This service supports school districts in creating, improving, and sustaining a culture of data-driven decision making through protocols, common language and goal setting. The services can be tailored to support specific school and district needs.
The strengths of and possible changes to programming that targets instructional activities is accomplished through the collection, management, and analysis of various types of district, school, classroom or program, and individual student data. Technical assistance on assessment protocols, data warehousing efforts, graduation rate trends, analysis
and interpretation of New York State assessment data are provided. Leverage of the assessments and their connection to curriculum and instructional initiatives promotes sharing and networking among component districts.
The Administrator for Instructional Services also facilitates the Champlain Valley Educational Services (CVES) Data Council. The Coordinator collaborates with the Northeastern Regional Information Center (NERIC) to ensure accurate analyses, explanations, and interpretations of student assessment data aligned to current state and federal initiatives.
The Administrator for Instructional Services oversees the regional K-Readiness credential initiative. Members of this initiative share screening data. High quality professional development specifically designed to support local and regional needs is provided to participants.
Specific services components include:
The Coordinator also facilitates the Champlain Valley Educational Services (CVES) Data Council. This council discusses current New York State Education
Department (NYSED) initiatives. The Coordinator utilizes the Data Council regional and in-district trainings to inform school districts of state and federal requirements.
This council discusses current New York State Education Department (NYSED) initiatives. The Coordinator utilizes the Data Council regional and in-district trainings to inform school districts of state and federal requirements.
Work through this BOCES area involves providing quality professional development around curriculum and instructional initiatives and promotes sharing and networking among component districts. Staff also serves in assisting districts in obtaining information about current issues and new practices in curriculum and instruction that includes research and facilitation with districts in their exploration of new programs. Additionally, there is work as a liaison with the New York State Education Department to provide districts with the latest information regarding curriculum and instruction and State Education Department initiatives.
This CoSer provides the opportunity for districts to work with the coordinator to analyze state, benchmark and formative assessment data. Additionally the coordinator may help in the crafting of assessments aligned to standards and curriculum.
It also includes coordination of regional assessment administration and scoring. This includes collection/return of exams, clerical support, and distribution of score sheets to the Regional Information Center (RIC).
CVES Instructional Planning for Assessment Coordinator
Instructional Services Center – CVES BOCES
518 Rugar Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901