2014-2015

NYSCEA DELEGATE MEETINGS

 

Fall Meeting

October 24, 2014

 

Winter Meeting

February 6, 2015

 

Spring Meeting

May 8, 2015

 

 

Reservations:

The Century House Latham, NY

 

Please reserve your room by calling 518.785.0931

 

**Be sure to mention you are a NYSCEA member

         


          

 



Sue Bogdan-Ritty

    NYSCEA President

           2013-2015

susanbogrit@gmail.com

 




2 EXECUTIVE BOARD POSITIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR THE MAY 2015 ELECTION

*President-Elect (2017-2019)

*Secretary

Please contact:

President Sue Bogdan-Ritty, Marc Greene 

or George Raneri for more details.

New York State Council of Educational Association


 

Deputy Commissioner Ken Wagner provided a department update from his office of Technology, Curriculum and Assessment during the October 2014 NYSCEA meeting Curriculum Assessment and Ed Tech Update October 2014

 

Jennifer Boll, Esq. of Hodgson Russ LLP gave an overview of the NYS Revitalization Act for Non-Profits.  She addressed the financial regulations of the law, as well as compliance issues for Non-Profits.

NY Non-Profits: What you need to know about the NY Non-Profit Revitalization Act Fall 2014

 

 

Kate Gerson, Senior Fellowfor the Common Core and Educator Engagement examines The Common Core and Managing the Change

 

 

 

Dr. Kristen Huff, Regents Fellow for Assessment explores the Use of Performance Level Descriptions in Assessment and Instruction

 

INSTRUCTIONAL PRACTICE EVIDENCE GUIDE FOR COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS

 

New York State Testing Program Common Core English Language Arts Test Performance Level Descriptions Grade 8

NYSCEA

2015 Spring Letter from the President


 

 


EDUCATION NEWS & NOTES

 

New York State Education Commissioner to Leave for Federal Post (posted 1.14.15)


Board of Regents Approves New Graduation Options

New athways will better prepare students for college and careers and improve New York's Economic competitiveness (posted 1.14.15)


PARCC Governing Board Approves Data Privacy and Security Policy; Reviews Field Testing Plans  

 

 

Maryland Takes on PARCC Fiscal Agent Role; 

States Gear Up for Spring 2014 Field Test  

 

 

PARCC Releases Final Grade- and Subject-Specific PLDs 

 

 

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 17, 2013  - The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) today released the final grade- and subject-specific performance level descriptors (PLDs) in English language arts/literacy (ELA) and mathematics. Performance levels, sometimes referred to as "achievement levels," are the broad categories used to report student performance on an assessment, and the PLDs further describe what that performance means.

 

 

 


WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 30, 2013 - The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) today released assessment blueprints and test specifications for both the English language arts/literacy and mathematics assessments set to debut in 2014-15.


WASHINGTON - April 10, 2013 PARCC Releases Draft Grade- and Subject-Specific PLDs for Public Comment

 



PARCC Releases Tool To Prepare Schools and Districts for Rigorous 21st Century Assessments

 

WASHINGTON - March 5, 2013 - The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) today announced a new planning tool and guidance for schools and districts that will help them get ready for new, 21st century assessments in the 2014-2015 school year.


 

PARCC Work on K-12 Assessments Continues

The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) is a 24-state consortium working together to develop next-generation K-12 assessments in English and Math. The assessment design includes a shift from four to two summative components and the inclusion of teacher delivered diagnostic assessments in reading, writing and mathematics. In addition, PARCC assessments will be computer based to drive innovation and quicker turnaround of performance data.  To learn about the latest activities of PARCC, visit www.parcconline.org.


 

 

 

 

 

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