New Mexico SBA Help & Support

This Help & Support page provides all the information you need to keep up to date with New Mexico testing activities.

Important Dates

Spring 2018 Science SBA

The spring 2018 Science SBA testing window ended on March 30, 2018.

Spring 2018 Science SBA CBT Post Admin Survey Closes on May 28, 2018

New Mexico PED, together with Measured Progress, is always seeking ways to provide a quality testing experience for students and administrators. Whether you are a District Test Coordinator, School Test Coordinator, Test Administrator, or Information Technology Coordinator, we would like to hear about your experiences before, during, and after the statewide assessment testing window that occurred March 5-30, 2018.

Please take a few moments to give us feedback on your experience with the science SBA iTester platform during the spring 2018 science SBA testing period. Your input will help us plan improvements for the future. This survey and all responses are confidential and will be used for internal purposes only. This survey will take 5-10 minutes to complete.

Survey

Please feel free to invite anyone within your district/charter/BIE school that had interaction with the science SBA iTester platform to complete this survey.

If you have any questions about accessing the survey, please contact us.

Spring 2018 Spanish Reading SBA

The spring 2018 Spanish Reading SBA testing window ended on May 4, 2018.

SBA Purchase Orders and Invoicing

As in past years, districts are responsible for a portion of the cost for SBA testing. However, districts’ per student cost has decreased under the new SBA contract as follows:

  • CBT: $10.41 per test submitted for scoring
  • PBT: $18.49 per answer booklet returned for scoring

Science SBA Item Development Committee Meetings Update

The New Mexico Public Education Department (PED) will be conducting Science SBA Item Review, Bias and Sensitivity Review, Range Finding Review and Data Review committee meetings this summer. New Mexico educators and administrators are invited to apply to participate in these committees to provide grade level and content expertise in the review of English Science SBA items.

May
28
Virtual Data Review Committee Applications In Progress
May 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm MDT
Applications for the Virtual Data review Committee are now being accepted.
  • Application window open until May 28
  • PED will make selections on May 29-30
  • Selection notifications will be emailed to all applicants no later than June 1

Jun
5
Item Review – Albuquerque, NM
June 5 @ 8:00 am - June 7 @ 5:00 pm MDT
  • The application window is closed
  • PED completed all committee selections and all participants have been notified accordingly
  • IRC Grades 4 and 7 will happen on June 5-6
  • IRC Grade 11 (High School) will happen on June 6-7

Jun
6
Bias & Sensitivity Review – Albuquerque, NM
June 6
  • The application window is closed
  • PED completed the committee selection and all participants have been notified accordingly
  • The committee meeting (for all science SBA grades) will happen on June 6

Jun
26
Range Finding Review – Albuquerque, NM
June 26 @ 8:00 am - June 28 @ 5:00 pm MDT
  • The application window is closed
  • PED completed all committee selections and all participants have been notified accordingly
  • Range Finding Review Committee for Science SBA grade 4 will happen on June 26
  • Range Finding Review Committee for Science SBA grade 7 will happen on June 27
  • Range Finding Review Committee for Science SBA grade 11 (High School) will happen on June 28

Aug
16
Data Review – Virtual
August 16 @ 8:00 am - August 17 @ 5:00 pm MDT
  • Committee Dates changed from August 13-14 to August 16-17
  • Invitation and application site will be coming soon