The Maine DOE is sponsoring a series of four workshops for the MEA Alternate Mathematics and ELA/Literacy (MSAA) and the MEA Alternate Science (PAAP) assessments.
These workshops will be held:
- Tuesday, November 15th in Presque Isle at the Hampton Inn
- Wednesday, November 16th in Bangor at the Black Bear Inn
- Thursday, November 17th in Auburn at the Hilton Inn
- Friday, November 18th in Portland at the Clarion Hotel
Session One – 8:30 to 12:00 – MSAA
This session is open to all teachers responsible for planning and implementing the MSAA assessment. It will include an overview of the MSAA System, the new stage adaptive design, important documents, training requirements and student eligibility. The MSAA assessment is required to be administered to eligible students in grades 3-8, and 3rd year high school for ELA/literacy and Mathematics.
Session Two – 1:00 to 4:00
This session is open to all teachers new to the PAAP portfolio process and those needing a brush up with the Profile process. This workshop will provide a step by step overview of the handbook, show how to submit a portfolio electronically, and help you decide which tasks to choose for students in grades 5, 8, and 3rd year high school participating in the alternate science portfolio assessment.