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Sep 4 2015 4:42PM
News Announcement Youth Development Council Quarterly Work Session and Meeting
Thursday, September 17, 2015 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. State Lands Building, 2nd floor, Oregon Business Conference Room 775 Summer St. NE Salem, Oregon 97309 The Youth Development Council will be holding its quarterly morning work sessi...
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Sep 4 2015 8:53AM
News Announcement September 2015 Social Sciences Teacher Update Released
In the Oregon Social Sciences Teacher Update #145 you will read about professional development opportunities, teacher and student competitions and awards, and much more. To learn about subscribing to the Social Sciences Teacher Update, please visit th...
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Sep 3 2015 12:23PM
Calendar Secure Preview of 2014-15 Assessment Data in Achievement Data Insight on District Website
Districts can preview unsuppressed versions of their final 2014-15 assessment group data on the district secure web site as of 11 AM on September 3. These data reflect districts’ edits as of August 21 to test records in Student Staging and to the Thi...
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Sep 3 2015 11:43AM
Calendar Important Dates for September and October 2015
Date Event July 30 - October 7 Report Validation Window for: Preliminary School and District Report Card Summary and Detail PDFs August 10 - October 22 2015-16 Kindergarten Assessment Testing Window (Early Literacy, Early Math, App...
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Sep 3 2015 11:23AM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - September 3, 2015
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for September 3, 2015. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS Interim Assessment D...
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Sep 3 2015 11:12AM
News Announcement Interim Assessment Director: Holly Carter
Holly Carter has been appointed as the interim Director of Assessment for the Office of Learning, ISAA-2. Holly studied law at Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon and started a career in public service working for the State of Oregon after g...
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Sep 3 2015 10:52AM
Calendar Panelists Needed: Kindergarten Assessment Advisory Panel
ODE is recruiting for the Kindergarten Assessment Advisory Panel. This panel will calibrate items that were field tested this year, consider strategies for introducing an online Data Entry Interface, do work as needed with the results of the recent s...
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Sep 3 2015 10:28AM
News Release Message Statement from Salam Noor on College Board Report
Deputy Superintendent Salam Noor today released the following statement about the College Board’s report on SAT, PSAT, and Advanced Placement results. For a copy of the report, including Oregon specific data, go to: https://www.collegeboard.org/progra...
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Sep 3 2015 10:23AM
News Announcement Preliminary 2015-16 Oregon Accessibility Manual (OAM) Available
As a reminder, the 2015-16 Preliminary Oregon Accessibility Manual was posted on the Statewide Assessment Accessibility Supports webpage at http://www.ode.state.or.us/search/page/?id=487 on July 8, 2015. The OAM provides districts, schools, and IEP t...
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Sep 2 2015 5:52PM
Calendar DEADLINE: Required 2015-16 District Test Coordinator Training Registration
Tuesday, September 1, was the deadline for District Test Coordinators to register for the Required DTC Training with their Regional ESD Partner (See Section 1.5 of the Test Administration Manual for a full list of training requirements). District te...
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Sep 2 2015 5:50PM
News Announcement POSTED: Kindergarten Assessment Frequently Asked Questions Updated
ODE has posted a final version of the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document to address some of the most common questions from school districts preparing to administer the statewide Kindergarten Assessment. The FAQ is organized by topic: ...
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Sep 2 2015 5:48PM
News Announcement Identification of Spanish-Speaking English Language Learners for the Kindergarten Assessment
In order to ensure that kindergarten students receive the appropriate test form, districts must develop and implement a plan for properly identifying students whose primary language is not English. This identification must take place during the firs...
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Sep 2 2015 5:47PM
Calendar Additional Considerations to the Kindergarten Assessment Early Literacy Measures
In response to questions from the field, ODE would like to clarify that, when administering the Early Literacy Measures (English Letter Names, English Letter Sounds, and Spanish Letter Sounds) of the Kindergarten Assessment, if a student does not nam...
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Sep 2 2015 5:45PM
News Announcement Qualified Trainer and Qualified Assessor Training for 2015-16
As a result of additional refinements to Oregon’s Extended Assessment for 2015-16, ODE is requesting (as your Extended Assessment sub grant allocations can support) that both returning Qualified Assessors (QAs) and Qualified Trainers (QTs) as well as...
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Sep 2 2015 5:25PM
News Announcement REMINDER: Do Not Share Embargoed Data
Although some of the 2014-15 validations in the Achievement Data Insight (ADI) have closed, most of the data available is still embargoed, and with the exception of some of the Report Card elements, it is all unsuppressed. Sharing data with anyone o...
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Sep 2 2015 5:23PM
Calendar Supplemental Data Collection Closing September 25, 2015
The 2014-15 Report Card Supplemental Data Collection window is closing September 25, 2015. The Supplemental Data Collection is accessible through the Achievement Data Insight (ADI) application. Remember a Spanish translation is required for any secti...
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Sep 2 2015 5:15PM
Calendar First Period Cumulative ADM Web Training, September 15 at 2:00 PM
The Web Training for the 2015-16 First Period Cumulative ADM collection will be held on Tuesday, September 15 at 2:00 PM. This collection will be the submission of Cumulative ADM records for the period of July 1, 2015 - October 1, 2015 and will be op...
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Sep 2 2015 5:03PM
Calendar New School Institution IDs Deadline, September 15
Public schools requesting new Institution IDs (e.g. new schools) must have all of their paperwork completed and submitted to the Department of Education by Tuesday, September 15 to be assigned an ID for the 2015-16 school year. This request must inc...
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Sep 2 2015 1:23PM
News Announcement New Autism Specialist/Consultant Training
The OrPATS Project in collaboration with the Oregon Regional Programs and the Oregon Department of Education will be offering training for Autism Specialists/Consultants this school year. The training will include information on autism characteristics,...
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Sep 2 2015 8:50AM
News Announcement 2015 CTE Revitalization Grant RFP
The 2015 CTE Revitalization Grant RFP has been released. It can be found on the Revitalization Grant webpage.The CTE Revitalization Grant is a competitive grant that funds activities related to developing or enhancing Career Technical Education (CTE) ...
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Sep 1 2015 11:53AM
News Announcement Summer Meals Newsletter: September 2015
September 1, 2015 This Summer Meals newsletter shares information on; The Economic Impact of Hunger, Upcoming Food, Research & Action Center (FRAC) Calls, How to transition from the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) to the Child and Adult Care Fo...
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Sep 1 2015 9:00AM
News Announcement EBISS Participation in 2015-2016
Regional opportunities for districts to receive EBISS support have been expanding across the state. During the 2015-2016 academic year, districts that have previously not been involved in EBISS are now eligible to receive EBISS fiscal support in additi...
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Aug 31 2015 11:02AM
News Announcement Administrator Mentor Professional Learning Opportunity
CLASS Net Four additional one-day CLASS Network Meetings will be held throughout the year for anyone who has completed the initial 2 day workshop. It is highly recommended that individuals who are selected as mentors in the Oregon Mentoring Grant att...
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Aug 31 2015 10:16AM
News Announcement YDC Youth Prevention/Intervention Committee Meeting
The Youth Development Council’s Prevention/Intervention Committee will be meeting on Friday, September 4, in Room 251A of the Oregon Public Services from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. The committee will be discussing Youth & Gangs funding from the 2014-2015 fund...
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Aug 31 2015 9:16AM
News Announcement School Nutrition Program Newsletter: August 31, 2015
The Oregon Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) provides a weekly newsletter for Sponsors of School Nutrition Programs. Click here to view this Newsletter. Inside this Issue… ODE CNP Website gets a Facelift Searc...
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Aug 27 2015 11:46AM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - August 27, 2015
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for August 27, 2015. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS No articles this week ...
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Aug 27 2015 10:47AM
Calendar State Advisory Council for Special Education September Public Meeting Notice
September 24, 2015 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. At the Public Service Building, 251A/B 255 Capitol ST NE Salem, OR 97310 PUBLIC COMMENT IS WELCOME: Public Comment Will Be Received from 12:00 - 12:30 p.m. An agenda may be re...
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Aug 27 2015 10:13AM
News Announcement Private School Data Collection for 2015-16 is Open
The Private School Data Form, instructions and Q&A document are now available. This form is due at ODE by Nov. 6, 2015. The 2015-2016 Private School Data Form , instructions and Q&A are attached. These documents are also located on the Special...
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Aug 26 2015 1:59PM
News Announcement Youth Development Council Juvenile Justice Committee Meeting
Juvenile Justice Committee Meeting Wednesday, September 2, 2015 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Public Service Building, Room 200-A 255 Capitol Street NE Salem, Oregon 97310 The Juvenile Justice Committee of the Youth Development Counci...
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Aug 26 2015 1:32PM
News Announcement Professional Learning Series for Mentors: Year One Locations & Registration
The Oregon Department of Education (ODE), together with the New Teacher Center (NTC), is offering free professional development opportunities for Teacher/Principal/Administrator Mentors. Review this informational flyer for titles, dates and lo...
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Aug 26 2015 1:26PM
News Announcement Coordinated Early Intervening Services Collection Open for the 2015-16 School Year
The Coordinated Early Intervening Services (CEIS) Collection has opened. All districts are required to complete the ‘CEIS 2015-16 Collection Form' by 10/02/2015 and mail a signed original version to ODE: Oregon Department of Education Attn:...
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Aug 26 2015 12:19PM
Calendar Required 2015-16 District Test Coordinator Training Registration
As part of the annual DTC training for 2015-16 (as outlined in the Test Administration Manual ), district test coordinators must register for one of the three following dates with your Regional ESD partner before September 1: November 3: 3:00 PM -...
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Aug 26 2015 12:04PM
News Announcement High School Science Participation Rates in Online Reporting System
ODE and its test vendor AIR recently discovered an error in the display of the “Percent of Students Tested” for high school science on the score reports landing page of the Online Reporting System (ORS). The participation rate that was displayed did ...
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Aug 26 2015 12:01PM
News Announcement Revised 2015-16 ESD Estimates as of August 26, 2015
Click Revised 2015-16 ESD Estimates as of August 26, 2015 to view the latest ESD Estimates for 2015-16.
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Aug 26 2015 11:58AM
News Announcement Revised 2015-16 ADMw Breakouts as of August 26, 2015
Click Revised 2015-16 ADMw Breakouts as of August 26, 2015 to view the latest ADMw breakouts for 2015-16.
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Aug 26 2015 11:54AM
News Announcement Oregon Accessibility Manual Reading Requirements
Section 1.5 Training Requirements of the 2015-16 Test Administration Manual states that all District Test Coordinators, School Test Coordinators, and Test Administrators are required to read the Oregon Accessibility Manual (OAM). New for 2015-16, ODE...
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Aug 26 2015 11:03AM
Calendar REMINDER: Class Size Validation
The Class Size validation, which uses Class Roster data, is new this year. If you do not see the tile in the Achievement Data Insight (ADI), contact your district security administrator to request access. The validation will close on September 22, an...
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Aug 26 2015 9:20AM
News Release Message Statement from Salam Noor on ACT's Condition of College and Career Readiness Report
Deputy Superintendent Salam Noor today released the following statement about ACT’s national report on the Condition of College and Career Readiness. For a copy of the report, including Oregon specific data, go to: http://www.act.org/research/policyma...
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Aug 26 2015 12:00AM
News Announcement Revised 2015-16 District Estimates as of August 26, 2015
Click Revised 2015-16 District Estimates as of August 26, 2015 to view the latest district estimates for 2015-16.
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Aug 25 2015 3:35PM
News Announcement Memo: ODE Policy Memo - Oregon Smart Snacks Standards, House Bill 2404
August 25, 2015 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program RE: ODE Policy Memo – Oregon Smart Snacks Standards, House Bill 2404 Action Required Enclosed is an updated policy memo issued by ODE...
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Aug 25 2015 2:16PM
Calendar EIPA Video Conference Workshops 2015-2016
Boys Town National Research Hospital will be conducting four video conference trainings for sign language interpreters. These trainings will be hosted by Intermountain Education Service District, Southern Oregon Education Service District, and Willa...
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Aug 24 2015 3:29PM
News Announcement School Nutrition Program Newsletter: August 24, 2015
The Oregon Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) provides a weekly newsletter for Sponsors of School Nutrition Programs. Click here to view this Newsletter. Inside this Issue… Aligning Oregon Smart Snacks with Federa...
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Aug 24 2015 11:36AM
News Announcement Request for Information Form for Dual Language Grant
Click here to view a Request for Information form for the upcoming Dual Language Grants. Thanks to funding provided by the 2015 legislature there will be a second round of grants awarded to school districts and/or charter schools to support the impro...
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Aug 20 2015 1:43PM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - August 20, 2015
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for August 20, 2015. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS Scheduled Maintenance ...
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Aug 20 2015 1:39PM
News Announcement TIDE User Roles for 2015-16
The Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) of the OAKS Online System will be offline for updates from September 22 - October 1, 2015. When TIDE launches on October 1, all TIDE user accounts from the 2014-15 school year will be removed. Based on ...
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Aug 20 2015 8:22AM
Calendar REMINDER: Validations Closing August 21, 2015
The following validations will close on August 21, and no changes will be allowed beyond that date. Make sure that you review your data thoroughly before that deadline, and contact the data owner using the “Ask A Question” feature if you need to make...
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Aug 19 2015 4:06PM
News Announcement Kindergarten Assessment Participation
Participation for the 2015-16 Kindergarten Assessment is defined as the following: A participant in the Kindergarten assessment is defined a Kindergarten student who has a completed Approaches to Learning record and has attempted at least one of...
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Aug 19 2015 4:02PM
Calendar Assessment Results Available on the ODE District Website
Secure Assessment Reports 2.0 - Individual Student Reports (ISRs), Combined ISRs, Class Rosters, and Class Summary reports for English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics will become available on Friday, August 21. Achievement Data Insight (ADI)...
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Aug 18 2015 8:57AM
News Announcement 2015 Oregon Statewide Teacher Inservice Opportunities
Click here for a listing of opportunities and resources for the 2015 Statewide Teacher Inservice Day, which is Friday, October 9. Inservice activities are also available on Thursday, October 8 and Saturday, October 10.
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Aug 17 2015 12:38PM
News Announcement Memo:USDA Policy Memo SP 10-2012 V.9– Nutrition Standards Questions and Answers (version 9)
August 17, 2015 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch Program Administering Afterschool Snack Programs RE: Afterschool Snack Program Action Required Enclosed is a policy memo issued by USDA for National School Lunch Program and Sc...
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Aug 17 2015 12:01PM
News Announcement Memo: Afterschool Snack Program
August 17, 2015 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch Program Administering Afterschool Snack Programs RE: Afterschool Snack Program Action Required Sponsors of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) administering Afterschool Sn...
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Aug 17 2015 11:46AM
News Announcement Executive Numbered Memo 002-2015-16 - SB 501 and HB 5507
To: School districts and community stakeholders From: Salam Noor, Deputy Superintendent RE: Senate Bill 501 and House Bill 5507 (Oregon Farm to School and School Garden Grant) Summary: Provides information about upcoming grants available for the...
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Aug 17 2015 11:36AM
News Announcement Executive Numbered Memo 001-2015-16- HB 2016
To: Education providers and community stakeholders From: Salam Noor, Deputy Superintendent RE: House Bill 2016 (African American/Black Student Plan) Summary: Provides information about the creation of the African American/Black Student Pl...
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Aug 17 2015 10:28AM
News Announcement 2015 SECC Fall Training - Hillsboro
SECC Fall Regional Training Sessions: Regional trainings are half day sessions that outline collection updates and respond to district/ESD questions. On October 28, there will be a session in Hillsboro, at Northwest Regional ESD, from 1 to 4 p....
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Aug 17 2015 10:26AM
News Announcement 2015 SECC Fall Training - Bend
SECC Fall Regional Training Sessions: Regional trainings are half day sessions that outline collection updates and respond to district/ESD questions. On October 23, there will be a session in Bend, at Bend-LaPine SD, from 9 a.m. to noon. R...
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Aug 17 2015 10:24AM
News Announcement 2015 SECC Fall Training - Burns
SECC Fall Regional Training Sessions: Regional trainings are half day sessions that outline collection updates and respond to district/ESD questions. On October 22, there will be a session in Burns, at Harney ESD, from 9 a.m. to noon. Regi...
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Aug 17 2015 10:20AM
News Announcement 2015 SECC Fall Training - La Grande
SECC Fall Regional Training Sessions: Regional trainings are half day sessions that outline collection updates and respond to district/ESD questions. On October 21, there will be a session in La Grande, hosted by InterMountain ESD, at La Grande...
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Aug 17 2015 10:17AM
News Announcement 2015 SECC Fall Training - Medford
SECC Fall Regional Training Sessions: Regional trainings are half day sessions that outline collection updates and respond to district/ESD questions. On October 16, there will be a session in Medford, at Southern Oregon ESD, from 9 a.m. to noon...
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Aug 17 2015 10:15AM
News Announcement 2015 SECC Fall Training - Albany
SECC Fall Regional Training Sessions: Regional trainings are half day sessions that outline collection updates and respond to district/ESD questions. On October 15, there will be a session in Albany, at Linn-Benton-Lincoln ESD, from 9 a.m. to n...
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Aug 17 2015 9:57AM
News Announcement 2015 SECC Fall Training - Oct. 8 Boot Camp
SECC Boot Camp Training: The Special Education Data Unit offers two one-day trainings for new District and ESD staff responsible for reporting special education data. This in-depth training covers Special Education Child Count (SECC), Special Educat...
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Aug 17 2015 9:54AM
News Announcement 2015 SECC Fall Training - Oct. 6 Boot Camp
SECC Boot Camp Training: The Special Education Data Unit offers two one-day trainings for new District and ESD staff responsible for reporting special education data. This in-depth training covers Special Education Child Count (SECC), Special Educat...
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Aug 17 2015 8:16AM
News Announcement School Nutrition Program Newsletter: August 17, 2015
The Oregon Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) provides a weekly newsletter for Sponsors of School Nutrition Programs. Click here to view this Newsletter. Inside this Issue… Welcome to School Year 2015-2016 Import...
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Aug 17 2015 12:00AM
News Announcement Oregon Farm to School and School Garden Grant - Non-Competitive Food Portion Training
Oregon Farm to School Grant – Funds available for ALL Oregon school districts Senate bill 501 (announced as HB 2721) directs the Oregon Department of education to award funds to school districts in Oregon for reimbursement of costs incurred in purchas...
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Aug 14 2015 12:11PM
News Announcement Memo: Payment Process for the Elimination of the Reduced Price Payment for Breakfast and Lunch
August 14, 2015 TO: Public School Sponsors of the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs RE: Payment Process for the Elimination of the Reduced Price Payment for Breakfast and Lunch The 2015 Oregon Legislature appropriated f...
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Aug 13 2015 11:33AM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - August 13, 2015
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for August 13, 2015. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS Reminder: Operating Sy...
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Aug 13 2015 11:09AM
Calendar Kindergarten Assessment 2015-16 Data Collection Window: Opening Delayed to August 20
The opening of the Kindergarten Assessment Consolidated Collections Application (Early Literacy, Early Math, and Approaches to Learning) is delayed one week, from August 13 to August 20 in order to complete rigorous quality control testing for each o...
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Aug 13 2015 11:05AM
Calendar Kindergarten Assessment 2015-16 Data Collection Trainings - Updated
The Kindergarten Assessment data collection window will open a week from today (August 13) on August 20 - October 30, 2015. There are three Kindergarten Assessment collections: Approaches to Learning, Early Literacy, and Early Mathematics. ODE will h...
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Aug 13 2015 10:52AM
Calendar Kindergarten Assessment 2015-16: Summary of Upcoming Events and Reminders
KA Administration Window opened on Monday, August 10, 2015; the window will close Thursday, October 22, 2015. The final KA DTC Webinar training will be held on Tuesday, August 18 from 9:00-10:30 AM. Before the Webinar, it is a prerequisite to inde...
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Aug 13 2015 12:00AM
News Announcement Career Pathways Glossary
With the passage of multiple bills in this 2015 legislative session regarding CTE and career pathways, this linked glossary may be useful as people begin to navigate and implement the new legislation. CTE/Career Pathways Glossary
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Aug 12 2015 3:39PM
News Announcement Reminder: Operating System Support Plan for Test Delivery System
Microsoft released Windows 10 on July 29. As a reminder, major version upgrades to an Operating System released after May 1 may not be supported by the Test Delivery System for the following school year unless it works with the existing Secure Browse...
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Aug 12 2015 3:36PM
News Announcement Technical Specifications Manual for 2015-2016 Online Testing is Now Available
The 2015-2016 Technical Specifications Manual for Online Testing is now available on ODE’s webpage at http://www.ode.state.or.us/search/page/?=391. This manual provides the most recent information about the hardware, software, and network configurati...
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Aug 12 2015 3:31PM
News Announcement Now Supporting Chrome OS Versions 43 and 44
ODE and AIR are now supporting testing on Chrome OS versions 43 and 44 for Chromebooks. Upgrading to Chrome OS version 43 or 44 is optional. We continue to support Chrome OS 41 and 42 in addition to Chrome OS versions 43 and 44. An updated 2015-16 Su...
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Aug 12 2015 3:27PM
Calendar OAKS Online Scheduled Maintenance August 21-23
Oregon’s online testing system (OAKS Online) will be offline for scheduled maintenance from 5 PM PT on Friday August 21 until 7 PM PT on Sunday August 23, 2015. During this time, TIDE, the Training Site and Practice Tests, and the Online Reporting Sy...
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Aug 12 2015 3:20PM
News Announcement Kindergarten Assessment 2015-2016 Overview
As the start of the 2015-16 school year is rapidly approaching, a new group of kindergarten students will start school. These students will participate in the statewide Kindergarten Assessment during the first six weeks of school. The Kindergarten As...
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Aug 12 2015 3:08PM
Calendar Student Centered Staging and Third Period Cumulative ADM to Close for Final 2014-15 Processing
Student Centered Staging will be closed for editing 2014-15 test records on August 21 at 5 PM for final report processing. Secure Assessment Reports for 2014-15 will also be unavailable during this time. Third Period Cumulative ADM will close on...
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Aug 12 2015 2:49PM
Calendar Deadline for School and District Report Card Appeals Extended to August 31, 2015
The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) is extending the deadline for submitting school and district report card appeals to Monday, August 31, 2015 at 5:00 PM. See School and District Report Card Appeals Process - 2014-2015 for further details. If ...
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Aug 12 2015 2:44PM
Calendar REMINDER: Validations Closing in One Week
The following validations will close on August 21, and no changes will be allowed beyond that date. Make sure that you review your data thoroughly before that deadline, and contact the data owner using the “Ask A Question” feature if you need to make...
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Aug 12 2015 2:40PM
Calendar RE-OPENING: Freshman On-Track Collection August 20-28
The Freshman On-Track Collection will re-open on Thursday, August 20 and run through 11:59 p.m. on Friday, August 28. This window is designed to allow for the updating of records for students that earned credits over the summer. However, it is also t...
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Aug 12 2015 10:19AM
News Announcement 2015 DCDT Conference
Registration is now open for the DCDT Conference on November 5-7, 2015. There will be limited scholarship money from ODE to pay for teacher registration. Scholarships will also be available for students and their support teacher that is attending wit...
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Aug 11 2015 4:34PM
News Announcement August 2015 ESD Warrants
Click August 2015 ESD Warrants to view the August payment information for the ESDs.
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Aug 11 2015 4:25PM
News Announcement August 2015 District Warrants
Click August 2015 District Warrants to view the August payment information for the school districts.
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Aug 7 2015 10:40AM
News Announcement CLOSED Job Opening - Indian Education Specialist
Education Program Specialist 2 (Indian Education Specialist) Salary: $63,324.00 - $92,652.00 Annually Location: Salem, Oregon Closes: August 19, 2015 The Oregon Department of Education fosters excellence for every learner t...
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Aug 6 2015 10:54AM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - August 6, 2015
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for August 6, 2015. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS Formative Assessment In...
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Aug 5 2015 11:07AM
News Announcement Coaching Leaders to Attain Student Success (CLASS) Initial Two-Day Workshop
This initial workshop provides principals, superintendents and central office administrators the opportunity to build a skill set of blended coaching strategies and skills to use in coaching/mentoring new and veteran administrators. Please see the fly...
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Aug 5 2015 10:40AM
Calendar ODE Provided Kindergarten Assessment Training August 18, 2015
As previously communicated, the final Kindergarten Assessment training is scheduled for Tuesday, August 18, 2015 from 9 AM - 10:30 AM PT. See the guidance below regarding the Kindergarten Assessment Webinar participation requirements. In efforts to m...
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Aug 5 2015 10:35AM
Calendar Twelve-week Smarter Balanced Test Window Now Permitted at Grade 11
The statewide Smarter Balanced test window opens February 9, 2016 and runs through June 10, 2016. To ensure that testing occurs at the appropriate time in relation to student instruction, schools are required to establish school-level test windows fo...
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Aug 5 2015 10:29AM
Calendar CLOSING: Freshman On-Track Validation Closes August 14
The Freshman On-Track Validation will close at 11:59 PM on Friday, August 14. Please take the opportunity to review Freshman On-Track records through the Achievement Data Insight (ADI) application. If you have questions, please contact Bill Hansell a...
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Aug 5 2015 10:26AM
Calendar Setting the 1% Cap on Extended Assessments for 2014-15 Report Card
Extended assessment results meeting the alternate achievement standards can represent no more than 1% of the English language arts and mathematics tests meeting the standard at the district level under Title I-A, final regulations, section 200.13. On...
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Aug 5 2015 10:20AM
News Announcement Institution Lookup Tool Cleanup
ODE's Institution Lookup Tool is an easy way for districts, schools, and the public to look up information about other buildings. The beginning of the school year is a great time to look up your institution and make changes to staff or building infor...
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Aug 3 2015 12:26PM
News Announcement August 2015 Social Sciences Teacher Update Released
In the Oregon Social Sciences Teacher Update #144 you will read about professional development opportunities, teacher and student competitions and awards, and much more. To learn about subscribing to the Social Sciences Teacher Update, please visit th...
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Aug 3 2015 12:05PM
News Announcement Memo: Family Day Care Home (FDCH) Fiscal Year 2016 CACFP Participation Renewal
August 3, 2015 TO: Sponsors of Family Day Care Home Providers RE: Fiscal RE: Fiscal Year 2016 CACFP Participation Renewal Due Dates: August 31, 2015 – Administrative Budget and CACFP Annual Training October 16, 2015 – CNPweb Renewal Packet...
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Aug 3 2015 12:00AM
News Announcement Advisory Committee Meeting - Public Notice
The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Revitalization Grant is a competitive grant program established in 2011 through HB 3362 and reaffirmed in 2013 through HB 2913 and SB 498 and again in 2015 through HB 5016 and HB 3072. Grants will be available ...
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Jul 31 2015 8:11AM
News Announcement Meeting Notice - Career and Technical Education Revitalization Grant Advisory Committee
Meeting Notice - Career and Technical Education Revitalization Grant Advisory Committee August 3, 2015 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Chemeketa Community College (bldg.48, rm. 210) 4000 Lancaster Drive NE Salem, Oregon 97305 Public Part...
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Jul 30 2015 1:44PM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - July 30, 2015
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for July 30, 2015. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS Formative Assessment Ins...
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Jul 29 2015 6:05PM
Calendar Formative Assessment Insights Online Course
Free online course offered through a partnership between ODE and WestEd for K-12 teachers in all content areas, instructional coaches, and professional development staff. Visit our e-brochure to learn more about the course requirements and to see sam...
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Jul 29 2015 5:59PM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Checklist for 2015-16 Is Now Available Online
The Assessment and Accountability Checklist provides: Assessment testing windows for the 2015-16 school year Key events and district responsibilities related to the ordering, handling, administration, and reporting of Oregon Statewide Assessmen...
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Jul 29 2015 5:35PM
News Announcement New Secure Browser Auto-Update Process
The Oregon Help Desk has been receiving a lot of questions about the new secure browser auto-update process. We have added nine new Secure Browser FAQs to the OAKS Portal to address the questions we have received.
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Jul 29 2015 5:32PM
News Announcement Oregon's Alternate (Extended) Assessment: Achievement/Performance Standards
The new Alternate Achievement/Performance Standards for Oregon's alternate (Extended) assessment are now posted on the Statewide Alternate (Extended) Assessment webpage at http://www.ode.state.or.us/search/results/?id=178. The alternate achievement s...
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Jul 29 2015 5:06PM
News Announcement Extended Assessment 2015-16 Qualified Trainer and Qualified Assessor Training
As a result of additional refinements to Oregon’s Extended Assessment for 2015-16, ODE is requesting that both returning Qualified Assessors (QAs) as well as Qualified Assessors planning to become Qualified Trainers (QTs) plan to attend one of the tr...
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Jul 29 2015 4:58PM
Calendar Kindergarten Assessment: ESDs Added to Audience in Consolidated Collections
ESDs have been added as an audience in Consolidated Collections. This feature will allow them to submit Kindergarten Assessment responses to all three KA Collections: Early Literacy, Early Math and Approaches to Learning, as well as access student ro...
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Jul 29 2015 4:52PM
Calendar Kindergarten Assessment 2015-16 Testing Window Open August 10 - October 22
Monday, August 10, 2015 marks the opening of the Kindergarten Assessment window; the window will close Thursday, October 22, 2015. Many District Test Coordinators from districts supporting Kindergarten programs have already taken part in this mandato...
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Jul 29 2015 4:39PM
Calendar Kindergarten Assessment 2015-16 Data Collection Trainings
The Kindergarten Assessment data collection window is August 13 - October 30, 2015. There are three Kindergarten Assessment collections: Approaches to Learning, Early Literacy, and Early Mathematics. ODE will host two optional data collection trainin...
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Jul 29 2015 4:21PM
Calendar Delivery Windows for Kindergarten Assessment Materials
When placing their Kindergarten Assessment material order, districts were asked to specify one of the two delivery windows: Delivery Window 1: August 3-7 (to arrive prior to the start of administration window) Delivery Window 2: August 24-28 (to...
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Jul 29 2015 4:17PM
News Announcement Preliminary 2015-16 Oregon Accessibility Manual (OAM)
The 2015-16 Preliminary Oregon Accessibility Manual is now available and posted on the Statewide Assessment Accessibility Supports webpage at http://www.ode.state.or.us/search/page/?id=487. The OAM provides districts, schools, and IEP teams policies ...
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Jul 29 2015 4:17PM
News Announcement Register for the 2015 ESEA Odyssey!
To register for the 2015 ESEA Odyssey Conference Click Here Conference Dates and Locations: August 11-13, 2015 - Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel, Portland Click Here for the Portland Agenda August 18-20, 2015 - Sunriver Resort, Sunriver...
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Jul 29 2015 4:12PM
Calendar School and District Report Card Appeals Due to ODE on August 10, 2015
The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) will consider appeals regarding (a) accountability data displayed on the 2014-15 school and district report cards, and (b) Annual Measurable Objectives (AMO) designations. Appeals are due to ODE no later than ...
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Jul 29 2015 3:19PM
Calendar Annual Cumulative ADM Review Closing Friday, July 31
The Annual Cumulative ADM review/audit window is currently open and will close at 11:59 PM on Friday, July 31. Please log into the Consolidated Collections application during this window and review your audits by clicking “Review Audits” under the “E...
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Jul 29 2015 3:11PM
News Announcement Documents Posted on Report Card Policy Webpage
There are two new documents currently available on the Report Card Policy page at http://www.ode.state.or.us/search/page/?id=24. School and District Report Card Appeals Process - this document explains the process of submitting an appeal of the...
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Jul 29 2015 11:01AM
Calendar Important Dates for Fall 2015
Date Event July 30 - October 7 Report Validation Window for: Preliminary School and District Report Card Summary and Detail PDFs July 31 Data Collection Audit Review Window Closes for: Annual Cumulative ADM 2014-15 August 3 - 7...
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Jul 28 2015 8:07AM
News Announcement Memo: Smoothies Offered in Child Nutrition Programs – Revised
July 28, 2015 TO: Sponsors of the Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program RE: Smoothies Offered in Child Nutrition Programs – Revised SP 10-2014 (v.3), CACFP 05-2014 (v.3), SFSP 10-2014 (v.3) The Oregon Departm...
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Jul 27 2015 1:39PM
News Announcement English Learner Group (Bill 3499)
The State Board of Education is directed to take into consideration the work of this ELL advisory group and adopt rules related to their recommendations no later than January 1, 2016. English Learner Group (Bill 3499) ELL AMAO and Grad Rate Data
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Jul 27 2015 11:48AM
News Announcement Memo: USDA Policy Memo - Smoothies Offered in Child Nutrition Programs - Revised
July 27, 2015 TO: Sponsors of National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program RE: USDA Policy Memo - Smoothies Offered in Child Nutrition Programs - Revised Action Required Enclosed is a revised policy memo issued by USDA...
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Jul 27 2015 11:18AM
News Announcement Memo: July 2015 USDA Eligibility Guidance Manual
July 27, 2015 TO: Sponsors of the Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program RE: USDA Eligibility Guidance Manual July 2015 The Oregon Department of Education Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) received a revise...
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Jul 27 2015 7:54AM
News Announcement Memo: School Policy Memo 41-2015: Updated Offer versus Serve Guidance
July 27, 2015 TO: Sponsors of National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program RE: School Policy Memo 41-2015: Updated Offer versus Serve Guidance for the NSLP and SBP, Effective Beginning School Year 2015 Action Required ...
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Jul 24 2015 8:00AM
News Announcement Final 2015 Oregon Educators Equity Report
This report highlights progress in Oregon towards recruiting, preparing, hiring, retaining, and advancing an educator workforce that better reflects our state’s K-12 student demographics."The critical work ahead will be for us to determine how we can b...
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Jul 22 2015 11:52AM
News Announcement 2014-2015 Annual Transportation Information Reports
The annual transportation information reports were mailed to all school district superintendents, head start organizations, private schools and charter schools on Wednesday, July 22, 2015. For your convenience, the reports are also available on our we...
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Jul 22 2015 9:43AM
News Announcement Memo: ODE CNP-Approved Salary Ranges for FDCH Sponsor Staff
July 22, 2015 TO:Sponsors of Family Day Care Home Providers RE: ODE CNP-Approved Salary Ranges for FDCH Sponsor Staff Effective August 1, 2015 Enclosed is the Oregon Department of Education Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) Approved...
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Jul 21 2015 4:26PM
News Announcement Physical Education Expansion K-8 (PEEK-8) - Grant Reviewers Training Webinar
Fri, Jul 31, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time Please click the following link to join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. Grant Reviewer Training Webinar You can also dial in using your phone. United States : +1 (...
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Jul 21 2015 3:43PM
News Announcement Physical Education Expansion K-8 (PEEK-8) Grants 2015-16 - Call for Grant Proposal Reviewers
The PEEK-8 Grant has been supported by the 2015 Oregon Legislature. Generous funding has been made available to fund physical education teachers and professional development for classroom teachers. These grant funds are to enable a school to provide ...
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Jul 21 2015 10:43AM
News Announcement Oregon Beginning Teacher and Beginning Administrator Mentoring Grant Application Released
Oregon Beginning Teacher and Beginning Administrator Mentoring grants for the 2015-17 biennium are now posted. Click the following links to access the Request For Application. Information includes important dates, application materials, grant requirem...
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Jul 20 2015 4:19PM
News Announcement Memo: Family Day Care Home CACFP Reimbursement Rates for 2015-2016
July 20, 2015 TO:Sponsors of Family Day Care Home Providers RE: Family Day Care Home CACFP Reimbursement Rates for 2015-2016 Effective July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016 The Oregon Department of Education Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) ...
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Jul 20 2015 4:13PM
News Announcement Memo: CACFP Reimbursement Rates for FY 2015-2016
July 20, 2015 TO:Child Care Centers, Adult Day Care, Head Start, At Risk, Homeless and Outside School Hours Programs participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program RE: CACFP Reimbursement Rates for FY 2015-2016 Effective July 1, 2015...
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Jul 20 2015 11:19AM
News Announcement 2015-16 IDEA Part B Funding Estimates Available
The 2015-2016 IDEA Part B Funding Estimates have been posted to the Special Education Funding Reports page. The 2014-2015 IDEA Part B Final Awards can also be found on this reports webpage. These estimates are based on funding allocations provided...
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Jul 17 2015 12:00AM
News Announcement 7/17/2015 Chronological Events to Consider in Building Budget and Election Calendars for FY 16-17
Click 7/17/2015 Chronological Events to Consider in Building Budget and Election Calendars for FY 16-17 to view the latest schedule of events for FY 17.
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Jul 15 2015 7:47AM
News Announcement Memo: 2015 Edition of Q&As for the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) Seamless Summer Option (SSO)
July 15, 2015 TO: Sponsors of National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program Re: USDA Policy Memo - 2015 Edition of Q&As for the NSLP SSO Enclosed is a policy memo issued by USDA for National School Lunch Program (NLSP) and S...
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Jul 14 2015 8:05AM
News Release New American Indian/Alaska Native State Plan Aims to Boost Student Outcomes
State partners with tribes and community organizations on updated plan (Salem, Ore) – At their April meeting, the State Board of Education adopted an updated plan to improve opportunities and outcomes for Native American youth. The plan includ...
127
Jul 13 2015 9:54AM
News Announcement July 2015 ESD Warrants
Click July 2015 ESD Warrants to view the ESD payment information for July 2015.
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Jul 13 2015 7:53AM
News Announcement Physical Education Expansion K-8 (PEEK-8) Grants 2015-16
Physical Education Expansion K-8 (PEEK-8) grants for the 2015-16 school year are now posted. Click the following links to access the Request For Applications. Information includes important dates, application materials, scoring rubrics and grant requi...
129
Jul 13 2015 12:00AM
News Announcement July 2015 District Warrants
Click July 2015 District Warrants to view the district payment information for July 2015.
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Jul 12 2015 8:57AM
Calendar Important Dates for Summer 2015 - updated 7/13/2015
Date Event July 9 - 17 Data Collection Audit Review Window for: Class Roster 2014-15 July 9 - August 14 Report Validation Window for: Freshman On-Track 2014-15 July 9 - September 22 Report Validation Window for: Class Size 20...
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Jul 10 2015 12:26PM
News Announcement Memo: USDA Eligibility Guidance Manual July 2015
July 10, 2015 TO: Sponsors of National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program RE: USDA Eligibility Guidance Manual July 2015 The Oregon Department of Education Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) received a revised Eligibili...
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Jul 8 2015 1:19PM
News Announcement Revised 2015-16 ESD Estimates as of July 8, 2015
Click Revised 2015-16 ESD Estimates as of July 8, 2015 to view the ESD estimates that are the basis for the July State School Fund payment.
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Jul 8 2015 1:16PM
News Announcement Revised 2015-16 ADMw Breakouts as of July 8, 2015
Click Revised 2015-16 ADMw Breakouts as of July 8, 2015 to view the ADMw breakouts that are the basis for the July State School Fund payment.
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Jul 8 2015 11:29AM
News Announcement President Obama Honors Outstanding Mathematics and Science Teachers
President Obama recently named 108 mathematics and science teachers as recipients of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). This year’s awardees represent all 50 states, the District of Columbia,...
135
Jul 8 2015 12:00AM
News Announcement Revised 2015-16 District Estimates as of July 8, 2015
Click Revised 2015-16 District Estimates as of July 8, 2015 to view the district estimates that are the basis for the July State School Fund payment.
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Jul 7 2015 3:20PM
News Announcement School District Collaboration Design and Implementation Grant RFPs Released
School District Collaboration Design and Implementation Grant Request for Proposals (RFPs) for the 2015-16 school year are now being accepted. Click the following links to access the RFPs, information on important dates, application materials, grant r...
137
Jul 7 2015 1:14PM
News Announcement Physical Education Expansion K-8 (PEEK-8) Grants Available for 2015 - 16
The PEEK-8 grants were established by the 2007 Oregon Legislature through the passage of HB 3141. Professional Development and Teacher Hire grants are available for the 2015-16 school year. The Physical Education Expansion K-8 (PEEK-8) Teacher Hire and...
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Jul 6 2015 2:03PM
News Announcement July 2015 Social Sciences Teacher Update Released
In the Oregon Social Sciences Teacher Update #143 you will read about professional development opportunities, teacher and student competitions and awards, and much more. To learn about subscribing to the Social Sciences Teacher Update, please visit th...
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Jul 6 2015 12:54PM
Calendar Class Roster Audits and Class Size Validation Training
ODE will conduct a training on July 8 at 2 PM, on the upcoming Class Roster audits and Class Size validation. The Class Size validation is a new validation this year. Both the audits and the validation will open at 1 PM on Thursday, July 9. To ...
140
Jul 6 2015 9:55AM
News Announcement Summer Meals Newsletter: July 2015
July 6, 2015 This Summer Meals newsletter shares information on how to order summer meal banners and yard signs, the summerfoodoregon.org website, and the SFSP Mid Summer Capacity Builder. Click here to view this Newsletter.
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Jul 2 2015 2:54PM
News Announcement Charter School Subcommittee Applications
The Oregon Department of Education and the State Board of Education are currently accepting community member applications for the charter school subcommittee that will consist of two State Board Directors, the Superintendent Advisor, and up to four mem...
142
Jul 2 2015 10:00AM
News Release Preliminary Smarter Balanced Results Exceed State Projections
Oregon students and teachers rise to the challenge of higher expectations (Salem, OR) – While final test results will not be available until later this summer, preliminary state-level results show that more students than anticipated met Oregon’...
143
Jul 2 2015 9:22AM
News Announcement Memo: Infant Feeding in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) - Revised
July 2, 2015 TO: Child and Adult Care Food Program Sponsors of Child Care Centers and Family Day Care Home Providers RE: Infant Feeding in the CACFP - Revised CACFP 14-2015v2 The Oregon Department of Education Child Nutrition Programs (ODE ...
144
Jul 1 2015 11:00AM
News Announcement 2015 Updated Procedural Safeguards
The July 2015 ODE Procedural Safeguards Notices for ages 0-5 and K-21 are available at the following link. The July 2015 versions replace any previous versions, and are aligned with the requirements of IDEA 2004, federal, and state regula...
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Jun 30 2015 10:01AM
News Announcement Memo: USDA Policy Memo 39-2015: Q&A on the Final Rule Professional Standards
June 30, 2015 TO: Sponsors of National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program RE: USDA Policy Memo 39-2015: Questions & Answers on the Final Rule Professional Standards for State and Local School Nutrition Programs Personnel as Req...
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Jun 29 2015 3:44PM
News Announcement HOLD THE DATE - Summer IEP Training for Teachers Coming Soon!
Toolkit for Writing IEPs: This is an all-day training for special education teachers, but is open to other special education staff (SPED directors, related services providers, etc). Participants will learn best practices when writing high-quality IEPs ...
147
Jun 26 2015 10:10AM
News Announcement House Passes Expansion of Free Lunch for Low-Income Kids
June 26, 2015 House Passes Expansion of Free Lunch for Low-Income Kids Students who currently qualify for reduced-price lunch will now qualify for free lunch Today, the Oregon House of Representatives voted 58-1 to pass House Bill 2545, which ex...
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Jun 26 2015 8:44AM
News Release Three Oregon Schools to Receive $5 Million in Federal Turnaround Dollars
Fourth round of School Improvement Grants aim to boost student outcomes (Salem, OR) – Three Oregon schools will receive a total of $5.1 million through the U.S. Department of Education’s School Improvement Grant (SIG) program to help improve st...
149
Jun 25 2015 2:25PM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - June 25, 2015
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for June 25, 2015. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS Support for Desktops, La...
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Jun 25 2015 10:36AM
Calendar Important Dates for Summer 2015
Date Event June 11 - August 21 Report Validation Window for: Student Enrollment, Not Chronically Absent June 18 - August 21 Report Validation Window for: Student Attendance June 18 - August 21 Report Validation Window for: A...
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Jun 25 2015 10:30AM
Calendar Deadline Approaching for Ordering 2015-16 Kindergarten Assessment Materials
District Test Coordinators are responsible to order Kindergarten Assessment materials for all kindergarten students, including those in charter schools within the district boundary, by Tuesday, June 30, 2015. When ordering assessment materials, DTCs ...
152
Jun 25 2015 10:20AM
Calendar Important Dates for Annual Cumulative ADM 2014-15
The 14-15 Annual Cumulative ADM collection will close on Monday, July 13 at 11:59 PM. The Audit and Review Period will open on Thursday, July 23 in the afternoon and remain open until 11:59 pm on Friday, July 31. Resources for this collection can be ...
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Jun 23 2015 2:25PM
News Announcement Closing today: Educator Institute on Networking and Transition II: Salem Registration
Save the Date "Transition Together" ODE will offer a regional training which will provide a basic overview of agencies that assist with the transition from school to employment or postsecondary training. For more information: click here ...
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Jun 23 2015 11:01AM
News Release New State Biliteracy Seal Honors Bilingualism as an Asset
450 graduates to earn state’s first ever biliteracy seal (Salem, OR) – This year, 450 Oregon graduates will earn the state’s first ever biliteracy seal as part of a pilot program in seven Oregon school districts and one charter school. The Or...
155
Jun 23 2015 10:46AM
News Announcement Achievement Data Insight (ADI) Assessment Validation Correction
ODE opened the Assessment validations within the Achievement Data Insight (ADI) application on June 18. Unfortunately, the “Percent Met” on the English language arts and Mathematics validations is incorrect. This column is currently showing the perce...
156
Jun 22 2015 10:09PM
News Announcement Memo: 2015-2016 Confidential Income Statements (CIS) and Income Eligibility Guidelines - Child and Adult Care Food Program - Sponsors of Family Day Care Homes
June 22, 2015 TO: Sponsors of Family Day Care Homes RE: 2015-2016 Confidential Income Statements (CIS) and Income Eligibility Guidelines - Child and Adult Care Food Program Action Required Effective July 1, 2015, Child and Adult Care Food Pr...
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Jun 22 2015 9:41PM
News Announcement Memo: 2015-2016 Confidential Income Statements (CIS) and Income Eligibility Guidelines - Child and Adult Care Food Program - Sponsors of Adult Day Care Centers
June 22, 2015 TO: Sponsors of Adult Day Care Centers RE: 2015-2016 Confidential Income Statements (CIS) and Income Eligibility Guidelines - Child and Adult Care Food Program Action Required Effective July 1, 2015, Child and Adult Care Food P...
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Jun 22 2015 8:43PM
News Announcement Memo: 2015-2016 Confidential Income Statements (CIS) and Income Eligibility Guidelines - Child and Adult Care Food Program
June 22, 2015 TO: Sponsors of Child Care Centers, Head Start, and Outside-School-Hours Centers RE: 2015-2016 Confidential Income Statements (CIS) and Income Eligibility Guidelines - Child and Adult Care Food Program Action Required Effective...
159
Jun 22 2015 9:27AM
News Announcement Memo: Administrative Review Process Regarding the Child Nutrition (CN) Label, Watermarked CN Label and Manufacturer’s Product Formulation Statement - SP27-2015; CACFP09-2015; SFSP12-2015
June 22, 2015 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program; Child and Adult Care Food Program, and Summer Food Service Program RE: SP27-2015; CACFP09-2015; SFSP12-2015 Administrative Review Process Regardi...
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Jun 22 2015 9:07AM
News Announcement Memo: Summer Meal Programs Meal Service Requirements Q&As - SP 13-2015, SFSP 05-2015
June 22, 2015 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch Program Seamless Summer Option and Summer Food Service Program RE: SP 13-2015, SFSP 05-2015 Summer Meal Programs Meal Service Requirements Q&As      &nbs...
161
Jun 18 2015 12:15PM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - June 18, 2015
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for June 18, 2015. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS Support for Desktops, La...
162
Jun 18 2015 12:08PM
Calendar CLOSING: Freshman On-Track Collection Closes June 29
The Freshman On-Track Collection will close at 11:59 PM on Monday, June 29. Please submit Freshman On-Track records through the Consolidated Collections application. If you have questions, please refer to the Freshman On-Track Manual available here: ...
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Jun 18 2015 9:19AM
Calendar Support for Desktops, Laptops, Tablets, and Chromebooks 2015-16
Secure Browser 8.0 for Windows (XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1), Mac OS X (10.6 - 10.9), and Linux (Ubuntu 12.04 and 14.04, Fedora 20 and 21, OpenSuse 13.1) will be posted on the OAKS Portal for download and installation on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. An updated S...
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Jun 18 2015 9:16AM
News Announcement Reminder on Student Confidentiality
As districts engage in end-of-year data reconciliations, please remember that personally identifiable student information must remain secure at all times and must not be transmitted in an unsecure manner. As stated in Section 2.5 Student Confidential...
165
Jun 18 2015 9:09AM
Calendar Ordering Kindergarten Assessment Braille Forms
The 2015-16 Kindergarten Assessment Braille Order Form is now available online at http://www.ode.state.or.us/search/page/?id=625. Districts may place their order at any time through October 15, 2015 (one week before the close of the statewide test wi...
166
Jun 18 2015 9:00AM
Calendar Preparing for 2014-15 School and District Report Cards
Preliminary school and district Report Cards and Detail sheets will be posted in the Achievement Data Insight (ADI) application on the district secure website Thursday, July 30 for the first preview. The purpose of preliminary reports is to provide a...
167
Jun 18 2015 8:31AM
News Announcement Updated Mental Health Page
Specific contact information has been added to the Mental Health Page. Please see the updates that give specific phone numbers, links & texting information to county and federal crisis/hotlines.
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Jun 17 2015 10:50AM
News Announcement CLOSED Assistant Superintendent, Office of Instruction, Standards, Assessment and Accountability
Assistant Superintendent, Office of Instruction, Standards, Assessment and Accountability (ISAA) Principal Executive/Manager H Salary: $97,092.00 - $143,208.00 Annually Location: Salem, Oregon Application Review: Begins July 8...
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Jun 15 2015 8:06AM
News Announcement Memo: Site Caps in the Summer Food Service Program - Revised SFSP 16-2015
June 15, 2015 TO: Sponsors of the Summer Food Service Program RE: Site Caps in the Summer Food Service Program - Revised SFSP 16-2015        Action Required Note: This memorandum is effective fo...
170
Jun 12 2015 10:54AM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - June 11, 2015
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for June 11, 2015. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS Farewell Assistant Super...
171
Jun 11 2015 1:33PM
News Release Summer Meals Help Bridge the Gap
National Summer Food Service Program offers nutritious meals to combat childhood hunger (Salem, OR) – When school lets out for the summer, thousands of Oregon children lose access to breakfast, lunch, and afterschool meals that are available du...
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Jun 11 2015 12:55PM
News Announcement Youth Development Council Quarterly Work Session and Meeting
Youth Development Council Quarterly Work Session and Meeting Thursday, June 18, 2015 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oregon State Library, Room 103, 250 Winter Street NE Salem, Oregon 97301 The Youth Development Council will be hol...
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Jun 11 2015 9:32AM
Calendar Clarification to the Kindergarten Assessment Data Collection Trainings
On page 14, Table 5 of the 2015-16 Preliminary Test Administration Manual, please note there was an error in both the August and September Kindergarten Assessment Data Collection training dates. These errors have been corrected. The August training d...
174
Jun 10 2015 5:25PM
News Announcement Reporting Smarter Balanced Claims and Targets in the Online Reporting System
The Online Reporting System (ORS) provides results at the scale level (ELA or mathematics) and the claim (reporting category) level for students, schools, and districts for all Smarter Balanced tests. For ELA, the claims include: Claim 1 - Read...
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Jun 10 2015 12:59PM
News Announcement Reviewing Smarter Balanced Assessment Results
On June 5, Smarter Balanced Assessment results were posted in the Online Reporting System (ORS), Student Centered Staging (SCS), and the Accountability Warehouse Extract (AWE). As you review these data, please keep the following in mind: You shoul...
176
Jun 10 2015 12:11PM
News Announcement Smarter Balanced Score Reports and Updated Online Reporting Users Guide Now Available
Scores for Smarter Balanced tests are now available in the Online Reporting System (ORS) for all Smarter Balanced assessments for which the student has completed both parts (the Computer Adaptive Test and the Performance Task Test) and for which all ...
177
Jun 10 2015 12:06PM
Calendar REMINDER: Freshman On-Track Collection is Open Until June 29
The Freshman On-Track Collection is currently open and will close at 11:59 PM on Monday, June 29. Please submit Freshman On-Track records through the Consolidated Collections application. If you have questions, please refer to the Freshman On-Tr...
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Jun 10 2015 11:51AM
News Announcement Student Centered Staging Open for Editing 2014-15 Test Records
Student Centered Staging is open for editing 2014-15 test records as of 9 AM on Tuesday, June 9. All 2014-15 subjects will close again at 5 PM on Friday, June 12 for preliminary Report Card processing, and will re-open for editing by 9 AM on Tuesday,...
179
Jun 10 2015 11:19AM
Calendar Achievement Data Insight Validations Opening
The Not Chronically Absent and Student Enrollment validations opened at 1 PM on June 11, and the Student Attendance validation will open on the afternoon of June 18. These three validations will remain open until August 21. The validations are access...
180
Jun 9 2015 11:05AM
News Announcement 2013-2014 School Nurses Annual Report
Nurses in schools and students with certain medical impairments report. An annual report that provides information regarding the availability of nurses and number of students with medical impairments. For more information, please go t...
181
Jun 8 2015 11:39AM
News Announcement Memo: Assessing Costs in the Summer Food Service Program SFSP 11-2015
June 8, 2015 TO: Sponsors of the Summer Food Service Program RE: Assessing Costs in the Summer Food Service Program SFSP 11-2015 The attached tip sheet on Assessing Costs in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) provides guidance on th...
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Jun 8 2015 11:20AM
News Announcement Memo: Rural Designations in the Summer Food Service Program - Revised SFSP 04-2015 v3
June 8, 2015 TO: Sponsors of the Summer Food Service Program RE: Rural Designations in the Summer Food Service Program - Revised SFSP 04-2015 v3        Action Required Note: This memorandum supersed...
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Jun 8 2015 11:16AM
News Announcement Memo: Role and Requirements of Administrative Review Officials CACFP 02-2015
June 8, 2015 TO: Sponsors of the Child and Adult Care Food Program RE: Role and Requirements of Administrative Review Officials CACFP 02-2015 The Oregon Department of Education Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) received guidance fr...
184
Jun 8 2015 11:11AM
News Announcement Memo: Assessing Costs in the Child and Adult Care Food Program CACFP 08-2015
June 8, 2015 TO: Sponsors of the Child and Adult Care Food Program RE: Assessing Costs in the Child and Adult Care Food Program CACFP 08-2015 The attached tip sheet on Assessing Costs in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)...
185
Jun 8 2015 11:05AM
News Announcement Memo: Voluntary Menu Labeling in the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program SP 36 - 2015, CACFP 17 - 2015, SFSP 19 - 2015
June 8, 2015 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program; Child and Adult Care Food Program, and Summer Food Service Program RE: Voluntary Menu Labeling in the National School Lunch Program and School Breakf...
186
Jun 8 2015 10:21AM
News Announcement Memo: USDA Policy Memo 38-2015: Mid-Year Elections under the Community Eligibility Provision in School Year 2015-16
June 8, 2015 TO: Sponsors of National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program RE: USDA Policy Memo 38-2015: Mid-Year Elections under the Community Eligibility Provision in School Year 2015-16 Action Required Enclosed is a po...
187
Jun 5 2015 11:22AM
Calendar Accountability Warehouse Extract (AWE) Application Alert
Starting June 9 after 9 AM, assessment data with updated accountability reporting flags and student demographics will be available through the Accountability Warehouse Extract (AWE) application. The first major processing of 2014-2015 assessment data...
188
Jun 5 2015 9:58AM
News Announcement Oregon Response to Intervention Elementary Math Applications available now for 2015-2016
The Oregon Department of Education is pleased to announce that applications are available on the ODE website at http://www.ode.state.or.us/search/page/?id=315. The Oregon Response to Instruction and Intervention (ORTIi) project has supporte...
189
Jun 4 2015 2:37PM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - June 4, 2015
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for June 4, 2015. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS REMINDER: Instructional T...
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Jun 4 2015 9:48AM
Calendar Smarter Balanced Test Scores Available June 5
Scores for Smarter Balanced tests will be available in the Online Reporting System (ORS), Student Centered Staging, and the Accountability Warehouse Extract (AWE) application on June 5. Smarter Balanced assessments are reported only after a student h...
191
Jun 4 2015 9:27AM
Calendar Kindergarten Assessment 2015-16 Order Window Open
The PowerPoint presentation for the first 2015-16 Kindergarten Assessment DTC training is now available on the Kindergarten Assessment webpage located here. The slides include presenter's notes for your reference and any local trainings you may condu...
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Jun 4 2015 8:59AM
Calendar Ordering 2015-16 Kindergarten Assessments for Schools not in TIDE
If your school district has a new kindergarten program/school, and the institution is not listed in TIDE, please contact your Regional ESD Partner with the estimated enrollment numbers before June 30 (end of the TIDE ordering window).
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Jun 4 2015 8:55AM
Calendar Preliminary Oregon Accessibility Manual 2015-16
The Oregon Department of Education preliminary Oregon Accessibility Manual (OAM) will be posted by July 1, 2015. Per the Smarter Balanced Consortium policy, we anticipate posting a final OAM upon receiving the mid-year updates. Contact Brad Lenh...
194
Jun 3 2015 2:23PM
Calendar Save the Date Fall 2015
ODE/COSA Annual Special Education Fall Conference Eugene Hilton Conference Center, Eugene, Oregon Pre-conference Seminars: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 General Conference Sessions: Thursday & Friday, October 1 & 2, 2...
195
Jun 3 2015 1:47PM
News Announcement REMINDER: Instructional Time Rule Changes
As you are preparing your calendars for the upcoming school year, please note that in January 2015, the State Board of Education adopted several changes to Oregon Administrative Rules regarding instructional time. These changes impact the number of ...
196
Jun 3 2015 9:37AM
Calendar District Test Coordinator and Information Only Contact Form for 2015-16
ODE requires that districts annually designate a District Test Coordinator (DTC) using the District Test Coordinator Designation Form. This form is used to maintain ODE’s internal contact database and email list serves. Please note that this form doe...
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Jun 3 2015 9:23AM
Calendar Smarter Balanced and OAKS Online Test Windows Close June 12
The 2014-15 test windows for Smarter Balanced Mathematics and ELA, OAKS Online Science and Social Sciences, and the Grade 12 OAKS Online Mathematics and Reading Retests close on Friday, June 12, 2015. In the final days of the test window, district sh...
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Jun 3 2015 9:17AM
Calendar Third Period Cumulative ADM Review Closing Friday, June 5
The Third Period Cumulative ADM review/audit window is currently open and will close at 11:59 PM on Friday, June 5. Please log into the Consolidated Collections application during this window and review your audits by clicking “Review Audits” under ...
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Jun 3 2015 9:13AM
Calendar Student Centered Staging Closes for Preliminary Report Processing 2014-15
Student Centered Staging will be closed for editing all 2014-15 test records at the following times: Friday, June 5 at 5 PM until 9 AM on Tuesday, June 9. Friday, June 12 at 5 PM until 9 AM on Tuesday, June 16. Secure Assessment Reports for ...
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Jun 3 2015 9:01AM
Calendar District Validations for Summer 2015 in Achievement Data Insight (ADI)
Not Chronically Absent from 3rd Period Cumulative ADM Collection 2014-15 (June 11 - August 21) Student Enrollment from 3rd Period Cumulative ADM Collection 2014-15 (June 11 - August 21) Student Attendance from 3rd Period Cumulative ADM Collection...
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