Pursuant to Senate Bill 1, 2021 Extraordinary Session, districts are required to submit their current COVID-19 School Operations Plan and any subsequent drafts to KDE for informational purposes.
Districts may submit their plans to KDE using this form.

Assessment Support

Meetings and Trainings

Published: 1/20/2022 8:11 AM

​The Division of Assessment and Accountability Support (DAAS) provides opportunities for District Assessment Coordinators (DACs), Building Assessment Coordinators (BACs), Directors of Special Education (DoSEs), Professional Development Coordinators and other interested individuals to receive information and practice with score interpretation, data analysis, test administration and the regulations governing Kentucky's Assessment and Accountability Program. ​

Assessment Program Trainings

In collaboration with assessment vendors, DAAS provides trainings and resources to support DACs and BACs with policies, procedures, assessment products, etc.

ACCESS For ELLs and W-APT Trainings

Alternate K-PREP Trainings

Assessment Administration Regulation Trainings

Kindergarten Screen Trainings

Trainings for ACT State Administration

Trainings for K-PREP Administration

2021 Back-to-School Trainings

2021 QC Day Training

2021 February DAC Meeting Trainings and Resources

The videos for each presentation are located on the DAC Training Series page in the KDE Media Portal. Links to the individual PowerPoints are in each section below with supporting resources, if applicable. These materials are also available via a Google drive.

Feb DAC Meeting Q&A Checklist

DAC Training Series Videos 

Alternate K-PREP

State Testing Accommodations


High School

PearsonAccessnext and TestNav


Test Security

DAC Monthly Webcasts

On the second Thursday of each month, DAAS hosts a Monthly DAC Webcast. The most current topics in KDE assessment and accountability are on the agenda.


​Jan. 2022 PowerPoint​ & Jan. 2022 Video

Topics: Quality of School Climate and Safety Surveys, Alternate Kentucky Summative Assessment, End-of-Course and ACT Updates and Reminders , 2022 February DAC Meetings  Q&A Session Registrations


Jan. 2021 PowerPoint & Jan. 2021 Video

Topi​cs: 2021 Tentative Test Windows Overview, ACT Spring State Administration, Alternate K-PREP Updates, Feb. DAC Meetings, House Joint Resolution 8, Kentucky Accountability System

Feb. 2021 PowerPoint & Feb. 2021 Video

Topics: ACT Test Schedule Options and Considerations, ACCESS/Alternate ACCESS Updates, K-PREP Kentucky Portal, K-PREP Accommodated Practice Items, Quality of School Climate and Safety and Opportunity to Learn Survey, Assessment and Accountability Updates

March 2021 PowerPoint & March 2021 Video

Topics: Regulation Changes, ACCESS Updates, SDRR Updates, ACT Testing Updates, CTE Updates, K-Screen Updates, K-PREP and Alternate K-PREP Important Reminders, Assessment and Accountability Updates, including Tentative Social Studies Field Test and the Accountability Waiver

April 2021 PowerPoint & April 2021 Video

Topics: End-of-Course (EOC) Reminders, ACT Reminders, K-Screen Updates, ESSA State Waiver

May 2021 DAC Webcast Canceled

June 2021 PowerPoint & June 2021 Video

Topics: Kentucky Coalition for Advancing Education, Regulations for Public Comment, KDE Web Applications Login, Spring 2021 Testing Reminders, End-of-Course State Assessments, K-Screen Updates 

July 2021 PowerPoint & July 2021 Video

Topics: Speech-to-Text Pilot, Interim Assessment Research Study, K-Screen Updates, Regulation 703 KAR 5:270 Update, Upcoming Data Review

August 2021 PowerPoint & August 2021 Video 

Topics: Name Change! Kentucky Summative Assessment and Alternate Kentucky Summative Assessment, Speech-to-Text Pilot/Introduction, K Screen Updates, Data Review Reminders, School Report Card Past Reporting and What’s Different, Back to School Trainings 

Topics: Updated and Additional Data after Regulatory Review, ACT Parental Consent Policy, K Screen Reminders, Alternate Kentucky Summative Assessment - Window #1

November 2021 PowerPoint  & November 2021 Video​ 

Topics: Assessment, Accountability and Reporting Resources, Alternate Assessment Reminders, Administration Code/Inclusion of Special Populations Training Materials, End-of-Course Updates, ACT Trainings Reminders 

December 2021 PowerPoint​ & December 2021 Video 

Topics: ACCESS for ELLs Testing, K Screen Updates, February 2022 DAC Training, ACT Updates and Reminders, End-of-Course Updates

KDE DAC Information
Office of Assessment and Accountability
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-4394
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