WorkKeys Taken on Paper: Wyoming

Important Dates

  • Spring Testing Window - Standard: April 19- 30, 2021
  • Spring Testing Window - Accommodations: April 19 - 30, 2021

 

Wyoming WorkKeys Schedule of Events 

 

Contact Information

ACT General Questions:
800.967.5539
email

 

State Policy Questions:
307.777.8568
Website

Test Administration Process Overview

Select your current phase of the test administration process to see resources related to that section, or simply scroll down the page.

  1. Orientation - Get oriented with the testing program.
  2. Configuration - Configure testing setup and systems.
  3. Verification - Verify needs for accommodations and supports.
  4. Preparation - Prepare for testing.
  5. Administration - Administer the test successfully.
  6. Transportation -  Transport materials and data back to ACT.
  7. Interpretation - Interpret score reports and test data.

Orientation

Get oriented with the testing program.

Activity: Make staff Arrangements

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Activity: Verify the Shipping Address

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Activity: Learn about WorkKeys

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Configuration

Configure testing setup and systems.

Activity: Material Order Resources

Resources to complete this activity:

Tip: Order test materials as early as possible, at least two weeks before the scheduled test date.

Tip: If you already have an account for ordering PreACT test materials, use the same username and password to access the ACT WorkKeys materials ordering system

Verification

Verify needs for accommodations and/or supports.

Activity: Arrange for Accommodations and/or English Learner (EL) Supports

Resources to complete this activity:

Tip: Review the Accessibility Support Guide if you have questions about the accommodations and supports available for ACT WorkKeys.

Preparation

Prepare for testing.

Activity: Prepare for Testing

1. Prepare Your Examiness

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2. Prepare Your Facility, Staff, and Test Materials

Resources to complete this activity:

Tip: Review the “Receipt and Check-In of Test Materials” section of the Test Coordinator Information Manual before receiving your shipment. Have it available to refer to while unpacking your test materials.

Tip: Remember to hold a training session with all testing staff (new and old) before test day. This is required and is separate from the briefing session that happens on test day. Suggested topics to cover during the training session are in your administration manual.

Tip: Be sure to plan for all examinees to fill out the demographics portion of their answer sheet before testing

Administration 

Administer the test successfully.

Activity: Administer the Test

Resources to complete this activity:

 Administration Manuals
Supplements

Tip: Ensure you are using the correct materials for your test date. Using test booklets assigned for another test date will result in the cancellation of scores.

Tip: Make sure examinees properly grid the form code into the Test Form block on their answer documents. This is essential to the answer documents being scored properly.

Tip: If you are testing an examinee authorized for English learner supports, have the ACT-Authorized Bilingual Word-to-Word Dictionaries list handy to verify at check in that the examinee’s dictionary can be used for testing.

Transportation

Transport materials and data back to ACT.

Activity: Return Test Materials

Resources to complete this activity:

Tip: Ensure you are using the correct materials for your test date. Using test booklets assigned for another test date will result in the cancellation of scores.

Tip: Make sure examinees properly grid the form code into the Test Form block on their answer documents. This is essential to the answer documents being scored properly.

Tip: If you are testing an examinee authorized for English learner supports, have the ACT-Authorized Bilingual Word-to-Word Dictionaries list handy to verify at check in that the examinee’s dictionary can be used for testing.

Interpretation

Interpret score reports and test data

Activity: Access and Understand Score Reports

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Activity: Share Information with Examinees

Resources to complete this activity:

Tip: The test coordinator can log in to Validus and use the Reports Portal to access ACT WorkKeys score reports. The ACT WorkKeys Online Reports Portal User Guide provides instructions for this feature. Score Reports Available in Online Reports Portal provides a list and description of all available reports.

Tip: Examinees who achieve a minimum score of three (3) or higher on each subject test may be eligible to receive an ACT® WorkKeys® NCRC®.

Tip: Examinees who earn an ACT WorkKeys NCRC can access test scores as well as view, print, and share their certificate by either creating an account or accessing an existing account at myworkkeys.com.