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Assessments

Welcome to the Assessments web page of the Kansas State Department of Education.  The purpose of this page is to provide assistance to the districts and schools with their participation in the Kansas Assessment Program (KAP).  This site contains documents and resources related to the state assessments in Kansas and should assist in the understanding of the program.  Updates are made as new information becomes available.  For further assistance please contact those individuals listed at the right.

Assessment Documents and Resources

 TitleDescription
2019-2020 Assessment Activity TimelineA month-by-month timeline for all assessment related activities.
2019-2020 Kansas Assessment Program OverviewQuick reference for all Kansas state assessment testing windows.
Acronyms and AbbreviationsA list of acronyms and accommodations associated with Kansas state assessments.
Assessment Resources and ContactsList of resources and contacts to support state assessment administration
District and Building Test Coordinator ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities for test coordinators in preparing for and administering state assessments.
Dynamic Learning Maps ResourcesResources and schedules for Dynamic Learning Maps assessment.
Special Circumstance CodesA table that includes a list of the codes and descriptions that may be applied to summative assessments.

Tools and Accommodations

 TitleDescription
Checklist for Text-to-Speech for ELA Passages AccreditationThis checklist is to be used by districts requesting Text-To-Speech for ELA passages on the Kansas state assessments. Forms must be submitted by Jan 31.
Guidelines for Print Disabilities: The Consideration for AccommodationsThis document provides guidance on print disability and appropriate accommodations for students with reading based disabilities.
PNP Planning Tool for the Kansas Assessment Program (KAP)Form to use in identifying tools and accommodations for individual students for the Kansas state assessments.
Tools and Accommodations for the Kansas Assessment ProgramUpdated 8/2019. Chart showing tools and accommodations for the Kansas state assessments.

Test Security and Ethics

These documents are recommended for use by District Coordinators when training Classroom/Test Proctors.
 TitleDescription
Appropriate Testing Practices Fact Sheet 2019-2020The Do's and Don'ts for state assessments
Test Security and Ethics Fact SheetTest security details for state assessments.
Test Security GuidelinesKansas plan for Test Security for state assessments

Contact Information

KIDS
785-296-7935
kids@ksde.org

KAP
785-864-3537
855-277-9752
kap_support@ku.edu

Lee Jones
785-296-4349
ljones@ksde.org

Juanita Anderson
785-296-1978
janderson@ksde.org

Cary Rogers
785-296-0916
crogers@ksde.org

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KITE technical Issues

General Testing Questions all content

Accommodation Questions

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Assistant Director
Assessment

Beth Fultz
(785) 296-2325
bfultz@ksde.org

Assessment Coordinator
Lee Jones
(785) 296-4349
ljones@ksde.org

Deputy Commissioner
Division of Learning Services
Brad Neuenswander
(785) 296-2303
bneuenswander@ksde.org

Director
Career, Standards and Assessment

Scott Smith
(785) 296-3142
sesmith@ksde.org

Assistant Director
Career and Technical Education

Stacy Smith
(785) 296-0979
slsmith@ksde.org

Assistant Director
Curricular Standards/Graduation
David Fernkopf
(785) 296-8447
dfernkopf@ksde.org

Assistant Director
Assessment
Beth Fultz
(785) 296-2325
bfultz@ksde.org

Career, Standards and Assessment Services Upcoming Events

2019-2020 Regional Math Professional Learning Days
October 7 in Salina
October 11 in Chanute
October 14 in Hays
October 18 in Kansas City
October 21 in Emporia
November 1 in Derby
November 25 in Topeka
January 31 in Garden City

2019 ELA Fall Roadshow
October 10 in Lawrence
October 15 in Clearwater
October 17 in Girard
October 24 in Salina
November 5 in Sublette
November 12 in Oakley
November 19 in Hutchinson

KSDE Annual Conference
October 28-30 in Wichita

2019 SEAC December
December 11-12 in Hesston

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