Teaching Strategies (TS) Gold

TS Gold is an ongoing, observation-based assessment for preschool and kindergarten students. It meets the state requirements of the early readiness assessment in accordance with Colorado’s Achievement Plan for Kids passed in 2008. TS Gold is used in all DPS ECE and kindergarten classrooms to assess students in both academic and developmental domains.


A Parent’s Guide to Assessments: Teaching Strategies (TS) Gold
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General Assessment Resources
Assessment Purposes and District Policies
DPS Assessment Strategy
Assessment Window Calendar

Administration Windows 2021-22

Fall Checkpoint: 10/25/21
Winter Checkpoint: 1/31/22
Spring Checkpoint: 5/2/22