2021 SYMPOSIUM AND ANNUAL MEETING
The 2021 Symposium (@NCME), and the 2021 Annual Business Meeting are available on the NAAD Youtube Channel.
Partners and Friends- Select this link to see non-NAAD papers and presentations by our partners and friends
NAAD Webinars and Special Presentations
October 14, 2022 Formative Assessment (Dr. Caroline Wylie, Principal Research Scientist at ETS) Recording
February 11, 2022 State of Florida's Shift In Testing (Vince Verges) Recording
March 19, 2021 Spring, Summer, and/or Fall When to Administer Your 2021 State Assessments (moderator Ellen Forte)
February 26, 2020 Standardized Assessments, Achievement Equity, and Curricular Alignment with Jeffrey Smith
January 31, 2019 Loudoun County (VA) Public Schools PBIS Webinar with Lisa Fillipovich and Leigh Bennet
Performance Assessment Survey 2002
NAAD survey on district testing practices naadsurvey2000
Survey of testing practices and issues 1998
Standardized Test Selection Practices in Public Schools 1987
Test Preparation Survey 1986
Survey on State and National Test Comparisons 1985
Annual Symposium Proceedings & Occasional Papers
NAAD usually produces an Annual Proceedings that reflects the content of the annual symposium. Presenters are asked to provide a copy of their paper and presentation. One purpose of these proceedings is to disseminate important information about testing issues to practitioners in schools.
2021 Symposium: Assessment Literacy: Practical Applications and Outcomes. Moderated by Rick Stiggins
2019 Invited Lecture: Assessment Lessons from the National Research Council and the Promise of Formative Assessment (Dr, Michael Rodriguez)
2014 Symposium: Past Present Future v3 Trustworthy Test Results: Cheating in the Past, Present & Future
2011 Proceedings: Measuring Teacher Effectiveness in a Comprehensive Teacher Evaluation System: Fair, Accurate, & Legally Defensible? What Variables Belong in Your Value-Added Model?; Measuring Teacher Effectiveness; Alternative and innovative approaches for the use of growth models for school improvement
2011 Breakfast Meeting and Presentation from Dr. Joe Willhoft: An Overview of the Race-to-the-Top Assessment Consortia Part 1, An Overview of the Race-to-the-Top Assessment Consortia Part 2
2010 Proceedings: – Validity Issues for Interim Benchmark Assessment Systems
NAAD 2009 powerpoints(1): NCLB at Year Eight in the Assessment of English Language Learners: Taking Stock of Assessment and Accountability Systems.
2008 Proceedings – not published
2006 Proceedings: naad 2006 proceedings final Beyond NCLB: From Measuring Status to Informing Improvement
2005 Proceedings: naad 2005 proceedings1 Current Guidance for Integrity in Testing
2004 Proceedings: NAAD2004 The Achievement Gap: Test Bias or School Structures
2003 Proceedings:NCLB One Year Into Implementation 2003_NAAD_NCME_Symposium
2002 Proceedings: NAAD2002papers What Will Be the Effects on Assessment and Accountability in Local School Districts of the “No Child Left Behind Legislation”?
2001 Proceedings: naad2001 Test Security in a High Stakes Environment: Myth or Reality?
2000 Proceedings: naad2000 Standards – Assessments – Instructional Improvement
The Golden Triangle of American Education
2000 NAAD Testing Survey naadtestingsurvey2000
1999 Proceedings: 1999_NAAD_Symposium Issues and Trends in Inclusive Assessment Practices
1998 Proceedings: naad98 Revisiting the Issue of Measuring and Reporting Student Growth in an Era of Standards Based Reform (Coming Soon)
1997 Proceedings: NAAD 1997 Symposium The Rasch Tiger Ten Years Later: Using IRT Techniques To Measure Achievement In Schools
1996 Proceedings: 1996 Proceedings Current Issues in Test Administration
1995 Proceedings: 1995 Proceedings Performance Assessment in the Brave New World of Continuous Quality Improvement: Perspectives from Business, Curriculum Development & Testing
1994 Proceedings: 1994 Proceedings Guiding Principles for Performance Assessment
1993 Proceedings: (Testing…Testing…) Do we know we are going? Have we been here before? The scoop from P.O.O.P.P’s; Objectifying the Subjective: Rubrics, Scoring guides, and Other Ways of Knowing
1992 Proceedings: National Assessment in England and Wales; Alternative Assessments in Practice: Perspectives on Issues and Problems
1991 Proceedings: symp1991 (Note, this is a scanned copy so the formatting is not perfect) More Authentic Assessment: Theory and practice; Measurement Issues in Performance Assessment; Local, State, National and International Indicator Systems: Will we know where we are if we get there?
1990 Proceedings: Issues in Large Scale Assessment Programs
1989 Proceedings: Beyond the Wall Chart: Indicators and school ranking; Dog-eared Reports are the Best of the Breed: Recognizing and rewarding evaluation utilization;
1989 Occasional Paper: Standardized Tests at the Pre-school Level: Do they tell us the truth about children?
1988 Proceedings: Customization of a National Standardized Achievement Test;
1988 Occasional Paper: Multi-layered Testing in the Los Angeles Unified School District
1987 Proceedings: Perspectives on Public Reporting of Test Results; Student Achievement Comparison Among States:
Issues and status; Riding the Rasch Tiger;
1987 Occasional Paper:The Testing Octopus: A tentacle for curriculum, or, How do you dance with a octopus?
1987 Occasional Paper: Who’s in Charge of Testing Now? or, A system used to consolidate testing throughout a district.
1986 Proceedings: Legitimate Ways to Prepare Students for Standardized Tests; Taming the Rasch Tiger: Using item response theory in practical educational measurement.
1985 Proceedings: Cheating on Standardized Tests; Issues and Problems in Large City Schools;
1985 Occasional Paper: Guidelines and Principles for National Test Norming Studies