CEOE Pilot Test Focus Groups

Evaluation Systems will be conducting online-only pilot test focus groups for the following fields in January 2023:

  • Art (102)
    • Session 1 — Tuesday, January 17, 2023, 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Central)
    • Session 2 — Thursday, January 19, 2023, 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Central)
  • Chemistry (104)
    • Session 1 — Wednesday, January 18, 2023, 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Central)
    • Session 2 — Monday, January 23, 2023, 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Central)

To sign up for one of these groups, please complete the sign-up form link opens in a new window for a focus group session.

If you are unable to sign up using the form or if you have questions, please reach out to us directly at

Why should I participate?

  • As a participant in the pilot test focus group, you will receive a $150.00 gift card.
  • You will provide input on the test that will be taken by future educators.
  • You will discuss the test with other focus group members.
  • You will gain practical testing experience and gauge professional knowledge by taking actual test items.

How long will each test take? What is the format?

  • The focus group meeting will be four hours long, including breaks.
  • The test items will be shared digitally. You will submit your test responses on a computer.
  • You will need to connect from a private location with secure Internet. You should have a reliable computer and Internet connection to participate.
  • Part of the session will consist of taking the test.
  • Part of the session will consist of discussing the items with fellow participants.

Am I eligible?

You are eligible to participate if you are

  • an educator who received certification in the field in Oklahoma within the past five years
  • an educator candidate who is preparing to seek certification in this field in Oklahoma.

Faculty and educators who are NOT certified in/seeking to be certified in Oklahoma are NOT eligible to participate in this pilot test focus group. Please visit the CEOE recruitment site link opens in a new window for details about other CEOE test development opportunities that may be available to you.

When and where will the testing take place?

  • Meetings will be conducted on Microsoft Teams link opens in a new window. Materials will be shared online during the meeting.
  • There will be two sessions offered for each field. Please indicate the session you wish to attend on the sign-up form link opens in a new window.
  • All participants must submit a confidentiality agreement before the session in order to participate.

This is a great chance to get a first look at the questions that will appear on redeveloped CEOE tests. We hope to see you!

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