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Assessment Trainings

2015 - 2016 Trainings

DAC Kick-Off (Webinar)

New DAC 2015-2016 Recorded webinar



CMAS Administration

In-person trainings for the Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS) Spring 2015 assessment administration will be held in November.  Sessions will cover CMAS: English Language Arts and Mathematics (PARCC) and CMAS: Science and Social Studies.  An all-day training will be held in each region. Participation in one of these sessions will satisfy the training requirement for all District Assessment Coordinators prior to the spring administration.  Attendance at the in-person training is recommended; however, a recorded online training will be available for District Assessment Coordinators who are unable to attend one of the in-person sessions.

  • November 2 - Alamosa
  • November 3 - La Junta
  • November 4 - Colorado Springs
  • November 5 - Limon
  • November 6 - Denver (Aurora)
  • November 9 - Grand Junction
  • November 10 - Glenwood Spring
  • November 12 - Limon
  • November 13 - Brush

CMAS Training Handouts 2015-16

CoAlt Administration

  • The self-directed modules for the required trainings for CoAlt: DLM are available at  and a webinar training will be held in the spring for CoAlt: Science and Social Studies.

CoAlt: DLM Opening PPT from Training

CoAlt: Science and Social Studies PPT from Training

CoAlt: Science and Social Studies Practice  SR Items

CoAlt: Science and Social Studies Practice SPT Items

CoAlt: Science and Social Studies Practice SPT Manipulatives

CoAlt: DLM

DLM District Staff Training Resource Page (DAC, Data Steward, Technical Liaison recorded webinars) 

Required CoAlt: DLM Test Administrator training modules are found at  All test administrators must complete their modules and pass the post-module quiz at 80% annually.


2014 - 2015 Trainings

CMAS Administration

Spring 2015 Administration Training

Fall 2014 Administration Training

CoAlt: Science and Social Studies Administration

CoAlt: DLM District Level Trainings


2013 - 2014 Trainings


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