2014 CAASPP Test Site Coordinator Responsibilities
The purpose of this page is to:
- provide CAASPP test site coordinators with access to calendars, directions, and requirements for the current year’s program and
- provide access to forms, instructions, and other documents that are needed to coordinate the STAR Program within our district.
- Attend one district training
- Check CAPA training schedule
- Check testing calendars
- Make sure you have signed and turned in your Coordinator Security Agreement to AR&E. Testing Security PowerPoint
- Read Coordinator Manuals, TA User Guide , Online Reporting System and Directions for Administration (DFA) for at least one grade to prepare and plan all test administration logistics for the site. The TIDE User Guide uses a step-by-step approach to using the enhanced user management system.
- Review and/or use the Coordinator Training Powerpoint, CAASPP Training for TAs, and Paper Test Training
- Make sure that the principal reads, agrees to, and signs the 2013-2014 CAASPP Test Security Agreement
- Use CAASPP videos: 1) not closed captioned or 2) for closed captioned to provide training on CST, CMA, CAPA and STS
- Provide DFA to test examiners and Field Test DFA
- Make sure that all test examiners, proctors, translators, scribes, and any other person having access to STAR tests read, agree to, and sign the 2013-14 CAASPP Test Security Affidavit (including Field Tests)
- Prepare testing schedules. Refer to sample schedules
- Receive and use enclosed packing list to verify all test materials. Scan packing lists with discrepancies and send to CAASPP@scusd.edu
- Distribute testing materials each day of testing using inventory control forms and signs for posting: 1) no electronic devices and 2) testing-do not disturb
Accessibility and Accommodations Module (35 minutes) his module describes the recommended uses of available universal tools, designated supports, and documented accommodations for student accessibility to Smarter Balanced assessments.
Smarter Balanced Test Administration Overview (55 minutes) This module prepares District/School Test Coordinators and Test Administrators with an overview of procedures, including policy matters and test security processes.
Test Administrator (TA) Online Testing (50 minutes) -This module presents an overview on how to navigate the Test Administrator Interface
Accessibility and Accommodations, Adding Student Test Settings to TIDE, and Administering Practice and Training TestsWebcast – An explanation of accessibility and accommodations available for the Field Test. A demonstration of how local educational agencies can designate student test settings (i.e., designated supports and accommodations) in the Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE). A demonstration of how to create a test session to administer the Practice and/or Training Tests through the Test Administrator Practice and Training Web site.
ACCOMMODATIONS AND SUPPORTS
PERFORMANCE TASKS & CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES
- Monitor each test administration
- Track absences and makeup testing
- Track incomplete testing due to significant medical emergencies
- Handle defective test booklets and answer documents. See Codes for Sections A2, A3, and A4
- Manage emergency situations and incidents using report forms: 1) irregularity report form and 2) incident report form
- Collect and process testing materials
- Process test documents for students using accommodations and modifications
- Count testing materials
- Package scorable materials correctly
- Package nonscorable materials correctly
- Return materials to the school district on time
- Check pick up schedules