Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 3/9/2023 - 6:30 PM
Category: Bids, Contracts, Agreements
Type: Info
Subject: 8.2 2023-2024 Assessment Program Renewal Agreement with NWEA (Northwest Evaluation Association)
Strategic Plan:
ACADEMIC - Quality Instruction
Policy: IA - Instructional Goals/Priority Objectives
Provide Name(s) of Attachments NWEA Renewal Quote
File Attachment:
2023-2024 NWEA Agreement.pdf
Provide Background Details and Rationale: During the 2017-2018 school year Park Hill School District replaced multiple testing platforms with the single NWEA MAP (Measures of Academic Progress) assessment. This change resulted in a reduction of time testing while also reducing cost. This single assessment also provides a continuity in scoring from Kindergarten through 9th grade and nationally normed scores are available the day following testing. Park Hill has also adopted NWEA Reading Fluency to further support classroom educators support students phonemic development along with NWE Reading Fluency being a dyslexia screener. NWEA Reading Fluency will be used in grades K-3 as a replacement to Fountas and Pinnell assessments. Reviewed by General Counsel.
Provide Funding Source and Estimated Cost: Assessment Budget $146,420
Legal References N/A
Name of Persons(s) Submitting Agenda Item with Title Marcus Fryatt, Director Assessment Dr. Jasmine Briedwell, Assistant Superintendent for Academic Services
Presenter(s) if Presentation Anticipated N/A
Recommendation: It will be recommended at the March 30, 2023 Regular meeting that the Park Hill Board of Education approve the 2023-2024 Assessment Program Renewal Agreement with Northwest Evaluation Association, as presented and authorize the Superintendent or their designee to execute any required documents.
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Dr. Marcus Fryatt - Director of Assessment
Signed By:
Dr. Jasmine Briedwell - Assistant Superintendent - Academic Services
Signed By:
Dr. Mike Kimbrel - Superintendent