K-8 District Test
Coordinator
Bulletin

K-8 District Test
Coordinator
Bulletin

Contact Information

Paula Mahaley

Assessment Policy Researcher
Office of Assessment
Ohio Department of Education
614.466.0217 Desk Phone
paula.mahaley@education.ohio.gov

October 2019 Articles

A monthly bulletin sent to each K-8 District Test Coordinator. The bulletin provides critical information concerning all the statewide assessments for kindergarten through grade-eight students.


10/1/2019

Download Print Version of Bulletin

Download Print Version of October 2019 K-8 DTC Bulletin

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10/1/2019

Key Dates

  • Summer 2019 Ohio’s State Tests (OST) – Grade 3 English Language Arts 
  • Fall 2019 Ohio’s State Tests (OST) – Grade 3 English Language Arts
  • Spring 2020 Alternate Assessment for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities (AASCD)
  • Spring 2020 Ohio English Language Proficiency Assessment (OELPA)
  • 2019-2020 Ohio English Language Proficiency Screener (OELPS)
  • 2019-2020 Testing Dates

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10/1/2019

OST, OELPS, OELPA, AASCD, Diagnostics and KRA

  • New! Translator Reimbursement for Ohio’s State Tests 
  • New! Assistive Technology Manual
  • Secure Browsers for 2019-2020
  • Pre-ID Layout for 2019-2020
  • TIDE Resources

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10/1/2019

Ohio’s State Tests – English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science

  • New! Bilingual English-Spanish Toggle Function
  • Release of Spring 2019 Ohio’s State Tests Items
  • Special Version Practice Test Materials
  • Julie and Violetta License Expiring After Spring 2020 Testing
Summer 2019 Grade 3 English Language Arts Administration
  • Rescore and Verification Request Window
Fall 2019 Grade 3 English Language Arts Administration
  • Test Administration
  • Manuals
  • Materials and Additional Order Window
  • Pre-ID Window
  • Score Report Labels

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10/1/2019

Alternate Assessment for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities

  • New! AASCD Pre-ID Requirements for 2019-2020
  • New! AASCD Learning Characteristics Inventory (LCI)
  • New! Paper Accommodations for the AASCD 2.0
  • New! AASCD 2.0 Test Blueprints
  • Updates to the AASCD Online Practice Tests

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