Presentations

NCEO Pre-session PowerPoint, National Conference on Student Assessment (NCSA) (June 27, 2017)
Text Readers for Everyone on All Tests -- Getting a Handle on What This Means


Sheryl Lazarus presentation (NCEO and NTACT webinar)
State-Defined Alternate Diplomas


Thumbnail for webinar on meeting the 1% cap on participation in the state alternate assessment  NCEO Webinar Recording
  Strategies for Meeting the 1% Cap on Participation in the State Alternate Assessment (April 27, 2017)

  NCEO Webinar PowerPoint
  Strategies for Meeting the 1% Cap on Participation in the State Alternate Assessment (April 27, 2017)


Martha Thurlow and Erik Larson, National Association of Bilingual Education (NABE) Conference
DIAMOND Project: Making Optimal Accessibility Decisions for English Learners (February 25, 2017

Martha Thurlow, Sheryl Lazarus (NCEO), and David Test (NTACT) presentation, Combined Federal Programs Meeting
Should Your State Have an Alternate Diploma? Considerations and Recommended Steps (December, 2016)

Christopher Rogers presentation, Minnesota English Learner Education Conference (MELEd)
Data Informed Accessibility: A Review of the Literature (October 14, 2016)

Erik Larson presentation, Minnesota English Learner Education Conference (MELEd)
The DIAMOND Project: Using Accessibility Supports to Improve Educational Outcomes for English Learners (October 14, 2016)

Christopher Rogers presentation, Independence Science, Learning A New Direction (ISLAND) Conference on Disability
Including Students with Disabilities in State Science Assessments (September 16, 2016)

Sheryl Lazarus and Martha Thurlow presentation, International Testing Conference:
Including Individuals with Disabilities in Test Security Policies (July 4, 2016)

Martha Thurlow and Sheryl Lazarus presentation, International Testing Conference:
Using Accessibility Features and Accommodations to Provide Access (July 2, 2016)

Vitaliy Shyyan, Erik Larson, Jessica Corpe, Cheryl Alcaya, Melissa Gholson, Joseph Amenta, and Martha Thurlow (discussant) presentation, National Conference on Student Assessment (NCSA):
Closing the Accessibility Gap: Making Data Informed Decisions for All Students (June 17, 2016)

Martha Thurlow presentation, Council on Exceptional Children (CEC):
Assessment Today: How We Got Here and Where We are Going  (April 13, 2016)

National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO) and the National Center on Systemic Improvement (NCSI) Webinar:
Lessons Learned about Instruction and Assessment from the Inclusion of Students with Disabilities in College and Career Ready Assessments  (March 24, 2016)