PVAAS Updates to PAIU CC
January 2013Kristen Lewald and Joan PerekupkaPVAAS Statewide Team for PDELancaster-Lebanon IU13
AgendaUpdate on Currently Enrolled/GIEP SubmissionsSummary of Fall 2012 Participant Survey FeedbackSummary of Fall 2012 Facilitator Survey FeedbackPVAAS Webinars in 2013Building Capacity Webinars and Face-to-Face Event in 2013PVAAS Scatterplot Data Packet & PowerPoint TemplateNew PVAAS Login Page
Currently Enrolled & GIEP Submissions
Currently Enrolled & GIEP Submissions3 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 1OctoberWindow 2NovemberWindow 3DecemberTotal61 LEAs33 LEAs93 LEAs5 IUs187 LEAs5 IUs
Additional OpportunityRationale: PIMS File in PVAAS in Spring 2013One final window Due date is February 1stAll materials on PVAAS login page
Summary of Fall 2012 Participant Survey Feedback
Who attended the Fall 2012 PVAAS Sessionsand 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 ExperienceIn 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 FeedbackUSE 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 2012Comprehensive PlanningSchool ImprovementGrade Level team PlanningStudent Level Planning
Comparing Past Two Years: My district uses PVAAS data to support the Comprehensive Planning process.
Comparing Past Two Years: My school uses PVAAS data as part of school-level/school improvement planning.
Comparing Past Two Years:My district/school uses PVAAS Value-Added Reports as part of grade/subject-level team meetings with teachers to analyze the growth of grade-level groups of students.
Comparing Past Two Years:My district/school uses PVAAS Performance Diagnostic Reports as part of grade/subject-level team meetings with teachers to analyze groups of students by performance level (advanced, proficient, basic, below basic) to determine if educational programming is meeting the needs of all levels of learners.
Comparing Past Two Years:My district/school uses PVAAS Performance Diagnostic Reports to analyze subgroups of students making more or less than one year's worth of growth (e.g., special education, ELL, economically disadvantaged).
Comparing Past Two Years:My district/school uses PVAAS student projection data to plan enrichment supports for students with a HIGH likelihood of being advanced on a future PSSA.
Comparing Past Two Years:My district/school uses PVAAS student projection data to plan interventions for students at risk of NOT reaching proficiency on a future PSSA.
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 follow-up support for PVAAS to your districts and/or schools?
Where are we headed for SY12-13?PVAAS Professional Development
SY12-13 ReportingEarly Fall 2013District/School Reporting and Projections
Later Fall 2013PVAAS Teacher ReportingPilot Year Does NOT count towards 1st 3 year average for Educator Effectiveness
Primary New Reporting/ChangesNew ReportingKeystone Value-Added ReportingKeystone Diagnostic ReportingProjections to KeystonesDecision DashboardConcept: Consolidating InformationNo need for Excel template in fall training
Changes in ReportingReset Base YearGrades 4-8, Math and ReadingNo 3 year average in Fall 2013 reporting
Implications DiscussedDevelopment and modification of all materials related to district/school reportingIn development now32 Help Files; 19 Virtual Learning ModulesFall PD MaterialsOther Resources/Materials
Development of PVAAS roster verification system, PVAAS teacher reporting system, communications, materials and supportsIn development now
Implications DiscussedNeed for staggered professional development by PVAAS Statewide Team
Distribute resources between district/school reporting and teacher reportingTime and PeopleTraining Schedule
ConsiderationsConnectedness of PVAAS Teacher-Specific Reporting as PART OF the system of value-added/growth reportingSystem of information to inform continuous improvementDistrict-School-Grade-Subject-Subgroup-Teacher Specific
We still have not mastered the one size does not fit all approach to training
Next StepsDeveloping draft plan for SY13-14
Would like feedback from 8-10 IUs Jen and Joan will touch base with draft plan
Tentative Plan: Start Scheduling in February
PVAAS Webinars in 2013For IUs and LEAs
2013 Statewide PVAAS WebinarsUsing PVAAS Data as Part of Scheduling StudentsDescription: 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, 201310:00-11:00amThursday, January 24, 20132:00-3:00pm
2013 Statewide PVAAS WebinarsPVAAS Teacher Reporting as Part of PAs Educator Effectiveness SystemDescription: This 75-minute session will provide an introduction to the key concepts regarding PVAAS Teacher Reporting as part of Pennsylvanias Educator Effectiveness System. This session will include discussion on the following topics:The purpose and benefits of PVAAS Teacher ReportingPDEs plan and intent for guidance for LEAsThe concept of measuring growth with PVAAS Teacher ReportingWhich teachers, subjects/courses, students?Other variables being considered?The process and timelinePiloting the processPlanning and SupportQuestions and FeedbackJoin us for a live webinar session: Tuesday, January 22, 20139:00-10:15amWednesday, January 30, 20132:00-3:15pmTuesday, February 5, 20131:00-2:15pm
2013 Statewide PVAAS WebinarsPVAAS and PAs Assessment System: Keystones and PSSA Aligned to the PA Common CoreDescription: 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 PAs state assessment system and how PVAAS reporting will continue to provide high quality and meaningful reporting to PAs 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, 201310:00-11:00amTuesday, February 19, 20131:00-2:00pm
FAQ: PVAAS and Transition of PAs Assessment SystemSent out to?SuperintendentsAssistant SuperintendentsDirectors of Special EducationDirectors of Curriculum & InstructionPrincipal groupsTeacher content groupsDiscussed?
Building Capacity Webinars and Face-to-Face Event in 2013
Building Capacity WebinarsThursday, February 7 @ 8:30amPossible Topic: How can I use the activities in the Virtual Learning Modules to support my LEAs in understanding and using PVAAS?Tuesday, March 12 @ 8:30amPossible Topic: How can the Scatterplot & School Search features in PVAAS create dialogue amongst teachers and administrators?Tuesday, April 16 @ 8:30amPossible Topic: Using the newly designed PDE PVAAS website to increase the use of available PVAAS resourcesJoin 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 AccountsFrom Sept 15 through Dec 152886 new accounts created 16% increase overall
Increase in Logins to PVAAS SiteSept-Dec 2011 vs. Sept-Dec 20124412 more logins 11% increase overall
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