January 17, 2012



Upcoming PSAE and IAA 2012 Deadlines/Training

Upcoming Dates and Deadlines for the 2012 PSAE
Please see the 2012 PSAE Checklist of Dates for a complete list of PSAE activities.

January 25, 2012: PSAE Question and Answer Webinar, 3 p.m. Register at http://www.isbe.net/assessment/htmls/psae_webinar.htm
January 27, 2012: Deadline for ACT to receive applications for ACT-Approved accommodations for PSAE Day 1.
February 06, 2012: PSAE Question and Answer Webinar, noon. Register at http://www.isbe.net/assessment/htmls/psae_webinar.htm
February 10, 2012: Deadline for finalizing PSAE Day 2 orders on PSAE TestSites Online website.
February 21, 2012: PSAE Question and Answer Webinar, 9 a.m. Register at http://www.isbe.net/assessment/htmls/psae_webinar.htm
February 24, 2012: PSAE Pre-ID file sent to ACT for label production
March 09, 2012: Deadline for ACT to receive requests for State-Allowed accommodations for PSAE Day 1.

Upcoming Training Modules/Q&As for the 2012 IAA
2012 Illinois Alternate Assessment (IAA) training modules and Power Points will be available Wednesday, January 18th on the IAA webpage www.isbe.net/assessment/iaa.htm. These modules are pre-recorded webinars to allow viewing at your convenience. These modules are designed to provide detailed training information on coordinator and teacher responsibilities of the IAA.  The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) will have separate live Q&A sessions, for coordinators and teachers to address further questions you may have regarding the 2012 IAA.

Training modules for IAA Coordinators:

Registration for a Live Q&A Session for Coordinators

Training modules for IAA Teachers

Registration for a Live Q&A Sessions for Teachers: