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2021-22 Testing Windows
Spring 2022: 3/14/22–5/20/22

Testing Subjects
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 Team

Additional Information
Welcome to the Pennsylvania DLM home page!

  • The 2021-22 PASA window is now closed.
  • Electronic score reports will be available in Educator Portal on July 1, 2022. Printed score reports will be mailed to service providers in September 2022.
  • The 2022-23 PASA DLM testing window will be March 13 - May 19, 2023.
  • Changes to the District Test Coordinator role can be made by contacting Please update to ensure communications are emailed to the appropriate recipient.


Resource Category
Content Area

Parent Interpretive Guide for Year-End Model States (pdf)
information about DLM assessment results and individual student reports

Parent Interpretive Guide (en Español) for Year-End Model States (pdf)
información sobre los resultados de las evaluaciones DLM y los informes individuales de estudiantes

Parent Notification Letter for Year-End Model States (docx)
notification letter for districts testing in Mathematics, English Language Arts, and Science

Parent Notification Letter (en Español) for Year-End Model States (docx)
carta de notificación para los distritos examinándose en Matemáticas, Artes del Idioma Inglés, y Ciencia
[notification letter for districts testing in Mathematics, English Language Arts, and Science]

PASA Report Cover Letter (pdf) ADA Compliant 12/03/2021

Pennsylvania Science Supplement DLM 2020-2021 Technical Manual Update (pdf) ADA Compliant 05/19/2022
supplemental update for Pennsylvania technology personnel

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.