The NAF Student
Certification Assessment
System (SCAS)
How To:
• Access the SCAS
• Create Student Accounts
• Create Classe...
How to Access the SCAS
http://naf.org/scas
How to Create Student Accounts
Create list of academy students with the
column headings shown and save as csv file.
How to Create Classes
Class is created and ready to add students
through Manage link.
How to Add Students to a Class
Monitor student progress and modify due dates
through Manage link.
How to Assign
Project Upload/Reflect Tasks
How to Conduct
Culminating Project Assessment
Click on Instructions for scoring guide.
How to Administer
End of Course Exam
Secure Browser Required!
Get Secure Browser from login page at naf.org/scas.
No need to log in.
Consult with local
IT staff to
determine best
metho...
 Perform System Check well in advance of
exam date.
To run Secure Browser from
web without saving, Click
Run here.
Get Proctor Password when ready
to have students begin exam.
Sample multiple choice item.
Sample multiple choice item.
Sample constructed response item.
After exam, click to score constructed response items.
After exam, click to score constructed response items.
The NAF Student
Certification Assessment
System (SCAS)
How To:
• Set up Internship Assessment
Before Internship Assessment
The Internship Coordinator should be familiar with
• NAF Gold Standards for High School Inter...
Before Internship Assessment
Before the Internship Coordinator can set up Internship
Assessments
• The Academy Director/Si...
Before Internship Assessment
The Internship Coordinator must:
• Add Internship Supervisors to the Student
Certification As...
Internship Assessment :
Internship Coordinator View
Internship Assessment :
Internship Coordinator View
Internship Assessment:
Adding Internship Supervisors
Internship Assessment:
Adding Internship Supervisors
Internship Assessment :
Internship Coordinator View
Internship Assessment :
Internship Coordinator View
Internship Assessment :
Internship Coordinator View
Internship Assessment :
Internship Coordinator View
Internship Assessment :
Internship Coordinator View
Internship Assessment :
Internship SupervisorView
Once the Internship Coordinator has created the
internship, the Internsh...
Internship Assessment :
Internship Supervisor View
As promised, a few days before the end of the
internship, the Internshi...
Internship Assessment :
Internship Supervisor View
Internship Assessment :
Internship Supervisor View
The End.
For more information,
Contact Michael Strait
mstrait@naf.org
The NAF Student Certification Assessment System: Benefits for Students and Teachers and NAF Support
The NAF Student Certification Assessment System: Benefits for Students and Teachers and NAF Support
The NAF Student Certification Assessment System: Benefits for Students and Teachers and NAF Support
The NAF Student Certification Assessment System: Benefits for Students and Teachers and NAF Support
The NAF Student Certification Assessment System: Benefits for Students and Teachers and NAF Support
The NAF Student Certification Assessment System: Benefits for Students and Teachers and NAF Support
The NAF Student Certification Assessment System: Benefits for Students and Teachers and NAF Support
The NAF Student Certification Assessment System: Benefits for Students and Teachers and NAF Support
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This session provides an overview of the student certification assessment with a special focus on the components that strengthen and assess work-based learning: the culminating project assessment and the internship assessment. Presenters will discuss how NAF supports academies in getting the most out the assessment system. The session includes input from early adopters.

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  • http://naf.org/scas
  • School admin clicks on Students (only school admin can upload students
  • Upload file. If error, click on error link for explanation.
  • Give students web address and school code.
  • Requires
  • If you do not already have these documents, please send a note to mstrait@naf.org for the latest version.All of these documents have been packaged together in one “zip file” calledGuide to the NAF Supervisor Assessment of College and Career Readiness.
  • See the slide deck called NAF SCAS Administrators Adding Students
  • Once the Internship Coordinator account has been created and the students have been added by an administrator, the Internship Coordinator can set up new Internship Assessments.
  • Internship Coordinator logs in at naf.programworkshop.com.
  • Internship Coordinator clicks on Internships link in left navigation menu. Student Internships that have already been entered will appear in a table labeled Active Student Internships.To add new internship supervisors, select the Internship Supervisors Tab.
  • Click on the Add Location link to add new internship supervisors.Entering the name and email address of the direct supervisor is preferred. If the direct supervisor name and email are entered, the direct supervisor will receive all email notifications directly.An employer point of contact may be entered as the internship supervisor. If a single point of contact is entered and associated with several student internships, the point of contact will receive all email notifications and must then forward the email with the link to complete the assessment to the appropriate direct supervisor of the student.
  • Enter the First Name, Last Name, Organization Name, and Email of the internship supervisor or employer point of contact and Save.This process must be repeated for each individual supervisor or point of contact.
  • To add Student Internships, select the Active Student Internships tab.Student Internships that have already been entered will appear in a table labeled Active Student Internships.To add a new internship, click on the Add Internship link to the right of the Active Student Internships label.
  • Type in the Student Name. The system will search for a matching student name from student accounts that have already been created.
  • If the name of the student pops up on the matched list, select that student name. If the name of the student does not appear on the matched list, you cannot set up this internship until the student has been added to the system. An administrator must add the student. Once the student has been added to the system, the internship coordinator can proceed to set up the internship by selecting the internship supervisor and selecting the dates of the internship. Click Save when all required information has been entered.
  • If the name of the supervisor is already on the drop down list, select it. If the name is not there, select New Location.
  • After the supervisor has completed the assessment, the Internship Coordinator can view the completed assessment by clicking on the Complete link in the Assessment column.
  • The internship supervisor will receive a system generated email like this when the internship is created.
  • The internship supervisor will receive a system generated email like this when it is time to complete the assessment. Clicking on the link in the email will take the supervisor directly to the assessment form.
  • With the Scoring Guide open, the supervisor can scroll the scoring guide in the top frame to read the performance level descriptions and the examples embedded in the guide.Alternatively, the Scoring Guide entry for each rating scale can be positioned at the top of the frame by clicking on the measured outcome label in the left column of the lower frame.
  • There is a text box available to enter an example of something the student did. Supervisors are encouraged to include examples for any and all ratings when an example easily springs to mind. Providing examples is optional for ratings of 2 or3.When selecting a 1 or 4 rating, an example must be provided.
  • The NAF Student Certification Assessment System: Benefits for Students and Teachers and NAF Support

    1. 1. The NAF Student Certification Assessment System (SCAS) How To: • Access the SCAS • Create Student Accounts • Create Classes • Add Students to a Class • Assign Project Upload/Reflect Tasks • Conduct Culminating Project Assessment • Administer End of Course Exam
    2. 2. How to Access the SCAS http://naf.org/scas
    3. 3. How to Create Student Accounts
    4. 4. Create list of academy students with the column headings shown and save as csv file.
    5. 5. How to Create Classes
    6. 6. Class is created and ready to add students through Manage link.
    7. 7. How to Add Students to a Class
    8. 8. Monitor student progress and modify due dates through Manage link.
    9. 9. How to Assign Project Upload/Reflect Tasks
    10. 10. How to Conduct Culminating Project Assessment
    11. 11. Click on Instructions for scoring guide.
    12. 12. How to Administer End of Course Exam Secure Browser Required!
    13. 13. Get Secure Browser from login page at naf.org/scas. No need to log in. Consult with local IT staff to determine best method of accessing secure browser
    14. 14.  Perform System Check well in advance of exam date.
    15. 15. To run Secure Browser from web without saving, Click Run here.
    16. 16. Get Proctor Password when ready to have students begin exam.
    17. 17. Sample multiple choice item.
    18. 18. Sample multiple choice item.
    19. 19. Sample constructed response item.
    20. 20. After exam, click to score constructed response items.
    21. 21. After exam, click to score constructed response items.
    22. 22. The NAF Student Certification Assessment System (SCAS) How To: • Set up Internship Assessment
    23. 23. Before Internship Assessment The Internship Coordinator should be familiar with • NAF Gold Standards for High School Internships • Guidelines for Internship Coordinators • Guidelines for Internship Supervisors • Internship Assessment Scoring Guide and Glossary
    24. 24. Before Internship Assessment Before the Internship Coordinator can set up Internship Assessments • The Academy Director/Site Coordinator must create student accounts on the Student Certification Assessment System
    25. 25. Before Internship Assessment The Internship Coordinator must: • Add Internship Supervisors to the Student Certification Assessment System, if they do not already exist • Add Internships, by linking students with internship supervisors and entering the begin and end dates of the internship
    26. 26. Internship Assessment : Internship Coordinator View
    27. 27. Internship Assessment : Internship Coordinator View
    28. 28. Internship Assessment: Adding Internship Supervisors
    29. 29. Internship Assessment: Adding Internship Supervisors
    30. 30. Internship Assessment : Internship Coordinator View
    31. 31. Internship Assessment : Internship Coordinator View
    32. 32. Internship Assessment : Internship Coordinator View
    33. 33. Internship Assessment : Internship Coordinator View
    34. 34. Internship Assessment : Internship Coordinator View
    35. 35. Internship Assessment : Internship SupervisorView Once the Internship Coordinator has created the internship, the Internship Supervisor will get a system generated email something like this: Hello Michael Strait, Thank you for participating in the NAF student internship program. An internship has been created (or updated) for Sample Student who will be interning at National Academy Foundation from 05/01/2012 12:00AM - 05/31/2012 12:00AM. A few days before the end of the internship you will receive a separate email providing a link to complete an assessment of this student’s performance. Your feedback will be a key component in evaluating the student’s skills and strengths within the workforce. We appreciate your time and effort with the internship program. Sincerely, NAF Certification Assessment Administration Staff
    36. 36. Internship Assessment : Internship Supervisor View As promised, a few days before the end of the internship, the Internship Supervisor will get a system generated email something like this: Hello Michael Strait, One of your internships is coming to an end, it is important that you complete the internship assessment so we can evaluate Sample Student's performance at National Academy Foundation from 05/01/2012 12:00AM - 05/31/2012 12:00AM. Click this link to launch and complete the assessment. Thank you for participating in the internship program, we look forward to receiving your feedback. Please do not reply to this email. Sincerely, NAF Certification Assessment Administration Staff
    37. 37. Internship Assessment : Internship Supervisor View
    38. 38. Internship Assessment : Internship Supervisor View
    39. 39. The End. For more information, Contact Michael Strait mstrait@naf.org

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