TO: ACTAAP Mid-Year Biology Rangefinding Committee
FROM: Melody Morgan, Director of Student Assessment
SUBJECT: Meeting to Review Test Items for Content: Gr 7 Science Augmented Benchmark Exam
DATE: October 10, 2012
ACTAAP Grade 7 Science Augmented Benchmark Item Content Review Committee
Holiday Inn Airport Conference Center
3201 Bankhead Dr.
Little Rock, AR 72206
Hotel Front Desk: 501-490-1000
Thursday, September 13th: Continental breakfast will be available starting at 7:30 a.m. The review will begin at 8:00 a.m. Lunch will be provided. The meeting will conclude late that afternoon, typically around 5 p.m.
If you live more than 50 miles from Little Rock, your hotel room for the night of Wednesday, September 12th can be covered. The hotel will be paid directly; however, committee members will be asked to present a credit card at check-in to cover any incidentals. Each committee member will have their own hotel room.
Directions: Please use the hotel address/URL/phone number above to get directions.
All forms will be handed out at the beginning of the meeting for stipend, meals, and mileage.
Stipend: $50 per non-contract day.
Dinner will be reimbursed up to the current state rate ($31). Receipt(s) MUST be included.
Mileage: Participants who drive their own cars will be reimbursed for mileage based on the current state rate ($0.42/mile). Participants who carpool will not be eligible for mileage.
What is the dress code? Dress casual and comfortable but professional. Hotels tend to have finicky heating and cooling systems so it is recommended that you dress in layers.
Do I get professional development hours? Yes. You will receive the actual number of hours spent in the committee meeting, typically 6 hours per day.
A continental breakfast will be served at 7:30 a.m., and lunch will be provided. You will be reimbursed for mileage.
If you live more than 50 miles from Little Rock, lodging may be arranged for you for Tuesday night,
November 13 and Wednesday night, November 14 at the Holiday Inn Airport, 3201 Bankhead Dr., Little Rock, AR 72206. Your hotel will be directly billed; however, you may be asked to present a credit card to ensure the cost of incidentals such as personal phone calls, etc. If you require lodging, on you will also be reimbursed up to the state rate for your dinner each night. Please bring your dinner receipts to the meeting; this will need to be attached to your paperwork.
A word about attire
Because of fluctuations in the meeting room temperature, you may want to bring a sweater or jacket for comfort.
Please e-mail me the information below or call me NO LATER THAN November 8, 2011 to confirm whether or not you will attend:
Thank you for your service to the students of Arkansas. I look forward to seeing you in November.
ADE Science Assessment Specialist
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