DPS Assessments & Training Calendars

DPS Assessments Calendar - This spreadsheet contains tabs listing the assessment windows.

Office of Assessments Trainings & Work Sessions - This spreadsheet contains all of the required trainings for the 2022-23 school year.

State Assessment & Work Session Resources

Credit-by-Demonstrated Mastery (CDM)-Summer/Fall/Spring

Summer School Testing - End-of-Course (EOC)

Beginning-of-Grade 3 (BOG)

Grade 3 Reading Portfolio

Read-to-Achieve (RtA)-Summer/Fall

Annual TC Overview Training


ACT WorkKeys-Fall/Spring

Fall Testing - End-of-Course (EOC)



Spring Testing = End-of-Grade (EOG )/EOC/RtA-Spring/NCEXTEND1 3-8, 10


School Test Coordinator Resources

Acknowledgement of Training Form - Blank form that Test Coordinators use to document staff understanding and completion of training for each assessment.

DPS Report of Testing Irregularity - Test Coordinators use this form to report an irregularity that occurred during testing.

DPS School Testing Plan - Test Coordinators are required to complete this document for each testing cycle.  Signed copies are submitted to the Office of Assessments before testing begins.

NCEducation/NCTestAdmin & NCTest

Online Tutorial Roster & Online Tutorial Script

Proctor's Guide - Manual  to be used for staff/volunteers assigned to proctor during assessment administrations. Video now available.

Testing Checklist - Resource for Test Coordinators when planning out an assessment cycle.  Copies can be downloaded, modified and saved for each assessment.

Training Roster - Test Coordinators will use this roster each time a training is provided.  The completed roster will be sent to the Office of State Assessments.

Local Benchmark Assessments

DPS Mastery Connect Guide

Benchmark Administration Manuals

Information & Other Resources

Accommodation Information

Accountability Model (ESSA)

Testing Program Overviews

Scale Score Cuts/Achievement Level Descriptors/Test Specifications


Research & Accountability Data Drive (RADD)

Family and Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)]

Office of Assessments Updates

School & Staff Contacts