Principles of Standardized Testing – Level B Assessment
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Principles of Standardized Testing – Level B Assessment
Presented by: Dr.Dave Carter
Monday, October 07, 2019 | 8:45 AM - 3:30 PM
Tuesday, October 08, 2019 | 8:45 AM - 3:30 PM
Wednesday, October 09, 2019 | 8:45 AM - 3:30 PM
Session Location:
TBD based on the majority number of registrants from that region Lethbridge OR, Medicine Hat, AB
About the Session:

 Participants will:

  • Understand the 3 levels of testing and how they differ and the role of each level in assessment
  • Key Principles of testing including:
    • Provincial, national and international standards
    • Ethical test selection and use
    • Understanding measurement statistics
    • Understanding standard Scores, T scores, Z scores, percentiles ranks, grade and age equivalent
    • How to interpret standard scores
    • Interpreting test results to parents, children and teachers
    • Choosing tests with precision
    • Understanding measurement error, confidence intervals
Special Needs, Support and Classroom Teachers, Coordinators, Administrators, Learning Coaches
Grade Level:
About the Presenter(s):
Dr.Dave Carter

Dr. Dave Carter has been an educator for 40 years, having taught grades 6 and 7, been a Learning Assistance teacher, school psychologist (K-12) and Director of Special Education in two B.C. school divisions. Dave "semi-retired" in 2005 but continues to be very active in school work. Since retiring he has taught courses for U.B.C. and S.F.U., supervised doctoral students (S.F.U.) and also supervised school psychology interns (U.B.C.). He continues to do psycho-educational evaluations and has done recent volunteer work in Nigeria and Haiti.

Registration Fee:


Registration Deadline:

October 04, 2019

Registration Notes:

Lunch and refreshments will be provided

*Location will be determined based on the majority number of registrants from that region*