New Roles for Educators
Starting in 2018-19, school staff who administer PSAT-related assessments will have new titles:
- Test supervisors will become "coordinators."
- Supporting staff will become "proctors."
- Staff now known as proctors will become "monitors."
Instructions for Test Day
Everything you need to run a smooth test day is included in the coordinator manual. This manual will be mailed to test coordinators before the test and will be available online in the fall.
The manual includes:
- Directions monitors must read—without deviation—to students
- A standard section timing chart
- Instructions for how to handle irregularities such as those with test materials, student behavior, testing environment, or timing
Test Schedule Changes
Contact us to make alternate testing plans if you have to cancel the test because of unexpected problems including bad weather, widespread illness, or building issues.
Administering Tests with Accommodations
Instructions for delivering the test to students with disabilities, including a section timing chart for extended-time testing, are available in the coordinator manual.
Students with disabilities taking the PSAT 8/9 do not need approval from the College Board to test with accommodations. Learn more about the PSAT 8/9 and students with disabilities.
Next Step: Return Answer Sheets
You'll need to return completed answer sheets to the College Board as soon as possible. Find out what else you need to do after test day.