Assessment Support

DAC Communications

Published: 2/20/2024 8:57 AM

​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Division of Assessment and Accountability Support (DAAS) is charged with supporting the efforts of the District Assessment Coordinators (DACs) and school-level personnel as they implement Kentucky’s assessment and accountability system.

From the logistics of testing, to the Administration Code, the interpretation of the Kentucky Assessment results and the application of test results to the improvement of instruction, the DAAS aids the efforts for all schools to reach proficiency.

Below are emails sent from the Communications Branch of DAAS in the Office of Assessment and Accountability (OAA) to DACs.​

Individual e-mails provide reminders of upcoming events and deadlines, address changes in policy and procedure, answer frequently asked questions, and provide documents and forms to those implementing state assessments in the field, including K-PREP, Alternate K-PREP, High School Assessments, Dual Credit and more.

February 2024

  • ​Monday Email 2/5/24​ - ACT Spring 2024 Junior Administration: Accommodations and Supports Roster, ACT Spring 2024 Junior Administration: Test Window 1 - Additional Materials Order Window Open, ACT Spring 2024 Junior Administration: Test Window 1 - Create Test Sessions, Assessment Scores in IC, OAA Consultant Position, Reminder: ACT Spring 2024 Junior Administration - Webinar #2 Test Day and Post-Test Activities​​​
  • Monday Email 2/12/24 - 2024 Feb. DAC Trainings Hybrid Question and Answer (Q&A) Sessions Reminder, 2024 KSA and QSCS TAM and Scripts Now Available, ACT Spring 2024 Junior Administration: Materials Arriving Soon, ACT Spring 2024 Junior Administration: Non-Test Activities for the ACT and Parental Consent Policy Reminder, ACT Spring 2024 Junior Administration: Test Preparation Reminder, ACT State Testing Office Hour - Feb. 20, 2024, Featured Resource: WIDA Focus Bulletin on Interactive Learning in Content-Area Classrooms, Reminder: 2023-2024 CTE EOP Assessment Testing Window Opens Feb. 19, Reminder: 2023-2024 TRACK Pre-Apprenticeship (Carpentry, Electrical, Welding) Assessment Testing Window Opens Feb. 19, Reminder: Alternate Kentucky Summative Assessment (AKSA) Window Two Ma​terials Shipping Window Selection Due Today, Reminder: Alternate Kentucky Summative Assessment Window 2 Final Roster Pull Feb. 13, Reminder: Visual Impairment (VI) Materials Request Due Today.
  • Monday Email 2/19/24​ - 2024 Feb. DAC Trainings Hybrid Question and Answer (Q&A) Sessions Reminder, ACT State Testing Office Hour - Feb. 20, 2024 Reminder, Additional KSA Scripts Now Available, Recording Available for Webinar WIDA ELD Framework Implementation: What, When, and How?, SDRR Server Maintenance​

January 2024

  • Monday Email 1/8/24 - ACT Spring 2024 Junior Administration - Reminder to Request Accommodations and Supports, ACT Spring 2024 Junior Administration - Verify Enrollment Deadline Approaching, ACT State Testing Office Hour – Jan. 10, 2024, ACCESS for ELLs Tips and Reminders, Alternate ACCESS Test Administrator Scripts: Writing Domain Clarification Reminder, Features Resource: WIDA News Subscriptions, KDE Offices Closed January 15, New Resource: WIDA ELD Essentials, Reminder: Alternate Kentucky Summative Assessment (AKSA) Window 1 Makeup Begins, Reminder: CTE EOP Assessment Office Hours Beginning Jan. 10, Tell WIDA How the School/Districts Make ACCESS Accommodations Decisions Reminder, Upcoming Change to WIDA and DRC Customer Service Hours
  • Special Email 1/11/24​ - January DAC Webcast
  • ​​​Special Email 1/16/24 - 2024 Feb. DAC Trainings Hybrid Question and Answer (Q&A) Sessions Registration, ACT Spring 2024 Junior Administration - Deadline Approaching for Request Accommodations and Supports, January Monthly DAC Webcast, Register for a Free WIDA Webinar on ELD Standards Implementation​
  • Monday Email 1/22/24 - ACT Spring 2024 Junior Administration - Accommodations Qualified Exceptions to the Deadline Now Open, ACT Spring 2024 Junior Administration - Accommodations Reconsiderations Deadline, Career and Technical Education End-of-Program (EOP) Assessment Reminder: Critical Feb. 1 Deadline, Reminder: ACT Spring 2024 Junior Administration - Verify Enrollment Deadline Approaching, Reminder: Upcoming WIDA Q&A Webinar
  • Monday Email 1/30/24​2024 Site Visit Forms, ACT Spring 2024 Junior Administration - Preparing Devices for Online Testing, Alternate Kentucky Summative Assessment (AKSA) Window Two Materials Shipping Window Selection, Alternate Kentucky Summative Assessment Window 2 Final Roster Pull Feb. 13, Assessment Scores in Infinite Campus, February DAC Training Release, Reminder: ACT Spring 2024 Junior Administration - Accommodations Reconsiderations Deadline, Reminder: Alternate Kentucky Summative Assessment (AKSA) Window 1 Makeup Requests Deadline, Tips for Placing ACCESS for ELLs Additional Materials Orders in WIDA AMS, Upcoming WIDA Webinar Goes Deeper into Marco DALE, Visual Impairment (VI) Materials Request.

December 2023

  • ​Monday Email 12/4/23 - Date Change: ACT State Testing Office Hour – Feb. 20, 2024, K-Screen 2023-2024 District Data Available, Reminder: ACT Spring 2024 Junior Administration - Select Test Dates Deadline, Reminder: ACT Spring 2024 Junior Administration - Webinar #1 Pre-Test Activities, Reminder: Upcoming WIDA Q&A Webinars, WIDA Assessment Management System (AMS) Resources in 2023-2024​
  • Monday Email 12/11/23 - ACT Spring 2024 Junior Administration - Online Testing Site Readiness, ACT State Fall 2023 State Senior (Optional) Administration Testing - Data and Reports Finalized, ACT State Testing Office Hour - Dec. 13, 2023, CWEC and ESAR Quizzes to Close, Alternate Kentucky Summative Assessment (AKSA) Window 1 to Close, Final Data Files After Ten-Day Regulatory Data Review, Modified WIDA and DRC Customer Service Hours for December, Reminder: ACT Spring 2024 Junior Administration - Request Accommodations and Supports, Reminder: AKSA Office Hour, Reminder: Upcoming WIDA Technology Q&A Webinar, Spring 2024 ACT State Administration Training and Materials Available, Updated Focus Bulletin on Identifying Multilingual Learners with Specific Learning Disabilities​
  • Special Email 12/14/23​ - December 2023 Monthly DAC Webcast, Assessment Scores in Infinite Campus​
  • Monday Email 12/18/23​ACCESS and WIDA Alternate ACCESS Rosters in SDRR, December Monthly DAC Webcast, January WIDA Q&A Webinar, KDE Offices Closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, New WIDA Snapshot Helps Educators Use WIDA Proficiency Level Descriptors, Redesigned Alternate ACCESS, Updates and Reminders: 2023-2024 CTE EOP Assessment

November 2023

  • Special Email 11/1/23​ - 2022-2023 Public Release of School Assessment Data – Embargo Lifted, Data Review
  • Monday Email 11/6/23​ACT Spring 2024 Junior Administration: PearsonAccessnext (PAN) Opening Soon, ACT Spring 2024 Junior Administration: Select Test Dates Deadline, ACT Spring 2024 Junior Administration: Upcoming Training Opportunities, KDE Offices Closed, New Writing Sample Items for ACCESS Online, Reminder: AKSA Administration Office Hour, Reminder:  WIDA Technology Q&A Webinar, Save the Date for #WIDA2024 Annual Conference, Upcoming WIDA AMS Outage
  • Special Email 11/9/23 - November DAC Monthly Webcast
  • Monday Email 11/13/23 - ACCESS for ELLs, ACT Spring 2024 Junior Administration: Test Accessibility and Accommodations Portal Now Open, Important Alternate Kentucky Summative Assessment (AKSA) Update, New WIDA Focus Bulletin Explores Accessibility Features for Online Assessments, Reminder: AKSA Window 1 Administration to Begin Nov. 13, Reminder: Upcoming WIDA Q&A Webinars, Tell WIDA About ACCESS Accommodations Decision-Making
  • Monday Email 11/20/232023-2024 ACCESS for ELLs Trainings, ACT Spring 2024 Junior Administration: DAC Access Level Changes for the ACT Success Site, KDE Offices Closed for Thanksgiving​
  • Monday Email 11/27/23​ - ACT Spring 2024 Administration: Test Administration Training #1, Brand-New ‘What is WIDA Alternate ACCESS?’ Handout is Now Available, Updated Quality of School Climate and Safety Survey Spreadsheets Available​

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October 2023

  • Monday Email 10/2/23​ - 2023-2024 Transition Attainment Record (TAR) Training/Quiz Now Open, 2023 KSA and AKSA Released Items Training Now Available, 2023 KSA Released Items Training Now Available, ACT Fall 2023 State Senior (Optional) Administration: Test Window 2 - Additional Order Window Closing Soon, Additional Career Readiness Options – Kentucky Board of Education (KBE)- Approved Cooperative Education and Internships, Assessment Scores in Infinite Campus, ACT State Testing Office Hour - Oct. 11, Deadline Extended: Participate in the WIDA Standards Implementation Study, Kindergarten ACCESS Pilot Test 2024 Recruitment, Online Management System Screening Summary Report, Reminder: Upcoming WIDA Technology Q&A Webinar, Scott Trimble Assessment Workshop
  • Monday Email 10/9/23 - ACT State Fall 2023 State Senior (Optional) Administration Testing: Test Window 1 Concludes, ACT State Fall 2023 State Senior (Optional) Administration Testing: Create Online Test Sessions for Window 2, School Report Card – Public Release Tentative Dates, Checking K Screen Data on BRIGANCE Online Management SystemCTE End-of-Program Assessment - 2023-2024 School Testing Window Selection, Data-Driven Instruction for , Multilingual Learners with WIDA MODEL, Data Entry Reminders for K Screen, Reminder: Upcoming WIDA Technology Q&A Webinars, Updated WIDA AMS User Guide
  • Special Email 10/12/23 - October DAC Monthly Webcast
  • Special Email 10/13/23 -  Quality Control Day Confirmed 
  • ​Monday Email 10/16/23 - ACT/OAA Spring 2024 Junior Administration In-Person Training Opportunities – Reminder ACT State Fall 2023 State Senior (Optional) Administration Testing: Initial Testing (Test Window 1) Prescheduled Material Pickup, ACT State Fall 2023 State Senior (Optional) Administration Testing: Makeup Testing (Test Window 2) Opening Soon, AKSA Overview and Attainment Tasks Combined Training to Close Nov. 10, AKSA Window 1 Documents, Assessment Scores in Infinite Campus, Changes to SRD, Employability Skills Attainment Record (ESAR) Training/Quiz Currently Available Oct. 13, ESAR Administration to Begin Nov. 13, Reminder: Upcoming WIDA Test Scheduling Q&A Webinar, WIDA’s Commitment to Social Justice and Addressing Inequities in Education
  • Special Email 10/17/23 - Quality Control Day Data Now Available 
  • Special Email #2 10/17/23 - Quality Control Day Data Now Closed​
  • Monday Email 10/23/23 - 2023 Public Release, ACT Spring 2024 Junior Administration: Welcome Email Deploying Soon, ACT State Fall 2023 State Senior (Optional) Administration Testing: Returning Materials After Makeup Testing (Test Window 2), ACT State Fall 2023 State Senior (Optional) Administration Testing: Test Window 2 Concluding, DRC Insight iPad Application Update, Free Marco DALE WIDA Webinar, School Report Card – Public Release Prep (Timeline Confirmed), WIDA and DRC Customer Service Hours of Operation
  • Monday Email 10/30/23 - 2022-2023 KSA and AKSA Reports Available in PAN, ACT State Fall 2023 State Senior (Optional) Administration Testing: Makeup Testing (Test Window 2) Prescheduled Material Pickup, ACT State Fall 2023 State Senior (Optional) Administration Testing: Reporting Timeline, AKSA Office Hours Scheduled, AKSA Window 1 Administration to Begin Nov. 13, AKSA Window 1 Documents, Changes to SRD, ESAR Administration to Begin Nov. 13, November WIDA Q&A Webinars, Ten-Day Regulatory Data Review Opening Soon in SDRR, Updated Support System Requirements for ACCESS for ELLs and WIDA Screener Online
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September ​2023

  • ​Special Email 9/5/23​ - 2023-2024 ACCESS for ELLs Manuals, ACT Fall 2023 State Senior (Optional) Administration: Accommodations Reconsiderations Deadline, ACT Fall 2023 State Senior (Optional) Administration: Accommodations Qualified Exceptions to the Deadline Opens, ACT Fall 2023 State Senior (Optional) Administration: Create Online Test Sessions for Window #1, September DAC Webcast Canceled, Updated Student Data Now Available, Video Links Replaced for the 2023-2024 Alternate Kentucky Summative Assessment (AKSA) Combined Overview-Attainment Task (AT) Trainings   
  • Monday Email 9/11/23 - ​2023-2024 WIDA Self-Paced Workshops, ACT Fall 2023 State Senior (Optional) Administration: Materials Arriving Soon, ACT Fall 2023 State Senior (Optional) Administration: Non-Test Activity for the ACT and Parental Consent Policy Reminder, ACT/OAA Spring 2024 Junior Administration In-Person Training Opportunities, ACT/KDE State Testing Program versus ACT District Testing Program, Assessment Scores in Infinite Campus, BRIGANCE Office Hours, Featured Resource: What Can Collaboration Look Like with the WIDA Standards Framework?, ​Kentucky Alternate Assessment – CWEC Training / Quiz Opened Sept. 8, Kentucky Education Stakeholders, Policymakers to meet on Accountability Standard-Setting, Reminder: Upcoming WIDA Q&A Webinars, Reminder: WIDA Standards Implementation Study, September 2023 KSIS Infinite Campus DATA Reports, September DAC Webcast Canceled, Updated ACCESS Test Practice Resources
  • Monday Email 9/18/232023 KSA Released Items Made Available, New: WIDA PreK-3 Resources and Professional Learning Now Available, Participate in WIDA ACCESS for ELLs Event, Reminder: Upcoming WIDA Q&A Webinar, The Power of Collaboration in WIDA’s Mission, WIDA Alternate ACCESS Update, Reminder: WIDA Standards Implementation Study 
  • Monday Email 9/25/23​ - ACCESS for ELLs Test Materials Ordering, ACT State Fall 2023 State Senior (Optional) Administration: Test Preparation, ACT State Testing Office Hour – Sept. 27, 2023, October WIDA Q&A Webinars, KSA and AKSA ISRs to be Mailed to Districts

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August 2023

  • Special Email 8/2/23​ - Quality Control (QC) Data Review Now Available 
  • Special Email 8/4/23 - Individual KSA and AKSA Student Data Now Available in PAN
  • Monday Email 8/7/23 - 2023-2024 CTE EOP Assessment Coordinator Registration due Sept. 1, 2023-2024 Back to School Trainings, 2023 “Don’t Stop Believing” Scott Trimble Workshop on Assessment and Instruction (Reminder), ACT Fall 2023 Senior Administration Training and Resources, District Assessment Coordinator/Building Assessment Coordinator Nominations (Reminder), KDE Calculator Policy, Sept. 1 deadline to add pathway in TEDS for 2023-2024 school year, The Brigance Online Management System is Live, The Inclusion of Special Populations Trainings Refresh
  • Special Email 8/7/23 - Systemic Issue Found During Fall Data Review – Updated Spreadsheets Available ​
  • Special Email 8/10/23​ - DAC Webcast​
  • Monday Email 8/14/23​ - ​2023 “Don’t Stop Believing” Scott Trimble Workshop on Assessment and Instruction (Reminder), ACT Fall 2023 State Senior (Optional) Administration: Select Test Dates Deadline, ACT/OAA State Fall 2023 State Senior (Optional) Administration Testing: Office Hour August 22 -Reminder, AKSA Visual Impairment (VI) Orders, August Monthly DAC Webcast, District Assessment Coordinator/Building Assessment Coordinator Nominations (Reminder), Sept. 1 Deadline to Add Pathway in TEDS for 2023-2024 School Year
  • Monday Email 8/21/23​ - ACT Fall 2023 State Senior (Optional) Administration: Request Accommodations Deadline, Approaching ACT Fall 2023 State Senior (Optional) Administration: Verify Enrollment Deadline Approaching ​Assessment Scores in IC, Back to School 2023-2024: Assess, Teach, Grow with WIDA, Introducing Marco DALE: the New Spanish Language Development Standards, KSA and AKSA Cut Scores, Redesigned ACCESS Training Courses Coming Sept. 1, Secure a Virtual Seat at the 2023 WIDA Annual Conference, Spring 2023 Allegation Submissions in Caveon, WIDA Can Do Philosophy: What Does it Mean in Practice
  • Monday Email 8/28/23 - ACT Fall 2023 State Senior (Optional) Administration: Online Testing Site Readiness, ACT Fall 2023 State Senior (Optional) Administration: Reminder to Request Accommodations – Deadline Approaching, ACT Fall 2023 State Senior (Optional) Administration: State Testing Office Hour – September 6, 2023, Alternate Kentucky Summative Assessment (AKSA) Combined Overview/Attainment Task (AT) Trainings/Quiz, BRIGANCE Office Hours, Missing Assessment Scores, New Focus Bulletin: Words for Science Learning: Which Words and When?, September WIDA and DRC Q&A Webinars, Updated WIDA Student Import File Layout, WIDA Standards Implementation Study
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July 2023

  • ​​Monday Email 7/3/23​ - Deadline for G-Codes to be entered into IC for 2022-23, Reminder: New DAC Informational Seminar, Reminder: K-Screen Training of the Trainers for New Staff
  • Monday Email 7/10/23 - 2023-2024 LEA WIDA Q&A Webinar Schedule, 2023-2024 WIDA Accessibility and Accommodations Updates, 2023-2024 WIDA AMS and DRC INSIGHT Technology Documentation, Deadline for G-Codes to be Entered into IC for 2022-2023 School Year (Reminder), July and August WIDA Screeners Q&A Webinars, New High School Feedback Reports Are Available for Review, Upcoming Changes to WIDA Customers Service Hours, WIDA AMS and DRC INSIGHT Updates Available​
  • Special Email 7/13/23​ - July DAC Webcast
  • Monday Email 7/17/23​ - 2023 Fall Reporting Data Review, 2023 WIDA Annual Conference, ACT Fall 2023 ACT Senior Administration Dates (Tentative), Assessment Scores in Infinite Campus, Deadline for G-Codes to be Entered into IC for 2022-2023 School Year (Reminder), July Monthly DAC Webcast, K Screen Training of Trainers for New Staff, KSA and AKSA Early Release Data, New Video Resource for WIDA AMS. Reminder: ACCESS Training Courses Unavailable for Summer 2023, Reminder: WIDA Customer Service Hours
  • Monday Email 7/24/23​ - ACT Fall 2023 ACT Senior Administration Dates, ACT Fall 2023 Senior (Optional) Administration: Test Accessibility and Accommodations Portal Open Now!, Celebrating 20 Years of WIDA, Reminder: Know Where to Find Reports in WIDA AMS, Reminder: Upcoming WIDA Screener for Kindergarten Q&A Webinar 
  • Special Email 7/26/23 - ACT/OAA Fall 2023 Senior (Optional) Administration Training – Training Link Updated 
  • Monday Email 7/31/23 - ​District Assessment Coordinator/Building Assessment Coordinator Nominations, "Don’t Stop Believing” 2023 Scott Trimble Workshop on Assessment and Instruction October 26-27, 2023, Fall 2023 ACT State Senior (Optional) Administration: PearsonAccessnext (PAN) Opening Soon!, K Screen Staff File Revision Deadline Approaching, K Screen Training of Trainers for New Staff, Office of Assessment and Accountability Contacts 2023-2023, Reminder: WIDA Screener Online Q&A Webinar, School Report Card – Data Review Window Opens August 3


June 2023

  • Monday Email 6/5/23​ - 2023-2024 K Screen Staff File Deadline Approaching, K Screen Train the Trainers for New Staff, Spotlight on #WIDA2023’s Virtual Track for WIDA Annual Conference, School Reconfiguration Changes for 2023-2024 School Year, Assessment Scores in Infinite Campus
  • Monday Email 6/12/23​ - 2023 New DAC Informational Seminar (Reminder), 2023-2024 WIDA Screener Online Administration, Building and District Assessment Coordinator Nominations, June Monthly DAC Webcast, Spring Rosters Closing for SDRR
  • Monday Email ​6/19/232023-2024 Brigance Training Materials Website, 2023 New DAC Informational Seminar (Reminder), Reminder: ACCESS Training Courses Unavailable for Summer 2023, Reports in WIDA AMS, WIDA Non-Disclosure and User Agreement
  • Monday Email 6/26/23​ - ​New Focus Bulletin: Rating Multilingual Learners’ Written Language Consistently, New Guidance for Educators and Administrators Implementing the WIDA ELD Standards Framework, Reminder: 2023-2024 WIDA Screener Online Administration, Reminder: New DAC Informational Seminar, Revised ACCESS for ELLs, Reminder: School Reconfiguration Changes for 2023-2024 School Year, WIDA Website Refresh

May 2023

  • Monday Email 5/1/23 - 2024 ACCESS Training Courses, ACT Spring 2023 Junior Administration – Deadline to Answer State Use Question in PAN Approaching, Assessment Scores in Infinite Campus, SDRR Office Hour, UPDATE: 2023 CTE EOP Assessment State Report, WIDA AMS and DRC Insight Update​
  • Monday Email 5/8/23​ - ​2023-2024 Administration Code and Special Population and Inclusion Training Dates, Alternative/Virtual Schools Tracking for SDRR in Accountability, ACT Spring 2023 Junior Administration – Satisfaction Survey Deploying Soon, Assessment Scores in Infinite Campus, K Screen 2023-2024 Staff File Submission Deadline June 16
  • Monday Email 5/15/23​ - ​KSA Office Hour, ACT Success Site Inactive User Role Deactivation Approaching, Assessment Scores in Infinite Campus
  • Monday Email 5/22/23​ - 2022-2023 WIDA Professional Learning, 2023 New DAC Informational Seminar (Reminder), 2023 Scott Trimble Workshop, ACT Spring 2023 Junior Administration – Data and Reports Finalized, Brigance K Screen Refresh Webcast Now Available, KSD and KSB Administrative Vacancies
  • Special Email 5/30/23 - Marking KSA Sessions Complete/Stopped in PAN, TAR, AKSA Window Closure and Score Entry Deadline, Test Security Change for DRC INSIGHT (Reminder), WIDA Secure Portal

April 2023

  • Monday Email 4/3/23​ - ACCESS For ELLs Data Validation in WIDA AMS Reminder, ACT Spring 2023 Junior Administration: Returning Materials After Makeup Testing, ACT Spring 2024 Junior Administration: Testing Dates Released, KSA Office Hours, KSA PAN and Task Reminders, K Screen Online Ordering for 2023-2024 Reminder, Program Consultant Vacancy
  • Monday Email 4/10/23​ - Alternate Kentucky Summative Assessment (AKSA) Window 2 Opens April 17, KSA Office Hour (with updated Teams link), KSA PearsonAccessnext (PAN) Work Requests, Program Consultant Vacancy, Spring Rosters in SDRR, SRD Opens
  • Monday Email 4/17/23​ - 2022-2023 EOP Assessment Results and Certificates Are Available in E-SESS, 2023 New DAC Informational Seminar, ACT Spring 2023 Junior Administration-Reporting Timeline and Training Opportunity, Advancing ALTELLA Pilot Study: Looking for Families, Educators of Els, April Monthly DAC Webcast, DRC Technical Enhancement Q&A Webinar, Transferring Students in PAN
  • Special Email 4/18/23 - ACT Spring 2023 Junior Administration – Reporting Timeline and Training Opportunity (Updated Link) 
  • Monday Email 4/24/23​ - 2023 WIDA Annual Conference Registration, ACCESS for ELLs Score Report Resources, KDE's Kentucky United We Learn Council to meet in-person April 25 and 26, KSA Office Hour​
  • Special Email 4/26/23 - Spring Rosters now open in SDRR
  • Special Email 4/2/23 - KSA Office Hour

​March 2023

  • Monday Email 3/6/23 - ACT Spring 2023 Junior Administration: Returning Materials After Initial Testing, ACT Spring 2023 Junior Administration: Scratch Paper and Calculator, ACT Spring 2023 Junior Administration: TestNAV State Use Questions, Assessment Scores in Infinite Campus, KSA District Test Window Collections Opening Soon in SDRR, Reminder: Upcoming ACCESS Q&A Webinar, Supported WIDA AMS System Requirements, Updated Guidance from USED on Using ESSER Funds for Multilingual Learners, Updated Interpretive Guides for Score Reports,WIDA and DRC Customer Service Hours ​
  • Special Email 3/8/23​ - ACT Spring 2023 Junior Administration: PAN/TestNAV Testing Interuptions. 
  • - March Monthly DAC Webcast
  • Monday Email 3/13/23 - ACCESS Q&A Webinar Reminder, ACT Spring 2023 Junior Administration Office Hour March 17, ACT Spring 2023 Junior Administration: Makeup Testing Online Session Creation Window Opening Soon, Alternate ACCESS for ELLs Field Test Reminders, KSA Text to Speech and IEP Calculator Selections in IC, Public Comment Opportunity for 703 KAR 5:270 Kentucky’s Accountability System
  • Special Email 3/14/23 - KSA District Test Window Collection is Open​​
  • Special Email 3/17/23​ - ​ACT Spring 2023 Junior Administration: Resolving Online Testing Interruptions and Unfinished Initial Test Window Test Sessions for Students​
  • Monday Email 3/21/23​ - 2023 February DAC Training FAQ Addendum, 2023 KSA Scripts Released, 2023 KSA Spring Testing Site Visits, ACCESS for ELLs Data Validation in WIDA AMS, ACT Spring 2023 Junior Administration: Initial Testing Prescheduled Material Pickup, ACT Spring 2023 Junior Administration: Makeup Testing (Test Window 2) Opening Soon, ACT Spring 2023 Junior Administration: Resolving Online Testing Interruptions and Unfinished Initial Test Window Test Sessions for Students, Alternate Kentucky Summative Assessment Window 2 Materials Shipping Dates, Caveon Cores System Attention Required, March Monthly DAC Webcast, Revised ACCESS for ELLs Project Webpage,Transition Attainment Record (TAR) Training Closes March 24 ​​​
  • Monday Email 3/27/23 - 2023 Effective Instructional Leadership Act (EILA) Credits for February DAC Training – Reminder and Deadline, Program Consultant Vacancy (Closing Update), ACCESS for ELLs Theme Generator and Standards Expert Recruitment, ACT Spring 2023 Junior Administration: Returning Materials After Makeup Testing, ACT Spring 2024 Junior Administration: Testing Dates Released, Additional KSA Scripts Now Available, DAC/BAC Certification of Proper Test Administration Forms, 2023 Effective Instructional Leadership Act (EILA) Credits for February DAC Training – Reminder and Deadline, K Screen Training of Trainers for New Staff, KDE Calculator Policy Clarification, KSA District Test Window Collection Reminder, Online Ordering for the 2023-2024 School Year, PAN Window Now Open, Reminder: 2022-2023 CTE EOP Assessment Testing Window Closes Mar. 31, Reminder: 2022-2023 Skilled Trades TRACK Assessment Testing Window Closes Mar. 31






KDE DAC Information
Office of Assessment and Accountability
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-4394
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