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Alternate Assessments Based on
Modified Achievement Standards

Conducted October 9, 2007 for the nation's
Parent Training and Information Centers
& Community Parent Resource Centers

Rachel Quenemoen, Senior Research Fellow, NCEO
Candace Cortiella, Director, The Advocacy Institute

Expert Panel:
Kathleen Boundy, Co-Director, Center for Law and Education
Connie Hawkins, Director, Technical Assistance Centers, Regions 2-3
Sue Rigney, Education Specialist, OESE, U.S. Dept. of Education
Martha Thurlow, Director, NCEO

Webinar Archive and Related Materials

This Webinar was underwritten by the National Center on Educational Outcomes.

Webinar Archive*: This is the archive of the Webinar conducted on October 9, 2007. You can start, stop, pause, fast forward or rewind the recording using the controls on the ReadyTalk player. (Note: Playing the archive requires FLASH Player to be installed on your computer.)

Webinar PowerPoint Presentation Handout*: This is the Handout for the Webinar presentation on Alternate Assessments Based on Modified Achievement Standards. (PDF, 19 pgs.)

AA-MAS Parent Guide AA-MAS Guide for Parents: Written by The Advocacy Institute for the National Center on Educational Outcomes, this guide provides information on an allowable alternate assessment for students with disabilities, now offered in some states. Get it here. (PDF)

Understanding the Standards-based Individualized Education Program (IEP): Learn about this standards-based approach to IEP development - a requirement for IEPs of students taking an AA-MAS. This Advocacy Brief was written by The Advocacy Institute for the National Center for Learning Disabilities. Get it here. (PDF)

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