Assessment Support

Meetings and Trainings

Published: 4/24/2023 1:00 PM

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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. ​

2023 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 

Important Documents


Alternate KSA

State Testing Accommodations​

High School


Test Security

PearsonAccess​​​next and TestNAV

2022 Back-to-School Trainings

​Please visit the KDE Media Portal to view the training videos for 2022-2023 Back to School Trainings​. ​​

2022 QC Day Training​​​

QC Day Preparation Video

QC Day PowerPoint

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

Assessment Administration Regulation Trainings

Kindergarten Screen Trainings

Trainings for ACT State Administration

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.


April 2023 PowerPoint​ & April 2023 Video​ 

K Screen Training, AKSA Window 2, Consultant Position, ACT Updates and Reporting, ACT Spring 2024 Junior Administration Testing Dates, Site Visits - In Person and Virtual

March 2023 PowerPoint​ & March 2023 Video​

Topics: Career and Technical Updates, ACT Updates, Kentucky Summative Assessment Office Hours, Alternate Kentucky Summatinve Assessment (AKSA) Window Update, Recruitment for Upcoming Projects, 703 KAR 5:270 Accountability System Public Comment Period and Hearing

January 2023 PowerPoint​ & January 2023 Video​

Topics: Changes Made to Kentucky's Postsecondary Readiness Indicators - SB59 (2022), Amendments to 703 KAR 5:270 Kentucky's Accountability System, ​ACCESS Reminders, ACT Reminder, Registration for February DAC Training. 


June 2022 PowerPointJune 2022 Video ​

Spring 2022 Testing Highlights, ACT Senior Retake,  Kindergarten Staff File and Updates, Assessment and Accountability Upcoming Activities

July 2022 PowerPoint  & July 2022 Video​ 

Kentucky Academic Standards for Science and Assessment Blueprint Revision Process, ACT Fall 2022 Administration Updates, Preparing for Fall 2022 Reporting, Brigance Train the Trainer, Interim Assessment Research Study, New District Assessment Coordinator (DAC) Informational Seminar

August 2022 PowerPoint​ & August 2022 Video

Fall Data Review Opening Reminder, Minimum N Count Impact and Resource, Act Updates, Alternate Assessment Updates

September PowerPoint & September 2022 Video ​

Preparation for Quality Control (QC) Day, Calculator Resources an Policy, ACT Fall Senior Administration Reminders

October 2022 PowerPoint​ & October 2022 Video​ 

2021-2022 Reporting, K Screen Reminders, Alternate Kentucky Summative Assessment Updates, ACT Spring 2023 Junior Administration Training, Career and Technical Education- Industry Certifications

November 2022 PowerPoint​ & November 2022 Video​ 

Kentucky Summative Assessment (KSA) Released Items, Alternate Kentucky Summative Assessment-Window 1, ACT Spring 2023Junior Administration Reminders,

December 2022 PowerPoint​ & December 2022 Video

Alternate Kentucky Summative Assessment Updates, ACCESS for ELLs reminder, ACT Spring 2023 Junior Administration Reminders, 2023 February DAC Training, New Data Analysis Document, Kentucky United We Learn

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