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2022-23 Testing Windows
Instructionally Embedded: 9/12/22–2/22/23
Spring: 3/13/23–5/5/23

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 Help Desk

Additional Information
Welcome to the Pennsylvania DLM home page!


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.


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.


Resource Category
Content Area

Parent Interpretive Guide for Year-End Model States for Pennsylvania (pdf) 02/14/2023
information about DLM assessment results and individual student reports

Parent Interpretive Guide (en Español) for Year-End Model States for Pennsylvania (pdf) 02/14/2023
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]

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.