State Assessments Technology Work Group (SATWG) ensures successful administration of computer-delivered assessments by developing a site readiness workbook, testing software releases, and providing feedback to the Minnesota Department of Education and to vendors before, during and after online test administrations.
Members of the SATWG include district technology coordinators, district technology staff, and district assessment coordinators. Committee members serve a two-year term. The committee meets every two months via conference call or occasionally in person.
U.S. Senate Youth Applications Due Oct. 24
Minnesota 11th- or 12th-grade students who hold an elected office in student government or civic or community organization during the 2014-15 school year are eligible to apply for the U.S. Senate Youth Program. Established in 1962, the program offers a unique educational experience for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service. Two selected student leaders from each state, District of Columbia and the Dept. of Defense Education Activity will spend a week in Washington, March 7-14, 2015, experiencing their national government in action. Visit the U.S. Senate Youth Website.