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 20170322.docx
3/22/2017ACT Rosters Open in SDRR, SDRR Feedback Survey, District Test Windows in SDRR, Administration Code in Frankfort
DAC Email 20170320.docx
3/20/2017IC Calendar Updates for Spring Testing, AP Reports in IMS, KOSSA and TRACK Windows Closing, Accountability Town Hall Meetings Continue in Louisville
Special DAC Email 20170315.docx
3/15/2017KAS Science Field Test Updates
DAC Email 20170313.docx
3/13/2017Submission of Science TCT, Science Field Test Additional Orders, DAC Spotlight, KOSSA and TRACK Testing Windows, Science Field Test Observations
Special DAC Email 20170309.docx
3/9/2017Commissioner Pruitt to Host Town Hall Meetings on School Accountability
DAC Email 20170306.docx
3/7/2017College Ready Status File, Science DAC & BAC Certification of Proper Test Administration, Science TCT, March DAC Webcast Cancelled, 2018 ACT State Administration Dates, ACCESS for ELLs Data Validation, K-PREP Test Window in SDRR
Special DAC Email 20170301.docx
3/1/2017Science Field Test Rosters Open in SDRR
Special DAC Email 20170228.docx
2/28/2017Final 2016 Baselines and 2017 AMO Goals Available in Open House
DAC Email 20170227.docx
2/27/2017Science Field Test Manuals, ACT Trainings for Room Supervisors, Proctors and Accommodators, Alternate K-PREP Shipping Options, ACT WorkKeys, ACT Scores in IC, Science Summative Field Test Rosters in SDRR
DAC Email 20170220.docx
2/20/20172016-17 AMOs To Be Released, EOC QualityCore Q & A, K-PREP Materials Ordering for Shipping Option #2, ACCESS Feedback, ACCESS for ELLs Score Webinars, KYOTE Scores in Infinite Campus
Special DAC Email 20170208.docx
2/8/2017Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) Work Session Materials
DAC Email 20170206.docx
2/6/2017PearsonAccess Tasks for K-PREP and KAS Science Field Test, DAC Meeting Training Materials, Alternate K-PREP Shipping Options, Cohort Preliminary Reports for 2016 5-Year and 2017 4-Year, February DAC Webcast, 2017 K-PREP Manuals and Resources
DAC Email 20170130.docx
1/30/2017ACT WorkKeys Administration, Alternate Assessment IEP for Students Marked Deaf/Blind or VI, ACT Approved Accommodations Deadline, KOSSA Testing Window, TRACK Testing Window
DAC Email 20170123.docx
1/23/2017ACT Test Administration Q&A, ACT Deadline for Online Testing, Dropout Data Final Review, Cohort - Preliminary Reports
Special DAC Email 20170117.docx
1/17/2017ACT Data Template in IC, DAC Monthly Webcast, ACT Student Data Upload in PearsonAccess, Dropout Final Review, Cohort Preliminary Reports, KYOTE Results in IC, Science Assessment System Fact Sheet, Additional Science Orientation Sessions
Special DAC Email 20170112.docx
1/12/2017January Monthly DAC Webcast, February DAC Meeting Registration
DAC Email 20170109.docx
1/9/2017PearsonAccess Open, Inclusion of Special Populations Regulation Change, Alternate K-PREP Make-Up Test Window, Alternate K-PREP Nonparticipations, Monthly DAC Webcast, ACT WorkKeys, KOSSA and TRACK Deadlines
Special DAC Email 20170103.docx
1/3/2017Program Manager Position Opening
DAC Email 20161219.docx
12/19/2016PearsonAccess Opening for Spring Testing, Alternate K-PREP School Level Materials to be Destroyed, Alternate K-PREP District Level Materials Retained, Administration Code/Inclusion of Special Populations Trainings
Special DAC Email 20161213.docx
12/13/2016ESSA Final Regulations Released
DAC Email 20161212.docx
12/12/2016February DAC Meetings, ACCESS for ELLs, Testing Site Manager Webinars for ACCESS for ELLs, ACCESS for ELLs Webinars, December DAC Monthly Webcast, Alternate Assessment SRD, ACT Training Videos, KOSSA and TRACK Critical Actions
Special DAC Email 20161208.docx
12/8/2016December DAC Monthly Webcast - Main Topic: Science Field Test
Special DAC Email 20161206.docx
12/6/2016Clarification of Compass Test Article
DAC Email 20161205.docx
12/5/2016ACCESS for ELLs Rosters in SDRR, ACT Surveys, ACT WorkKeys Testing Preparations, PearsonAccessNext Maintenance, Career Readiness for Alternate Assessment
Special DAC Email 20161129.docx
11/29/2016ESSA Final Regulations, Accountability Workgroups Continue, Charter School Study Session with the Kentucky Board of Education
DAC Email 20161128.docx
11/28/2016Kentucky Science Assessment System Through Course Task (TCT) Bank, ACT Test Accessibility and Accommodations System Q & A Session, First Alternate K-PREP Testing Window Ending
DAC Email 20161121.docx
11/21/2016KYOTE Writing and Mathematics Best Practices, Assessment Scores in IC, Managing Participation for ACT in PearsonAccessNext
Special DAC Email 20161118.docx
11/18/2016School and District Report Card Summaries Available
DAC Email 20161114.docx
11/14/2016Science Field Test Information, ACT WorkKeys Materials Ordering, Alternate Assessment and Accountability Folders (AAAF) District Checklist
Special DAC Email 20161110.docx
11/10/2016November DAC Webcast Materials
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Office of Assessment and Accountability
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-4394