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Title: Michigan Merit Examination (MME) Overview


1
Michigan Merit Examination (MME) Overview
  • Michigan Department of Education
  • Office of Educational Assessment and
    Accountability
  • Pat King
  • Specialist MME Administration and Reporting

2
MME Overview
  • What is the MME?
  • Design of the MME
  • Whats New for Spring 2009?
  • CTE Reports
  • National Career Readiness Certification (NCRC)

3
What is the MME?
  • State high school assessment
  • State of Michigan legislative requirement
  • Revised School Code
  • State School Aid Act
  • Grade 11
  • March 1 June 1

4
Design of the MME
  • Must contain all of the following
  • College entrance or placement exam with a writing
    component
  • Work skills assessments
  • Reading and Mathematics
  • Eligibility for Employment Certification

5
Design of the MME
  • Social Studies component
  • Any component necessary to meet federal
    requirements
  • NCLB
  • US Department of Education approval

6
Design of the MME
  • MME Day 1 ACT Plus Writing
  • MME Day 2 WorkKeys
  • Reading for Information
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Locating Information (new Spring 2009)

7
Design of the MME
  • MME Day 3 Michigan components
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Alignment to HS Standards and Content
    Expectations

8
Design of the MME
  • Three components administered over three days
  • Student must take complete MME to receive valid
    MME scores in each subject and to count as tested

9
Design of the MME
  • MME subject scores
  • derived from items from two or more components
    administered over multiple days
  • Only selected items from ACT and WorkKeys
    components count toward MME subject score
  • improve balance and alignment to HS content
    expectations

10
Design of the MME
MME Reading MME Writing MME Mathematics MME Science MME Social Studies
ACT Reading WorkKeys Reading for Information ACT English ACT Writing ACT Mathematics WorkKeys Mathematics WorkKeys Locating Information Michigan Mathematics ACT Science Michigan Science WorkKeys Locating Information Michigan Social Studies
11
CTE Score Reports
  • Paper Reports
  • Distributed to CTE centers
  • Individual Student Reports
  • Student Roster
  • By subject
  • All students within the same code

12
Reported by Standard
13
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14
Design of MME
  • Provides Student
  • Free national college entrance test
  • Free national workforce readiness evaluation
  • Michigan Promise eligibility
  • (up to 4000)

15
National Career Readiness Certification
  • Based on three WorkKeys assessments
  • Reading for Information
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Locating Information
  • MME Day 2
  • WorkKeys score range 3 through 7

16
National Career Readiness Certification
  • Three levels of distinction
  • Gold
  • Minimum score of 5 on all three tests
  • Silver
  • Minimum score of 4 on all three tests
  • Bronze
  • Minimum score of 3 on all three tests

17
National Career Readiness Certification
  • Individual Student Option - No fee
  • Register online www.myworkkeys.com
  • Name and student ID number as printed on WorkKeys
    score report gridded on Day 2 answer document
  • Obtain verifiable certificate number that
    employers can access
  • No paper copy (paper copy may be purchased for
    15)

18
National Career Readiness Certification
  • School Option data file
  • Purchase WorkKeys data file
  • Contains certificate number, log-in, and password
    for each NCRC eligible student
  • 250 per school plus 2.50 per each student

19
National Career Readiness Certification
  • School Option paper copy
  • School receives paper NCRC for each eligible
    student in addition to the data file
  • Mailed to school approximately 30 days after
    qualifying scores are received in ACT data
    warehouse
  • 250 per school plus 5.00 per each eligible
    student

20
National Career Readiness Certification
  • School Option Note
  • Schools registered to provide certificates to
    Grade 12 students taking the Locating Information
    this year (not part of MME) will not have to pay
    additional 250 activation fee to provide
    certificates to students in Grade 11

21
NCRC Eligibility
  • Student who takes translated version of WorkKeys
    tests is not eligible for NCRC
  • Audio translation (Spanish or Arabic)
  • Reader script translated into students native
    language

22
Additional Information
  • www.michigan.gov/mme
  • www.act.org/workkeys
  • mme listserv
  • Questions?
  • Email mme_at_michigan.gov
  • Phone 877-560-8378 (toll free)

23
Contact Information
  • Pat King
  • Specialist MME Administration and Reporting
  • Office of Educational Assessment and
    Accountability
  • Michigan Department of Education
  • PO Box 30008
  • Lansing, MI 48909
  • (517) 335-6780
  • kingp_at_michigan.gov
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