National Technical Assistance Center on Assessment for Children with Disabilities

Description

Conducted information gathering and needs assessments, provided technical assistance, and engaged in dissemination to improve results for students with disabilities by increasing their participation rates in high-quality assessment and accountability systems, improving the quality of assessments in which they participate, improving the capacity of states to meet data collection requirements, and strengthening accountability for results.

This project was archived on 2014-05-02T00:00:00-05:00

Contact
Martha L Thurlow, Sheryl Lazarus
Director
Martha L Thurlow
Funder
Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education
Collaborators
Council of Chief State School Officers
National Association of State Directors of Special Education

Staff

Michael L Moore :: Principal Editor/Writer


Deb Albus :: Research Fellow


Chris Rogers :: Research Fellow


Kristin K Liu PhD :: Senior Research Associate


Yi-Chen Wu :: Research Associate


Martha L Thurlow :: Senior Research Associate


Melissa J Critchley :: Office Manager


Partner staff

Partner staff

Sheryl Lazarus :: Senior Research Associate


Debbie Hansen :: Executive Ofc and Admin Spec


Topics

  • Culture and diversity
    • Cultural competence
      • English language learners (ELLs)
        • Immigrants
          • Other cultural groups
          • Education practices (K12 and transition)
            • Accommodations and supports
            • Educational accountability and assessment
              • Accommodations and supports
                • Accountability
                  • Assessment (large-scale, alternate)
                    • Graduation requirements
                      • IDEA
                        • Progress monitoring
                          • Public reporting
                            • Quality outcomes
                              • State Performance Plans and Annual Performance Reports (SPP/APR)
                              • Specific disability
                                • Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
                                  • Emotional/behavioral disorder (EBD)
                                    • Hearing and/or vision loss
                                      • Intellectual/developmental disability (IDD)
                                        • Learning disabilities
                                          • Multiple disabilities
                                            • Other health impairment
                                              • Physical disability

                                              Activities

                                              • Dissemination
                                                • Evaluation
                                                  • Technical assistance