SDE: Special Population Documentation and Resources

Special Population Documentation and Resources

Designated Supports/Accommodations Data Collection

Usability, Accessibility, & Accommodations 2015-2016 Presentation

Assessment Guidelines

Special Accommodations Petition Procedure Specific to Students Identified as Deaf, Hard of Hearing or Deaf-Blind

The following letter and associated documents was provided to District Test Coordinators on January 23, 2015 to share with all appropriate staff. The documents below describe the accommodations and procedures to provide additional accommodations to students who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing or Deaf-Blind on the 2015 Smarter Balanced Assessments. Contact Janet Stuck ( or Joe Amenta ( for more information.

Word to Word Dictionary Resource for English Learners
The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's Bilingual Dictionaries and Glossaries Authorized for Use by English Language Learners on MCAS and PARCC Tests provides potential resources for word to word dictionaries allowed on Connecticut’s statewide assessments as a Non-Embedded Designated Support for English language learners.

Contact Information

Janet Stuck

Joe Amenta

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