Level B Assessment and Training (3-day)
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Level B Assessment and Training (3-day)
Presented by: Dr. Dave Carter
Located at: Online
About the Session

AUDIENCE: Teachers, Inclusion Teachers, Inclusion Leaders and Administrators 

At the end of Level B sessions, participants will receive a certificate of completion. Participants must attend all 3 days of training to receive a certificate.

Four major topics to be covered in these 3 day training sessions include:

1. The three levels of testing and how they differ.

2. The role of each level in educational assessment.

3. The principles of standardized testing:

  • Provincial, national and international standards
  • Ethical test selection and use
  • Understanding measurement statistics
  • Understanding T-scores, z-scores, percentile rank equivalents, age equivalents
  • How to compare standard scores
  • Interpreting test scores to parents, teachers and children

4. Pragmatic issues in test administration:

  • Choosing standardized tests
  • Establishing basals and ceilings
  • Scoring standardized tests with precision
  • Meeting District and Alberta Education guidelines
About the Presenter(s)

Dr. Dave Carter has been an educator for more than 40 years, having worked as a grade 6 and 7 teacher, a learning assistance teacher (grades K - 7), a school psychologist (grades K - 12), a Director of Instruction in two large B.C. school districts, and an instructor at UBC, SFU, Trinity Western and San Diego State University. Dave “semi-retired” in 2005 and continues to teach courses at the graduate level, does in-service in both Alberta and B.C. and consults to the B.C. Ministry of Education on a range of topics (including special education and ELL). He and his wife Sharon have four grown children and two grandchildren.

Fee: $225.00

Registration Notes:

Participants must attend all 3 days of training to receive a certificate.