Nebraska Department of Education and edCount, LLC, to Lead Multi-state Partnership to Develop Stackable, Instructionally-embedded, Portable Science Assessments.
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Practice Areas

edCount’s practice areas reflect our commitment to improving the quality and accessibility of education for all students, including students with disabilities and English learners. We help our clients strengthen their:

  • standards
  • assessments
  • curricula and instructional resources
  • professional development and training practices, and
  • policies and systems that support them
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Standards, Assessment and Accountability

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English Learners (ELs)

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Students with Disabilities

Services Areas

Policy Analysis & Technical Assistance
Validity Evaluation & Technical Documentation
Test Design and Development
Educator Supports
Project Management

News

Recent Client Success

Alaska

  • National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) alternate assessment project
  • Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory
  • Alignment Study
  • Cognitive Labs

Arizona

  • National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) alternate assessment project

Arkansas

  • National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) alternate assessment project
  • Alignment Study

California

  • National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) alternate assessment project
  • Item Development

Connecticut

  • National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) alternate assessment project

Delaware

  • National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) alternate assessment project
  • Alignment Studies
  • Mid-Atlantic Regional Educational Laboratory Program

District of Columbia

  • National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) alternate assessment project
  • Mid-Atlantic Regional Educational Laboratory Program
  • Validity Evaluation Studies
  • Science Alignment Evaluation

Florida

  • National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) alternate assessment project
  • Alternate Assessment Alignment Study
  • Validity Study

Georgia

  • National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) alternate assessment project
  • Alignment Evaluation
  • Standard Setting

Hawaii

  • Validity Evaluation

Idaho

  • National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) alternate assessment project
  • Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory
  • Evaluating the Validity of English Language Proficiency Assessments (EVEA) project (EAG Grant)
  • Technical Advisory Committee membership

Indiana

  • National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) alternate assessment project
  • Evaluating the Validity of English Language Proficiency Assessments (EVEA) project (EAG Grant)
  • Assessment Literacy Professional Development
  • General and Alternate Assessment Alignment Studies
  • Content Development and Support
  • English language proficiency assessment alignment study

Illinois

  • Technical Advisory Committee membership

Louisiana

  • Alternate Assessment Content Connectors
  • Curriculum Development
  • Alternate Assessment Development
  • Alignment Evaluation
  • National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) alternate assessment project
  • Technical Advisory Committee

Maine

  • National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) alternate assessment project

Maryland

  • National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) alternate assessment project
  • Mid-Atlantic Regional Educational Laboratory Program

Mississippi

  • Standard Setting
  • Alternate Assessment Item and Test Review

Montana

  • SCILLSS including validity evaluation framework, classroom-based evidence and tools
  • National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) alternate assessment project
  • Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory
  • Evaluating the Validity of English Language Proficiency Assessments (EVEA) project (EAG Grant)
  • Technical Advisory Committee membership

Nebraska

  • Alternate Assessment Alignment Evaluation
  • SCILLSS
  • Technical Advisory Committee

Nevada

  • National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) alternate assessment project

New Jersey

  • Mid-Atlantic Regional Educational Laboratory Program

New Mexico

  • National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) alternate assessment project

New York

  • Standard Setting
  • Actionable Data System Initiative Theory of Action development, teacher interactive tools and resources
  • Alignment Study (with Pearson)
  • General Assessment ELA and Mathematics Item Development Support
  • National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) alternate assessment project

North Carolina

  • Alignment study

Oregon

  • National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) alternate assessment project
  • Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory
  • Evaluating the Validity of English Language Proficiency Assessments (EVEA) project (EAG Grant)

Pennsylvania

  • National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) alternate assessment project
  • Mid-Atlantic Regional Educational Laboratory Program (including online educator webinars)

Puerto Rico

  • Validity Evaluation
  • Alternate Assessment Alignment
  • Instructional Validity Study
  • Cognitive Labs
  • Federal Peer Review support
  • Technical Advisory Committee Assistance
  • Communities of Practice
  • School culture study
  • TAC Facilitation
  • Accommodations Monitoring Plan
  • PLD and cut score study
  • Instructional Coaching/Professional Development
  • Assessment training
  • Web-based resource center
  • Educational Policy Support

Rhode Island

  • National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) alternate assessment project

South Carolina

  • National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) alternate assessment project
  • Alternate Assessment Alignment Study

South Dakota

  • Technical Advisory Panel membership
  • Alternate Science Assessment Core Content Connectors
  • National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) alternate assessment project

Tennessee

  • National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) alternate assessment project
  • General and Alternate Assessment Alignment Studies
  • Alternate Assessment Item Development and Review

US Virgin Islands

  • Alignment Study
  • Student Score Reports
  • Professional Development
  • Technical Documentation
  • Peer Review Assistance
  • National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) alternate assessment project

Virginia

  • Advanced Placement Course Evaluation Assessments for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

Washington

  • Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory
  • Evaluating the Validity of English Language Proficiency Assessments (EVEA) project (EAG Grant)
  • Science Alignment Study

West Virginia

  • Alignment Evaluation between Alternate Academic Achievement Standards
  • Dynamic Learning Maps Essential Elements in ELA, Math, and Science

Wisconsin

  • Next Generation of Assessments Task Force Member

Wyoming

  • SCILLSS
  • National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) alternate assessment project
  • Technical Advisory Committee membership
Leadership

“We are the go-to shop for federal, state, and local educators who want help with a variety of issues, all ultimately relating to the quality of student-teacher interactions. We are assessment geeks who care about instruction. We are policy wonks who care about practice. And we get along with everyone.”

Ellen Forte, Ph.D.
edCount CEO & Chief Scientist

Contact Us

1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 600 Alexandria, VA 22314

(202) 895-1502

lrose@edcount.com