2014 CAASPP Test Site Coordinator Responsibilities

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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.

BEFORE TESTING

TESTING MODULES

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

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WEBCASTS

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.

TESTING CHECKLISTS

School Test Coordinator Checklist

Test Administrator Checklist

ACCOMMODATIONS AND SUPPORTS

Accommodations and Supports SBAC Matrix

SBAC Usability, Accessibility, and Accommodations Guidelines

SBAC Resources & Practices Comparison Crosswalk

PERFORMANCE TASKS & CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES

School by grade list of Performance Task and Activity

Classroom Activities by ELA and Math

DURING TESTING

 AFTER TESTING

  • 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