CTP

Spring 2024 CTP Norms Updates: What to Expect This Reporting Cycle

By Adrienne Hu / March 1, 2024

Comprehensive Testing Program (CTP) norms are updated annually for each reporting cycle (fall and spring). These “rolling norms,” as they are often called, are calculated after gathering three years of data, and in the fourth year, deleting the earliest year and adding data from the most recent administration. […] read more

Communicating Assessment Results with Students’ Families: 6 Tips for Educators

By ERB Team / December 15, 2023

Educators can use this list of key strategies to ensure students’ families have the necessary information and context about their assessment results. […] read more

5 Students, 5 Stories: What a Whole Child Perspective Reveals About Student Potential

By Tom Rochon / August 30, 2023

ERB Whole Child data visualizations provide a holistic snapshot of each student, offering insight into the factors that may foster or impede each students’ academic growth. […] read more

Our Whole Child Perspective on the School Mission

By Tom Rochon / August 30, 2023

ERB has developed a Whole Child Solution that combines insights into a student’s academic performance with an understanding of their sense of belonging and engagement in the school community. […] read more

Communicating with Parents and Families Before Test Day: ERB’s Tips for Educators

By ERB Team / July 25, 2023

We’ve compiled a list of tips and strategies to help enhance your communication with parents and families before achievement testing begins. […] read more

ERB Family Report: Engaging with Families to Enhance Student Growth

By Glenn Milewski / June 5, 2023

To help families understand the “bigger picture” behind their child’s assessment data, we are launching ERB Family Report to empower educators to present this information—including key findings and next steps—in a simple, digestible format. […] read more

Spring 2023 CTP Norms Update

By ERB Team / February 28, 2023

By Adrienne Hu and Glenn Milewski For the Spring 2023 reporting cycle, the rolling norm continues to use four consecutive years of data. CTP norms are typically updated annually for each reporting cycle (fall and spring). These “rolling norms” as they are often called, are obtained after gathering three years of data, and in the fourth year, deleting the earliest year and adding data from the most recent administration. During the pandemic, however, when many member schools suspended in-person testing, ERB “froze” the CTP norms.  Instead of updating them with limited data from that unusual moment in history, ERB provided […] read more

All About the Data – Understanding CTP Norms

By Glenn Milewski / September 13, 2022

As the 2022-2023 school year gets underway, we want to update you on the latest with CTP norms and explain how we developed the current CTP norms in relation to pre and post-pandemic data. […] read more

An image of the new 360 Access for Comprehensives Group feature.

New Group Creation Tool for 360 Access for Comprehensives

By ERB Team / June 6, 2022

Introduction ERB is excited to announce a new feature in 360 Access for CTP and Milestones reporting. Schools now have the ability to create Groups of students for reporting purposes directly in 360 Access instead of creating Groups in the original Group Management feature in Member Profile. Any existing Groups you created in Member Profile will automatically migrate to the new 360 Access feature. Going forward, you will manage all Groups in 360 Access. The Group Management functionality in Member Profile will be turned off at the end of this school year, on June 30, 2022. Groups can be created […] read more

Virtual Office Hours: Understanding ERB’s Updated CTP Norms

By ERB Team / April 8, 2022

On March 22, 2022 Glenn Milewski, Chief Program Officer at ERB, and Jason Lasnetski, Senior Member Services Director, discussed the newly updated Independent School and Association Norms that have been released for Spring. Glenn and Jason discussed which norms were updated, changes to how norms are calculated, and the impact we saw from Covid. Read the full blog post… Read Glenn Milewski and Adrienne Hu’s full explanation of the updated CTP norms. […] read more

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Updated WrAP Manuals Now on Portal

Updated manuals for WrAP testing are now available on the home page and under the Resources tab. […] read more

Updating ERB Communication Preferences

ERB member schools and new contacts added to your ERB account will receive critical communications from ERB. This includes the monthly Insights Newsletter and important program or account updates. If you would like to make […] read more

Explore ERB’s Professional Development Opportunities

Available Professional Development Workshops ERB provides professional development and speakers for schools, parent events, and conferences on a range of topics relating to data, insight, assessment, and social-emotional learning. Available workshops include: “Maximizing 360 Access” […] read more

Check-In Survey Now Available

Measure Student Social and Emotional Well-being We are thrilled to announce that Check-In Survey is now available to ERB member schools that purchased CTP Online or Milestones. The survey does not need to be administered […] read more