Manuals are used by Test Coordinators and Test Administrators to plan, administer, and complete the PARCC test; they contain administration procedures, policies, and scripts.
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 Manual
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.
Please note: For 2016-2017, PARCC will utilize the same Test Coordinator Manual for both Fall Block and Spring Administration.
Accessibility Features and Accommodations Manual (AF&A)
The fifth 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 assessments provide valid results for all participating students. Use this manual to understand how to assign and deliver these accommodations and accessibility features to students.