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Test Coordinators Training

To view resources from previous trainings, please visit the Test Coordinator Resources page.

OSSE has released an assessment training schedule for the 2018-19 school year. This schedule includes registration links, as well as the target audience for each event. Please note that Test Security Training is a required event for LEA Test Coordinators. Each Test Security Training event on the calendar will cover the same content, so LEA Test Coordinators need only attend one of the three sessions listed.

Final registration links for ACCESS and MSAA training events will be posted soon. DLM science alternate training information is also forthcoming. Updates to the training schedule will be announced in the NGA Bulletin.

Recorded Trainings

ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 Assessment Registration and Accommodations Overview

Topics include: Test Coordinator Procedures, Pre-Administration Procedures, Accessibility Features and Accommodations, and Students with Disabilities Taking ACCESS for ELLs 2.0

MSAA District of Columbia Test Administration Training for Test Administrators

Topics include: MSAA Overview, Key Dates and Contacts, NEW for 2019, Important Documents, Test Administrator (TA) Training Requirements and Responsibilities, Test Coordinator (TC) Training Requirements and Responsibilities, Technology Requirements, Supports and Features, Accessing the MSAA System, Within the System Before Testing, Administer and Navigate the MSAA System, After Testing, Testing Integrity, Next Steps

Nonpublic Test Security Training

Topics include: Overview of Test Security and Integrity in the District, Policy Documents, Roles and Responsibilities, Reporting: Incidents, School Test Security Plans, Test Administration Concerns and Deviations, Testing Environment, Exceptional Circumstances during Test Administration, and Prohibited Actions – presented Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019

Nonpublic PARCC-DC Science Administration Training Webinar

Topics Include: Administrative actions prior to, during, and after PARCC and DC Science testing, updates for the 2019 spring administrations, and Assessment Resources – presented Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019

New PARCC-DC Science LEA Test Coordinator Training

Topics Include: Assign Staff Roles, Register Students, Document Accommodations and Accessibility Features, Receive Materials, Setup Technology for Testing, Create a Testing Schedule, Train Staff, Create Test Sessions, Document Test Security Plans, Setup Classrooms, Ensure Accommodations and Accessibility Features are Accurately Provided, Administer the Test to Students, Document Issues/Irregularities, Close Tests and Shred, Recycle, and Return Materials, and Submit Documentation and Complete Test Security File – presented Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019

PearsonAccessNext 101

Topics Include: Imports and User Interface, Users, Registration, Test Sessions, Monitoring Testing, and Customer Support – presented Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019

PARCC and DC Science LEA Test Coordinator Administration Training

Topics Include: Administrative actions prior to, during, and after PARCC and DC Science testing, updates for the 2019 spring administrations, and Assessment Resources – recorded Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019

PARCC and DC Science Technology Coordinator Training

Topics include: Resources, TestNav8, PearsonAccessNext, Technology Setup, Infrastructure Trials, Before Testing, During Testing, After Testing, Additional Information - recorded Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019