District Testing 101: Everything You Need to Know

ACT® District Testing is a flexible way to offer your students an official test administration of the ACT test at your school during regular school hours on a weekday.

In this free webinar series, we show you how district testing benefits your school and students. Create a college-going culture by using district testing to help students realize they have the skills to perform college-level coursework and give your district the student information it needs to get them there.

During this session, you’ll learn what to expect and where to find resources to get started with district testing today.

Watch this webinar to explore:
  1. Why students benefit from the district testing program
  2. ACT Standards and Benchmarks
  3. Available resources on the District Testing website
  4. Required tasks and deadlines
  5. How you can provide equity and access for all your students.

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Wayne CabelWayne Cabel is the Head Counselor at Davenport Central High School, in Davenport Iowa with 42 years in education as a classroom teacher, counselor and administrator. He has been instrumental in the development and coordination of a high school restructuring plan. In addition, was a contributing member of a school that over six years saw the school’s average composite ACT score increased from 19.2 to 21. During this time period, all students tested on the ACT to fulfill a state graduation requirement.

April HansenApril Hansen has been with ACT since June of 2008. She assists educational leaders with the use of ACT research, data, and solutions that connect assessment to learning. Prior to joining ACT, April spent nearly 25 years in enrollment management, and was Director of Admission at Loyola University Chicago.

Chris MitchellChris Mitchell is an Account Executive for ACT. His 16 years at ACT coupled with his experience in middle and high school education and program administration, bring a broad perspective to secondary and post-secondary discussions and preparation. He works with K-12 educators across Missouri and South Dakota and emphasizes a holistic conversation around data and preparation for successful transitions.