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Links on this page lead to sets of sources developed by Child Trends designed to inform and improve the implementation of the Enhanced Assessment with particular emphasis on effective professional development and local administrator engagement.

These documents were developed under a grant from the U. S. Department of Education. However the contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department and you should not assume endorsement by the U. S. Federal Government, the North Carolina state government or the North Carolina State Board of Education.

Child Trends Materials

Professional Development Planning for the K-3 Formative Assessment: A Short Introduction to the PD Planning Tools
(pdf, 1.5mb)

Professional Development Planning for the K-3 Formative Assessment: A Comprehensive Guide
(pdf, 1.1mb)

Field Test Implementation Final Report
(pdf, 915kb)

K3 Formative Assessment Resource Library
(pdf, 537kb)

Pilot Administrator Implementation Final Report
(pdf, 797kb)

Pilot Teacher Implementation Final Report
(pdf, 696kb)

End-of-grant report: Consortium member state reflections on the Enhanced Assessment Grant
(pdf, 424kb)