KOSSA is one of two
measures that can be given to students to meet the career ready technical
portion of college and career readiness. KOSSA tests are aligned to CTE Career
2015 KOSSA Test Coordinator and Administrator Manuals
This manual describes procedures that district and
school KOSSA test coordinators must follow before,during, and after administration of the KOSSA
Part I provides detailed information on the
responsibilities of the KOSSA Test Coordinator.
Part II provides information needed by individuals
involved in the administration and proctoring
All individuals participating in the
administration of KOSSA shall comply with the Administration Code for Kentucky's
Educational Assessment Program and Inclusion of Special Populations. Required trainings must be completed prior to
the administration of KOSSA at the local level.
Nondisclosures and Group Signature Sheets verifying training should be
kept on file.
The KOSSA testing window is February 2 – March 31, 2015.Schools meet CRITICAL
DEADLINES in order for students to test.
The Division of Support and Research has
created a number of forms that can be downloaded for use by schools and
districts in implementing the state's Assessment and Accountability Program.
KOSSA ONLINE IT REQUIREMENTS
being administered through TFI online assessment system and is delivered by the E-SESS engine.
Please review the technical specifications provided by TFI and KDE to ensure a
smooth testing experience. DACs, BACs,
and Principals should communicate with Building and District Technology
Coordinators to confirm all guidelines in this document are addressed prior to
local administration of the test.
KOSSA Online Sample Test allows students to practice using the online testing
environment and become familiar with test format. Prior to testing, the online sample test
should be run on every device that will be used for live testing to ensure
local system performance. The online
sample test can be accessed using the following login information:
Organization Name: KOSSA
First Name: Sample
Last Name: Sample
A seating chart must be completed for each testing room and
kept on file locally. Be certain the
room configuration matches that of the testing site.