Assessment

Assessments provide teachers and families with information about a student’s educational performance. Explore the resources below to learn more about different types of assessments and how assessments can provide important information to families and schools.

The National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO) provides resources on the participation of children with disabilities in State and district-wide assessments.

National Center on Accessible Educational Materials for Learning provides a host of resources for SEAs, LEAs, families and educators to promote knowledge development and capacity building to ensure  equitable opportunities for children with disabilities to:

  1. participate in high-quality early learning  programs,
  2. be involved in and progress in the general education curriculum,
  3. prepare to meet college and career-ready standards,
  4. participate in assessments, and
  5. transition to postsecondary education and the workforce.

IRIS Center offers a wide variety of free, online resources about evidence-based instructional and intervention practices to support behavior and classroom management, including modules, practice guides and research summaries developed in collaboration with nationally-recognized researchers and education experts, to support the education of all children, particularly those with disabilities. See the “Resources Locator” for information on assessment, including progress monitoring.