2008-2009 Service Guide Center Team/Ext: Lisa Arneson, 257 Kari Augustine, 241 Julee Dredske, 289 Kathryn Richardson, Ph.D., Director Tamara Kreklow,283 John Meinke, 280 800-862-3725, EXT. 281 Lori Swanson, 303 http://web.cesa5.k12.wi.us/departments/assess_home.cfm CENTER MEMBERSHIP Pre- PI 34 CONSORTIUM Center Services Available: CESA 5 offers one-day Pre Purpose: The CESA #5 region • Develop skills to analyze and use assessment ACT workshops in school recognizes the need for data districts that provide a collaborative efforts that • Provide Annual Data binders at summer Data meaningful experience to improve quality teaching. The Retreats help students prepare for the PI 34 Consortium will support • Align curriculum to the Wisconsin Model ACT. Every attempt will be the development and Academic Standards made to simulate the actual implementation of key • Facilitate curriculum mapping and curriculum test day experience. We components and offer districts writing projects establish the importance of support services in order to • Build assessment literacy for staff, school boards the individual test scores. enhance local capacity to meet and parents Participation in the workshop district requirements. • Providing technical assistance for Eclipse, Link 4 will reduce test-day anxiety Learning and X-AM and build a positive attitude Membership includes: • Develop district benchmarks or grade level toward the future. • Support Seminars for Initial indicators Educators • Facilitate High School Reform Network Topics covered: • CESA#5 Regional PDP • Assist with grant writing by providing data 1. What is the ACT? Why Review Team Program analysis take it? How is it scored? development • Serve as either internal or external grant • DPI PI34 updates and evaluators 2. Pretest routines, attitude, statewide partnerships • Facilitate curriculum evaluations materials • Membership rates for CESA #5 PI34 Trainings • Inform districts about standards and assessment initiatives 3. Test taking strategies • Purchased Services available for development • Provide a newsletter with current issues in 4. Five subject area test and trainings as needed assessment experiences: Math, • Mentor workshops for • ESEA updates Science, Reading, teachers & administrators • Reduced rates to Center hosted workshops Writing, and English • Training in writing • Trainings for Individual Student Enrollment Professional Development System (ISES) , WSAS Online Reporting System 5. Test evaluations and Plans for License (ORS),and WKCE Online Record Editing reasoning (with local Advancement (Teacher, System (RES) instructors in some Pupil Services, cases) Administrators) • On-site Mentor Training 6. The value and use of per district needs STAFF DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE LIBRARY The CESA 5 Professional Staff Development Resource ACT results • Two half day PI34 Share Center is designed to provide member school districts Sessions 7. Selection of a college with media related to current topics in education for use in staff development 8. Options and reasons to sessions or by individuals. retest ON-LINE PDP TOOL LICENSE RENEWAL SUPPORT CENTER (LRSC) The Quality Educator LRSCs were established by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction to primarily Interactive website is available provide assistance to any educators who: at no cost to Wisconsin PK-12 • are not employed by school districts, educators, administrators, • wish to use the professional development plan (PDP) process to renew a license pupil services and pre-service in 2006, 2007, or 2008 or educators. • wish to use the LRSC independently as they pursue license renewal. https://qei.wisconsin.edu/ LRSC will provide services related to PI 34 and educator licensing including: • Identify initial and professional educator teams in all three categories of teacher, pupil service, and administrator • Assist in creation of professional development plans • Manage the professional development review process • Train professional educators using the state required PDP model in the three categories of teacher, pupil service, and administrators • Collaborate with regional partners to deliver necessary services • Implement initiatives as requested by the Department of Public Instruction TITLE I / GRANT WRITING CONSORTIUM The intent of the CESA 5 Title I Consortium is to facilitate planning, operation and coordination of local Title I programs. The CESA 5 Title I Director provides onsite technical support for needs assessment, goal setting, and assistance with district ESEA budget planning. The CESA 5 Title I Consortium is dedicated to developing excellence in Title I programming. Support is also provided to staff in regard to current researched best practices for all students in reading and math. Title I consortium members attend Center professional development offerings for a reduced fee. Teachers and reading specialists are invited to attend Title I networking meetings. CESA 5 applies for grants in the areas of Literacy, Math, Science and Social Studies on behalf of the Title I/ESEA Consortium districts. Currently we have a Math and a Social Studies grant for consortium members. Title III CONSORTIUM (ELL) CURRICULUM SERVICES CESA 5 assists districts with their increasing The Curriculum Specialists at CESA 5 are available to assist your district responsibility to keep abreast of new with the following processes: regulations and techniques in teaching English Language Learners (ELL) students. Analysis of WKCE content test scores Aligning curriculum to the Wisconsin Model Academic The consortium offers: standards Develop district benchmarks or grade level indicators Professional Development: ELL workshops or Identify specific areas of the curriculum for improvement onsite trainings are offered. Curriculum Mapping Selecting materials for your curriculum ACCESS for ELL Testing: CESA 5 has several Facilitate curriculum evaluations trained ACCESS for ELL test administrators. Support endorsed web based programs We are able to assist in testing ELL students. Providing technical assistance for Eclipse, Link 4 Learning and X-AM ELL Resources: The CESA 5 IMC has added a wealth of resources— both professional We welcome the opportunity to tailor our assistance to whatever your development and classroom resources to serve district needs. We will work with teachers, administrators or school ELL students. boards to help your district move ahead in the curriculum alignment process and the assessment process. Newsletters and Email Updates: Periodically CESA 5 sends email updates and reminders regarding important ELL news to our consortium members.