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TCAP Accommodations

Save the Date - Fall 2013 Accommodations Training

These trainings are open to all public school employees. CDE does not reimburse travel costs for these trainings. This full day training will cover accommodations for instruction and on statewide assessments.

  • August 22 - Denver Area
  • August 29 - Durango
  • September 5 - Poudre
  • September 12 - Limon

Additional information and a registration link will be available later this summer.

Accommodations for Students with a Formal Educational Plan

The Colorado Accommodations Manual home page can be found in the Exceptional Student Services Unit web pages. click here

2012 - 2013 Colorado Accommodations Manual

Section IV: Policy for Statewide Assessment Accommodations
Section V: Accommodations for TCAP

TCAP Accommodations Tables
Specific Instructions for TCAP Accommodations

Training PowerPoint

Accommodations for Students identified as English Language Learners

Linguistic accommodations afforded to students on TCAP and CoAlt are available for students identified as ELL. It is essential to follow the 5 Step Process outlined in the manual when determining accommodation needs of each individual student.

2012 - 2013 Colorado Accommodations Guide for English Language Learners

Accommodations Training

Accommodations Manual Training PPT

2012 - 2013 Accommodations for School Administrators (PPTX) (PDF)