2018 Data Training and Focus Groups 2


Data Training & Focus Groups

Target Audience:  Free registration is limited to the first 10 classroom teachers and the first 10 educators. The grant only pays for lunch for 10 participants, so register early!  All are welcome to attend, but there will be a $17.00 fee to cover lunch for all participants over 10.  Class is limited to 30.

When:  June 21, 2018

Time:  8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Registration starts at 8:00 a.m.)

Where: Northwest Service Cooperative - 114 First Street West - Thief River Falls, MN 56701

Presenter:  Holly Pope (Brunson): Outreach and Training Specialist for the MN Dept. of Education.


8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. — Educators will learn about the data provided on the Minnesota Department of Education’s Report Card along with the reports generated with the MCA data (such as the Benchmark Reports, Individual Student Report, and MCA Roster). Teachers are encouraged to contact their District Assessment Coordinator to request a copy of their school Benchmark Reports to bring to this session. If a teacher is unable to bring their school or district Benchmark Report, examples will be provided.

11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — Pearson will facilitate a focus group to gather feedback on the redesign of the Benchmark Reports.

12:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. — Lunch will be provided.

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. — Current classroom teachers are encouraged to stay for the     afternoon to provide feedback on the demo site of the new teacher website: Testing 1, 2, 3!

Registration:   www.nw-service.k12.mn.us

Registration Deadline:   June 14, 2018

Questions:  For questions specific to training please call Holly at 651-582-8563 or holly.brunson@state.mn.us

For questions on facility please call Barb Nelson, NCEC Coordinator 218-681-0900 ext. 101 or bnelson@nw-service.k12.mn.us

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Barb Nelson
Phone: 218-681-0900 ext. 101
Email: bnelson@nw-service.k12.mn.us


Northwest Service Cooperative
114 First Street West
Thief River Falls,, MN 56701The zipcode must be numeric with at least five numbers.