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Return-Path: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Received: from literacy (localhost [127.0.0.1]) by literacy.nifl.gov (8.10.2/8.10.2) with SMTP id j3FIsPG22403; Fri, 15 Apr 2005 14:54:25 -0400 (EDT) Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2005 14:54:25 -0400 (EDT) Message-Id: <email@example.com> Errors-To: firstname.lastname@example.org Reply-To: email@example.com Originator: firstname.lastname@example.org Sender: email@example.com Precedence: bulk From: NAASLN@aol.com To: Multiple recipients of list <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: [NIFL-ASSESSMENT:1064] Assessment Session at COABE - NAASLN Precon on Accommodating Testing X-Listprocessor-Version: 6.0c -- ListProcessor by Anastasios Kotsikonas X-Mailer: AOL 5.0 for Mac sub 10 Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit Content-Type: text/plain; charset="US-ASCII" Status: O Content-Length: 2004 Lines: 44 Attending COABE? Know someone who is attending? Don't miss the NAASLN (National Association for Adults with Special Learning Needs) Pre-Conference session at COABE on Wednesday, May 4th, 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon at the Anaheim Marriott Hotel. The session, Accommodating Standardized Tests in Adult Basic and Literacy Education for Adults with Special Learning Needs, is open to both COABE attendees and others who might wish to attend only the preconference session. All session participants will receive an introductory membership to NAASLN. Please register for the preconference session at the COABE website or onsite. Session Description: More adults with special learning needs are being identified and entering adult basic and literacy education programs. How can programs pre and post test for learning gains or set expectations for these learners to take national tests without thinking about needed accommodations? Join this half day program to hear from test developers and test administrators about current protocols for accommodations. Then, participate in the essential dialogs that will lead the field in setting policies and procedures for supporting all learners access to demonstrating their knowledge and abilities. The following standardized tests will be present to share their information on test accommodations: CTB - McGraw Hill - The TABE Test CASAS GED Testing Services The Pre-Conference session will be a 'conversation' using open space technology and strategic dialogue to address key issues related to testing accommodations for persons with special learning needs. The session will begin with the participates creating the key questions about accommodating standardized tests for persons with special learning needs. The session will be hosted by Joan Hudson Miller, President of NAASLN. The session will be facilitated by Dr. Laura Weisel. Session outcomes will be included in the June, 2005 NAASLN Membership Newsletter.
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