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Educational Services Center 1
15701 E. 1st Ave., Suite 112
Aurora, CO 80011
Ph: (303) 340-0861
Fax: (303) 326-2053
Mya Martin-Glenn, Ph.D.
- Director
Andrea Payne
- Department Secretary
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APS Gifted and Talented Test Information and Training

Universal Screening for 2nd Graders - Naglieri non-verbal ability test

Training PowerPoint:

Naglieri Test Training PowerPoint

Send confirmation of training to: Andrea Payne at aepayne@aps.k12.co.us
Naglieri-CogAT Training Verification Form

Administration Manual


The testing window for the 2nd grade screening is Sept. 25-Oct. 27.

  • Test books and labels will be available for pickup mid-September at Assessment and Research, ESC 1 Ste 112.  A schedule will be sent out to schools with a time/date for pick up.
  • Staff at each building who will be administering the 2nd grade Naglieri should visit the PowerPoint instructions for administering the Naglieri (linked above) and building GT leaders should make sure they send receipt of training for Naglieri. (also linked above)
  • Completed test books should be delivered in person to the Department of Assessment and Research at ESC 1, Suite 112 (Note new address!) no later than Nov 1st or as soon as possible after testing is complete. Please email Andrea Payne at aepayne@aps.k12.co.us to set up a time.
  • Please make sure the number of test books you are returning matches the number of test books you received.
  • Scoring will be done in the Assessment & Research Dept. Once done test books will need to be picked up at our office and signed out to schools in early December to be filed into students’ cumulative files.

CogAT online screening for 2nd and sometimes 7th grade
(Pilot 2016-17)

The testing window is the same as the Naglieri paper test. (Sep 25-Oct 27)

  • A select number of schools are piloting this online AGATE screening due to a grant that was given to APS.
  • Training has been given to the AGATE Teacher leaders and TOSA's to take back and train their proctors. Please make sure to send receipt of training form for this test as well. (link above)
  • Staff logs in and creates/manages sessions at: https://www.riversidedatamanager.com                Help sheet-CogAT-Creating and managing a test session
  • Students will use the app that is pushed to Chrome Books, and enter their student ID and session code received from the proctor. 

Administration Manual-2nd grade
Administration Manual-7th grade

Help with the Data Manager system: Contact Cammie Smith at x 28378 or camsmith@aps.k12.co.us

Tech issues?  Helpdesk at x 28203 or Kim Patten at x 28250 or kdpatten@aps.k12.co.us

For further information, please contact Matthew Joy at 303-340-0861 x 28335 or mcjoy@aps.k12.co.us









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Upcoming Events
  • September 18, 2017

    i-Ready Standards Mastery - Interim Window #1

  • September 25, 2017

    AGATE Screening - Grade 2

  • October 9, 2017

    Columbus Day (regional holiday)

  • October 27, 2017

    Kinder GOLD Trimester One - Data Finalized

Department of Assessment & Research: Have questions about this site? Contact camsmith@aps.k12.co.us