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PARCC Paper-based Testing;
Administration Training for
Test Administrators
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Introduction
By the end of this training module, users will better understand:
• PARCC’s most common acronyms;
• State-by-State Appendix;
• Test schedule and testing times;
• Security policies and protocols;
• Tasks to complete before, during, and after testing; and
• Available resources and options to receive support.
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PARCC Acronyms
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Commonly Used PARCC Acronyms for Paper-based Testing
Test Administrations, Schedules, and Testing Times
Tasks to Complete Before, During, and After Testing
Resources
Support
Commonly used PARCC
Directory
Interaction
Acronyms
Acronym
Acronym
Partnership for Assessment of
Readiness for College and Careers
Computer-Based Test
CCR
College and Career Ready
PBA
Performance-Based Assessment
CCSS
Common Core State Standards
PBT
Paper-Based Test
ELA
English Language Arts
PNP
Personal Needs Profile
English Language Arts/Literacy
SEA
State Education Agency
EOY
End of Year
SRI
Student Registration Import
LEA
Local Education Agency
STC
School Test Coordinator
LP
Large Print
TA
Test Administrator
LTC*
LEA Test Coordinator
PARCC
Name
CBT
ELA/L
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TAM
Test Administrator Manual
TCM
Test Coordinator Manual
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Interaction button to edit this interaction
*Note: District Test Coordinators will be referred to as
LEA Test Coordinators throughout this presentation.
State-by-State Appendix
• Test Administrator Manual (TAM)
for Paper-based Testing
• Appendix C: State Policy
Addendum
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Test Administrations,
Schedules, and Testing Times
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Commonly Used PARCC Acronyms for Paper-based Testing
Test Administrations, Schedules, and Testing Times
Tasks to Complete Before, During, and After Testing
Resources
Support
PBA Test Administration
Flowchart
Note: This diagram illustrates grades 6-8.
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EOY Test Administration
Flowchart
Note: This diagram illustrates grade 7 and high school.
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Test Schedule
2015 Spring Testing Windows for Paper-based Testing
• Test windows differ by state. Check with your state for more
information.
• It is the Test Administrator’s responsibility to understand the
school testing schedule.
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Guidelines for
Administration Time
Guidelines for Administration Time
Task
Time to be
Allotted for an
Administration
Preparing for testing (includes reading
instructions to students and answering questions)
10 minutes
Distributing test material
5 minutes
Unit testing time
Completing end-of-unit activities, including closing units
and collecting test materials
60–90 minutes*
5–15 minutes
*Depending on unit and subject—refer to Unit Guidelines and Schedule table in the Test
Administrators Manual for each Unit Time.
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Guidelines for
Administration Time
Guidelines for Administration Time (continued)
• Provide all students with the entire amount of Unit Testing
Time.
• Once the Unit Testing Time has elapsed, the unit must end.
• A student may be allowed an extended time accommodations
only if listed in his or her IEP, 504 Plan, or EL Plan.
• Refer to your School Test Coordinator for which script option
to read regarding what is allowed if students finish early.
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Make-Up Testing
Make-Up Testing
• Students who are absent, become ill, or who can no longer test
because of classroom, school, or technical interruptions during
original units, may utilize make-up testing.
• Students are not allowed to return to any portion of the test they
have already completed.
• Test security and administration protocols apply.
• Units may be taken out of order for make-up testing only.
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Guidelines for Breaks
Breaks
• Between units, scheduled breaks should occur.
Example EOY (ELA/L Administration):
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Unit 1
10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Scheduled Break
10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Unit 2
• During a unit, “stand-and-stretch” breaks may be permitted at
the discretion of the Test Administrator.
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Tasks to Complete Before,
During, and After Testing
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Commonly Used PARCC Acronyms for Paper-based Testing
Test Administrations, Schedules, and Testing Times
Tasks to Complete Before, During, and After Testing
Resources
Support
Tasks to Complete Before
Testing
1. At least one week before Testing:
• Review the test administration manual and attend training to understand
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policies and instructions for this test administration.
Sign a Security Agreement.
Prepare to administer accommodated tests, if necessary.
Administer the Paper-based Testing Sample Items and Tutorials.
Tasks to Complete Before
Testing
2. One Day before Testing:
• Prepare the testing environment.
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Tasks to Complete the Day
of Testing
On the Day of Testing:
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Receive test materials.
Read the appropriate script.
Distribute test materials to students.
Keep time.
Supervise and monitor test activity.
Provide breaks, if applicable.
Report testing Irregularity or security breaches.
During Testing: Security
Breaches
Monitoring and Reporting Security Breaches and Testing
Irregularities
1. All instances of security breaches and testing irregularities
must be reported to the School Test Coordinator and
subsequently, the LEA Test Coordinator.
2. The Form to Report a Testing Irregularity or Security Breach
must be completed within two school days of the incident.
3. And remember, you should be prepared to provide a written
statement of the incident to your School Test Coordinator
should a security breach or testing irregularity occur.”
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During Testing: Contaminated
& Damaged Materials
Contaminated or damaged test materials must be replaced.
1. Stop testing, and record the time remaining, form number, item
and page number.
2. Follow medical emergencies procedure.
3. Safely secure contaminated material in a re-sealable, plastic
bag with security barcode labels visible from the exterior.
4. Resume testing and inform students of remaining time.
5. If ill student returns, provide student with same form of a new
Test Booklet and ensure the name of the student is recorded on
the cover of the replacement.
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During Testing: Safety
Threats and Severe Weather
Know the Plan for Safety Threats and Severe Weather
Test Administrators and Proctors must:
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Note the time of the disruption.
Secure test materials as specified in your School Security Plan.
Upon return, prepare students for the continuation of the unit.
Report a Testing Irregularity or Security Breach*.
* Check your state policy in the PARCC Test Coordinator Manual for state-specific procedures for reporting
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Tasks to Complete After
Testing
1. Collect materials and return to the School Test Coordinator.
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Test Administrator Manual
Test Booklets
vendor-supplied mathematics reference sheets and calculators (if applicable)
used and unused scratch paper
2. Report accommodations usage and missing materials to the
School Test Coordinator.
3. Complete a Test Administrator Survey after each administration.
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Test your
knowledge:
Quiz
Who is responsible for preparing the testing environment?
a. School Test Coordinator
b. Technology Coordinator
c. Test Administrator
d. Proctor
When will the Test Administrator receive test materials from
the Test Coordinator?
a. A week before testing
b. Two days before testing
c. The day of testing
Should Test Administrators sign a Security Agreement prior
to handling test material?
a. Yes
b. No
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Should the Test Administrators receive the school's test
administration schedule and security plan from the School
Test Coordinator?
a. Yes
b. No
Within how many school days must security breaches and
testing irregularities be reported to the School Test
Coordinator?
a. 1
b. 2
c. 5
What are Test Administrators permitted to clarify during the
test?
a. General administration instructions
b. Test questions
c. Passages
d. All of the above
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Resources
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Commonly Used PARCC Acronyms for Paper-based Testing
Test Administrations, Schedules, and Testing Times
PearsonAccessnext Managing Test Session
Tasks to Complete Before, During, and After Testing
Resources
Support
Resources – Support Page
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Resources – TAM and TCM
Test Administrator Manual (TAM) for
Paper-based Testing
http://parcc.pearson.com/
(Under “Manuals and Documents”)
• Appendix C: State Policy
Addendum
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Resources – Accessibility
Features and Accommodations
Accessibility Features and
Accommodations Manual
http://www.parcconline.org/parccaccessibility-features-andaccommodations-manual
Accessibility Features and
Accommodations Training Module:
https://parcc.tms.pearson.com
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Support
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Commonly Used PARCC Acronyms for Paper-based Testing
Test Administrations, Schedules, and Testing Times
PearsonAccessnext Managing Test Session
Tasks to Complete Before, During, and After Testing
Resources
Support
Support: PARCC Support
Contact PARCC Support for assistance with:
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Navigating PearsonAccessnext
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Accessing resources
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Navigating the Training Center
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Setting up proctor caching
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Managing Student Registration Data
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Submitting additional orders
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Setting up units
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Inquiring about shipments
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Managing user IDs and passwords
Online Support and Resources: http://parcc.pearson.com/support
Call Toll Free: 1-888-493-9888 (5:00 am – 7:00 pm CT, Mon. – Fri.)
Email: [email protected]
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Support: State or LEA
Support
Contact your State or LEA Test Coordinator for assistance with:
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Testing schedule
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Testing accommodations
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Unusual circumstances on test days
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Violations of test security
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School emergencies that affect testing
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Questions about general testing policies
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Questions about state communications
Thank you
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