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Below you will find resources to assist with the administration of the MontCAS CRT Science and CRT Alt Science assessments. For questions regarding these assessments, email the OPI Assessment Division or call us at 1.844.867.2569.
2018 Science CRT Test Administration Manual (TAM) - This manual provides checklists, participation guidelines and administrative procedures for those administering the CRT Science assessment.
2018 Science CRT and CRT Alternate Test Coordinator Manual- This manual is for System and School Test Coordinators. It includes guidelines for coordinating the administration of the CRT Science and CRT Alternate Science assessments.
2018 Science CRT-Alternate Administration Manual - This manual, for Test Administrators, includes checklists, participation guidelines and administrative procedures and scoring directions for the CRT Alternate Science assessment.
MARS User Manual - A manual explaining the basic procedures for using hte Montana Analysis and Reporting System Application.
Guidelines for Students Who Move During the Test Window - This document outlines steps to take when students move into or out of your school during the CRT/CRT Alt test windows.
Suggested Test Schedule - This quick tip table gives an overview of the time it will take for students to complete the CRT-Science assessment.
2018 CRT & CRT Alt Test Administration Webinar - A webinar designed to give an overview of the CRT and CRT Alt Science assessments and provide instructions to System Test Coordinators and Test Administrators.
Customizing the CRT Alt Narrated Module - A Power Point presentation that covers the basics of modifying the CRT Alternate (please refer to the Test Administrator's Manual for clear, complete instructions for implementation).