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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
2021-2022 Kansas Assessment Program OverviewRevised 08/17/2021. Quick 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 for 2021-2022 SY.
District and Building Test Coordinator ResponsibilitiesUpdated August 2021. Responsibilities for test coordinators in preparing for and administering state assessments.
Dynamic Learning Maps ResourcesResources and schedules for Dynamic Learning Maps assessment.
Dynamic Learning Maps: Special Circumstance CodesResource is available at https://dynamiclearningmaps.org/kansas.
Special Circumstance Codes 2020-2021A table that includes a list of the codes and descriptions that may be applied to summative assessments.

Tools and Accommodations

 TitleDescription
PNP Planning Tool for the Kansas Assessment Program (KAP)Individual student form to assist in identifying a student’s needed accessibility features for the KAP.
TTS Accommodations Available on KAP w/ FlowchartThis resource lists the TTS audio available on the KAP including descriptions. Includes a flowchart for determining student eligible for the TTS (nonvisual) for ELA passages.
TTS Checklist (Nonvisual) Complete and submit to TTSnonvisual@ksde.org for any student that the district is requesting TTS for ELA passages. The checklist must be submitted by the end of day January 31.
TTS Checklist (Nonvisual) ADAChecklist for nonvisual in ADA version.
Frequently Asked Questions for TTS NonvisualAnswers to frequently asked questions about the TTS Nonvisual approval process.

Test Security and Ethics

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

ACT, WorkKeys and PreACT 8/9

 TitleDescription
Fact Sheet Benefits and ACT WorkKeys and NCRCFact Sheet showing the Benefits of the ACT WorkKeys
Kansas ACT WebpageInformation about the state paid ACT, WorkKeys and PreACT 8/9.
Summary of State Paid ACT AssessmentsQuick reference for all ACT assessment testing windows.

Contact Information

KIDS
785-296-7935
kids@ksde.org

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

Julie Ewing
785-296-4349
jewing@ksde.org

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

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

Uploading Students into KIDS

KITE technical Issues

General Testing Questions all content

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Assistant Director
Assessment

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

Assessment Coordinator
Julie Ewing
(785) 296-4349
jewing@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
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

2021 SEAC - December
December 1-2 in Hesston

CompuCon 2021
December 8 in Salina

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