POSTSECONDARY
EDUCATION
READINESS TEST (PERT)
Screencast Training
2012-13
PERT
Validating Screencast Training
• Test Security Agreement
• All test chairpersons must complete and fax the Test Security
Agreement form attached to Briefing # 13220 no later than Friday,
January 25, 2013.
• Online test units will be released once the security forms are
submitted to our office at 305-995-7522
PERT Updates
• The PERT Score Repository
• Rolled out December 3, 2012
• Intended to be a mechanism for accessing PERT scores across
institutions
• Will maintain all student scores, including retests, and the dates of each
test administration
• SPI will be updated monthly to include these scores
• File Download Manager:
• PERT scores available
• FCAT and EOC levels available
Who is Eligible to Take the PERT
• Eligible 11th Grade Students
• Required to test are current 11th grade students who scored:
• Level 2 or 3 on the grade 10 FCAT Reading 2.0 and/or
• Level 2, 3 or 4 on the Algebra I End of Course (EOC) Exam
• Principals will be emailed a roster of the targeted group during the week
of January 28th, 2013.
• Other Students who may Test:
• Seniors who are currently enrolled in a college readiness course.
• Students who may be eligible for the Dual Enrollment program
Note: Students may only take the PERT twice while in high school.
The PERT Testing Window
• 11th Grade Target Group
• February 2013
• 12th Grade Students
• At the end of the course (May-June 2013)
• All testing must be completed by Thursday, June 6, 2013.
Subtests to Administer
Eligibility Criteria
PERT Subtest(s) to Administer
Grade 10 FCAT Reading,
Levels 2 or 3
Reading and Writing
Algebra I EOC,
Levels 2, 3, or 4
Mathematics
Both
Reading, Writing and Math
PERT Accommodations
• Who is eligible?
ESE students with current IEPs
Section 504 students
ELL students
• Special Formats:
Paper version
Large print paper version with large print answer
document
Braille
Reminder: A separate test administration manual is
available for the administration of the special forms as the
administration and return of these materials varies.
Retesting PERT Policy
• Students can only take a PERT subtest 2 times
throughout their entire high school career.
• This policy includes students testing for dual enrollment
• Retesting can only take place after remediation.
• Only five postsecondary preparatory courses are approved by the
FLDOE for remediation
• No other courses may be substituted.
• Retesting can only take place after remediation.
State Board of Education Rule 6A-10.0315
College Readiness Scores
College Readiness Scores
Assessment
Reading
Writing
Mathematics
*FCAT 2.0
262
N/A
N/A
ACT
18
17
19
English
SAT
CPT
PERT
440
Verbal
N/A
440
Math
83
83
72
Sentence Skills
Elementary Algebra
99
113
104
* FCAT Reading 2.0 is not used in the school grade calculation.
Uploading New Student Information
• Adding New Students
• To add new students, provide the required information via email
to McCann [email protected] Submit the
student list using the Excel template from the next slide. The
file must be encrypted with a password in a follow-up email to
preserve student confidentiality.
• The following information must be provided to add a new
student:
• Institution (Miami-Dade, Florida)
• Site (School name and location)
• Name (first, middle initial, last)
• Student’s Florida ID
• Date of Birth
• Gender
• Ethnicity
Ethnicity Codes
Type
Ethnicity Code
Valid Student Codes
Code Label
American Indian or Alaska
52
Native
53
Black or African American
54
Mexican or Mexican American
55
Puerto Rican
Other Hispanic, Latino, or Latin
56
American
Asian, Asian American or Pacific
57
Islander
58
White
59
Other
60
Multicultural
61
I choose not to answer
PERT New Student Template
Sample Parent Letters
• Sample parent letters in 3 languages are available from
the FLDOE and posted on the Test Chairperson link of our
website
• The letters notify parents of the following:
• Electronic Devices are prohibited
• Academic Honesty is expected
• Students will be required to read the Privacy Policy online prior to
testing
Training Test Administrators
• Test security agreements must be signed by all trained test
administrators and maintained at the school for your records
• Only certified teachers may administer a PERT test and
additional proctors are strongly encouraged in labs with more
than 25 students
• Seating charts must be maintained for all testing rooms.
• New forms:
• Security Log PERT Testing pg. 68 of the Test Administration Manual
To be used by personnel assigned to monitor the room for ANY length of
time.
• Student Sign-in Sheet pg. 69 of the Test Administration Manual
To be used by students to sign-in when they are administered a test
Training Test Administrators Continued…
• Required Materials and Reminders
• Scratch paper for math subtest
• Access keys
• PERT Security Log
• Student Sign-in Sheets
• The PERT Math sample test has been revised to include sample
items that include practice with the pop-up calculator
• No hand held calculators may be provided
Setting Up Computers
• Computer set up
• Student workstation set up in ‘Kiosk’ mode
• M-DCPS microsystem technicians will set up
• Charter schools will be provided with procedures on the ARDA website
Branching Profiles
Branching Profiles (Test)
PERT math
PERT math accessibility
PERT reading
PERT reading accessibility
PERT reading and writing
PERT reading and writing accessibility
PERT reading writing math
PERT reading writing and math
accessibility
PERT writing
PERT Writing accessibility
PERT Access Keys
• Access keys are required for the student to launch each
test or a combination of tests
• Provided by the district
• Given to student by the test administrator
• Sets of Access Keys
• Initial access keys provided in 2011-12
• Retake access Keys provided at the end of 2011-12 school year to
test senior.
• Please contact Student Assessment and Educational
Testing at 305-995-7520 if you need assistance with
obtaining the access keys
Student Tickets
• Procedures for printing student tickets
• Print student lists found in the Site Administrator Tab “Administer Tests”
• Select “Student Login”
• “Search” and “Select All” to create a full list of all students to be tested.
• At the bottom of the page, select export option “Excel”
• Group designations of students for separate testing sessions may be
done at the school site using the downloaded excel file.
• Create tickets using the Avery Wizard software for labels or any other
software.
Avery Wizard may be downloaded at:
http://www.avery.com/avery/en_us/Templates-&-Software/Software/Avery-Wizard-for-Microsoft-Office.htm
• Grade level
• Added to local background questions for students to answer.
Student Tickets Continued…
• Tickets can be printed on a label template by selecting the
ticket size your wish to create.
• Print on standard paper
• Cut to size
• Reminder: Verify tickets against student school photo ID
when distributing.
Student Login Credentials
• Student login credentials must be placed in ‘Active’
Status
• All login credentials should be ‘Deactivated’ anytime
other than during a testing session.
• Student Tickets must be collected at the end of each
testing session.
Student Transfers
• Student Transfer Button and Batch Student Transfer:
• Located by clicking the User Tab
Student Transfers Continued…
• Student Transfer:
• To be used to transfer students from one district to another
• Search for the student by entering the required information below
Transfer of Student Within the District
Transfer of Student Within the District
Continued…
Invalidations
• Document the invalidation at your school site
• Email Student Assessment and Educational Testing on the nature
of the invalidation ([email protected]).
• Call the College Success help desk at 877-614-6105 to inform
them of the invalidation.
• Coming Soon: Web based application tied to the PERT Score
Repository where the district will invalidate the score report directly
Running Reports
• Standard Reports
• Individual Score Report
• Score Roster
• Custom Reports
• Test Units Reports
• Units Usage Report
• Units History Report
Sample PERT Score Report
What do the PERT Scores Mean?
• 11th grade target group
• College ready scores: Student will not have to enroll in remedial
courses upon entering Miami Dade College if registered within 2
years of graduation.
• Students not obtaining college ready scores: Will need to enroll
in postsecondary readiness courses in 12th grade.
• Postsecondary courses approved by FLDOE:
• Reading for College Success (1008350) .5 elective credit course
• Writing for College Success (1009370) .5 elective credit course
• Math for College Success (1200410) .5 elective credit course
• Math for College Readiness (1200700) full credit course
• English 4: College Prep (1001405) full credit course
PERT Resources
• The following resources are available on the Test
Chairperson website:
• PERT Test Security Form
• College Success Florida P.E.R.T Test Administration Guide
• Revised Paper-Pencil Test Administration Manual
• Postsecondary Education Readiness Test FAQ Link:
http://info.fldoe.org/docushare/dsweb/Get/Document-6569/dps2012-169a.pdf
• Parent Letters
• Handout on the student transfer function
Contact Information
• For assistance, please contact:
Ms. Mayda Cabeza, Director I
[email protected]
Assessment, Research and Data Analysis
305-995-7520
McCann Help Desk
Email: [email protected]
877-614-6105
Hours of Operation
Monday
7:30am – 8pm
Tues/Wed/Thurs
7:30am – 11pm
Friday
7:30am – 5:30pm
Saturday
9am -5pm
College Success Website: https://college/measuredsuccess.com
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Test Security Agreement - Assessment, Research, and Data Analysis