In spring 2020, Data Recognition Corp. (DRC) will be replacing Scantron as the permanent assessment administrator for the “Heart of Dixie” state.
Alabama testing standards aren’t changing, but the state’s assessment administrator is changing hands. The Alabama Scantron Performance Assessment Tests were designed in 2017 to replace Alabama’s ACT Aspire and ARMT exams. Scantron, however, was never meant to be a permanent assessment administrator for the state. The use of the Scantron Performance Series was a stopgap measure for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 school years. Keep Reading »
Two 6th-grade math teachers want to spread the word about USATestprep
With more than 138,000 assessments completed and close to 800,000 activities logged, Pickens County schools recently ranked among the top 5% of Georgia schools for their successful use of the USATestprep platform.
Two teachers have been instrumental in the county’s utilization of the standards-aligned platform. Tammy Duncan and Tom Kleinberg, both 6th grade math teachers at Jasper Middle School have been teaching for 21 years and six years, Keep Reading »
Events, conferences and trainings—oh my! USATestprep educational trainers are on the move this spring, hopscotching across the U.S. to demo our powerful online-learning tool that makes it easier for teachers to do what they do best—teach.
We love traveling, training, and teaching (and teachers), so if you have an event or conference where you’d like us to be, please reach out! We are light packers, great conversationalists, and so long as coffee is readily available, Keep Reading »
USATestprep moves forward with plans to expand in Chicago’s public schools as a CPS approved vendor.
Atlanta, GA – March 28, 2019– USATestprep, one of the nation’s leading providers of standards-aligned solutions for teacher and student success, is blowing into the Windy City in a big way. The company’s site-licensed online learning platform was recently approved by The Chicago Public Schools’ Department of Procurement as a CPS approved vendor, a precursor to being allowed to be used by teachers in Chicago’s public school system. Keep Reading »
USATestprep will be on-site to demo their grades 3 to 12 learning platform to attendees of the 2019 National Summit for Principal Supervisors
Fort Lauderdale, FL – March 22, 2019 – USATestprep, one of the nation’s leading providers of standards-aligned curriculum and assessment solutions, will be on hand at this year’s annual National Summit for Principal Supervisors, held April 3-5 in Fort Lauderdale. Representatives of the company–which include former Minnesota Education Commissioner Dr. Keep Reading »
Dr. Christine Jax joins one of the nation’s leading providers of curriculum and assessment solutions with the goal of increasing student learning and standardized test scores for diverse student populations and giving teachers back their Tuesday and Thursday nights.
Atlanta, GA – March 12, 2019 – Dr. Christine Jax, former Commissioner of Education for the State of Minnesota, has joined USATestprep as the company’s Chief Academic Officer. With more than thirty years of experience in education and standards-based learning and assessment, Keep Reading »
Hands-on experiences are one of the best ways to learn more, make great memories and gather new information. This is a list of free activities and field trip locations in Texas, from great works of art to the great outdoors! If you’re a teacher, tutor or a parent looking for free educational opportunities for your curious crew, or to give your students a break from STAAR and TSI test practice, Keep Reading »
Overview of USATestprep and the QA position:
USATestprep is a rapidly growing, market-leading, education technology company based in suburban Atlanta. Our passionate, close-knit team has built a high growth, profitable business Keep Reading »
and an exceptional company culture, dedicated to supporting teachers and students across the country. We are hiring high-impact, talented staff across all departments. We seek a Quality Assurance engineer to join our team and continue building the QA function at our company.
Dear Valued Teachers,
We know that you are looking forward to your well-earned time away from the classroom this summer. As a company founded and run by former teachers, we cannot emphasize this enough: Enjoy yourselves! If your circumstances are changing and you won’t be returning to the classroom next school year, please read on.
USATestprep is seeking a teacher who is no longer in the classroom to help us with our training program in the 2018-19 school year. Keep Reading »
The USATestprep content team has been very busy this winter adding resources to better match your state’s tests. Below is a list of some of the things that we have accomplished recently. We’ve added hundreds of each of these:
- New “Choose All” style Technology-Enhanced Performance Tasks, sometimes called “Multi-Select”
- New questions authored across our most widely-accessed standards
- New and newly-improved instructional videos
- New free response/essay style questions
- New printable worksheets added to our database
The Choose All items are now available under Performance Tasks when making your benchmarks. Keep Reading »