Alternate Assessment

Spring 2015 Alternate Assessment (AASCD)

The Spring Alternate Assessment for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities (AASCD) will be administered February 22 thru April 15, 2016. We will provide more information once it is released by ODE.

For general questions about alternate assessments, contact Andrew Hinkle, Office for Exceptional Children, at 614-644-7304 or andrew.hinkle@education.ohio.gov or contact Amy Parker, Office of Curriculum and Assessment, at 614-387-0948 or amy.parker@education.ohio.gov.



Sample Student Learning Objectives

The ODE provides sample Student Learning Objectives to guide educators in writing their own SLOs.


Ohio Academic Content Standards-Extended

Find the standards that help ensure students with significant cognitive disabilities are provided with multiple ways to learn and to demonstrate knowledge.


Ohio Alternate Assessment Portal

For the Alternate Assessment for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities (AASCD), available online are test administration functions, training, and informational resources.


AASCD Administration Manual

Examine how test administrators should prepare for and administer the AASCD.


AASCD Training PowerPoint

This document is used by trainers to train teachers, test administrators and second raters for the Spring 2014 AASCD administration. This document should only be used as a reference. All teachers, test administrators and second raters must attend training. Contact SST8 at 330-929-6634 for more information on training opportunities.


AASCD Sample Tasks

Find sample tasks for Ohio's Alternate Assessment for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities (AASCD).


Eligibility for Participation in Ohio's Alternate Assessment

This document outlines state and federal laws that inform whether a student can participate in Ohio’s alternate assessment


If you have any questions about our services, please contact:

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Helen Brophy
School Improvement/Transition Consultant
330-945-5600 x511268
helenb@cybersummit.org

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Stephanie Denham
Educational Consultant
330-945-5600 x511229
StephanieD@cybersummit.org

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