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Alternate Kentucky Summative Assessment

Alternate KSA Trainings

Published: 11/24/2021 12:51 PM

These training videos and materials are designed to help teachers and administrators with the implementation of the Alternate Kentucky Summative Assessment program.

​Alternate Kentucky Summative Assessment Combined Overview/Attainment Tasks Trainings

These training modules are a requirement for administration of the Attainment Tasks which is part of the Kentucky Alternate Assessment.

The Overview training includes information that is pertinent to both components of the alternate assessment and provides an overview of the entire system. Important information covered in these trainings include grade level requirements and an orientation to the various assessment materials.

The Attainment Tasks (AT) training is a requirement for the certified teacher administering the two Attainment Task testing windows to any student participating in Kentucky's Alternate Assessment. This training includes specific information regarding content areas tested, accommodations permitted, simplification of materials, proper handling of secure materials and what to do after an assessment window ends.

Overview/AT Trainings

Coming August 23, 2021

Alternate Kentucky Summative Assessment Transition Attainment Record Trainings 

The Transition Attainment Record (TAR) assessment is designed to provide students with severe cognitive disabilities access to modified standards aligned to Kentucky's Academic Standards. The TAR meets the testing requirements for ACT (grade 11).

The TAR is a checklist based assessment which evaluates the ​student's readiness in reading/writing, mathematics and science.

The TAR represents the college readiness benchmark at grade 11 for Alternate Assessment students.

TAR Training

​2021 Back to School Training

Alternate Kentucky Summative Assessment 

Jason Howard
Office of Assessment and Accountability
Division of Assessment and Accountability Support
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-4394 Ext. 4009

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