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​2020-2021 PASA Training and Important Dates Calendar

ASSESSMENT ACTIVITYDATEDESCRIPTION
PASA Getting ReadyAsynchronous recording:  Available Friday, September 25

This annual training is a pre-recorded webinar for Special Education Administrators, Building Administrators who work with PASA, and PASA Assessment Coordinators. 

The webinar will cover important updates and requirements associated with the new PASA and 1% threshold for the 2020-21 school year. 

The recording and resources will be available at Bureau of Special Education Alternate Assessment

Getting to Know DLM for Assessment CoordinatorsAsynchronous recording:  Available Monday, September 28

This is a required, pre-recorded webinar training series for PASA Assessment Coordinators (ACs) and/or Special Education Administrators. 

The series will introduce PASA ACs and/or Special Education Administrators to the new assessment, instructional content, online system, and resources.

All participants must register at PaTTAN Training CalendarAct 48 is available.  Directions for accessing the training and meeting training requirements will be provided.

Getting to Know DLM for AssessorsAsynchronous recording:  Available Monday, September 28

This is a required, pre-recorded webinar training series for Assessors. 

The series will introduce Assessors to the new assessment, instructional content and terminology, and resources.

Participation of PASA ACs is also encouraged.

All participants must register at PaTTAN Training Calendar. Act 48 is available. Directions for accessing the training and meeting training requirements will be provided.

PASA DLM Enrollment WindowOctober 19 – December 11, 2020PASA Assessment Coordinators upload PASA eligible students via the enrollment template into the KITE system.
1.0 Percent Justification Threshold SubmissionDecember 14ALL LEAs must submit a 1.0 Percent Justification Threshold submission this year.  LEAs who anticipate assessing less than 1% will submit an abbreviated justification.  The 1.0 Percent Justification information and directions can be accessed at  ESSA 1.0 Percent Threshold
PASA DLM Test Administration Training

Asynchronous event:

Monday, October 12 – February 19, 2021

This annual training is required for PASA Assessors and is available within the DLM KITE Portal.  Assessments will only be released upon completion of the training.

Prior to completion of PASA DLM Test Administrator Training, Assessors must complete Getting to Know DLM for Assessors.

Act 48 is available.  To obtain Act 48 hours participants are required to register for this training at PaTTAN Training Calendar. Directions for accessing the training and meeting training requirements will be provided.

PASA Test Window

March 8 – May 7, 2021

 

 
Score Reports Available

June 18, 2021

 

Electronic individual student score reports available to the service provider/tested site in the Educator portal.  Score reports will be printed beginning on June 18 and mailed thereafter to service provider/tested sites.