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Caroline McKinnon District Assessment Coordinator
Caroline McKinnon District Assessment Coordinator

Gadsden County School District

Office of ASSESSMENT  & TESTING


Gadsden County School District
Assessment Calendar 2016-2017
 
2016-17 Gadsden's Assessment Calendars
(Click the school level to view level test dates)
Elementary  Middle  High  


The Office of Assessment  is responsible for the coordination and implementation of state and national assessments.

MISSION:

The mission of the Office of Assessment  is to:

 

 

Ensure good assessment practices across all programs and to align assessments with other quality improvement initiatives, program reviews, annual reporting, and all requirements of the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE)
Support the communication and implementation of a cohesive district-wide assessment system for continuous improvement of student learning

 

OBJECTIVES:

The primary purpose of the Office of Assessment  remains the continuous improvement of student performance by providing stakeholders with easy access to methodologically sound information regarding student development in areas targeted by the curriculum that programmatic adjustments and decisions may be made most effectively.

The objectives of the Office of Assessment  are to:

Coordinate the development of a district-wide outcomes assessment system  
Provide support to schools in their assessment activities
Facilitate the support of goals/objectives, outcomes, and assessment methods
Assist school/district in systematically gathering, analyzing, managing, and interpreting assessment data

 

Many of the initiatives of the Office of Assessment  are through the partnerships with the Florida Department of Education, Education Transformation Office (ETO), Instructional Media and Technology, K-12 and Curriculum, Exceptional Student Education, and the district's Guidance Counselors.

For more information contact Caroline McKinnon or continue to visit our website by clicking on any link (left-hand side) under Assessment and Testing.




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