Published: 6/24/2013 11:11 AM

The Division of Support and Research is charged with supporting the efforts of the District Assessment Coordinators (DACs) and school level personnel as they implement Kentucky’s new assessment and accountability system, Unbridled Learning: College/Career-Ready for All.

From the logistics of testing, to the Administration Code, the interpretation of the Kentucky Assessment results and the application of test results to the improvement of instruction, the Division of Support and Research aids the efforts for all schools to reach proficiency.

Below are e-mails sent from the Communications Branch of the Division of Support and Research in the Office of Assessment and Accountability (OAA) to DACs.

Individual e-mails provide reminders of upcoming events and deadlines, address changes in policy and procedure, answer frequently asked questions, and provide documents and forms to those implementing state assessments in the field, including K-PREP, Alternate K-PREP, EXPLORE, PLAN, ACT, COMPASS and End-of-Course (QualityCore) Assessments.

Special DAC Email 20150526.docx
5/26/2015DAC and BAC Certification of Proper Test Administration Forms, SDRR Feedback Survey, KAAC New DAC Training, QualityCore Platform Changing, ACCESS for ELLs LEA Newsletter, Program Review Submission Deadline, ACCESS for ELLs Score Report, School Report Card
Special DAC Email 20150522 SRC Msg 2.docx
5/22/2015Program Description for Alternative Education Programs May Be Entered
DAC Email 20150518.docx
5/18/2015Alternate K-PREP Standards Validation Positions for June 2015, Program Manager Position Opening
DAC Email 20150511.docx
5/11/2015K-PREP ODW Tasks, ACT Reporting Schedule, Second Alternate K-PREP Testing Window Deadline, Alternate K-PREP SRD, Cohort End-of-Year Reporting Steps, Program Manager Position Opening
Special DAC Email 20150508.docx
5/8/2015Program Manager Position Opening
DAC Email 20150504.docx
5/4/2015Testing Site Visits, ACCESS for ELLs Online, Alternate Assessment and Accountability Folders (AAAF) Reviews, SRD Cleanup, Accountability for EOC Graduating Seniors
DAC Email 20150427.docx
4/27/2015EOC Accountability for Graduates Without 4 EOC Exams, SDRR, Recent ACT Compass and KYOTE Scores in IC, ACT QualityCore PD, KYOTE Writing Testing Deadline, School Report Card (SRC) Information
Special DAC Email 20150424 SRC Msg 1.docx
4/24/20152014-15 School Report Card Message #1
DAC Email 20150420.docx
4/20/2015Spring Rosters Open April 28 in SDRR
DAC Email 20150413.docx
4/13/2015New Associate Commissioner and Director in OAA, Annual Senior Transition Survey, Alternate K-PREP Testing Window 2, Kindergarten Readiness Prior Settings Report, ACT WorkKeys
DAC Email 20150406.docx
4/6/2015Spring Testing Windows Deadline, 2014 Baselines and 2015 AMO Goals, Kindergarten Readiness Report, ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 Webinar, ACT Explore & Plan, Web-Based Assessment Systems, EILA Hours for February DAC Meetings, ACT Rosters, Opting Out of Testing
DAC Email 20150330.docx
3/30/2015SDRR Contact List, KOSSA, ACT WorkKeys
DAC Email 20150323.docx
3/23/2015EILA Certficates, QualityCore Survey, ACT WorkKeys, Alternate K-PREP Attainment Tasks, 2014 Baselines and 2015 Goals Quality Control Information
DAC Email 20150316.docx
3/16/2015DAC/BAC Certification of Proper Test Administration Forms, ACT Roster in SDRR, Update K-Prep Test Blueprint, Metritech Data Validation Window for access for ELLs, Test Windows in SDRR, 2015 February DAC Meetings Training Videos
Special DAC Email 20150313.docx
3/13/20152015 DAC Meetings Video/Topic Synopsis with Links to Videos and PowerPoints
DAC Email 20150309.docx
3/9/2015College/Career Readiness for All Regulations Public Hearing, ACT Explore/Plan Data Review Extended, SDRR Cohort Graduation Rate Student Listing, ACT WorkKeys, ACT Rosters Open in SDRR, K-PREP Test Window Entry in SDRR Open
DAC Email 20150302.docx
3/2/2015ACT Testing Instructions Including Inclement Weather Information, ACT Makeup Materials Ordering, Compass Maintenance Schedule,
Special DAC Email 20150227.docx
2/27/2015ACT Testing Instructions Including Inclement Weather Information
DAC Email 20150223.docx
2/23/2015ACT Materials Delivery, DAC Meetings, ACT Testing and Inclement Weather, Ordering ACT Materials for Makeup Date, WorkKeys, ACT Explore and ACT Plan Data Review Extension to March 4
Special DAC Email 20150219.docx
2/19/2015Russell County DAC Meeting Cancelled
Special DAC Email 20150217 Data Review.docx
2/17/2015ACT Explore and ACT Plan Data Review Extended to March 4
Special DAC Email 20150217.docx
2/17/2015Boone County DAC Meeting Cancelled
DAC Email 20150216.docx
2/16/2015DAC Meeting Cancellations, WorkKeys Testing Notice, ACT QualityCore EOC Spring 2015 Training, KYOTE Writing Exam and Updated User Guide
DAC Email 20150209.docx
2/9/2015K-PREP Materials Shipment Window DEADLINE, 2015 February DAC Meetings, ACT Explore and ACT Plan State Data Available, Updated EOC Early Warning Report
DAC Email 20150202.docx
2/2/2015ACCESS 2.0 Field Test Webinars, ACT State Administration and Tornado Safety Drill, ACT Room Supervisor/Proctor Training, ACT State-Allowed Accommodations Ordering Window, ACT WorkKeys - Paper Testing
Special DAC Email 20150129.docx
1/29/2015ACT Explore and ACT Plan Data Review Open in SDRR, K-PREP Important Deadlines from Pearson
Special DAC Email 20150127.docx
1/27/2015ACCESS for ELLs Field Test
DAC Email 20150126.docx
1/26/2015K-PREP Text Reader Kit, AMO Quality Control Phase, Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rate  Data in SDRR, 2014-15 Dropouts, Upcoming ACT Activities and Deadlines
DAC Email 20150112.docx
1/12/2015EOC Target Dates and Deadlines, KYOTE Update, EOC Online Survey, ACT WorkKeys, Alternate K-PREP Make-Up Testing, Alt K-PREP Nonparticipation, KOSSA - Action Required by January 15
Special DAC Email 20150107.docx
1/7/2015Brigance K Screen Data Available for District Review
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Office of Assessment and Accountability
500 Mero Street, 17th Floor CPT
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-4394