April 11, 2013
EVAAS
Columbus County

Donna Albaugh, M.Ed., M.S.A.

Professional Development Consultant...........

donna.albaugh@dpi.nc.gov

910.476.7218

Jody Cleven, Ph.D.

Professional Development Consultant............

jody.cleven@dpi.nc.gov

919.699.9870

Heather Stewart, M. Ed.

Professional Development Consultant..........

heather.stewart@dpi.nc.gov

440.563.6464

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Purpose:
Essential Question
How can/does EVAAS improve student learning?


Clear Learning Targets
I can analyze EVAAS data, explain terms, and identify meaning from reports.
I can explain EVAAS reports and identify uses of reports for teams; data teams, PLCs, teacher teams, etc.


Norms: Can we agree?
  • To be actively involved
  • Value differences
  • Have fun
  • Others?



Opening Activity - Team Building

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Reflect 2, 4, 8

  • Hand up, stand up, make a pair...............................................................................
  • Read question #1 and discuss
  • Pairs turn into Four, share
  • Read question #2 and discuss
  • Four turns into Eight, share
  • Read statement #3 and discuss
  • Whole group debrief
  1. How do your current instructional programs support students who aren't making adequate progress? What modifications could you make to your instructional programs to support these students?
  2. What kinds of data are important for continuous school improvement, and how can educators best organize the data for easy access and analysis?
  3. Looking at student achievement results and growth measures in conjunction with the context of the school and the processes that create the results gives teachers and administrators important information about what they need to do to improve learning for all students.










Navigating the SAS Website - Modeling
  • Login
  • Help
  • Links
  • Virtual Sessions

Navigating the SAS Website - Practice
  • SAS
  • Explore
  • Questions


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Reports
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Reflective Assessment Resources

Proactive Assessment Resources



Using the Reports
Myths vs Facts










Take a few moments to review the "big ideas" from these reports. Share those ideas on this Answer Garden.

Share your 'Big Ideas'....... at AnswerGarden.ch.





Putting it all Together

Making Connections - Education Value-Added Assessment System (EVAAS) and North Carolina Educator Evaluation System (NCEES)
  • NCEES and PDP
  • Connect the data in EVAAS
  • Setting Priorities


View the Example - Consider the questions below:
  • How does the Rubric support EVAAS data?
  • How can the data inform goals on the PDP?
  • What discussions and decisions can be made about instruction by analyzing EVAAS data in comparison to the Observation Rubric?
  • What other ideas do you have? Questions?



Summarize & Wrap-Up



Friday Institute Survey


Please take a few moments to complete this survey: http://go.ncsu.edu/ncdpi-resa_survey



Resources

Beginning Teacher Resources
http://www.ncpublicschools.org/recruitment/beginning/

Educator Effectiveness
http://www.ncpublicschools.org/educatoreffect/

Evaluation Comparison Chart



EVAAS Wiki ..http://evaas.ncdpi.wikispaces.net/
Virtual Professional Development ..https://ncdpi.sas.com
Data Literacy Module ..https://center.ncsu.edu/nc
Data Resource Guide ..http://www.ncpublicschools.org/acre/improvement/resources/
Location
Description
http://ncdpi.sas.com
SAS provides ongoing virtual interactive professional development sessions. Sessions can be tailored to meet the specific needs of your district/school. Users also have the option to attend drop-in sessions(no pre-registration required).
https://center.ncsu.edu
Visit Phase II Modules
Introduction to Data Literacy module provides an introduction to data literacy. It includes information on types of data, strategies for analyzing and understanding data, and processes for determining how these can influence instructional practices.
This module aims to provide learning experiences that develop or enhance abilities to find, evaluate, and use data to inform instruction.
http://www.ncpublicschools.org
Data Resource Guide has been developed to provide information and resources to help administrators, data coaches, teachers, and support staff with data driven decision making for their schools and districts.

Participants may find information at the following websites useful.

http://www.usablestats.com/tutorials/CI
An Introduction to Confidence Intervals
http://stattrek.com/statistics/measurement-scales.aspx
Scales of Measurement
Video tutorial
http://ro.wikidoc.org/index.php/Normal_curve_equivalent
Explanation of Normal Curve Equivalents


Data Glossary
Data Glossary.doc
Data Glossary.doc