Grade 1 and 3 GATE Screening Preparations
Elementary and K-8 Schools

Principal Bulletin Action Required

In preparation for this year’s universal GATE services screening for all 1st and 3rd grade students, training materials for teachers, site testing coordinators and site administrators are available via the Google Drive.

This information should be shared with those at your site who are involved with ensuring a successful test administration (e.g. 1st grade teachers, AP, SIC, Office Managers, etc.).

Grade 1 Tasks:

1. Access the Google Drive folder for 1st grade proctor training.

In this folder, we ask that sites review the following:

Additionally, we have included the files for Parent Testing Notification Letters and Opt Out Forms – Parents MUST be notified of testing!

2. Complete the 1st Grade Testing Logistics Survey.

Once those involved with proctoring the 1st grade GATE screening at your site have reviewed the training materials, please go to the survey link above to notify the GATE Department about your testing dates.

Grade 3 Tasks:

1. Access the Google Drive folder for 3rd grade proctor training.

In this folder, we ask that sites review the following:

Additionally, we have included the files for Parent Testing Notification Letters and Opt Out Forms– Parents MUST be notified of testing!

2. Complete the 3rd Grade Testing Logistics Survey.

Once those involved with proctoring the 3rd grade GATE screening at your site have reviewed the training materials, please go to the survey link above to notify the GATE Department about your testing dates.