ERIC Number: ED483431
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
North Carolina Alternate Assessment Portfolio. Portfolio Development. Designee/Teacher Handbook
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
The North Carolina Alternate Assessment Portfolio (NCAAP) is a year-long, performance-based assessment process that involves a representative and deliberate collection of student work/information that allows the user(s) to make judgments about what a student knows and is able to do. This includes the progress that has been made in those goals specified in the student's Individualized Education Program (IEP) which address the North Carolina Standard Course of Study Essences for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities. The contents of this document include: Introduction; Academic Requirements for the North Carolina Alternate Assessment Portfolio; Understanding the Essences; and Overview of Portfolio Development. Appended are: (1) Eligibility Criteria; (2) Types of Tasks; (3) Sample Codes for Data Sheets; (4) Sample English/Language Arts Data Sheets; (5) Sample Mathematics Data Sheets; (6) Top Problems Encountered During Scoring that May Negatively Impact a Student's Score; (7) Scoring AAP; and (8) Resources. [This project was funded through the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs, which awarded Grant No. H324M00032 to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in collaboration with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System.]
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers; Administrators
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: North Carolina Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.