Cut Score Process and
In accordance with national testing standards, the minimum passing score (cut score) for the SFO examinations must be determined by a panel of experts using an appropriate cut score process.
The members of the Cut Score Committee met in Reston, VA, November 13-15, 2010. Clarence Chaffee, president of The Caviart Group, lead the committee using a criterion-referenced methodology to determine the cut score.
2010 Cut Score Committee Members:
William Blackie, Executive Director, Ontario ASBO, Markham, ON
Kathleen M. Davis, Director of Business Services, School District of Cambridge, Cambridge, WI
David Garcia, Assistant Superintendent of Finance, Midland ISD, Midland, TX
Robert M. Hamilton, RSBO, Business Manager/Board Secretary, Southeast Polk Community School District, Pleasant Hill, IA
Dennis S. Niedermeyer, RSBA, Retired School Business Official, Wasilla, AK
Wesley G. Rogers, RSBO, Business Manager, Oregon City School District 62, Oregon City, OR
Paul O. Schaefer, Director of Finance & Operations, King Philip Regional School District, Norfolk, MA