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Technology Readiness

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Contact

Collin Bonner
Technology Specialist
Assessment Unit
(303) 866-6752
bonner_c@cde.state.co.us

Changing District Technology Coordinator Designations

DTCs must be registered with the Assessment Unit and approved by the district's Superintendent in order to access secure sites and receive important communications from our office and assessment vendors. Click Here for the DTC Appointment Form.

District Technology Coordinator Communications

If you would like to subscribe to the DTC list serve, please email Collin Bonner directly.

Community of Practice for Colorado Site Readiness for Online Assessment

Visit the Google Group to join.

Pearson TestNav - CMAS ELA, Math, Science, and Social Studies

Requirements

Checklists TN 8

Component Software


WIDA ACCESS for ELLs 2.0

Overview

Requirements

Checklists

Component Software

  • WIDA AMS - Request login credentials from your DAC
  • Central Office Services-Service Device (COS-SD v3.0) for ACCESS for ELLs Online and WIDA Screener Online administrations.  After August 15, 2019, the TSM will no longer be supported.  - Central Office Services (COS) installers available for Linux, Mac OS, and Windows on WIDA AMS (login required) 
  • INSIGHT v10.0.1 Test Engine available for download -   DRC INSIGHT installers for iOS, Chrome, Linux, Mac OS, and Windows available  to download the on WIDA AMS (login required) 

Documentation 

Training

Technology Coordinator Overview ACCESS 2.0 Webinar Calendar 2018-19 07/26/2019 PDF

  • Central Office Service (COS) Transition (Part One)
  • Central Office Service (COS) Transition (Part Two)
  • Central Office Service (COS) Transition (Part Three)
    • Thursday, August 1 from 9am-10am MST 
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  • Welcome Back: What’s New This Year?
    • Wednesday, September 18, 12pm-1pm MST 
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  • Pre-Testing: Software Updates & Technology Readiness Checklist
    • Thursday, October 3, 12pm-1pm MST 
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  • Pre-Testing: Technology Installations* (1.5 hours)
    • Tuesday, October 8, 12pm-1:30pm MST 
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  • Pre-Testing: Technology Coordinator Support for Test Administrators
    • Thursday, November 7, 10am-11pm MST
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  • During Testing: Technology Troubleshooting
    • Wednesday, January 15, 10am-11pm MST
    • Join Now

DRC System Status webpage

The DRC System Status webpage provides real-time updates on operations of WIDA AMS, INSIGHT, the Testing Site Manager, and Educator Scoring. New this year: DTCs can now subscribe to receive email updates when the status of any system changes. We encourage DTCs to take advantage of this feature and expedite their awareness of any service interruptions impacting ACCESS for ELLs 2.0.  


    DLM KITE - CoAlt ELA and Math

    Requirements

    Component Software

    Documentation

    Technology Specifications Training

    • Video (skip to 32:29 for technology) -10/15/2019 Web Link
    • FAQ -10/15/2019  PDF


    Test Security