College Entrance Exam Webinars

Currently, all scheduled webinars have aired, been recorded, and archived under one of the corresponding tabs. For on-going, self-paced SAT modules, please see below.

SAT School Day Overview

Whether you are a new Idaho SAT point of contact or a veteran, the following archived webinar provides a quick overview of the SAT School Day administration.  The following implementation activities are covered in the recording: 

             Test Center Staff – Roles & Responsibilities

             Test Center Setup Process

             SAT Online Course

             SSD Information

             Registration

             Test Center Staff Training

             Test materials Delivery

             Student & School Score Reporting

 

WMV Icon SAT School Day Orientation

PDF Icon April 2015 SAT School Day Webinar FAQs

PSAT

button PSAT/NMSQT - Results, Resources and Next Steps

This webinar will help school administrators and teachers return PSAT/NMSQT results to students in an efficient and productive manner. Scores are presented within a college and career readiness context. Free resources and recommendations for next steps include videos, PowerPoints, handouts, and access to the SAT Online Course. Educators will review models for encouraging use of college and career planning tools available through the My College QuickStart application, which also provides students with information on their potential to score 3 or higher on specific AP Exams based on PSAT/NMSQT results


button College Board AP Potential Training

This webinar will help teachers, counselors and administrators use results from the PSAT/NMSQT to identify and recruit students who are likely to succeed in rigorous AP courses. AP Potential is a free online tool that generates rosters of students likely to score 3 or higher on given AP Exams, using performance data from specific sections of the PSAT/NMSQT. Participants will review strategies resources for starting and expanding AP programs, as well as counseling individual students.


button Idaho PSAT/NMSQT Webinar for Students & Parents

This webinar was created to support the implementation of the PSAT/NMSQT assessment in the State of Idaho.  The information is geared towards parents and students to understand the PSAT/NMSQT results which were recently received, as well as, a resource to understand the next steps after receiving the scores.

SAT

button College Board Services for Students with Disabilities

This webinar will help educators understand the process, policies, and deadlines for requesting accommodations on College Board assessments: the SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, and Advanced Placement Exams. Once accommodations have been granted, students can continue to use them throughout their high school career. Participants will receive an overview of the accommodations available through the College Board's Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD), and receive instructions for managing the accommodations process through the Online SSD Portal.


button SAT Online Course Training for Educators

This webinar will provide educators with models to implement the SAT Online Course. Schools can create integrated SAT material into classes and assign homework, or provide the course as independent study. Participants will also learn how to identify and address weaknesses in their students' academic skills and content knowledge using data from practices tests and from official PSAT/NMSQT and SAT results.

ACCUPLACER

Test Set-Up

This session will cover the options that are specific to your individual high school test set up including:

  • Adding Users
  • Adding Background Questions and Customized Messages
  • Basic Overview of Branching Profiles and Placement Rules
Test Administration

This session will focus on the two types of test administration available within the ACCUPLACER platform:

  • Standard Test Administration
  • Pre-registration System Test Administration
Reports and Remediation Planner

This session will teach participants how to format reports and export reports, including:

  • Individual Score Report (ISR) – how to print the report for one student or multiple students
  • Student Score Roster Report – how to print a snapshot of an entire group of students' test scores
  • Demographics Report – how to print reports regarding student demographics and/or background questions
  • Remediation Planner – how to use this document to create intervention plans that are targeted to Student's needs

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact Nichole Hall, nhall@sde.idaho.gov or (208) 332-6933.