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January 10, 2012: PLAN Diagnostic Assessment Interpreting Data Training Slated for February 15 at Northwest RESA

PLAN Diagnostic Assessment Interpreting Data Training
The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction will host, in collaboration with ACT and the North Carolina Regional Educational Service Alliance (RESA), a series of half-day PLAN Interpreting Data training. This training will provide guidance to district and school staff on how to effectively interpret the PLAN student report in order to communicate to students, teachers, and parents areas for academic improvement and career planning. Time will also be spent reviewing aggregate reports that schools will receive. All information will support the goal of improving student’s college and career-readiness.

Audience: Principals, Assistant Principals, Guidance, Data Coaches, and district Curriculum and Instruction leads
All training sessions will convene from 9 am to 12 pm. (Registration sign-in and a light breakfast will begin at 8:30)
RESA directors will be responsible for disseminating and collecting individual site registration. Contact the RESA director for registration questions.

February 15, 2012 (Region 7:Northwest Region Education Service Alliance)
Holiday Inn, Wilkesboro
1700 Winkler Street
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
Apple Room
Director: Dr. Joseph Sinclair

December 8, 2011

ACT Informational Update December 6

December 4, 2011

ACT Accommodations Webinar Announced

Join NC Department of Public Instruction staff and ACT representatives for a Webinar on ACT Accommodations for Exceptional Children - December 5.

Space is limited.

Reserve your Webinar seat now at:


This webinar will discuss accommodations related to the ACT.

Author: Nancy Carolan

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Link to ACT / PLAN / WorkKeys Webinars