Administration Materials are in the process of being updated and will be available soon. Stay up to date on anticipated documents by subscribing to the MEA Listserv, reviewing the Event Calendar, or visiting our Monthly Updates for the Assessment team.

The Maine Department of Education continues its partnership with Cognia, Inc. to develop and administer the 2021 State summative assessment in Mathematics and English Language Arts (ELA)/Literacy. At grades 3-8, the test is delivered online.

eMPowerME Administration Tools

eMPowerME Guides
-Accessibility Guide, Kiosk Guide, Portal User Guide, Technology Guide, and FAQs

eMPowerME Testing Manuals
-School Test Coordinator Manual and Test Administration Manual

eMPowerME Training
-Test Administrator Webinar, Administration Demo, User Management Demo, Test Security Webinar, and Kiosk Demo

eMPowerME Sample Items
-Mathematics, Reading, Writing & Language, and Essay Samples for all grades, as well as scoring rubrics and other resources for both students and educators

eMPowerME Released Items
-Mathematics, Reading, Writing & Language, and Essay released items from 2018 administration, as well as scoring rubrics, scorers notes, and student work