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CTAA Test Administration Manual (TAM) /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/CT-1819-CTAA-Test-Administration-Manual.pdf
Updated January 28, 2019

This manual provides information for the Teacher Administering the Alternate Assessment (TEA) and the District/School Test Coordinator (DC/SC) regarding policies and procedures for the Connecticut Alternate Assessment (CTAA) for English language arts (ELA) and mathematics to eligible students with significant cognitive disabilities in their school or district.

Accessing Participation Reports /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/CT_Accessing-Participation-Reports_Brochure.pdf
This document provides instructions for how to extract participation reports from TIDE for the Connecticut Alternate Assessment (CTAA) & Alternate Science Learner Characteristics Inventory (LCI). The submission of the LCI is required in order to confirm student eligibility prior to the administration of any alternate assessment. Accessing and reviewing the LCI participation reports can assist Teachers Administering the Alternate (TEA) to track the LCI submissions to ensure that eligible students are registered for either alternate assessment.
CTAA Assessing Students who are Blind, Deaf, or Deaf-Blind Additional Guidance /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/CTAA-1819-Assessing-Students-who-are-Blind-Deaf-or-Deaf-Blind-Additional-Guidance.pdf

The resource titled, Connecticut Alternate Assessment (CTAA) Assessing Students Who Are Blind, Deaf, or Deaf-Blind: Additional Guidance for Test Administration is intended to be used by the trained Teacher Administering the Alternate (TEA) in conjunction with the secure, required test administration materials available on TIDE secure material tab or Inbox.  This resource includes tasks, definitions and strategies, with examples that may be used by the TEA as appropriate for individual students to enhance access to the CTAA.

CTAA System User Guide /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/CTAA-1819-System-User-Guide.pdf
Updated March 11, 2019

This user guide supports Trained Teachers Administering the Alternate (TEAs) navigate the Test Delivery System (TDS) as well as administer Connecticut Alternate Assessment (CTAA) practice tests and operational tests.

Test Coordinator Manual (TCM) /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/CT-1819-Test-Coordinator-Manual.pdf
Updated January 28, 2019
The Test Coordinator Manual (TCM) provides the District Administrator with information pertinent to the following summative statewide student assessments supported by the American Institutes for Research (AIR): Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments, the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Summative Assessments, the Connecticut Alternate Assessment (CTAA) in English language arts (ELA) and mathematics, and the Connecticut Alternate Science Assessment (CTAS). This manual does not include directions for the Connecticut SAT School Day, LAS Links, the Connecticut Physical Fitness Assessment, or the Kindergarten Entrance Inventory.
The Connecticut Alternate Assessment TEA Responsibility Checklist /core/fileparse.php/51/urlt/1920-CTAA-TEA-Responsibility-Checklist_Final.pdf
Updated August 27, 2019

The Connecticut Alternate Assessment (CTAA) is a secure test administered to eligible students with significant cognitive disabilities in Grades 3-8 and 11. The CTAA was designed to be administered by the Trained Teacher Administering the Alternate (TEA) in a one-to-one test setting with the student. The responsibilities and suggested steps for the Trained TEA are defined in this document.