NYSESLAT USER'S GUIDE FOR ENROLLMENT
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The University of the State of New York THE STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT Office of State Assessment Albany, New York 12234 NYSESLAT USER’S GUIDE FOR ENROLLMENT FOR FIELD TESTS AND OPERATIONAL TESTS Use the following directions to verify your school’s secure storage location information and submit your request for NYSESLAT materials. IMPORTANT NOTES Do not use your browser’s forward and back buttons; any information that you just entered on the page you are leaving will not be recorded in the SchoolHouse database. Once you have entered your school’s Enrollment Data or made any changes to it, you must click the “Save & Complete Enrollment” button or the data will not be saved. 1. Go to www.ncsschoolhouse.com and click the “Login” button either in the center or the upper right hand corner of the screen. 2. Enter the User ID and Password1 assigned to you by Pearson and click “Login." Your new User ID and Password was sent in the memorandum with the grade band(s) and modality for field testing at your school. All passwords issued for the 2007-08 school year have expired and will not be recognized for access to the SchoolHouse system. 3. A page opens displaying the “Request Agreement.” This agreement details your obligations as principal to comply with the requirements for the storage and handling of secure NYSESLAT materials as provided in the memorandum which included your User ID and Password. Carefully read the agreement and click “I Agree.” 4. The SchoolHouse home page will open containing links to all pages of the SchoolHouse web site as well as to related sites. You must click on the “Enrollment” tab at the top of the page to begin the process of enrolling for the 2009 NYSESLAT. 5. The “Enrollment” page opens. From the drop down box at the upper right of the screen, select either “NYSESLAT Field Test 2009” or “NYSESLAT Operational Test 2009” to begin entering your school’s enrollment numbers for that test. (Note that you cannot enter your school’s enrollment numbers for the Operational Test until the initial ordering window for the operational tests opens.) 6. After you have selected the test from the drop down box, a page will open with “Detailed Instructions” on how to enter or edit your school’s enrollment data. Print these instructions to use as a reference while entering your school’s enrollment data. 7. Click on the “Enrollment” sub-tab (on the line highlighted in dark blue directly underneath the main tabs). The “Browse Enrollment” page will open. The first time you open this page, you will see zeros in the fields for each grade. 8. Click on the “Edit Enrollment” button to enter your school’s enrollment data. For the 2009 NYSESLAT Field Tests, enter your enrollment numbers only for those grades in the grade band(s) assigned to your school and only for those students who have been identified as limited English proficient. 1 You may change your password at any time by clicking on “My Account” in the upper right hand corner of the page. If you do not know your User ID and Password or have any questions regarding them, contact the Pearson Support Center at 800-553-2159 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. DET 1402 (1-09) 2 9. When you are finished entering your enrollment data, click on the “Save and Complete Enrollment” button in the center of the web page. 10. The “Profile” screen will open with the shipping address for your secure storage location. Review this address carefully. 11. If you need to amend the storage location for your school, click on the link for “Examination Storage Plan.” (Adobe Reader® required.) Print and complete the form, sign it, and fax it to Pearson at 800-547-2059. Note that you will need the principal’s name, the BEDS Code, school/building name, address, phone number, fax, and email to complete the form. 12. Once you have completed your review of the secure storage location information for your school, click on the “Next” button. 13. The “Confirm Enrollment” page will open. Carefully review the enrollment data on this page. If you need to make any changes to the information on this page, click on the “Prev” button until you are back at the “Edit Enrollment” page, or click on the “Cancel” button to return to the “Browse Enrollment” page. 14. If the enrollment data is correct, click on the “Confirm Enrollment” button. This brings you to the “Complete Enrollment” page with the message, “Enrollment Order Confirmation Successful.” 15. During the initial request period, you can make changes to your school’s enrollment numbers for the 2009 NYSESLAT at any time by returning to the Enrollment pages on the SchoolHouse web site. 16. If you find that you need to make changes to your school’s enrollment numbers after the initial request period, you must go to the “Requests” tab. Any questions about your school’s NYSESLAT request may be directed to the Pearson Support Center by phone at 800-553-2159 or by email at email@example.com. Questions about testing programs, policies, and procedures may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.