NCEO - National Center on Educational Outcomes



Video: TARA Test Administrator Training Video


State Tools

Online Training to Improve Accommodations Decision Making - NEW!

Developing and Improving Modified Achievement Level Descriptors: Rationale, Procedures, and Tools
HTML format | PDF format

Thinking About the Students Who May Qualify to Participate in An Alternate Assessment Based on Modified Academic Achievement Standards (AA-MAS): A Tool for Study Groups
HTML format | PDF format

Hints and Tips for Addressing Accommodations Issues for Peer Review

"How to" Guides

Multi-Attribute Consensus Building Tool

The Focused Approach Planning Guide: Tools to Improve Student Access
HTML document / PDF format
"Focused Approach Planning Guide" PDF tool

Cover of Improving Accommodations Outcomes

Improving Accommodations Outcomes: Monitoring Instructional and Assessment Accommodations for Students with Disabilities
PDF document

How to Develop State Guidelines for Access Assistants: Scribes, Readers, and Sign Language Interpreters / PDF format

A State Guide to the Development of Universally Designed Assessments / PDF format
Christopher J. Johnstone, Jason Altman, and Martha Thurlow, National Center on Educational Outcomes

Universal Design Online Manual (online companion to  "A State Guide to the Development of Universally Designed Assessments)
Christopher Johnstone, Jason Altman, Martha Thurlow, and Michael Moore, National Center on Educational Outcomes

October 2006 Inclusive Assessment Seminar Poster Sessions
(NHEAI and NAAC Project Presentations)

Alignment, Brian Gong and Claudia Flowers
Standard Setting, Marianne Perie
Consistency/Reliability, Charle DePascale
Introduction to Comparability, Scott Marion
Consequential Validity, Elizabeth Towles-Reeves
Assessment Population and the Validity Evaluation, Jacqui Farmer Kearns
Summary of Standard-Setting Methodologies