PVAAS Updates to PAIU CC January 2013 Kristen Lewald and Joan Perekupka PVAAS Statewide Team for PDE Lancaster-Lebanon IU13 Agenda Update on Currently Enrolled/GIEP Submissions Summary of Fall 2012 Participant Survey Feedback Summary of Fall 2012 Facilitator Survey Feedback PVAAS Webinars in 2013 Building Capacity Webinars and Face-to-Face Event in 2013 PVAAS Scatterplot Data Packet & PowerPoint Template New PVAAS Login Page Currently Enrolled & GIEP Submissions Currently Enrolled & GIEP Submissions 3 windows of opportunity for submitting currently enrolled and/or GIEP data files for inclusion in PVAAS web-based reporting system How many LEAs and IUs took advantage of this opportunity? Window 1 October Window 2 November Window 3 December Total 61 LEAs 33 LEAs 93 LEAs 5 IUs 187 LEAs 5 IUs Additional Opportunity Rationale: PIMS File in PVAAS in Spring 2013 One final window – Due date is February 1st All materials on PVAAS login page LAST CHANCE! Summary of Fall 2012 Participant Survey Feedback Who attended the Fall 2012 PVAAS Sessions…and completed the survey? Prior to the 2012-13 school year, have you participated in any PVAAS training, webinars and/or face-to-face professional development? Comparing Past Two Years: Participants’ Training Experience In Fall 2011, 28% of survey responders indicated it was their first PVAAS training In Fall 2012, 39.2% of survey responders indicated it was their first PVAAS training Should this type of session be offered again in Fall 2013? Summary of Fall 2012 Participant Survey Feedback USE of PVAAS Reporting Comparing Past Two Years: Student growth is NOT linked to student attributes, such as socioeconomic and ethnic/minority status. Other Uses: Fall 2011 and 2012 • Comprehensive Planning • School Improvement • Grade Level team Planning • Student Level Planning For Teachers Only: Have you been assigned a PVAAS School User Account? For District and School Administrators Only: Do you share PVAAS data with your staff? For District and School Administrators Only: At a minimum, have you assigned PVAAS School User Accounts to teachers in tested subjects and grade levels? Summary of Fall 2012 Facilitator Survey Feedback Offer this type of session again in Fall 2013? Comparing Past Two Years: Have you been asked to provide followup support for PVAAS to your districts and/or schools? Where are we headed for SY12-13? PVAAS Professional Development SY12-13 Reporting • Early Fall 2013 o District/School Reporting and Projections • Later Fall 2013 o PVAAS Teacher Reporting • Pilot Year – Does NOT count towards 1st 3 year average for Educator Effectiveness Primary New Reporting/Changes New Reporting • Keystone Value-Added Reporting • Keystone Diagnostic Reporting • Projections to Keystones • “Decision Dashboard” o Concept: Consolidating Information o No need for Excel template in fall training Changes in Reporting o Reset Base Year • Grades 4-8, Math and Reading o No 3 year average in Fall 2013 reporting Implications Discussed • Development and modification of all materials related to district/school reporting o In development now o 32 Help Files; 19 Virtual Learning Modules o Fall PD Materials o Other Resources/Materials • Development of PVAAS roster verification system, PVAAS teacher reporting system, communications, materials and supports o In development now Implications Discussed • Need for “staggered” professional development by PVAAS Statewide Team • Distribute resources between district/school reporting and teacher reporting o Time and People o Training Schedule Considerations • Connectedness of PVAAS Teacher-Specific Reporting as PART OF the system of valueadded/growth reporting o o System of information to inform continuous improvement District-School-Grade-Subject-SubgroupTeacher Specific • We still have not mastered the “one size does not fit all” approach to training Next Steps • Developing draft plan for SY13-14 • Would like feedback from 8-10 IUs o Jen and Joan will touch base with draft plan • Tentative Plan: Start Scheduling in February PVAAS Webinars in 2013 For IUs and LEAs 2013 Statewide PVAAS Webinars Using PVAAS Data as Part of Scheduling Students Description: PVAAS student projections and probabilities for performance on a future PSSA serve as meaningful sources of data when making decisions about course placement and scheduling for intervention/acceleration. This 60-minute session will focus on how PVAAS projections can be used in conjunction with other data sources to make meaningful scheduling decisions for individual students and how to use PVAAS projections in a system-approach to scheduling. Opportunities for questions and discussion will be provided. Join us for a live webinar session: Wednesday, January 9, 2013 10:00-11:00am Thursday, January 24, 2013 2:00-3:00pm 2013 Statewide PVAAS Webinars PVAAS Teacher Reporting as Part of PA’s Educator Effectiveness System Description: This 75-minute session will provide an introduction to the key concepts regarding PVAAS Teacher Reporting as part of Pennsylvania’s Educator Effectiveness System. This session will include discussion on the following topics: 1. The purpose and benefits of PVAAS Teacher Reporting 2. PDE’s plan and intent for guidance for LEAs 3. The concept of measuring growth with PVAAS Teacher Reporting 4. Which teachers, subjects/courses, students? 5. Other variables being considered? 6. The process and timeline 7. Piloting the process 8. Planning and Support 9. Questions and Feedback Join us for a live webinar session: Tuesday, January 22, 2013 9:00-10:15am Wednesday, January 30, 2013 2:00-3:15pm Tuesday, February 5, 2013 1:00-2:15pm 2013 Statewide PVAAS Webinars PVAAS and PA’s Assessment System: Keystones and PSSA Aligned to the PA Common Core Description: There have been many questions about PVAAS reporting to the Keystone exams. There have also been many questions as to how PVAAS will provide value-added reporting during the transition of the PSSA aligned to the PA Common Core. This 60-minute session will address the most frequently asked questions about these two significant transitions in PA’s state assessment system – and how PVAAS reporting will continue to provide high quality and meaningful reporting to PA’s districts and schools. Participants will also receive an FAQ document to use as a resource with staff interested in this information. Opportunities for questions and discussion will be provided. Join us for a live webinar session: Thursday, January 31, 2013 10:00-11:00am Tuesday, February 19, 2013 1:00-2:00pm FAQ: PVAAS and Transition of PA’s Assessment System Sent out to? Superintendents Assistant Superintendents Directors of Special Education Directors of Curriculum & Instruction Principal groups Teacher content groups Discussed? Building Capacity Webinars and Face-to-Face Event in 2013 Building Capacity Webinars Thursday, February 7 @ 8:30am Possible Topic: How can I use the activities in the Virtual Learning Modules to support my LEAs in understanding and using PVAAS? Tuesday, March 12 @ 8:30am Possible Topic: How can the Scatterplot & School Search features in PVAAS create dialogue amongst teachers and administrators? Tuesday, April 16 @ 8:30am Possible Topic: Using the newly designed PDE PVAAS website to increase the use of available PVAAS resources Join Us Live! https://elluminate.iu13.org *All sessions will be recorded and archived. Contact email@example.com for information on accessing a live or archived session New PVAAS Login Page New! Redesigned PVAAS Login Page PVAAS Access and Logins Increase in Accounts From Sept 15 through Dec 15 2886 new accounts created 16% increase overall Increase in Logins to PVAAS Site Sept-Dec 2011 vs. Sept-Dec 2012 4412 more logins 11% increase overall Thank you for your support!