POSTSECONDARY
EDUCATION
READINESS TEST (PERT)
Screencast Training
2014-15
PERT
Validating Screencast Training
• Test Security Agreement
• All test chairpersons must complete and fax the Test Security
Agreement form attached to Briefing # xxxxx no later than
Wednesday, January 16, 2015.
• Online test units will be released once the security forms are
submitted to our office at 305-995-7522
PERT Updates
• PERT is no longer required for placement in Florida
Colleges, if a student holds a standard Florida high school
diploma
• Also applies to active duty members of any branch of the U.S.
Armed Service.
• Developmental Education Exemptions (Florida College
System)
• Exemption provisions in Senate Bill 1720 effective Spring 2014
• Full implementation in Miami Dade College in the Fall of 2014.
PERT Updates Continued…..
PERT Platform Update
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 5th, 2015.
• Other Students who may Test:
• Students who may be eligible for the Dual Enrollment program
• Students who are attempting to satisfy the Algebra I EOC assessment
portion for graduation requirements by obtaining a score of 97 on the
PERT math.
Please note: College Readiness scores, including PERT will not be
included in school grade calculations beginning in the 2014-15 school
year.
The PERT Testing Window
• 11th Grade Target Group
• During the month of February 2015
• All testing must be completed by Thursday, June 4, 2015.
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 Mathematics
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 may retake a PERT subtest if:
• Documentation that alternative remediation has occurred since
prior attempt
• The student has taken one of the five “developmental education
requirement” courses.
• At least six weeks has elapsed between PERT administrations.
• This policy includes students testing for dual enrollment and for
meeting the graduation requirement on the Algebra I
College Readiness Scores Effective on or After October 22, 2013
Assessment
Reading
Writing
Mathematics
FCAT 2.0
262
N/A
N/A
ACT
19
17
19
English
SAT
CPT
PERT
440
Verbal
N/A
440
Math
83
83
72
Sentence Skills
Elementary Algebra
103
114
106
College readiness scores will not be used in the school grade calculations beginning the 2014-15 school year
College Readiness Scores Before October 22, 2013
Assessment
Reading
ACT
18
PERT
104
Writing
Mathematics
99
113
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
PERT New Student Template
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
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.
• Forms:
• Security Log PERT Testing pg. 15 of the PERT Paper and Pencil Test Administration Manual
To be used by personnel assigned to monitor the room for ANY length of time.
• Student Sign-in Sheet pg. 16 of the PERT Paper and Pencil 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
• No hand held calculators may be provided
Setting Up Computers
• Student workstation set up in ‘Kiosk’ mode
• Procedures are provided in the ARDA website at:
http://oada.dadeschools.net/TestChairInfo/PERTMDCPSBasicConfiguration.pdf
• M-DCPS microsystem technicians will set up
• Charter schools must ensure proper set up
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
• Retake access
• 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: Test Administrator must verify tickets against
student school photo ID when distributing if they do not
know the students in the test session they are overseeing.
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.
Invalidations
• Document the invalidation at your school site
• Complete the PERT Report for Test Irregularities/Security
Breaches/Invalidations found on the test chairperson website and
email it to [email protected]
GPA Screen Update
Running Reports
• Standard Reports
• Individual Score Report
• Score Roster
• Custom Reports
• Test Units Reports
• Units Usage Report
• Units History Report
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
• Paper-Pencil Test Administration Manual
• 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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