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Test Coordinator Resources

2016-17 NGA Assessment Schedule

Test 2017 Dates
NAEP Jan. 30 - March 10
WIDA ACCESS Feb. 27 - April 25
MSAA March 27 - May 12
DC Health and Physical Education April 3 - June 16
PARCC Window 1 April 10 - May 26*
PARCC Window 2 April 24 - June 9
DC Science April 24 - June 9

*Includes five days of school vacation for a spring break.

Assessment Specific Resources

PARCC Pearson Access Next
Pearson Access Next Training Site
PARCC Pearson Access Next Training Modules
PARCC Manuals
Avocet - PARCC Documents
PARCC Administration and Technology Bulletins
PARCC Formative Assessments
PARCC Subclaim Descriptions
DC Science 2016-17 DC Science Test Manual
2016-17 DC Science Test Scripts – coming soon
2016-17 DC Science Assessment Blueprint – coming soon
MSAA MSAA System – Test Administration Login
MSAA Technology Requirements
MSAA Sample Assessment Items
DC Science ALT Procedures Handbook [PDF]
New Teacher Training Video
Returning Teacher Training Video
NAEP An Introduction to NAEP [PDF]
An Overview of NAEP in English [PDF] and Spanish [PDF]
School Coordinator Responsibilities: A Guide to MyNAEP (New)
Inclusion Policy
Accommodations for SD and ELL students
Parent Notification Templates (coming soon)
WIDA OSSE Home Language Survey
English Language Learner (ELL) Identification and Screening Guidance
Identification and Placement Process for Limited English Proficient (LEP) Students
OSSE Approved English Language Proficiency Assessments (Pre-k-Grade 12)
DC Health and Physical Education OSSE website’s Health and Physical Education Assessment page

Materials from Assessment Training Events

Training materials for the 2016-17 school year are included below. If you have questions about a training event or training materials, please contact us at [email protected].

New Test Coordinator Training 2016-17
Audience: Special Education Coordinator, LEA Test Coordinator, and School Test Coordinator
Training Resources: New Test Coordinator Training Slides [PDF]

REQUIRED - NAEP School Test Coordinator Training 2016-17
Audience: School Test Coordinator
Training Resources: NAEP 2017 School Coordinator Training Recorded Webinar

2017 Assessment Accommodations and Accessibility Webinar 2016-17
Audience: Special Education Coordinator, LEA Test Coordinator, and School Test Coordinator
Training Resources: Assessment Accommodations and Accessibility Webinar [PDF]

PARCC and DC Science Training - Student Registration and Personal Needs Profile (SR/PNP)
Audience: LEA Test Coordinator, and School Test Coordinator
Training Resources: PARCC and DC Science Training PowerPoint [PDF]

PARCC and DC Science Training - Test Sessions and Makeup Sessions
Audience: LEA Test Coordinator, and School Test Coordinator
Training Resources: Test Session and Makeup Session Training PowerPoint [PDF]

PARCC and DC Science Training - Day of Testing
Audience: LEA Test Coordinator, and School Test Coordinator
Training Resources: Day of Testing Training PowerPoint [PDF]

DC Public Charter School Test Security Training
Audience: LEA Test Coordinator, and School Test Coordinator
Training Resources: Test Security Training PowerPoint [PDF], Test Security Notification Statement [PDF]

PARCC New Technology Coordinator Training
Audience: New Technology Coordinators
Training Resources: New Technology Coordinator Training PowerPoint [PDF]

PARCC Technology Training
Audience: New Technology Coordinators, LEA Test Coordinator, and School Test Coordinator
Training Resources: PARCC Technology Training PowerPoint [PDF]

Contacts for Support

OSSE Support Tool: https://octo.quickbase.com/
OSSE Assessment Hotline: (202) 304-3269
OSSE Email: [email protected]
PARCC/Pearson Customer Support Hotline: (888) 493-9888
PARCC/Pearson Customer Support Email: [email protected]
DC Science Customer Support Hotline: (866) 688-9555
DC Science Customer Support Email: [email protected]
MSAA Customer Support Hotline: (866) 834-8879
MSAA Customer Support Email: [email protected]
NAEP Customer Support Hotline: (800) 283-6237


Contact the OSSE Assessment Team

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (202) 535-2651