New Jersey

NJ DLM Teacher Training Module (pdf) New 10/04
NJ DLM Administrator Training Module (pptx) Check back Fall 2016

For more information on administering DLM assessments in New Jersey, review these presentations:

  • Preparation for the 2016–17 DLM Assessment, Part One (pptx) Check back Winter 2017
  • Preparation for the 2016–17 DLM Assessment, Part Two (pptx) Check back Winter 2017​

NJ DLM Forms

  • NJ DLM Test Security Agreement for Test Administrators (pdf) Check back Winter 2017​
  • NJ DLM Test Security Agreement for Other Staff (pdf) Check back Winter 2017​
  • NJ DLM Test Security Agreement for Support Staff Present During DLM Test Administration (pdf) Check back Winter 2017​
  • NJ DLM Test Irregularity Report (docx) Check back Winter 2017​
  • NJ DLM Test Administrator Observation Form (docx) Check back Winter 2017​
  • NJ DLM Testlet Completion Form (docx) Check back Winter 2017​
  • NJ DLM Participation Guidelines for 2016–17 (docx)

For questions, please contact Ms. Elizabeth Celentano, DLM/APA coordinator, at assessment@doe.state.nj.us.

Reporting Resources

(Updated 08/22/16)
NJ Parent Interpretive Guide 2015–16 (pdf)
NJ Teacher Interpretive Guide 2015–16 (pdf)
NJ Scoring & Reporting Guide for Administrators (docx)


The Dynamic Learning Maps® Consortium has defined the following roles for participants in administering assessments. Select a role below to narrow the list of resources.

  • Test Administrator (teacher or other qualified examiner)
  • Assessment Coordinator (supports assessment implementation; supports test administrators)
  • Data Manager (manages student and enrollment data, Educator Portal user accounts)
  • Technology Representative (manages DLM technology requirements for a school or district)

Accessibility Manual (pdf)
provides guidance on the selection and use of accessibility features. Updated 09/26

Assessment Coordinator Manual (pdf) 11/04
supports district and building staff to prepare for and monitor assessments

Blueprint ELA (pdf)
pool of available Essential Elements (EEs) and the requirements for coverage within each conceptual area

Blueprint Math (pdf)
pool of available Essential Elements (EEs) in Mathematics

Data Management Manual (pdf) 11/09
supports data managers with managing user, student, and roster data in Educator Portal

DLM Parent Resource Webpage
helpful links for parents who want to learn more about the DLM system

Educator Portal User Guide (pdf) 11/09
provides guidance and support for users navigating Educator Portal

Educator Resource Page for English Language Arts and Mathematics
resources and job aids to support test administrators

Enrollment Upload Template (csv)
template used to enroll multiple students into Educator Portal

Facilitator Guide to DLM Required Test Administrator Training (pdf) 10/10
supports facilitators in accessing DLM required test administration training and support resources

Guide to DLM Required Test Administrator Training (pdf) 10/10
helps users access DLM required test administration training

Guide to Practice Activities and Released Testlets (pdf) 11/01
familiarizes educators and students with testlets and KITE® Client

KITE/Educator Portal Webpage
DLM webpage with links to KITE® Client downloads, plus information on troubleshooting, bandwidth, and more

Manage Special Enrollments (Out of Building, District, or State) (pdf) 09/29
a resource to help manage student enrollment for special scenarios

Parent Interpretive Guide 2015–16 (pdf)
information about DLM assessment results and individual student reports

Parent Notification Letter No Science (doc)
notification letter for districts testing in mathematics and English language arts

Parent Notification Letter No Science en Español (doc)
carta de notificación para los distritos examinándose en Matemáticas y Artes del Idioma Inglés

Roster Upload Template (csv)
template used to roster students to content areas and test administrators in Educator Portal

Technology Specifications Manual (pdf) 11/10
supports technology personnel in preparing schools for the technology needs of the DLM assessment

TEC (Test, Exit, Clear) Upload Template (csv)
template used to batch remove students from Educator Portal

Test Administration Manual 2016–17 (pdf) 11/09
supports Test Administrators in preparing themselves and students for the DLM assessment

User Upload Template (csv)
template used to upload multiple users into Educator Portal

2016 New Jersey Translations (xlsx)
myNJ Data Field Translations

State Organizational Table NJ (xlsx) 11/22
names and numbers of schools and districts in New Jersey

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