NYSED allowing changes to Grad Rate data (added 2/27/17)
There were specific schools and districts that reported finding graduation rate data errors after the collection deadline. Due to the major discrepancies for these schools, districts, and regions, the Department will release an updated 2012 cohort graduation rate on the public data site
Reminder for 2016-17 Staff data due (added 2/7/2017)
The deadline for teachers to submit ePMF forms (BEDS) is February 24, 2017. Deadline to certify ePMF forms is March 3, 2017.
All non-teaching professional staff data (for Personnel Master file (PMF) purposes) is due March 3, 2017. This is collected from the Staff Snapshot and Staff Assignment data that is loaded to Level 2 by the deadline. Non-Teaching Professional Staff Profile reports are currently available via the NYS Application Business Portal’s IRSP application, and will be refreshed tomorrow, Wednesday, February 8th.
For further information on this data collection and timelines, please visit the NYSED Teacher/Staff Data page at http://www.p12.nysed.gov/irs/beds/PMF/home.html
Teacher Student Roster Verification (TSRV) now available in TAA (added 1/25/17)
For districts that have loaded their Staff/Student/Course data to Level 2, the TSRV is now available to review in TAA (Teacher Access and Authorization). Only 3-8 ELA & Math and HS Regents Math teachers that are linked to the appropriate State Course Codes will have rosters to verify.
ePMF Deadlines and Updated Documentation (added 12/6/16)
Please be advised that while the deadline for teachers to submit their BEDS (ePMF) forms is February 24, 2017, districts may want to consider setting an earlier deadline. This will allow administrators time to review, submit and certify the data by March 3, 2017. Administrators can currently view and modify teacher ePMF forms in TAA, but the certify button will not be available until February 24th.
Updated documentation regarding reporting Staff data has been posted http://www.p12.nysed.gov/irs/beds/PMF/home.html. Please see "Reporting SIRS Staff Data to NYSED.PDF", where you will find new information highlighted in Yellow. This includes new guidance on reporting Itinerant Staff.
Procedures for Requesting Test Read Forms for NYS Grades 3-8 ELA Tests (added 11/30/16)
The attached memorandum provides additional information you will need to request Grades 3-8 NYS English Language Arts (ELA) Assessments due to recent changes in allowable testing accommodations (see http://www.p12.nysed.gov/specialed/timely.htm). Procedures for requesting Test Read Booklets for ELA from the online examination request system (http://portal.nysed.gov) are outlined in the attached memorandum.
Please make this memorandum, as well as the information on the changes to testing accommodations, available to principals and testing coordinators responsible for requesting your school’s Grades 3-8 State Assessments. If you have any questions, please contact our Operations Group at 518-474-8220 or fax 518-474-2021.
CBT: Updated Computer-Based Question Sampler (added 11/30/16)
This communication provides information about the release of the NYS 3-8 ELA and MATH CBT Question Sampler for 2016-17 school year
NYSED has Loaded Enrollment File to Educator Portal (added 11/28/16)
NYSED has loaded an enrollment file to Educator Portal on behalf of New York districts and schools for the 2016-17 NYSAA ELA and mathematics administration.
Students attending public schools, Charter schools, BOCES and non-public schools (outside of NYCDOE) coded as NYSAA-eligible who were in the State Student Information Repository System (SIRS) as of Friday, November 18, 2016 were included in this enrollment file submission.
It is the responsibility of District Test Coordinators to review the information in Educator Portal and ensure accuracy and completeness of enrollment. District Test Coordinators will need to add or exit students as needed.
With students now in the system, District Test Coordinators can also begin creating rosters to connect students to teachers.
NYSESLAT Score Reports Available (11/1/16)
The NYSESLAT (NYS English as a Second Language Achievement Test) score reports, also known as “Parent” Reports, are now available on L2RPT (Cognos State Reports) in the Score Reports folder (SIRS-503).
Monthly Data Loads (added 10/11/16)
We will be performing the monthly data loads next week, October 17-21. We will be loading Demographics/Enrollment, Program Services, SE Snapshot, Assessments, Day Calendar, Student Daily Attendance and Staff files.
NYSED to Submit One-Time Enrollment File to Educator Portal for 2016-17 NYSAA Administration (added 10/11/16)
For the 2016-17 NYSAA ELA and mathematics administration, NYSED will submit one enrollment file to Educator Portal on behalf of districts and schools.
The target date to load all NYSAA-eligible students (Program Service code 0220) to Level 2 is Thursday, November 3rd, 2016. This should allow districts sufficient time to review the data and submit any corrections or additional records by the final deadline of Thursday, November 10th.*
*Any students that are not loaded by this date will have to be manually entered into the Educator Portal (KITE) system before testing begins.