ACSI Student Assessment Program Training Support
 
 
Click the "Learn More" button under the program of your choice for more information on upcoming and previously recorded webinars.
Customized Training Request Form
This is a FREE service for ACSI schools.
ACT Aspire

 
ACT Aspire, Pre-ACT
 
IA Assessment

 
NWEA MAP
 
TerraNova 3

 
 
 
Student Assessment Program participants receive FREE professional development.*

As an ACSI Student Assessment Program participant, a critical component to assessment is training, and our professional development is designed with you in mind. We come alongside you to provide a free consultations to design a customized training for your school that is flexible in both time and format to accommodate your school’s needs.

Custom training benefits include:
  • Basic score interpretation and how to effectively use them
  • Walkthrough key reports to drill down on the data
  • Analyzing results to create an action plan to improve student achievement
  • Assisting schools with meeting accreditation requirements for administrator and teacher data analysis
  • And more!
Click the Data Training Request link above, and we will contact you to create a training plan to meet your desired outcomes.
 
Submit your request using the button above, and we will contact you to get additional information about your specific needs and clear goals to customize the training for your school.

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

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

 
Learn More Webinars:
 
  • Learn More about ACT Aspire and ACT Periodics: Discounts, remote online, and paper/pencil options!
    • Original air date 11.19.20: Video coming soon.
  • ACT Aspire: Meaningful Outcomes for ACSI Schools.
    • Original air date 10.07.20: Handouts.
      Click the button to navigate to key sections of interest in the video.
       
  • ACT Aspire Summative Reports: It's More Than a NP
  • ACT Aspire Periodics: Measuring Progress Throughout the Year in ACSI Schools
Training Webinars:
 
  • ACT Aspire: Test Administration
    • February 4, 2021, 11am (MST): Register.
    • Original air date 08.06.20: Handout.

    • Click the button to navigate to key sections of interest in the video.
       
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  • ACT Aspire Summative-Individual Student Report Training (13:20)
    • Report Analysis
Learn More Webinars:
 
  • SPRING - ACT District Testing: Equity and Opportunity: How and Why to Offer the ACT Test at Your Own School this Spring.
    • Original air date 10.7.20: Video coming soon.
    • Original air date 11.12.20: Video coming soon.
    • Attend live on January 14, 2021, 11am (MST): Register.
  • PreACT: Using PreACT and PreACT 8/9 to Help Your Students’ College Readiness.
     
Training Webinars:
 
  • District Testing 101: Everything You Need to Know
 
Previously Recorded Webinars:
  • College Readiness Strategies for Christian Schools (Original air date 09.26.19): Video, Handout.
Learn More Webinars:
 
Explore IowaFlex: Fast, Flexible, and Familiar! Adaptive Benchmarking for All - On-campus, Handouts.
Use on-campus or at-home!

Click HERE to use the demo!

Click the button to navigate to key sections of interest in the video.
 
Riverside Insights
  • Iowa Assessments, IowaFlex, and Cognitive Abilities Test: Elevate Potential for All Students
    • Original air date 11.18.20: Video coming soon.
Iowa Assessments International
  • Learn more! Iowa Assessments, IowaFlex, and Cognitive Abilities Test for International Schools: Elevate Potential for All Students
    • Original air date 11.17.20: Video coming soon.
 
Previously Recorded Webinars:
  • Elevate Potential for All Students (Original air date 01.29.20: Video, Handouts.
  • Use Single Subjects to Benchmark Reading and Math (Original air date 08.21.19): Video, Handouts.
Training Webinars:
 
 
IowaFlex - System Navigation and Reports Training
 
 
FALL 2020
  • Pretesting Instructions for Test Coordinators-Fall Testing Window.
  • Preparing Your Order for Scoring Services-Fall Testing Window.
 
Previously Recorded Webinars:
  • Adapting Instruction for All Students: Getting the Most From Your CogAT Scores (Original air date 06.06.19):
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.
Learn More Webinars:
United States / Domestic
  • Fluency and Equity: Helping all kids access grade-level text
    • Original air date 11.19.20: Video coming soon.
  • Take a Deeper Dive into MAP Growth & MAP Reports
    • Original air date 11.12.20: Video coming soon.
 
  • Discover more about the partnership between ACSI and NWEA MAP Growth for Domestic Schools!
 
NWEA MAP International
  • Discover more about the partnership between ACSI and NWEA MAP Growth for Domestic Schools!
    • Original air date 11.11.20: Video coming soon.
    •  
    • Original air date 09.25.20), Handout.
MAP Current Users
Testing Resources:
  • Working smart: An action plan for school restart: Video.
  • Remote Testing and School Closure Support Page: Web Page.
  • After a crisis: Bouncing back with MAP Growth: Video.
  • Remote Testing: Guidance for fall: Video.
  • Fall Restart — so, where do I start?: Web Page.
  • Remote Testing Support: NWEA is prepared to support remote testing: Web Page.
 
MAP Growth: Tools to Support Learning Loss (Airdate 9.28.20), Handout
 
Previously 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