Assessing student learning is an essential aspect of education, as it provides data that can lead to improved instruction and outcomes. Assessments take many forms, and each type of assessment has distinct value and purpose in a comprehensive assessment system. Educators, policymakers, and the assessment community use assessment data to improve education and to address needs for the workforce and the economy.
Special Consideration Exemption Request – This process for assessment exemption is intended to be used in the rare instances when a student cannot participate in either instruction or assessment. In these cases, a request for State approval of non-participation must be made through the NEO Portal. Webinar and associated PowerPoint with additional information is forthcoming.
Operational Procedures Manual 2020-2021 - This document assists schools with participation, enrollment, and administration issues. The Operational Procedures Manual should be used in conjunction with each MEA's Test Coordinator/Administration Manual. Updated August 2020
District Assessment Coordinators (DACs) & Data Specialists Lookup - Use this to search for Assessment Coordinators and Data Specialists in each district (no login required). If a DAC in NEO needs to be updated/changed, follow steps outlined here (login credentials required).
Interim Director of Assessment