials
  • Order Window Open
  • August 31 September 14, 2007
  • All materials in one shipment
  • Arrive by October 15, 2007
  • To MME Test Supervisor
  • Secure and non-secure
  • Additional orders window
  • Opens October 12, 2007

91
Day 2 and 3 Materials
  • Non-Secure Materials
  • MME Test Administration Manuals
  • Blank Answer Documents
  • Printed Barcode Labels
  • Blank Barcode Labels
  • School Header Class/Group Sheets
  • Return Packaging Labels

92
Day 2 and 3 Materials
  • Secure materials
  • Test booklets
  • Standard Time Form 0751
  • Extended Time Form 0752
  • Accommodated Test Kits
  • Test Booklet and Accommodated Format
  • Secure materials inventory

93
Materials Return
  • One scheduled pickup
  • November 1, 2007 AM
  • All Standard Time Testing materials
  • Call to schedule accommodations pickup
  • After accommodations testing is complete
  • No later than November 15, 2007

94
Staff Changes
  • Ryan Christensen
  • State Testing Coordinator ACT

95
Key Testing Staff Changes for MME Fall 2007 Retest
  • Test Supervisor (TS)
  • Backup Test Supervisor (BS)
  • Test Accommodations Coordinator (TAC)
  • Profile form to ACT by June 30, 2007
  • Available at www.michigan.gov/mme
  • Training opportunities

96
New Schools Established for MME Fall 2007
  • If you were not approved as a test center for MME
    Spring 2007, and need to become established for
    the Fall 2007 cycle, email mme_at_michigan.gov by
    May 31, 2007

97
School Establishment MME Spring 2008
  • August 28 Establishment packet or Renewal
    mailing to principals
  • September 28 Forms due back at ACT
  • Testing Staff Profile forms
  • Updated school information
  • Reply even if no changes

98
Testing Staff Spring 2008
  • Confirm same staff or
  • Appoint new staff
  • Submit profile forms to ACT

99
Staff Training Spring 2008
  • Training Workshops
  • November 6 16
  • Mandatory for new Key Staff
  • Optional for staff trained for Spring 2007

100
Staff Training Workshops
  • November 6 Alpena and Kalamazoo
  • November 7 Traverse City
  • November 8 Marquette and Mt Pleasant
  • November 9 Sault Ste Marie
  • November 12 Warren
  • November 13 Lansing
  • November 14 Grand Rapids
  • November 15 Novi
  • November 16 Detroit

101
MME Spring 2008 Initial
  • March 11 MME Day 1
  • March 12 MME Day 2
  • March 13 MME Day 3
  • May be administered following lunch break on
    Day 2

102
MME Spring 2008 Makeup
  • March 25 MME Day 1
  • March 26 MME Day 2
  • March 27 MME Day 3
  • May be administered following lunch break on
    Day 2

103
MME Spring 2008 Accommodated Testing
  • March 11 - 25 MME Day 1
  • March 12 - 26 MME Day 2
  • March 13 - 27 MME Day 3

104
Key Dates
  • Jim Griffiths
  • Assessment Administration and Reporting
    Coordinator OEAA

105
Key Dates
  • Post on MME web page
  • www.michigan.gov/mme
  • Automatic reminders will be sent to Key testing
    staff and the mme listserv

106
Your contact information
  • Verify MME profile information (email address) on
    the OEAA Secure Site
  • Materials Order and Shipment Tracking Tab
  • Profile Tab
  • Send corrections to mi.mme_at_act.org

107
ACT Contact Information
  • MME Day 1 ACT
  • ACT Registration 319-337-1270
  • ACT Extended Time National Testing 319-337-1851
  • ACT Special Testing 319-337-1332
  • ACT email mi.mme_at_act.org

108
PEM Contact Information
  • MME Day 2 and Day 3
  • Pearson Educational Measurement
  • 800-204-4109

109
OEAA Contact Information
  • For program policy and assessment design
    information
  • www.michigan.gov/mme
  • mme_at_michigan.gov
  • 877-560-8378

110
OEAA Contact Information
  • Pat King
  • 517-335-6780
  • kingpat_at_michigan.gov
  • Jim Griffiths
  • 517-373-4332
  • griffithsj_at_michigan.gov
  • Edward Roeber
  • 517-373-0739
  • roebere_at_michigan.gov
  • Michigan Department of Education
  • Office of Educational Assessment and
    Accountability
  • PO Box 30008
  • Lansing, MI 48909

111
Questions during the video conference…
  • Email answers_at_resa.net
  • FAX 734-334-1857

112
Thank you!
  • Video conference sites around Michigan
  • Wayne RESA
  • Mistreamnet and REMC Association
  • Sam LoPresto
  • Presenters and staff
  • And You!

113
  • VHS Copies 10.00 4.00 S H
  • DVD Copies 15.00 4.00 S H
  • Contact Brenda Hose at 734-334-1437
  • hoseb_at_resa.net
  • Rebroadcast archived at http//www.mistreamnet.com
  • Powerpoint available on mme website
  • www.michigan.gov/mme
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