Test Coordinators

The Achievement Testing District Test Coordinator is responsible for AIMS HS, AIMS Science, and AzMERIT.

The Alternate Assessment District Test Coordinator is responsible for the AIMS A Science and NCSC Alternate Assessments.

The AZELLA District Test Coordinator is responsible for the AZELLA Assessment.

Achievement Testing District Test Coordinator Information

Detailed Assessment Testing Calendar for 2014-2015

Assessment Test Coordinator Information Change Form

 

AzMERIT

AzMERIT is the new statewide achievement test. Arizona public school students in Grades 3 through high school will take AzMERIT in English Language Arts and Mathematics at their grade level. Students taking high school level English Language Arts and Mathematics will take AzMERIT End-of-Course assessments that will test their proficiency in these subjects near the end of the course.

Spring 2015 – Computer-Based Test Window
March 30 – May 8*
*Writing must be completed by April 24

Spring 2015 – Paper-Based Test Window
April 13 – April 24

AzMERIT Pre-Test Training

We will be offering in-person regional pre-test training for district test coordinators.  The regional trainings will be full day trainings; lunch will be provided. We will also offer an online pre-test training option for those who prefer that mode of training or are unable to attend a regional training. Participation in either a regional training or the online training is mandatory for all district test coordinators. Each district test coordinator can bring one guest.  Pre-registration is required.

Here are the dates and general locations. Use the link below to register for one of the regional trainings or the online training.

  • Wednesday, January 21 – Prescott
  • Thursday, January 22 – Phoenix (north central)
  • Friday, January 23 – Flagstaff
  • Monday, January 26 – Phoenix (airport/Tempe)
  • Tuesday, January 27 – Glendale
  • Wednesday, January 28 – Yuma
  • Thursday, January 29 – Tucson
  • Friday, January 30 – Sierra Vista

AzMERIT Home Page

AzMERIT Test Administration Directions and Test Coordinator Manual

  • AzMERIT Test Administration Directions (will be coming soon)

AzMERIT Accommodations

  • AzMERIT Accommodations (will be coming soon)

Computer-Based Inventory – Excel – October 2014
Arizona Computer-Based Testing Readiness Report User’s Guide – October 2014
Arizona Computer-Based Testing Readiness Report Training – October 2014

AIMS

AIMS HS (Writing, Reading, Mathematics)
Students expecting to graduate by the end of 2016 are permitted to participate in AIMS HS testing.

  • February 2015 Test Window – Writing, February 23, Reading – February 24, Mathematics – February 25

AIMS Science
AIMS Science will be administered to students in Grades 4, 8, and High School.

  • Test Window – March 16 – April 24, 2015

 

Contact Information
Project Lead: Mary Pat Wood
Coordinator of State Test Administration
Arizona Department of Education
MaryPat.Wood@azed.gov
602-542-5345

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The Examiner is a quarterly newsletter for test coordinators.
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Alternate Assessment District Test Coordinator Information

Detailed Assessment Testing Calendar for 2014-2015

Assessment Test Coordinator Information Change Form

The designated Alternate Assessment Test Coordinator is the responsible individual for assessing eligible students yearly:
AIMS A – Science (grades 4, 8, and 10 only); and  NCSC - ELA and Mathematics (grades 3-8 and 11th grade)

Alternate Assessment Test Coordinator home page

AZELLA District Test Coordinator Information

Detailed Assessment Testing Calendar for 2014-2015

Assessment Test Coordinator Information Change Form

 

Information

 

Forms

 

Links

 

For questions pertaining to test administration, please contact us by emailing the AZELLA inbox
AZELLA@azed.gov
Brenda Wright
AZELLA State Test Coordinator
602.542.5233

Lisa Oliver
ELL Assessment Development
Lisa.Oliver@azed.gov
602.542.0948

Marlene Johnston
Director of English Language Learner Assessments
Marlene.Johnston@azed.gov
602.364.3501

 

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