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.

DAC Email 20150727.docx
7/27/20152015 K-PREP Student Data in PearsonAccess Available Soon
DAC Email 20150720.docx
7/20/2015ACCESS for ELLs Data Review, EOC Testing, 2014-15 Graduates-End Status or Cohort and CCR Summer Graduates, KAAC Conference Call for Presenters, Program Review Audit Process Trainings
Special DAC Email 20150715 SRC Msg 3.docx
7/15/2015School Report Card (SRC) Open for Data Entry and Verification, SRC 2014-15 Tasks, Learning Environment Tab, Finanace Tab, How to Access the SRC Secure Site
DAC Email 20150713.docx
7/13/2015Education Administration Program Consultant I Position Open, School Report Card (SRC) Update Message 2
Special DAC Email 20150713 SRC Msg2 Update.docx
7/13/2015School Report Card (SRC) Message #2, Data Verification of Safety Tab Due July 31, Data Entry of Profile, Learning Environment and Finance Tabs Due August 14
Special DAC Email 20150708 SRC Msg2.docx
7/8/2015School Report Card (SRC) Message #2, Communication with Appropriate SRCC, Current Status, SRC 2014-15 Data, Upcoming Tasks for 2015-16, Data Extracts, Accessing the SRC, Additional Information, Support to SRRCs
DAC Email 20150706.docx
7/7/2015Updates for State Assessment and Accountability Measures.
Special DAC Email 20150629.docx
6/29/2015Monday Superintendent E-Mail from Commissioner Holliday with an Assessment Update, Fall 2015 Testing Cancelled, Compass Available for 2015-16, Spring 2016 Science Assessment
DAC Email 20150629.docx
6/29/2015State Offices Closed July 3 for Holiday
DAC Email 20150622.docx
6/22/2015WorkKeys Data in TEDS, School Reconfiguration Information Spreadsheets, 2015 Graduates-End Status for Cohort and CCR, KAAC Conference - Call for Presenters, Cohort End-of-Year Reporting Steps
DAC Email 20150615.docx
6/15/2015Adding a New DAC to Person Role Manager (WAAPOC), Scott Trimble Workshop (KAAC), DAC and BAC of the Year Nominations
DAC Email 20150608.docx
6/8/2015School Reconfiguration Requests, Release of Free/Reduced Priced Lunch Eligibility Data, 2015 State Adminisered ACT (Junior) Scores Published, Global Symposium for World Language and Global Competency Program Review
DAC Email 20150601.docx
6/1/2015Policy Advisor Position, Resources for ACCESS for ELLs, ACT Survey, DAC and BAC Certification of Proper Test Administration Forms
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,
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Office of Assessment and Accountability
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