Toolkit & Video Now Available to Help Educators, Families Talk About Test Results

The Oklahoma State Department of Education has prepared a toolkit to help educators and families talk about upcoming state test results and how they reflect changes in Oklahoma’s assessments.The 4-minute video, “What Families Need to Know About New Test Results,” explains to families and stakeholders why this year is a TOTAL RESET. To watch the video, click here.
In the six-page document “Giving Oklahoma Students a Competitive Edge: Frequently Asked Questions, Test Results 2017,” we provide answers to the most-asked questions we’ve encountered from educators, parents and community leaders.This guide will help you and your teachers be more confident in understanding the changes in assessments and in addressing questions from parents. To download the FAQ document, click here.To access additional resources, visit our Assessment Guidance page: http://sde.ok.gov/sde/documents/2017-09-25/assessment-guidance

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Important dates:

  • Oct. 11: District Test Coordinators receive district-level OSTP results
  • Nov. 27: Districts begin receiving paper student/parent reports

Thank you for your partnership and support as we work together to ensure consistent messaging for this TOTAL RESET of Oklahoma’s assessments system. We stand ready to provide assistance in any way. If you have questions, please reach out to:

Steffie Corcoran
(405) 522-5324 or steffie.corcoran@sde.ok.gov

Deana Silk
(405) 521-3371 or deana.silk@sde.ok.gov

Annette Price
(405) 521-6647 or annette.price@sde.ok.gov