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Required Training Components

District Test Coordinators (DTCs) must participate in annual test security and administration training provided by ODE. DTCs must independently review and complete the ODE-provided recorded training modules below. Once complete, the DTCs must independently review and submit the ODE-provided DTC Fact Finder activity by November 7, 2023 and register for one of the required ODE-facilitated Webinar sessions (November 7, November 8, or November 9). DTCs must also use the ODE-provided training modules when conducting School Test Coordinator (STC) and Test Administrator (TA) trainings within their district. For a full description of training requirements by role, please refer to Section 1.5 Training Requirements of the Test Administration Manual.

​In addition to Test Administration and Security Training, any individual administering Smarter Balanced and Braille interface is required to participate in the Braille Interface Training. The Braille Interface Training prepares Teachers of the Visually Impaired to set up and administer Smarter Balanced and Braille interface and supporting Braille technologies. For a list of training dates and times by region, please contact Michael Cantino​​ at Northwest Regional ESD.​


Training Modules

ELPA Screener 2024-25

Summative Assessments​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​

ELPA Screener


​Oregon's Extended Assessment Training and Proficiency Site
Individuals who were Qualified Assessors or Qualified Trainers last year or individuals who are interested in becoming a QA or QT this year are required to access this site in order to review the Updates, training, and pass the appropriate proficiency test to re-qualify or qualify to administer the Extended Assessment to students for the current school year.​​