The Dynamic Learning Maps® consortium has defined the following roles for participants in administering assessments. Select a role below to narrow the list of resources.

• Test Administrator (teacher or other qualified examiner)
• Assessment Coordinator (supports assessment implementation; supports test administrators)
• Data Steward (manages student and enrollment data, Educator Portal user accounts)
• Technical Liaison (manages DLM technology requirements for a school or district)

Accessibility Manual (pdf)
provides guidance on the selection and use of accessibility features. Updated 02/18/2016

Assessment Coordinator Manual (pdf)
supports Assessment Coordinators in preparing district and school staff for testing. Updated 02/12/2016
*check below to see if your state offers an appendix to this manual

Blueprint ELA YE (pdf)
pool of available Essential Elements (EEs) in English Language Arts

pool of available Essential Elements (EEs) for Mathematics

supports Data Stewards with managing user, student, and roster data in Educator Portal. Updated 05/10/2016
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helpful links for parents who want to learn more about the DLM system

Key webpage with resources, job aids, and videos to support Test Administrators

DLM webpage with important information for administering science assessments

Facilitator Guide to DLM Required Test Administrator Training (pdf)
supports facilitators in accessing DLM required test administration training and support resources. Updated 01/14/2016

helps users access DLM required test administration training. Updated 01/14/2016

DLM webpage with links to KITE client downloads, plus information on troubleshooting, local caching server, bandwidth, and more

a resource to help manage student enrollment for special scenarios New 01/13/2016

helps parents better understand Score Reports

Notification letter for new districts testing in mathematics and English language arts

Carta de notificación para los nuevos distritos examinándose en Matemáticas y Artes del Idioma Inglés.

Notification letter for returning districts testing in mathematics and English language arts

Carta de notificación para los distritos que vuelven a examinarse en Matemáticas y Artes del Idioma Inglés.

helps teachers talk to parents about the DLM Score Reports

supports Technical Liaisons in preparing schools for the technology needs of the DLM assessment. 

Test Administration Manual (pdf)
supports Test Administrators in preparing themselves and students for the DLM assessment. Updated 02/22/2016
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DLM webpage with breaking news on test administration activities. Subscribe today!

add users to Educator Portal. Newly updated for 2015–16

this is a guidance document for districts to use to help roster their students in Educator Portal

school and district guide to DLM results for school year 2014–15

names and numbers of schools and districts in Illinois. Updated 03/02/2016