The Multi-State Alternate Assessment (MSAA) is Maine’s MEA Alternate Mathematics and English language arts/literacy assessment. The MSAA test is an Alternate Assessment based on Alternate Achievement Standards (AA-AAS) that aligns with Maine’s College and Career Readiness Standards. As a partner state of MSAA, Maine continues to participate in the development of this assessment.


  • Test Coordinator (TC) Webinar - This webinar provides a brief overview of the MSAA assessment, how to navigate the MSAA system, user roles, TC responsibilities, uploading users, creating classrooms, and MSAA resources.
  • Test Administrator (TA) Training - This PowerPoint was used throughout the November 2018-19 training workshops and provides TAs an overview of the MSAA System, including: Important Documents, System Access and Navigation, Training Requirements, Responsibilities, Student Profile Completion, Administering the Test, Features and Accommodations, and Assistive Technology

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