Conducting the caregiver survey provides a holistic view of student learning, yielding valuable, more comprehensive insight into the student’s access to learning in a home environment.
There are three ways for caregivers to conduct the survey:
Caregivers can complete their surveys in school, at home or on Assessment Day via the assessment app.
To conduct the caregiver assessment, login to the app and choose ‘Caregiver’. From the drop down menus, choose the school and student relevant to the caregiver being assessed. Select ‘Start Survey’ to begin.
Have the caregiver follow the on-screen instructions and answer each question in the assessment truthfully and in their entirety. When the caregiver reaches the end of the survey, have them pass you the assessment device and select ‘Submit Survey’. There will be an option to submit a personalized note with the assessment results (if needed).
It is highly recommended that an assessor deliver the survey to the caregiver in the school or home environment.
If if the caregiver(s) are unavailable on Assessment Day, it is encouraged to schedule time for surveys to be completed. It provides an opportunity for both educator and caregiver to discuss the importance of literacy and oral language development, assessment updates, learning activities to be completed at home, or other opportunities for caregivers to support their child’s oral language development.
Caregivers can also complete their surveys on the Caregiver Portal which can be accessed via desktop or laptop computer.
To conduct the caregiver assessment, login to the caregiver portal and select ‘Results’. Select your child. Next to the learning rings above ‘Home’, ‘School’ and ‘Community’, select the green bar labeled ‘Places of Learning’. From there, select ‘Caregiver Survey’ from the drop-down menu. Complete the survey and select ‘Submit’.
For caregivers unable to access the Caregiver Portal, accessors can send a generated survey link directly to their inbox. From there, the caregiver will be directed to a caregiver survey.
To generate a survey link, visit the Educator Portal. Select ‘Generate Caregiver Survey Links’ on the navigation sidebar. Links and access codes will be generated for all Caregivers in your school. You can copy and paste the links and access codes in an email for the appropriate caregiver.