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Protocol for Accommodations in Reading (PAR) provides a systematic way to compare reading across different accommodations in order to determine whether a reading accommodation is needed and whether it is providing benefit. PAR provides data for IEP teams to make sound decisions regarding reading accommodations.

uPAR Group Administration Online

uPAR overview Presentation

Teachers use the Educator Dashboard to set up uPAR assessments and download reports. A HIAT staff member must first authorize your account.

Setting up Your uPAR Account in Educator Dashboard
Using Your Educator Dashboard Account to Administer the uPAR
Interpreting uPAR results

  • MCPS staff should contact HIAT for access to uPAR


PAR Individual Administration 


PAR can be administered one student at a time using the paper version.




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