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2016 - 2017 Trainings

Annual Training Requirements

DAC Kick-Off

New DAC Training


Accommodations Updated for 2016-17 

CoAlt: Science and Social Studies Administration (Coming Soon)

  • CoAlt: Science and Social Studies Administration Training - webinar
  • CoAlt: Science and Social Studies PPT from Training - PPT
  • CoAlt: Science and Social StudiesPractice SR Items
  • CoAlt: Science and Social StudiesPractice SPT Items
  • CoAlt: Science and Social StudiesPractice SPT Manipulatives
  • CoAlt: PearsonAccessnext Guidance Document
  • Spring 2017 CoAlt DAC Training - Recorded
  • Spring 2017 CoAlt DAC Training - PPT
  • Spring 2017 CoAlt Test Examiner Training - PPT 

CoAlt: DLM Administration

CMAS Administration (Coming Soon)

In-person trainings for the Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS) Spring 2017 assessment administration will be held in November. Participation in one of these sessions will satisfy the training requirement for all District Assessment Coordinators prior to the spring administration.

CMAS Training Webinar and Handouts 2016-17

  • 2016-2017 CMAS Recorded - webinar (coming late November)
    • 2016-17 CMAS Training slides -  PPT
  • 2016-17 Next Steps
  • Accommodations Matrix
  • Acronyms for DACs
  • Creating Sample Student in PearsonAccessnext
  • Cross Program Highlights
  • Operating System Support
  • Security Agreement
  • Testing Multiple Grades Guidance 2017

Additional Resources and Training Materials (Coming Soon)

  • CO Transfer Guidance Document
  • 2017 CO PBT Transfer Guidance Document
  • Directions for Opening a CSV file in Excel to Maintain Formatting
  • CBT TA PowerPoint
  • PBT TA PowerPoint
  • Verification of District Training Form
  • Void and Not Tested Codes and Reasons
  • CMAS Data Supplement 2017
  • 2017 Post Test Compliance Form (includes all CMAS and CoAlt)

Data Trainings 

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