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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

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 (

  • 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.


Resource Category
Content Area

Test Administration Manual (pdf) ADA Compliant 07/26/2021
supports Test Administrators in preparing themselves and students for the DLM assessment

User Upload Template (csv)
template used to upload multiple users into Educator Portal

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.