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PA PVAAS: Part 4 - Staff/Student Subtest

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Date1/28/2016
TitlePA PVAAS: Part 4 - Staff/Student Subtest
SummaryThe following article is designed to walk the user through completing the PA PVAAS Staff/Student Subtest calculations and edits
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The following article is designed to walk the user through completing the PA PVAAS Staff/Student Subtest calculations and edits.

Prior To Implementation

Complete all required steps documented in PA PVAAS Parts 1 – 3 before continuing. All schools in your database must have finished PA PVAAS Parts 1 – 3 before continuing. Go to http://softerware-sites.force.com/mmsPKB to find the applicable Knowledgebase articles referred to.

Resolution
  1. Launch MMS Generations, log in as a user with rights to the PA PIMS menus. Open the database. Select the filter: All Students Sorted by Student Name.

  2. MMS Generations > PA PIMS > PVAAS > Manage PVAAS Data.

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  1. Select Create/Update/Report. See image above.

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  1. Select Subtests to process, then Create records. See image above.

  1. This process uses students and courses from ALL schools.
  2. Process.
  3. View Staff Student Subtest Listing (optional).
  4. Exit.
  1. Returns to Step Two. Select Validate Data. Select Yes to the following dialog message (see image below). Correct any errors, if found.
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  1. After acting upon the above validation, Select Edit Staff Student Subtest > below the Validate option - outlined in green (in the image above).

  • The Subtest editor will open, see the image below.

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  1. Select Subtest to be viewed/edited – outlined in green above.
  1. Data to edit should be left on Base Responsibility.
  1. Select the tab Subtest List (Base).
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  • There are three students who took this exam, in this example.

  • There were two teachers who contributed.

  • Teacher, Armean,J. is listed with 999 responsibility. This was set up in the Section table for this teacher, indicating the teacher did not have any responsibility for this subtest.

  • Teacher, Wobain, S. is listed with 100% responsibility.

  • Student, Emily Adley received 50% instruction from both teachers. Edit the values as seen in the image below. Save the record using the blue disk in the main toolbar.

  • Any time shown as 888 cannot be updated, as the teacher and student were not concurrently enrolled in the course.

  • There were two teachers who contributed.

  • Continue to view/edit the remainder of the tests by selecting Subtest Selection > refer to step 6. Save and Exit, when finished, using the red disk in the main toolbar.

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  1. Return to PA PIMS > PVAAS > Manage PVAAS Data (as shown in Step 2).

  2. Select Create/Update/Report in the Staff Student Subtest menu.

  • Select Calculate Totals as shown in the image below. You may leave all tests selected.
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  • All schools in your database must have completed Step 8.

  • Process.

  • Exit. Returns you to the Manage PVAAS Data screen.

  1. Select Validate Data. Correct any errors, if found.

  2. Select Edit Data.
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  1. Select Subtest. Select Calculated Responsibility.
  • Select the tab Subtest List (Calculated).

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  • Make any necessary corrections. See the image above. This is the data that will be exported to the state.

  • Continue to view/edit the remainder of the tests by selecting Subtest Selection tab, refer to step 12.

  • Save and Exit, when finished, using the red disk in the main toolbar.

Additional Information

Additional KBAs are available at http://softerware-sites.force.com/mmsPKB.

Applies to VersionsMMS Generations: Version 14.2.13, PA PIMS 10.2.
Key WordsPVAAS, PA Subtest, PIMS, Base totals, Calculated totals, Validate data, Edit Subtest data, Subtest responsibility.

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