Overview of District Assessment Coordinator (DAC) Responsibilities

 

The following is a very high level overview of District Assessment Coordinator responsibilities.  For more detailed deadlines and specific dates go to the calendar under each assessment.

 

Month WKCE Smarter WAA-SwD DLM ACCESS NAEP PALS
September Pre-Test Workshop,
Braille/Large Print Orders,
WSLS Updates
  Braille/Picture Description Orders,
Testbook Online Orders,
WSLS Updates,
Pre-Test Workshop
  W-APT Screener Administered to new ELLs, WSLS/ISES updates Informational packet sent to schools

Register on MySchool
 
October Testing Window Opens   Testing Window Opens   Test Ordering Update School information on MySchool Fall Testing Window Opens
November

Testing Window Closes

 

Last day to sign up for Pick up of test matrials 

 

Deadline for CTB to pick up Test Materials- 

  Testing Window Closes   Training,
District Receives Testing materials,
AMAO determinations made
Student "e-file" submission deadline Fall Testing Window Closes
December
ISES Updates
  Last day to sign up for Pick up of test matrials - Dec 9, 2013,

ISES Updates,
Deadline for CTB to pick up Test Materials- Dec 11, 2013
  Testing Window Opens,

ISES Closed for Creation of Pre-Id labels

Pre-Assessment activities completed on MyNAEP 

 
January ORS - Record Editing System Corrections to demographic records   ORS - Record Editing System Corrections to demographic records   Testing Window Continues

Pre-Assessment activities completed on MyNAEP 


Assessment Window Begins

Optional Mid-Winter Testing Window Opens
February Individual Profile Reports mailed to districts
Send IPRs to Parents

 

Individual Profile Reports mailed to districts
Send IPRs to Parents
  Testing Window Closes,
District returns all materials to MertriTech
Assessments Continue Optional Mid-Winter Testing Window Closes
March Phase II and Phase III Reports Available Online       District Validation of Online Student Demographic Data Assessment Window Closes  
April         Reports Shipped to District,
Data Correction Window Opens
  Spring Testing Window Opens
May Rescoring Deadline

 

 

Rescoring Deadline   Data Correction Window Closes Districts notified of selection for NAEP (for next school year) Spring Testing Window Closes

Deadline for ordering PALS materials through online ordering system
June  

 

      Schools notified of selection for NAEP (for next school year)  
July  

 

         
August             Assessment materials shipped to districts

 

For questions about this information, contact osamail@dpi.wi.gov