Assessment Support

Meetings and Trainings

Published: 4/26/2024 3:13 PM

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Division of Assessment and Accountability Support (DAAS) provides opportunities for District Assessment Coordinators (DACs), Building Assessment Coordinators (BACs), Directors of Special Education (DoSEs), Professional Development Coordinators and other interested individuals to receive information and practice with score interpretation, data analysis, test administration and the regulations governing Kentucky's Assessment and Accountability Program. ​

2024 February DAC Meeting Trainings and Resources

The videos for each presentation are located on the DAC Training Series page in the KDE​ Media Portal. Links to the individual PowerPoints are in each section below with supporting resources, if applicable. These materials are also available via a Google drive.

2024​​ February DAC Trainings

Feb DAC Meeting ​Q&A Checklist​​

DAC Training Series Videos​ 

Important Documents


Alternate KSA

State Testing Accommodations​

High School


Test Security

PearsonAccess​​​next and TestNAV

2023 QC Day Training and Resources

2023 Accountability Indicator Trainings 



2023-2024 Back to School Trainings

​Assessment Program Trainings​

In collaboration with assessment vendors, DAAS provides trainings and resources to support DACs and BACs with policies, procedures, assessment products, etc.

ACCESS For ELLs and W-APT Trainings

Assessment Administration Regulation Trainings

Kindergarten Screen Trainings

Trainings for ACT State Administration

DAC Monthly Webcasts

On the second Thursday of each month, DAAS hosts a Monthly DAC Webcast. The most current topics in KDE assessment and accountability are on the agenda.


January 2024 PowerPoint​ & January 2024 Video​

ACT Reminders, AKSA Window 1 Makeup, ACCESS Reminders, February DAC Trainings and Q&A Sessions

March 2024 PowerPoint​ & March 2024 Video​

ACT updates, Kentucky Summative Assessment (KSA) office hours, Alternate Kentucky Summative Assessment (AKSA) update, Student Data Review and Rosters (SDRR) updates, ACCESS updates, K Screen update.

April 2024 PowerPoint​ & April 2024 Video​

ACT Reporting and Updates, Alternate Kentucky Summative Assessment (AKSA) Update, Student Data Review and Rosters (SDRR) Updates, ACCESS/WIDA Alternate ACCESS Updates, K Screen Training, Kentucky Summative Assessment (KSA)/AKSA Site Visits.​


​December 2023 PowerPoint​ & December 2023 Video 

AKSA Updates and Reminders, Career and Technical Education (CTE) Updates, ACCESS for ELLs Reminders, ACT Reminders​

November 2023 PowerPoint​ & November 2023 Video 

ACT Updates and Reminders, AKSA Updates and Reminders, Office Hours, Released Items, Career and Technical Education 2023-2024, Kentucky United We Learn November Convening 

Accountability Cut Scores, ACT Fall 2023 Senior Administration Reminders, ACT Spring 2024 Junior Administration Training Registration, ACCESS Reminders, K Screen Reminders, Confirmation and Preparation for Quality Control (QC) Day​

August 2023 PowerPoint​ & August 2023 Video​

Fall 2023 Senior (Optional) ACT State, Administration Reminders, K Screen Updates, Data Quality Control Process​

July 2023 PowerPoint​ & July 2023 Video​

Optional ACT Senior Administration TENTATIVE, KSA Data Release, AKSA Scale Scores, SDRR Fall Data Review, K Screen Train the Trainer, New DAC Informational Seminar

June 2023 PowerPoint​ & June 2023 Video​ 

Spring 2023 Testing Highlights, Standards Validation, K Screen Train the Trainer Updates, 2023 Accountability Standard Setting

April 2023 PowerPoint​ & April 2023 Video​ 

K Screen Training, AKSA Window 2, Consultant Position, ACT Updates and Reporting, ACT Spring 2024 Junior Administration Testing Dates, Site Visits - In Person and Virtual

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