Presentations

OESE Plenary Session Materials on Aligning Alternate Achievement Standards to WIOA Requirements (from Plenary Session 3 of the State Assessment Peer Review Seminar, August 2, 2018)

Plenary Session 3: Alternate Achievement Standards for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities - "on track to pursue postsecondary education or competitive integrated employment"


Kristi Liu and Yi-Chen Wu presentation, University of Minnesota  (November 2, 2018)
Assessment accommodations for English learners with disabilities: What do we know and what do we need to know?


1% Cap National Convening: Supporting States in Implementing ESSA’s 1% State-level Cap on Participation of Students in the AA-AAAS (October 18-19, 2018), Boston, MA

Welcome Opening Remarks, Martha Thurlow (NCEO) and Johnny Collette (OSERS)

Critical Implementation Elements of a 1% Cap, Martha Thurlow (NCEO)

Addressing Critical Elements Through Kentucky’s 1% Implementation Plan, Tania Sharp (Kentucky Department of Education)

Overview of Table Discussions: Developing Your Action Plan, Sheryl Lazarus (NCEO)

IEP Teams: Student Identification and Standards-based IEPs, Martha Thurlow (NCEO)

The Decision for Alternate Assessment, Randy LaRusso (ACCESS, Florida)

Considerations for Standards-Based IEPs for Students Participating in Alternate Assessment, Jim Shriner (University of Illinois)

Michigan’s 1% Cap Data and Strategies to Date, John Jaquith (Michigan Department of Education) and Rebecca McIntyre (Kent Intermediate School District)

Guidance for Examining District Alternate Assessment Participation Rates, Carla Evans and Chris Domaleski (Center for Assessment)

Supporting Districts in Improving Alternate Assessment Participation, Andrew Hinkle and Virginia Ressa (Ohio Department of Education)

Ensuring Equity & Access for All, Monica Verra-Tirado & Angela Nathaniel (Florida Department of Education)

Aligning Priorities for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities in Louisiana, Jamie Wong (Louisiana Department of Education)

Aligning 1% Work with Existing Initiatives, Kristan Sievers-Coffer (Indiana Department of Education)


Sheryl Lazarus, National Conference on Student Assessment (NCSA) (June, 2018), San Diego, CA
Unique Considerations for Monitoring Accommodations for ELs


Martha Thurlow and Erik Larson presentation, International Test Commission Conference (ITC), Montreal (June 2018)
Educator Perspectives on Using Assessment Accessibility Features and Accommodations


Yi-Chen Wu and Martha Thurlow presentation, International Test Commission Conference (ITC), Montreal (June 2018)
Who is Benefiting from Increased Access to Large Scale Assessments?


Yi-Chen Wu presentation, National Conference on Student Assessment (NCSA) (June 28, 2018)
State Level Data on Accommodations Received by Students with Disabilities

Yi-Chen Wu presentation, National Conference on Student Assessment (NCSA) (June 29, 2018)
State Level Data on 1% AA-AAS Participation

Martha Thurlow presentation, National Conference on Student Assessment (NCSA) (June 29, 2018)
Addressing the 1% Cap and Waiver Requests through Data Analyses

Jen Paul presentation, National Conference on Student Assessment (NCSA) (June 28, 2018)
MI Student Level Data on Accessibility Features and Accommodations

John Jaquith presentation, National Conference on Student Assessment (NCSA) (June 29, 2017)
Using Student-Level Data to Examine AA-AAS Participants—Michigan’s Analyses


 

NCEO webinar on State-Identified Mewaurable Result (SIMR)

NCEO Webinar Recording (May 22, 2018)
Using Local Assessment Data to Measure Progress Toward the State-Identified Measurable Result (SIMR)

NCEO Webinar PowerPoint (May 22, 2018)
Using Local Assessment Data to Measure Progress Toward the State-Identified Measurable Result (SIMR)


Erik Larson presentation, AERA, New York City (April 15, 2018)
How Much Do Educators Know about Accessibility Features and Accommodations?


Webinar, Cesar D’Agord, Maureen Hawes, Susan Hayes, and Sheryl Lazarus (March 13, 2018)
Using Local Assessment Data to Measure Progress Toward the State-Identified Measurable Result (SIMR)


Sheryl Lazarus and Kathy Strunk presentation, CEC Convention, Tampa, FL (February 8, 2018)
Successfully Making Decisions About Text to Speech


Martha Thurlow presentation, Ohio Dean’s Compact, Columbus, OH
Redefining Inclusive Practice: Implications for SEAs, LEAs, and IHEs


Kathy Strunk presentation, Teacher Education Division (TED) of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) (November 9, 2017)
Using Formative and Interim Assessments to Improve Student Learning


NCEO Pre-session PowerPoint, National Conference on Student Assessment (NCSA) (June 27, 2017)
Text Readers for Everyone on All Tests -- Getting a Handle on What This Means


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Sheryl Lazarus Webinar Recording (NCEO and NTACT)
State-Defined Alternate Diplomas

Sheryl Lazarus Webinar PowerPoint (NCEO and NTACT webinar)
State-Defined Alternate Diplomas


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 NCEO Webinar Recording
Strategies for Meeting the 1% Cap on Participation in the State Alternate Assessment (April 27, 2017)

NCEO Webinar PowerPoint
Strategies for Meeting the 1% Cap on Participation in the State Alternate Assessment (April 27, 2017)


Martha Thurlow and Erik Larson, National Association of Bilingual Education (NABE) Conference
DIAMOND Project: Making Optimal Accessibility Decisions for English Learners (February 25, 2017

Martha Thurlow, Sheryl Lazarus (NCEO), and David Test (NTACT) presentation, Combined Federal Programs Meeting
Should Your State Have an Alternate Diploma? Considerations and Recommended Steps (December, 2016)

Christopher Rogers presentation, Minnesota English Learner Education Conference (MELEd)
Data Informed Accessibility: A Review of the Literature (October 14, 2016)

Erik Larson presentation, Minnesota English Learner Education Conference (MELEd)
The DIAMOND Project: Using Accessibility Supports to Improve Educational Outcomes for English Learners(October 14, 2016)

Christopher Rogers presentation, Independence Science, Learning A New Direction (ISLAND) Conference on Disability
Including Students with Disabilities in State Science Assessments (September 16, 2016)

Sheryl Lazarus and Martha Thurlow presentation, International Testing Conference:
Including Individuals with Disabilities in Test Security Policies (July 4, 2016)

Martha Thurlow and Sheryl Lazarus presentation, International Testing Conference:
Using Accessibility Features and Accommodations to Provide Access (July 2, 2016)

Vitaliy Shyyan, Erik Larson, Jessica Corpe, Cheryl Alcaya, Melissa Gholson, Joseph Amenta, and Martha Thurlow (discussant) presentation, National Conference on Student Assessment (NCSA):
Closing the Accessibility Gap: Making Data Informed Decisions for All Students (June 17, 2016)

Martha Thurlow presentation, Council on Exceptional Children (CEC):
Assessment Today: How We Got Here and Where We are Going  (April 13, 2016)

National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO) and the National Center on Systemic Improvement (NCSI) Webinar:
Lessons Learned about Instruction and Assessment from the Inclusion of Students with Disabilities in College and Career Ready Assessments  (March 24, 2016)