ACSI Student Assessment Program Training Support
 
Click on the program of your choice for more information on upcoming and previously recorded webinars:
 
 
ACT Aspire
 
ACT Aspire
 
 
IA Assessment
 
 
TerraNova 3
 
 
NWEA MAP
 
 
 
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

Webinar Events:
  • ACT Aspire: Test Administration
  • ACT Aspire: Meaningful Outcomes for ACSI Schools.
  • ACT Aspire Summative Reports: It's More Than a NP
  • ACT Aspire: Key Tools for ACSI Schools
  • ACT Aspire: Utilizing ACT Academy for Personalized Learning
  • ACT Aspire Periodics: Measuring Progress Throughout the Year in ACSI Schools
 
Recently Recorded Webinars:
  • ACT Aspire: Three Options for Fall 2020 (Originally aired July 30, 2020): Video on Demand, Handouts
  • Utilizing ACT Academy for Personalized Learning (Originally aired January 14, 2020): Video, Handouts
  • Periodics: Measuring Progress Throughout the Year in ACSI Schools (Originally aired November 5, 2019): Video, Handouts
 
 

College and Career Readiness

 
 
Webinar Events:
  • SPRING - ACT District Testing: Equity and Opportunity: How and Why to Offer the ACT Test at Your Own School this Spring.
  • PreACT: Using PreACT and PreACT 8/9 to Help Your Students’ College Readiness.
 
Recently Recorded Webinars:
  • ACT District Testing: Equality and Opportunity: How and Why to Offer the ACT Test at Your Own School this Fall (Originally aired July 22, 2020): Video on Demand, Handout
  • College Readiness Strategies for Christian Schools (Originally aired September 26, 2019): Video, Handout
 
 

Iowa Assessments

Webinar Events:
IowaFlex Demo
Riverside Insights - International
  • Iowa Assessments, IowaFlex, and Cognitive Abilities Test: Elevate Potential for All Students
    • September 29, 2020, 9:00 AM (Beijing, Shanghai): Register.
Learn more about IowaFlex: Use on-campus or at-home!
  • Explore IowaFlex - Fast, Flexible, and Familiar! Adaptive Benchmarking for All.
Spring, Summer, and Back to School Testing Window
  • Pretesting Instructions for Test Coordinators-Extended Spring Testing Window
  • Preparing Your Order for Scoring Services-Extended Spring Testing Window.
Traditional Fall Testing Window
  • Pretesting Instructions for Test Coordinators-Fall Testing Window.
  • Preparing Your Order for Scoring Services-Fall Testing Window.
Learn about the Iowa Assessments program
  • Iowa Assessments and Cognitive Abilities Test: Elevate Potential for All Students.
 
Recently Recorded Webinars:
  • Explore IowaFlex - Fast, Flexible, and Familiar! Adaptive Benchmarking for All (Originally aired July 28, 2020): Video on Demand, Handouts
  • Pretesting Instructions for Test Coordinators (Originally aired March 11, 2020): Video, Handouts
  • Elevate Potential for All Students (Originally aired January 29, 2020): Video, Handouts
  • How to Create Reports in DataManager (Originally aired November 12, 2019): Video, Handouts
  • Reading and Math Benchmarking (Originally aired August 21, 2019): Video, Handouts
  • Adapting Instruction for All Students: Getting the Most From Your CogAT Scores (Originally aired June 6, 2019):
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

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.
 
 

NWEA MAP

Webinar Events:
Discover more about the partnership between ACSI and NWEA MAP Growth for International Schools!
  • September 25, 2020, 9:00 AM (Beijing, Shanghai). Register.
MAP Growth: Tools to Support Learning Loss Discover more about the partnership between ACSI and NWEA MAP Growth!
  • September 30, 2020, 1:00 PM (MST). Register.
 
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
 

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