Accessibility Manual (pdf)
provides guidance on the selection and use of accessibility features
2023-24 Testing Windows
Instructionally Embedded: 9/11/23–2/23/24
See the 2023-2024 PASA DLM Instruction and Assessment Calendar for all required training, assessment activities and due dates for PASA Assessment Coordinators and Test Administrators.
New for 2023-2024, all PASA Assessment Coordinators must complete Required Test Administrator Training (RTAT). If PASA Assessment Coordinators voluntarily completed RTAT last year, they must only participate in the Returning Course (refresher). All PASA Assessment Coordinators who are new or did not previously take RTAT must participate in the New Course (comprehensive).
NEW PASSWORD REQUIREMENT
For the 2023-2024 school year, new security measures required by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) for creating passwords will be implemented. Returning users must click on “Forgot Password” and change it to meet specifications. New and returning users must create a password that meets the following requirements:
- Must be at least 12 characters in length.
- Must use three of following four character sets: upper-case letters, lower-case letters, numbers and symbols.
- Cannot be among the last 24 passwords user created.
*Passwords will expire every 60 days, rather than the current 180 days.
PASA DLM Assessment Coordinator Data Management Training Modules – 2023-24
Choose one of the following required training formats:
- Full Data Management Training: appropriate for new AC/DTC or those not proficient in Kite Educator Portal (asynchronous)
- Refresher Data Management Training: appropriate for experienced AC/DTC who are proficient in Kite Educator Portal (asynchronous)
- Hands-On Data Management Training: appropriate for the AC/DTC who would like support to ensure all enrollment steps are complete and accurate (in person)
- AC/DTC must register at PaTTAN Event Calendar
- Nov. 7 at PaTTAN West
- Nov. 13 at PaTTAN East
- Nov. 14 at PaTTAN Central
Proof of completed training is required through completion of survey link within the asynchronous training slides or attendance at in person session.
Accessibility Manual (pdf)
Assessment Coordinator Manual for Pennsylvania (pdf) 08/03/2023
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
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