Management of Multi-State Policy Response Collaboratives

edCount has participated in a number of multi-state projects in which state representatives and experts from relevant fields of research come together to discuss and develop effective policies, systems, and practices in response to federal mandates.

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edCount Completes Validity and Process Evaluation for Development of National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) Alternate Assessment System

The National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) was a project led by five organizations and 24 states (18 core partner states and 6 Tier II states) to build an alternate assessment based on alternate achievement standards (AA-AAS) for students with the most significant cognitive disabilities. edCount led NCSC's validity evaluation work group, one of four organizational pillars for the project's activities.

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Technical Assistance: Council of Chief State School Officers

Over the course of several years, edCount provided a variety of services to the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO).

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GSEG grant for Alternate Assessment Validity Evaluation Project

edCount served as a validity evaluation partner for a three-year General Supervision Enhancement Grant (GSEG) in collaboration with five state education agencies (Connecticut, Georgia, Kentucky, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico). In their role, edCount identified and evaluated the validity arguments that guide the interpretation and use of scores for each entity‚Äôs alternate assessment. 

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