[cd] FW: Reading Assessment Presentations in October

Loamanu, Susan sloamanu@usoe.k12.ut.us
Mon, 23 Sep 2002 10:25:37 -0600


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>  -----Original Message-----
> From: 	Gallaher, Brenda .   On Behalf Of USOE-testing
> Sent:	Monday, September 23, 2002 9:54 AM
> To:	Loamanu, Susan
> Subject:	Reading Assessment Presentations in October
> 
> Susan,
> 
> Please send this memo to the curriculum directors for Carolee Gunn.
> 
> Thank you,
> Brenda
> 
> 
> MEMORANDUM
> 
> TO:		District Testing Directors and Curriculum Directors
> 
> FROM:	Carolee Gunn and Jan Tyler, Assessment Specialists, USOE
> 
> DATE:	September 23, 2002
> 
> RE:		Reading Assessment Presentations in October
> 
> 
> There has been a change in the reading assessment presentations that were
> scheduled for the week of October 7.  Originally, we scheduled
> presentations in St. George, Richfield, Salt Lake City, and Ogden.  Based
> on testing directors' estimates there would be limited attendance
> statewide, so we have decided to sponsor only one presentation by the test
> publishers, which will be held on October 9 at Granite School District
> Office from 8:30 until 1:00 including lunch.  
> 
> The objective of this meeting is to provide information about statewide
> reading assessment at the secondary level.  There are three aspects of
> this program that will be discussed: policy & procedures, test selection,
> and score interpretation.  USOE specialists Carolee Gunn, Jan Tyler, and
> Mary Beth Clark will discuss the reading assessment policy and test
> selection options.    Representatives from three test publishing
> companies, Harcourt, Riverside, and TASA, will make presentations about
> their reading tests, with emphasis on test administration and test score
> interpretation. All of the presenters will gauge their presentations to
> answer your questions about the reading assessment program and the
> instruments administered.  These presentations will be valuable to the
> degree that you ask the questions you need answered.
> 
> Dr. Ivens of TASA and Paul Scott of the Riverside Company have scheduled
> meetings with some districts separate from the USOE sponsored meeting on
> October 9.  Please contact them directly if you need to make arrangements
> for a workshop.  We hope these presentations meet your needs for
> information about the statewide reading assessment program for secondary
> level students.
> 

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FW: Reading Assessment Presentations in October




 -----Original Message-----
From:   Gallaher, Brenda .   On Behalf Of USOE-testing
Sent:   = Monday, September 23, 2002 9:54 = AM
To:     Loamanu, Susan
Subject:        Reading Assessment Presentations = in October

Susan,

Please send this memo to the = curriculum directors for Carolee Gunn.

Thank you,
Brenda


MEMORANDUM

TO:     =         District Testing Directors = and Curriculum Directors

FROM:   Carolee Gunn and = Jan Tyler, Assessment Specialists, USOE

DATE:   September 23, = 2002

RE:     =         Reading Assessment = Presentations in October


There has been a change in the = reading assessment presentations that were scheduled for the week of = October 7.  Originally, we scheduled presentations in St. George, = Richfield, Salt Lake City, and Ogden.  Based on testing directors' = estimates there would be limited attendance statewide, so we have = decided to sponsor only one presentation by the test publishers, which = will be held on October 9 at Granite School District Office from 8:30 = until 1:00 including lunch. 

The objective of this meeting is to = provide information about statewide reading assessment at the secondary = level.  There are three aspects of this program that will be = discussed: policy & procedures, test selection, and score = interpretation.  USOE specialists Carolee Gunn, Jan Tyler, and = Mary Beth Clark will discuss the reading assessment policy and test = selection options.    Representatives from three test = publishing companies, Harcourt, Riverside, and TASA, will make = presentations about their reading tests, with emphasis on test = administration and test score interpretation. All of the presenters = will gauge their presentations to answer your questions about the = reading assessment program and the instruments administered.  = These presentations will be valuable to the degree that you ask the = questions you need answered.

Dr. Ivens of TASA and Paul Scott of = the Riverside Company have scheduled meetings with some districts = separate from the USOE sponsored meeting on October 9.  Please = contact them directly if you need to make arrangements for a = workshop.  We hope these presentations meet your needs for = information about the statewide reading assessment program for = secondary level students.

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