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2017-2018 CSDE Alternate Assessment System Training

Registration for the Connecticut State Department of Education's 2017-2018 Alternate Assessment System Training is now available. Sessions are offered both online and in-person.

Please Note: This registration is for the required CSDE Alternate Assessment System Training. If you are looking for the optional (Usability, Accessibility, and Accommodations) trainings, please visit this link.

This training will be conducted in a morning half-day session in each of the six regional educational service center (RESC) areas September 2017 through December 2017.

This training is required for teachers who have primary responsibility for assessing students identified with significant cognitive disabilities in Grades 3-8 and 11 on the CTAA and/or the Alternate Science. As a result of completing this training, participants will be eligible to administer the Alternate Assessments. Participants will demonstrate their understanding of the following: the identification process for the CTAA and Alternate Science; the alignment between Connecticut's Core Standards and the new NGSS science standards.

We are again providing two ways to access this required training.

All registrants MUST provide:

  • Your 10-digit Connecticut Educator Identification Number (EIN). You may look up your EIN by visiting: http://sdeportal.ct.gov/cecscreateuser/default.aspx (external link).
  • Legal first and last name
  • District and School code. You may look up your district and school code by visiting: EdSight (external link). Click Overview  and then Find School District.
  • Your school email

Option 1: 2017-18 CSDE ONLINE Alternate Assessment System Training
Online training will be conducted using the Schoology.com Learning Management System.

Option 2: 2017-18 CSDE LIVE Alternate Assessment System Training Information provided during this training is compatible to the online version listed above.


For registration questions, please contact Bianca Irizarry, SERC, (860) 632-1485, ext. 216 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For content questions, please contact Janet Stuck or Joe Amenta in the CSDE Performance Office. Their contact information is as follows:
Janet Stuck · 860-713-6837 · This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Joe Amenta · 860-713-6855 · This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Online Session Registration

Eventbrite - ONLINE- 2017-2018 CSDE Alternate Assessment System Training
Pre-registration is open now. Course availability begins in late August.

 


In-Person Session Registration

  Thursday, September 21, 2017
Hamden, CT | ACES
Eventbrite - 2017-2018 CSDE Live Alternate Assessment System Training - Session A
  Friday, September 22, 2017
Trumbull, CT | CES
Eventbrite - 2017-2018 CSDE Live Alternate Assessment System Training - Session B
  Friday, September 29, 2017
Litchfield, CT | EDAdvance
Eventbrite - 2017-2018 CSDE Live Alternate Assessment System Training - Session C
  Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Hartford, CT | CREC
Eventbrite - 2017-2018 CSDE Live Alternate Assessment System Training - Session D
  Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Hampton, CT | EASTCONN
Eventbrite - 2017-2018 CSDE Live Alternate Assessment System Training - Session E
  Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Old Lyme, CT | LEARN
Eventbrite - 2017-2018 CSDE Live Alternate Assessment System Training - Session F
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