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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

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.

Tools and Accommodations

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.
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



Lee Jones

Juanita Anderson

Cary Rogers

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Assistant Director

Beth Fultz
(785) 296-2325

Assessment Coordinator
Lee Jones
(785) 296-4349

Deputy Commissioner
Division of Learning Services
Brad Neuenswander
(785) 296-2303

Career, Standards and Assessment

Scott Smith
(785) 296-3142

Assistant Director
Career and Technical Education

Stacy Smith
(785) 296-0979

Assistant Director
Curricular Standards/Graduation
David Fernkopf
(785) 296-8447

Assistant Director
Beth Fultz
(785) 296-2325

Career, Standards and Assessment Services Upcoming Events

2019 KSDE CTE Workshops
September 4 in Hays
September 5 in Dodge City
September 10 in Wichita
September 12 in Salina
September 17 in Chanute
September 19 in Topeka
September 25 in Goodland

HGSS Classroom-Based Assessment Trainings
September 10 in Oakley
September 11 in Sublette
September 23 in Girard
September 24 in Lawrence
September 26 in Salina
September 30 in Hutchinson

2019 SEAC September
September 18-19 in Hesston

Integration Celebration: FCCLA in the FCS Classroom
September 25 in Salina

KS FCCLA New and Nearly New Adviser Workshop
September 25 in Salina

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

KSDE Annual Conference
October 28-30 in Wichita

2019 SEAC December
December 11-12 in Hesston

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