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Upcoming Presentations and Training

Materials will be posted as they become available

DateLocation or EventSession TitlePresenter
3/20/20Presentation for University of Minnesota Graduate students in Quantitative Methods in Education programAssessment Literacy and Research Opportunities at MDE Statewide TestingYufeng Berry and Kendra Olsen
4/23 - 4/25/20Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics (MCTM) ConferenceNew Benchmark Reports and Testing 1, 2, 3 Resources for Math TeachersKendra Olsen
Past presentations and resources
DateLocation or EventSession TitlePresenter
1/20/20MELT Conference - Lac qui Parle Valley High SchoolBenchmark Reports and Testing 1, 2, 3 Kendra Olsen
1/27/20Math PD Day - Mankato Civic CenterConnecting data and assessment to best practices in standards based instruction for mathematics, pre-K - high schoolHeather Mueller, Jennifer Dugan, Sue Ingvalson, June Reineke, and Kendra Olsen
2/6/20Math PD Day - SartellConnecting data and assessment to best practices in standards based instruction for mathematics, pre-K - high schoolHeather Mueller, Jennifer Dugan, Sue Ingvalson, June Reineke, and Kendra Olsen
2/11/20Guest Lecture at University of Minnesota Twin Cities for Pre-service teachersAssessment Literacy FoundationsKendra Olsen
2/17/20Forest Lake School District Teacher in-service day Science MCA and Benchmark ReportsKendra Olsen
DateLocation or EventSession Title Presenter
11/1/19Success Academy - BloomingtonBenchmark Report Data and Achievement Level Descriptor WorkshopKendra Olsen
11/4/19Faribault Schools Benchmark Reports and Testing 1, 2, 3 PresentationKendra Olsen
11/8/19MnSTA Conference - St. CloudTesting 1, 2, 3 Overview and Benchmark Report DataKendra Olsen
11/12/19Alexandria Public Schools WebinarTesting 1, 2, 3 Overview and New Benchmark ReportsKendra Olsen
11/12/19Forest Lake Public SchoolsTesting 1, 2, 3 Overview and New Benchmark ReportsKendra Olsen
11/20/19LaCrescent Public SchoolsTesting 1, 2, 3 OverviewKendra Olsen
12/2/19Big Lake Schools Testing 1, 2, 3 OverviewKendra Olsen
12/4/19

Minnesota Department of Education Conference Center A: Room 13; 1500 Hwy 36 West Roseville, MN 55113

Kindergarten ACCESS: Test Administrators (1–4 p.m.)

Register for the Dec. 4 Kindergarten ACCESS training

WIDA Trainer, Ellen Parkhurst, MDE Staff, Tracy Montez Lindner and Jenn Burton
12/11/19Lynd SchoolsTesting 1, 2, 3 OverviewKendra Olsen

 

October
DateLocation or EventSession TitlePresenter
10/1/19Pine City Public SchoolsBenchmark Report Overview and Data ExplorationKendra Olsen
10/2/19Sartell Elementary SchoolsBenchmark Report Overview and Data ExplorationKendra Olsen
10/3-10/4/19MAASFEP Conference- Plymouth, MNTesting 1, 2, 3 Overview and New Benchmark ReportsKate Beattie and Kendra Olsen
10/17/19MEA Conference - St. Paul, MNTesting 1, 2, 3: A Teacher Website for Assessment and Data Use in the ClassroomKendra Olsen
10/23/19Sartell High SchoolBenchmark Report Presentation and Data AnalysisKendra Olsen
September
DateLocation or EventSession TitlePresenter
9/18/19Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy CoachesBenchmark Reports and MCA Data Exploration Mary Lillestol and Kendra Olsen
9/23/19Dassel-Cokato Middle SchoolTesting 1, 2, 3 Overview and Benchmark DataKendra Olsen
9/24/19
South Central Service Cooperative (SCSC)
Conference Center
2075 Lookout Dr.
North Mankato, MN 56003
Interpreting ACCESS Score Reports for InstructionWIDA Trainer, Ellen Parkhurst
MDE Staff, Tracy Montez Lindner and Dawn Cameron
9/25/19Minnesota Department of Education Conference Center B: Room 16
1500 Hwy 36 West
Roseville, MN 55113
Interpreting ACCESS Score Reports for InstructionWIDA Trainer, Ellen Parkhurst
MDE Staff, Tracy Montez Lindner and Dawn Cameron
9/26/19
College of St. Scholastica
Innovation Room
137 23rd St. South
Sartell, MN 56377
Interpreting ACCESS Score Reports for InstructionWIDA Trainer, Ellen Parkhurst
MDE Staff, Tracy Montez Lindner and Dawn Cameron
Summer
DateLocationSession TitlePresenter
8/8/19Transforming Learning Summit - Brooklyn Park, MNTesting 1-2-3 Website Overview and New Benchmark Reports for 2019Kate Beattie and Kendra Olsen
8/7/19Back to School Superintendents Conference – Brooklyn Park, MNTesting 1-2-3 Website OverviewKendra Olsen
7/24/19Sourcewell’s Assessment Day –Staples, MNNew Benchmark Reports for 2019 and Testing 1-2-3 Website OverviewKate Beattie and Kendra Olsen

         

If you would like to request online or in-person professional development regarding any of the resources found on this site, or if you have general feedback regarding the site, please submit a request below to the Statewide Testing Division at MDE or contact Kendra Olsen, at Kendra.olsen@state.mn.us or 651-582-8542.