Instructional Support

Assessment Training Materials & Resources


Upcoming Sessions
2015 Annual District Testing Coordinator Training (DTC) Training
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 OR Wednesday, January 21, 2015 (repeat sessions)  
This training is mandatory for the District Testing Coordinator (DTC) each year.  
Registration is password protected as each district/charter is allotted three seats for the District Testing Coordinator, Special Education Director, & Bilingual/ESL Director.  
Register for January 20th (in person only)


Register for January 21st (in person and RETN)




Past Sessions

Accommodations & STAAR A Overview (October 14 & November 4 repeat sessions):
You may download STAAR A resources from: and
STAAR Alternate 2 resources are available at:
Click on the following link to read Texas Education Code §38.003 pertaining to Dyslexia and Related Disorders:
 STAAR Alternate 2 Overview (December 2, 2014):

The following STAAR Alternate 2 Resources are available on the TEA website:
Use the following link to access sample test questions: 
Use the following link to access the Essence Statements:
Preparing for STAAR Alternate 2  (Pearson Training Presentation)
STAAR Alternate 2 Training for Test Administrators  (Pearson Training Presentation)