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Manuals and training modules are used by Test Coordinators and Administrators to plan and administer the PARCC test.

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Where you can find all downloadable policy and procedure documents, fillable forms, and manuals for PARCC Assessments.

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Manuals

Test Coordinator and Test Administrator manuals contain administration procedures, policies, and scripts.

Test Administrator Manuals

The Test Administrator Manuals provide instructions necessary for the paper-based and computer-based administration of the PARCC assessment, as well as the tasks for the Test Administrator to follow before, during, and after test administration. These manuals also contain the protocols that Test Administrators and Proctors must follow related to test security and test administration. All administration instructions are contained within each script.

Test Coordinator Manuals

The Test Coordinator Manual provides instructions for Local Education Agency and School Test Coordinators to coordinate the administrations of the paper-based and computer-based versions of the PARCC assessments, as well as the tasks for the School Test Coordinator to follow before, during, and after administration. This manual also contains the protocols related to test security and test administration that all school staff must follow.

Accessibility Features and Accommodations Manual (AF&A)

The fourth edition of the PARCC Accessibility Features and Accommodations Manual is a comprehensive policy document that provides guidance to districts and decision-making teams to ensure that the PARCC mid-year, performance-based, and end-of-year assessments provide valid results for all participating students.

Training

Training modules listed below are available for Test Coordinators and Test Administrators. You may utilize these modules as frequently as necessary.

Training Modules (Fall and Spring)

Select your administration role to view relevant training modules:

  • Introduction to PARCC Training Modules
  • Accessibility Features & Accommodations
  • Administration of Paper-Based Testing for Test Administrators
  • PearsonAccessnext Trainings (18 Task-Based Modules)
  • Administration of Computer-Based Assessments for Test Administrators
  • Student Readiness Resources for PARCC
  • Infrastructure Trials: Running a Dress Rehearsal
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  • Introduction to PARCC Training Modules
  • Accessibility Features & Accommodations
  • Administration of Paper-Based Testing for Test Coordinators
  • PearsonAccessnext Trainings (18 Task-Based Modules)
  • Administration of Computer-Based Assessments for Test Coordinators
  • Student Registration/Personal Needs Profile (SR/PNP)
  • Technology "Readiness" for Schools & Districts
  • Student Readiness Resources for PARCC
  • Infrastructure Trials: Running a Dress Rehearsal
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  • Introduction to PARCC Training Modules
  • Technology "Readiness" for Schools & Districts
  • Proctor Caching & TestNav Configuration
  • Infrastructure Trials: Running a Dress Rehearsal
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  • Introduction to PARCC Training Modules
  • Accessibility Features & Accommodations
  • PearsonAccessnext Trainings (18 Task-Based Modules)
  • Student Registration/Personal Needs Profile (SR/PNP)
  • Student Readiness Resources for PARCC
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