Level B Assessment and Training (3-day)
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Level B Assessment and Training (3-day)
Presented by: Dr. Dave Carter
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 | 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Thursday, September 30, 2021 | 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Friday, October 01, 2021 | 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
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About the Session:

AUDIENCE: Teachers, Inclusion Teachers, Inclusion Leaders and Administrators 

At the end of Level B sessions, participants will receive a certificate of completion. Participants must attend all 3 days of training to receive a certificate.

Four major topics to be covered in these 3 day training sessions include:

1. The three levels of testing and how they differ.

2. The role of each level in educational assessment.

3. The principles of standardized testing:

  • Provincial, national and international standards
  • Ethical test selection and use
  • Understanding measurement statistics
  • Understanding T-scores, z-scores, percentile rank equivalents, age equivalents
  • How to compare standard scores
  • Interpreting test scores to parents, teachers and children

4. Pragmatic issues in test administration:

  • Choosing standardized tests
  • Establishing basals and ceilings
  • Scoring standardized tests with precision
  • Meeting District and Alberta Education guidelines
About the Presenter(s):
Dr. Dave Carter

has been an educator for more than 40 years, having worked as a grade 6 and 7 teacher, a learning assistance teacher (grades K - 7), a school psychologist (grades K - 12), a Director of Instruction in two large B.C. school districts, and an instructor at UBC, SFU, Trinity Western and San Diego State University. Dave “semi-retired” in 2005 and continues to teach courses at the graduate level, does in-service in both Alberta and B.C. and consults to the B.C. Ministry of Education on a range of topics (including special education and ELL). He and his wife Sharon have four grown children and two grandchildren.

Catering is not prepared in a nut/gluten-free environment.
Photography Release:
This is a public event with the likeliness of photo/video throughout the day. By attending, participants understand they may be captured in photo or video for future presentations or promotional material development. Please see conference hosts if you prefer to not be photographed.

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Registration Notes:

Participants must attend all 3 days of training to receive a certificate.