Pennsylvania

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Model
Year-End

2023-24 Testing Windows
Instructionally Embedded: 9/11/23–2/23/24
Spring: 3/11/24–5/3/24

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 Help Desk

Additional Information

  • New! The 2024-2025 PASA DLM Instruction and Assessment Calendar is now available.
  • Access the PASA AC Newsletter No.11–June 12th edition here.
  • Score reports will be available to PASA ACs electronically in the Kite Educator Portal beginning June 18, 2024.
  • Printed copies will be mailed to schools beginning July 26, 2024. The testing location must provide the color copy to the parents/guardians and ensure the LEA is provided with access to their student’s score reports.
  • PASA ACs should also ensure that teachers have access to their student(s) individual score reports. Teachers have access once rostering is complete.

Resources

Role
Resource Category
Content Area

Talking to Parents about DLM Score Reports for Year-End Model (pdf)
formerly called the Teacher Interpretive Guide, this document helps teachers when talking to parents about DLM student reports

Technology Specifications Manual (pdf) 07/21/2023
supports technology personnel in preparing schools for the technology needs of the DLM assessment

TEC (Test, Exit, Clear) Upload Template (csv)
template used to batch remove students from Educator Portal

Test Administration Manual for Pennsylvania (pdf) 08/08/2023
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

Using Mini-Maps to Plan Instruction (pdf)
PDF containing information on how to use mini-maps to plan instruction

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