Priority Notice: Maine DOE seeks assessment waiver

The following notice was sent to Superintendents, District Assessment Coordinators and Special Education Directors on November 30, 2017. The Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), limits the percentage of students assessed using an alternate assessment to no more than one percent (1%) of the … Continue reading Priority Notice: Maine DOE seeks assessment waiver

Webinars planned for districts over 1% for alternate assessment

All districts above the 1% for alternate assessments will receive an Action Plan document to provide justifications on November 20th. Action Plans will be submitted to the State by December 10th.. Maine will provide an opportunity for Public Comment before the December 19th submission of a state waiver. Two webinars will be available to aid … Continue reading Webinars planned for districts over 1% for alternate assessment

Register for Alternate Assessment Workshops by Nov. 6

Teachers may register for PAAP (MEA Alternate Science ) and MSAA (MEA Alternate Mathematics and ELA/Literacy teacher administration through November 6th at https://iregister.measuredprogress.org/client/ Training locations include: Location Date Meeting Venue Address Presque Isle 11/14/2017 Hampton Inn 768 Main Street  Presque Isle, ME 04769 Orono 11/15/2017 Black Bear Inn 4 Godfrey Drive  Orono, ME 04473 Auburn … Continue reading Register for Alternate Assessment Workshops by Nov. 6

Upcoming DOE sponsored assessment workshops

The Maine DOE is sponsoring a series of four workshops for the MEA Alternate Mathematics and ELA/Literacy (MSAA) and the MEA Alternate Science (PAAP) assessments. These workshops will be held: Tuesday, November 15th in Presque Isle at the Hampton Inn Wednesday, November 16th in Bangor at the Black Bear Inn Thursday, November 17th in Auburn … Continue reading Upcoming DOE sponsored assessment workshops

MEDIA RELEASE: Maine students improve on state assessments

The Maine Department of Education is pleased to release the 2016-17 Maine Education Assessment (MEA) results in the content areas of mathematics, English language arts (ELA)/literacy, and science.  In all content areas, performance has improved or remained stable. “I am encouraged with how well our students are performing. In 2016-17, students were assessed for the third time … Continue reading MEDIA RELEASE: Maine students improve on state assessments

Maine DOE to release 2016-17 Maine Educational Assessment (MEA) results on 9/25

The Maine Department of Education will release the 2016-17 MEA results on Monday, September 25, 2017, within the Maine Assessment and Accountability Reporting System (MAARS) Public Portal Users will be able to see both 2015-16 data and 2016-17 data in the content areas of:  (1) mathematics; (2) English language arts (ELA)/literacy; and (3) science.  In … Continue reading Maine DOE to release 2016-17 Maine Educational Assessment (MEA) results on 9/25

Update about participation in the Multi-State Alternate Assessment (MSAA)

Using the October 1, 2017 enrollment counts, the Maine Department of Education will calculate the percentage of students in each district that have been identified as students eligible to take Multi-State Alternate Assessment (MSAA), Maine’s MEA Alternate Mathematics and English language arts/literacy assessment. Districts are encouraged to use the participating guidelines http://www.maine.gov/doe/alternate/resources.html to ensure all … Continue reading Update about participation in the Multi-State Alternate Assessment (MSAA)