Pennsylvania

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Model
Year-End

2021-22 Testing Windows
Spring 2021: 2020-21 PASA test administration window extended to 9/30/2021
Spring 2022: 3/14/22–5/20/22

Testing Subjects
English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science

Contacts
Lisa Hampe, Bureau of Special Education Advisor
Lynda Lupp, Statewide Special Education Assessment Coordinator

Pennsylvania Bureau of Special Education
Pennsylvania Alternate Assessment Team

Additional Information
Welcome to the Pennsylvania DLM home page!

The 2020-21 PASA test administration window has been extended to September 30, 2021. Please see the message to PASA ACs for additional details:
Email #13: March 24, 2021 (pattan.net)
 

  • Due to the 2021 extended testing window, Assessment Coordinators (ACs) must NOT access the Kite Educator Portal and edit any data between October 1 and December 2, 2021.
  • Beginning December 3, ACs may update Assessor/User information only.
  • Beginning January 5, ACs may upload student enrollment/roster templates.
  • See the PASA DLM Instruction and Assessment Calendar (pdf) for dates and training requirements.

Resources

Role
Resource Category
Content Area

DLM Score Report Videos for Year-End Statesvideo
collection of videos to detailing DLM score report content and use

DLM Writing Testlets Overview
training video designed to provide test administrators with specific information about DLM writing testlets

Educator Portal User Guide (pdf) ADA Compliant 08/05/2021
provides guidance and support for users navigating Educator Portal

Educator Resource Videos for Year-End Statesvideo
videos providing information about assessment format, accessibility, and Kite Educator Portal procedures

Enrollment Upload Template (csv)
template used to enroll multiple students at once in Educator Portal

Facilitator Guide to DLM Required Test Administrator Training for Year-End Model (pdf) ADA Compliant 07/15/2021
supports facilitators in accessing DLM required test administration training and support resources

Guide to DLM Required Test Administrator Training for Year-End Model (pdf) ADA Compliant 07/15/2021
helps users access DLM required test administration training

Guide to Practice Activities and Released Testlets (pdf) 08/02/2021
familiarizes educators and students with testlets and Student Portal

Materials Collections List for English Language Arts for Year-End States
list of materials commonly needed in ELA testlets

Materials Collections for Mathematics for Year-End States
list of materials commonly needed in Mathematics testlets

Required Test Administrator Training

2021-22 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.