ACSI Student Assessment Program
Training Support

 
Click on the program of your choice for more information on upcoming and previously recorded webinars:
 
ACT Aspire
IA Assessment
TN3
 
 
Meet your quality assessment trainers
Customized Training Request Form
 
ACSI members have extensive access to live webinars, recorded webinars, resource videos, and many other instructional and informational resources in a variety of presentation formats.

Additionally, ACSI members can earn CEU credit with our live webinars, videos, custom trainings, and more!

Did you know that ACSI Members who participate in the ACSI Student Assessment Program receive FREE professional development?

This training is customized for your school and can be done as a partial in-service, after school meeting, for both teachers and administrators. If you are not an ACSI school, please contact us and we can review the different options available to you. Most all trainings are hosted through a live webinar feed to allow interaction between the trainer and trainees.

Key benefits:
  • Difference in achievement scores and how each is used
  • Walkthrough school data reports and analyze the scores
  • Work toward fulfilling accreditation standards for data analysis
  • Create an action plan to improve student achievement
  • Answer the questions of Where am I?, Where do I want to be?, and How am I going to get there?
  • And more!
Submit your request below, and we will contact you to get additional information about your specific needs and clear goals to customize the training for your school. This is a FREE service for ACSI schools.

*Non-ACSI schools: If you are not an ACSI member, please submit a request, and we can review training options with you.

We look forward to partnering with you to maximize your assessment program by taking advantage of this member benefit.

If you are in need of additional assistance, contact the ACSI Care Team or call 800.367.0798.



ACT Aspire

Upcoming Webinar Events:
  • July 30, 2020, 11am (MST): ACT Aspire: Three Options for Fall 2020. Register.
  • August 5, 2020, 11am (MST): ACT Aspire: Meaningful Outccomes for ACSI Schools. Register.
  • August 13, 2020, 11am (MST): ACT Aspire Summative Reports: It's More Than a NP. Register.
  • September 17, 2020, 11am (MST): ACT Aspire: Meaningful Outccomes for ACSI Schools. Register.
  • October 1, 2020, 11am (MST): ACT Aspire: Key Tools for ACSI Schools. Register.
  • October 22, 2020, 11am (MST): ACT Aspire: Utilizing ACT Academy for Personalized Learning. Register.
  • November 5, 2020, 11am (MST): ACT Aspire Periodics: Measuring Progress Throughout the Year in ACSI Schools. Register.
  • November 19, 2020, 11am (MST): ACT Aspire: Meaningful Outccomes for ACSI Schools. Register.
 
Recently Recorded Webinars:
  • ACT Aspire: Test Administration for ACSI Schools (Originally aired March 3, 2020): Video, Handouts
  • ACT Aspire: Utilizing ACT Academy for Personalized Learning (Originally aired January 14, 2020): Video, Handouts
  • ACT Aspire: Meaningful Outcomes for ACSI Schools (Originally aired November 11, 2019): Video, Handouts
  • ACT Aspire Periodics: Measuring Progress Throughout the Year in ACSI Schools (Originally aired November 5, 2019): Video, Handouts
  • ACT Aspire: College Readiness Strategies for Christian Schools (Originally aired September 26, 2019): Video, Handout
  • ACT Aspire: Ordering and Invoicing Updates (Originally aired May 21, 2019): Video, Handout
 
Video Library
This link will provide access to a variety of introductory and informational webinar videos and related handouts (as available). These webinars are presented by qualified assessment specialists from ACT Aspire.
 
ACT Aspire User Community
ACSI Member Schools are invited to participate in an online social community specific to the ACT Assessment Program where they can share ideas, comments, suggestions, questions, and answers to questions.
 

Iowa Assessments

Upcoming Webinar Events:
  • Originally aired March 11, 2020: Pretesting Instructions for Test Coordinators, Video, Handouts, Adding Users to DataManager
  • Postponed: Preparing Your Order for Scoring Services. To be rescheduled.
  • Postponed: How to Create Iowa and CogAT Reports in DataManager. To be rescheduled.
  • Postponed: Getting the Most from Your CogAT Scores—Adapting Instruction for All Students. To be rescheduled.
 
Recently Recorded Webinars:
  • Iowa Assessments: Pretesting Instructions for Test Coordinators (Originally aired March 11, 2020): Video, Handouts
  • Iowa Assessments and Cognitive Abilities Test: Elevate Potential for All Students (Originally aired January 29, 2020): Video, Handouts
  • Iowa Assessments: How to Create Reports in DataManager (Originally aired November 12, 2019): Video, Handouts
  • Iowa Assessments: Reading and Math Benchmarking (Originally aired August 21, 2019): Video, Handouts
  • Iowa Assessments: Adapting Instruction for All Students: Getting the Most From Your CogAT Scores (Originally aired June 6, 2019):
    • Video
    • Handout - Webinar slides
    • Handout - Using CogAT Score Profiles to Differentiate Instruction
    • Handout - CogAT Interactive Ability Profile System
Video Library
Video resources cover Iowa Assessments, CogAT and DataManager, presented by qualified experts with Iowa Assessments.
 
Instructional Resources & Materials
Iowa Assessments offers a series of "white paper content briefs" called "Spotlight on Assessment" to help you understand more about and to get the most out of the Iowa Assessments. These briefs bring to bear the expertise of our Iowa authors, the evidence basis behind the Iowa Assessments, and our commitment to being leaders in the field.
 
Iowa Assessments/CogAT Online User Community
ACSI Member Schools are invited to participate in an online social community specific to the Iowa Assessments and CogAT Programs where they can share ideas, comments, suggestions, questions, and answers to questions.
 

DRC TerraNova 3

Upcoming Webinar Events:
  • Postponed. Science: Making Connections from TerraNova 3 Reports to Classroom Instruction. To be rescheduled.
  • Postponed. Social Studies: Making Connections from TerraNova 3 Reports to Classroom Instruction. To be rescheduled.
  • Postponed. Language: Making Connections from TerraNova 3 Reports to Classroom Instruction. To be rescheduled.
  • Postponed. InView: Post-test Workshop for Interpreting InView Results. To be rescheduled.
 
Recently Recorded Webinars:
Video Library
Presented by seasoned educators and assessment specialists, these videos cover a wide variety of topics — from basic test administration guidelines, to score interpretation, to making practical and effective connections from assessment to instruction, and more.
 
Instructional Resources & Materials
Available resources include: Teacher's Guide to TerraNova 3, Bible Assessment Subtest Administrator's Guide, and Sample Schedules for Test Administration.
 
TerraNova 3 Online User Community
ACSI Member Schools are invited to participate in an online social community specific to theTerraNova 3 Assessment Program where they can share ideas, comments, suggestions, questions, and answers to questions.

 

If you are in need of additional assistance, contact the ACSI Care Team or call 800.367.0798