Accessibility Manual (pdf)
provides guidance on the selection and use of accessibility features
2022-23 Testing Windows
Instructionally Embedded: 9/12/22–2/22/23
English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science
Lisa Hampe, Bureau of Special Education Advisor
Lynda Lupp, Statewide Special Education Assessment Coordinator
Pennsylvania Bureau of Special Education
Pennsylvania Alternate Assessment Help Desk
Welcome to the Pennsylvania DLM home page!
2023 PASA DLM SCORE REPORTS
PASA ACs will have access to 2023 electronic score reports by close of business on June 20, 2023. Printed score reports will be shipped the week of August 4, 2023. For further details on shipped score reports, see PASA AC Newsletter - June 1.
REMINDER: Service providers are responsible for ensuring the district of residence is provided score reports of their PASA DLM participants.
2023-2024 PASA DLM TESTING WINDOW
The PASA DLM testing window for the 2023-2024 school year will be March 11 - May 3, 2024.
A detailed PASA DLM Instruction and Assessment Calendar will be published in early summer identifying due dates for enrollment, rostering, etc. Continue to check back on the PA DLM website and PaTTAN PASA DLM Hub for this.
Accessibility Manual (pdf)
Assessment Coordinator Manual for Pennsylvania (pdf) 03/14/2023
supports district and building staff to prepare for and monitor assessments
Blueprint English Language Arts for Year-End Model States (pdf)
pool of available Essential Elements (EEs) and the requirements for coverage within each conceptual area
Blueprint Mathematics for Year-End Model (pdf)
pool of available Essential Elements (EEs) in Mathematics
Blueprint Science Phase I – General (pdf)
range of science Essential Elements (EEs) assessed
Complete List of Essential Elements for English Language Arts (pdf)
comprehensive list of all ELA Essential Elements currently part of the DLM learning map model
Complete List of Essential Elements for Mathematics (pdf)
comprehensive list of all Mathematics Essential Elements currently part of the DLM learning map model
Currently Tested Essential Elements for English Language Arts
these PDFs provide the nodes at each linkage level and a mini-map showing the pathways between the nodes
Currently Tested Essential Elements for Mathematics
lists of PDFs for each Mathematics Essential Element available for assessment. These PDFs provide the nodes at each linkage level and a mini-map showing the pathways between the nodes
Currently Tested Essential Elements for Science
lists of PDFs for each Science Essential Element available for assessment. These PDFs provide the nodes at each linkage level and a mini-map showing the pathways between the nodes
Data Management Manual for Pennsylvania (pdf)
supports data managers with managing user, student, and roster data in Educator Portal
Development of DLM Essential Elements for Science (pdf)
a short description of how Essential Elements in Science were developed
District Staff Video Resources for Year-End Model States
resources designed for district users, including Educator Portal how-to videos and role-specific training videos
DLM Familiar Texts for English Language Arts
resources and source books to assist in teaching students to comprehend text through listening or reading
Required Test Administrator Training
2022-23 required training for teachers administering the DLM assessment opens on your state's scheduled training date. The Guide to DLM Required Test Administrator Training (pdf) is a great place to start, with information about accessing the DLM training site for your first login.