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Spring 2015. 1. introductions. Arizona Department of Education (ADE). American Institutes for Research (AIR). Measurement Incorporated (MI). 2. A. z. MERit. overview. Testing: Who & When. Roles & . ID: 450275

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AzMERIT Pre-Test Training

Spring 2015

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introductions

Arizona Department of Education (ADE)American Institutes for Research (AIR)Measurement Incorporated (MI)

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AzMERit overview

Testing: Who & WhenRoles & ResponsibilitiesThe AzMERIT Portal

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Students to be testedGrades 3 – 8English Language ArtsMathematicsStudents enrolled in high school courses:English Language Arts Grades 9 – 11MathematicsAlgebra I, Geometry, Algebra II

CBT/PBT

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Computer-Based Testing WindowPaper-Based Testing WindowMarch 30, 2015–May 8, 2015*Writing must be completed by April 24April 13, 2015–April 24, 2015

CBT/PBT

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Correct administration of testing, assumes ultimate responsibilityTrain all Test Administrators and ProctorsReceive and inventory materialsTest Security AgreementsArrange for equipment and materials necessary for testingSchedule testing activitiesMonitor testing activities

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CBT/PBT

District Test Coordinator Responsibilities

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Manage users and student data Include Large Print or Braille test booklets in order

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CBT/PBT

Additional District Test Coordinator

Responsibilities

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District Test Coordinator Important Tasks Checklist

12 Important Tasks For both CBT and PBT From today to May 8th

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CBT/PBT

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The azmerit portal

AzMERIT PortalSecure BrowserTechnology Information

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TASK 1 CBT/PBT

http://azmeritportal.org

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CBT/PBT

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To access Technology Resources, click on the Technology Resources icon on the portal home pageThen click on the Technology Resources icon on the Technology Resources page

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CBT

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CBT/PBT

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CBT

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Secure BrowsersProvides secure student access to the Test Delivery SystemMust be installed on all student testing machines

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CBT

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Detailed installation instructions can be found in the Secure Browser Installation Manual on the AzMERIT Portal

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TASK 2 CBT

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AIR Systems overview

Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) OverivewTest Delivery System (TDS) OverviewOnline Reporting System (ORS) Overview

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CBT/PBT

User Roles

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Task*DTCDASTCSTTAWorking with Student Information (coming soon)Administer Computer-Based TestsManaging UsersRetrieving User Accounts   Adding User Accounts  Adding, Editing, or Deleting Users through File Uploads  Viewing and Editing User Details  Deleting User Accounts  Working with Test Improprieties (coming soon)Working with Orders for Test Materials (coming soon)Working with Rosters of Students (coming soon)Voice Packs (coming soon)Contact and Shipping InformationReviewing Contact and Shipping Information   * DTC—District Test Coordinator; DA—District Administrator; STC—School Test Coordinator; ST—School Teacher, TA—Test Administrator

CBT/PBT

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CBT/PBT

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TIDE Overview

Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE)

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TIDE is used to:Manage user accountsView/manage student dataIndicate CBT accommodation and test setting informationManage orders for paper test materialsPrint On-Demand student ID labels

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CBT/PBT

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TDS Overview

Test Delivery System (TDS)

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Test Delivery SystemTwo InterfacesTest Administrator (TA) InterfaceStudent Interface (Secure Browser)Two SitesOperationalTA Training Site/Sample Tests

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CBT/PBT

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The TA Interface is accessible to authorized users via the Educators & Test Administrators page of the portal.

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CBT

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ORS Overview

Online Reporting System (ORS)

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Online Reporting System Overview

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CBT

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TIDE

Manage UsersStudent InformationUpdating Student DataOrder Large Print Paper and Braille Tests

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Manage Users

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Verify your district contact information If changes are necessary, please contact AzMERIT@azed.gov directly

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CBT/PBT

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TASK 3 CBT/PBT

Manage Users TabEdit usersAdd one userUpload many users

Upload Users in TIDE

Starting

January 21,

2015

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TASK 3 CBT/PBT

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Student Information

Verify Student Data in TIDERevise EnrollmentsLarge Print Paper and Braille Tests

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For CBT and PBT schools, log into TIDE to view students associated with your district and/or schools.

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TASK 4 CBT/PBT

View Students in TIDE

Starting

January 28,

2015

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TASK 4 CBT/PBT

Student Information Tab

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TASK 4 CBT/PBT

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TASK 4 CBT/PBT

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Updating student data

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Grade 3 – 8 Students are pulled directly from SAISEnd of CourseStudents are pulled directly from Student Teacher Course Connection

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CBT/PBT

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Important Dates for Student Data Updates

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Student Data File

(file

used for)

Deadline to Enter Data

in SAIS or Student Teacher Course Connection

Date when

Data is Visible in TIDE

Intermediate

(used for packing test materials)

2/11/15

2/17/15

Final

(used for producing Pre ID labels)

2/25/15

3/2/15

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Large Print PaperBraillePaper Based Tests

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Large Print Orders CBT – only students who require a large print paper or a regular paper test per IEP PBT – all students who require a large print paper test per IEP

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TASK 5 CBT/PBT

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Braille OrderAll students who require a Braille test per IEP All Braille tests are paper-based tests only

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TASK 5 CBT/PBT

Denote Special Print Versions for

students

in TIDE

Starting

January 28,

2015

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Paper Print Orders CBT – only students who require a paper-based test (print paper version) per IEP

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CBT

Denote Special Print Versions for

students

in TIDE

Starting

January 28,

2015

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Prior to Testing

Computer-Based TestingPaper-Based TestingItem Types

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District Test Coordinator Before Testing List Complete TIDE tasks Complete & submit all required Security AgreementsSchedule & communicate all testing activities within the district or charter schoolsReceiving test materialsInventorying test materials upon arrival and, if needed, ordering additional materialsArrange for supplies for testingCommunicate questions from Test Administrators by contacting either the AzMERIT Helpdesk or ADE.

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CBT/PBT

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All test administrators must complete the TA Certification Course with TIDE. Administer AzMERIT Sample Tests to all studentsContinue to verify that all students are listed in TIDE as data is updated.

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TASK 6 CBT

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Test Administrator Certification CourseUsers must log into TIDE TAs will receive a completion certificate

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TASK 6 CBT

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Sample Tests will be:Available in mid FebruaryAvailable to everyone

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TASK 6 CBT/PBT

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CBT/PBT

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AzMERIT is a computer-based test and has the following item types: Multiple-choice itemsMulti-select itemsEditing tasksHot text itemsGrid itemsEquation itemsOpen Response items

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CBT/PBT

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AzMERIT Guide to the Sample TestsHow to access the Sample TestsOverview of Sample Test features and toolsComputer-Based item types Paper-Based item typesELA Writing GuidesAnswer Keys for all Sample Tests

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CBT/PBT

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Uploading Students to TIDE

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Student must be manually enrolled in TIDEFor CBT no further action is neededFor PBTadditional students manually added will need have to have a print-on demand label

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TASK 7 CBT/PBT

Upload Missing S

tudents

in TIDE

Starting March 10,

2015

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Receive test materials

MaterialsInventory MaterialsAdditional Orders

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CBT School Test Materials: Test Coordinator Manual Test Administration DirectionsLarge print, Braille, and/or paper version test booklets, this includes:Student ID labelsReturn shipment materials

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CBT

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PBT School Test Materials: Test Coordinator Manual Test Administration DirectionsPaper test bookletsLarge Print and/or Braille test bookletsStudent ID labels Return shipment materials

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PBT

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Test Material will arrive April 6 or 7, 2015.Boxes are from Measurement Inc.Braille and Large Print and Pre-ID labels will be in a separate shipment

CBT/PBT

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Shipments packaged by District and School District Box(es)All white boxes Contains overage materialsTest Coordinator Kit Test Coordinator ManualMaterials for returning shipmentsPacking DocumentsDistrict Receipt FormDistrict Packing List Individual School(s) Packing ListDistrict Return Form

CBT/PBT

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School Boxes All brown boxesSchool Test Coordinator Kit Test Coordinator ManualMaterials for returning test bookletsSpecial Handling EnvelopesTest BookletsTest Administration DirectionsPacking Documents: School Packing ListSchool Security Checklists

CBT/PBT

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Verify ShipmentSign and return the District Packing ListReport missing or extra boxes immediately to AzMERIT Helpdesk 1-844-560-7812 azmerithelpdesk@air.orgKEEP ALL BOXES for returning test booklets to Measurement Inc.

CBT/PBT

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Inventory your entire shipment Open all boxesVerify receipt of Pre-ID labelsVerify all materials received against packing listVerify sufficient materials received for number of students expected to test

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TASK 9 PBT

Materials

in District

April 6 – April 7

,

2015

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Additional Order WindowIf a school needs more test materialsCheck district overageIf district overage is not sufficient place an additional orderOnly District Test Coordinator can place an additional orderPlace only 1 additional order per district

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TASK 10 PBT

Additional Order

Window

in TIDE

April 6 – April 10,

2015

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Test Administration

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District Test Coordinator Responsibilitiesmonitoring assessment activitiesPBT Additional Responsibilitiesmaintaining an accurate inventory of all test materials checking in/out test booklets to Test Administrators during testing

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CBT/PBT

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Each school must maintain a copy of the test administrators list of studentsFor security purposes this list must be maintained with security agreements

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PBT

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PBT

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Scheduling

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Grades 3 – 8Test DaysContent AreaApproximate TimeDay 1ELA – Writing45-90 minutesDay 2ELA – Reading, Part 1 Mathematics, Part 145-75 minutes 60-85 minutesDay 3ELA – Reading, Part 2 Mathematics, Part 245-75 minutes 60-85 minutes

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CBT/PBT

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End-of-CourseTest DaysContent AreaApproximate TimeEnglish Language Arts (ELA) – End-of-Course (EOC) – Can be administered in 2 or 3 daysDay 1ELA Writing45-90 minutesDay 2ELA Reading Part 145-75 minutesDay 2 or Day 3ELA Reading Part 245-75 minutesMathematics – End-of-Course (EOC) – Can be administered in 1 or 2 daysDay 1Mathematics Part 150-85 minutesDay 1 or Day 2Mathematics Part 250-85 minutes

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BT/PBT

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Test Administration Schedules Day 1, Day 2, and Day 3 must be scheduled in order but do not have to be consecutive days.Must be a break between test sessions scheduled on the same dayAzMERIT is untimed.95% of students should finish in estimated timeTest Session must be completed by the end of the day

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CBT/PBT

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Computer-Based SchedulingDay 1 (ELA Writing)Must be completed by April 24 including make-up tests.Last day of testing must be scheduled no later than May 6.All make-up testing must be completed no later than May 8.Students within the same school are not required to test on the same day.

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CBT

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Paper-Based Scheduling Day 1 (ELA Writing)Must be scheduled April 13 or April 14Last day of testing must be scheduled no later than April 22All make-up tests must be completed no later than April 24.Students in the same grade (gr 3-8) or taking the same EOC test within the same school must test on the same day.

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PBT

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Prepare for testing

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All students take Sample Tests (Task 6) prior to testingPractice answering different types of itemsPractice using online tools (CBT only)Verify all students are registered in TIDE

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CBT/PBT

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CBT administration

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TASK 8

CBT

Computer-Based Testing Window

March 30, 2015–May 8, 2015

*Writing must be completed

by April 24

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Test Administrators will need:the TA InterfaceFound on the AzMERIT PortalSelect Educators & Test Administrators iconSelect the AzMERIT Test Administration iconLog into the system

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CBT

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The TA Interface

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CBTs

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The TA Interface

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CBT

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PBT Administration

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TASK 11 PBT

Paper-Based Testing Window

April 13, 2015–April 24, 2015

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PBT

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Test Improprieties

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Incident report

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PBT

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After test administration

Returning Test Materials to Measurement Incorporated

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District Test Coordinators ResponsibilitiesEnsuring the secure disposal of scratch/graph paperReporting any testing improprieties to ADEEnsuring the disposal of all the Test Administration Directions and Test Coordinator’s Manual for both the district and schoolsAdditional Responsibilities for Computer-Based TestingMonitoring test completion rates in the Plan and Manage Testing section of the Online Reporting System Additional Responsibilities for Paper-Based TestingBoxing materials for return shipping as instructed in this manualEnsuring all scorable and nonscorable test materials are prepared for return by the scheduled retrieval date

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CBT/PBT

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Material Return

Packing and Returning Test Materials

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Return testing materials to Measurement Incorporated.Collect and inventory all scorable and non-scorable materials.Follow the packing and return shipment instructions in the Test Coordinator Manual.

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TASK 12 PBT

First Day to Call UPS to

Schedule Pick Up

Last Day for Material

Pick Up from District

April 20,

2015

April 30

,

2015

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PBT

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Scorable

Packing Diagram

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Non-Scorable Packing Diagram

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Prepare Boxes for ShipmentNumber ALL boxes in shipment 1 of X, 2 of X, etc. Start with used (SCORABLE) materialsSign the District Packing List and return to MI in pre-paid envelope from Return KitPlace a UPS return label on each box, being sure to cover the original shipping labelDO NOT remove or cover colored barcoded label identifying your district/schoolContact UPS at 1-800-742-5877 or at www.ups.com 24 hours in advance to schedule pick-up of your test materials

PBT

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AzMERIT Testing Conditions, Tools, and Accommodations Guidance for Spring 2015

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American Institutes for ResearchAzMERIT Help Desk   Tel 1.844.560.7812   Email: azmerithelpdesk@air.orgChat: http://azmeritportal.org/chat/Arizona Department of EducationMary Pat WoodState Test CoordinatorAzMERIT@azed.gov

Contact Information

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Thank you

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