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ACT Aspire: Preparing for Online Testing

Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 11:00 AM Mountain (1:00 PM Eastern)

During this session, online testers will be informed of the specific processes of this delivery mode. Topics will include proctor caching, hardware and software requirements.

Peg Thomsen, accomplished program manager who has been a part of the ACT Aspire program since its inception, will share best practices to think about as you prepare for testing with ACT Aspire.

Click here to register for the March 21st webinar.


ACT Aspire: Preparing for Returning Test Materials (paper testers only)

Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 11:00 AM Mountain (1:00 PM Eastern)

Once testing is complete, paper testers will be required to return test materials for scoring. Join this webinar to understand the specific steps required for returning materials to ACT.

Peg Thomsen, accomplished program manager who has been a part of the ACT Aspire program since its inception, will share best practices to think about as you prepare for testing with ACT Aspire.

Click here to register for the March 28th webinar.


ACT Aspire: What Can I Expect from the Data?

Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 11:00 AM Mountain (1:00 PM Eastern)

The most frequently asked question following any test administration is "how did my students perform?" In this customized ACSI webinar, participants will learn about the ACT Aspire Supplemental Scores and how the data are connected to an understanding of students' college and career readiness.

Sherry Reed, long-time educator, will share her experiences and help ACSI educators connect the dots.

Click here to register for the April 18th webinar.


ACT Aspire: Measuring Progress Throughout the Year with ACT Aspire Periodic Assessments

Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 11:00 AM Mountain (1:00 PM Eastern)

Have you often thought about the value of adding an interim assessment component to your testing program? Did you know that ACT Aspire has a suite of Periodic assessments that can complement your Summative test?

Join this ACSI webinar to learn how to check your student progress toward college and career readiness throughout the year. This diagnostic system provides data to inform instruction and check progress incrementally so that there are no surprises when the summative assessment results are available.

Sherry Reed, long-time educator, will share her experiences and help ACSI educators connect the dots.

Click here to register for the May 16th webinar.


ACT Aspire: Meaningful Outcomes for ACSI Schools

Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 11:00 AM Mountain (1:00 PM Eastern)

We know that today, good jobs will require a greater level of knowledge and skills after high school.

You can prepare all your learners to be ready for future success. With ACT® Aspire® – the first digital, longitudinal assessment system to fully connect student performance with readiness benchmarks from grades 3–10 — you will bring a unique, connected approach to measuring student progress.

ACSI schools can participate in the ACT Aspire system and measure student progress toward college and career readiness as defined by the pioneering research, data, standards, and benchmarks of ACT.

Click here to register for the May 23rd webinar.


ACT Aspire: Utilizing OpenEd Resources

Wednesday, June 13, 2018, 11:00 AM Mountain (1:00 PM Eastern)

So, What's Next? — a question that we often hear following educators' analysis of test data. In this webinar, we will explore ACT's OpenEd platform, a robust and FREE instructional resource repository.

Sherry Reed, long–time educator and assessment consultant will conduct this webinar to answer the question, What's Next? when connecting ACT Aspire Periodic data to instruction through the use of OpenEd.

Click here to register for the June 13th webinar.