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Interpreting Provincial Achievement Test Results
Presented by: Ray Shapka
Friday, November 29, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Session Location:
Red Deer Public School Board Office 4747 53 Street, Red Deer, AB Activity Room
About the Session:

This interactive session focuses on the interpretation of the results that participants provide of their school or school authority reports. Participants will be provided with background
information about the design and scoring of provincial achievement tests to enhance their
understanding of the reports that detail provincial achievement test results.

Working with a team member from the Provincial Achievement Testing Program, Provincial Assessment Sector, participants will learn to interpret and use the achievement test results to improve student learning by working through the following process:

  • Outline of provincial assessment programs.
  • The standards and phases of exam development.
  • Opportunities for teacher involvement.
  • Elements of our accountability structure.
  • Analyzing and interpreting results. 
  • Reflection and exchange of ideas.

Participants are expected to bring the following items to the workshop:

 a calculator
 school or school authority reports

About the Presenter(s):
Ray Shapka

Ray Shapka was a teacher for 26 years prior to joining Alberta Education and is now the Senior Manager for Knowledge and Employability Achievement Testing Sector.

Cancellation Policy:

Request for cancellation or refund must be received in writing (fax/email) at the CARC office a minimum of 7 FULL days prior to the event start, or registration fees will apply and refunds will not be issued. If you are unable to attend a session and unable to provide seven FULL days’ notice, please feel free to delegate an alternate to attend in your place. CARC also reserves the right to cancel an event within the 7 calendar days due to unforeseen circumstances such as facility closures, terrorist threats, natural disasters or extreme inclement weather (-35 C or colder). Cancellation notices should be sent to npenney@carcpd.ab.ca.

Registration Deadline: November 22, 2019
Cost: $25.00
Focus(es): Assessment
Grade Level(s): 6-9
Audience: Teachers