Department of Accountability and Assessment
The Department of Accountability and Assessment provides leadership in the implementation of a balanced assessment system, utilizing national, state, and district assessments. Assessment is an integral part of the curriculum and instruction framework, wherein feedback on student progress toward mastery of the AKS is gained.
The Department of Accountability and Assessment supports GCPS’ vision of becoming a system of world-class schools by providing data regarding the progress of student learning through multiple measures, in order to increase student achievement.
The Department of Accountability & Assessment implements a balanced assessment system and delivers professional learning to support the use of data for the improvement of academic achievement.
Major responsibilities of the Department of Assessment and Accountability include:
- Development of District Assessments and Post-Secondary Writing Assessments
- Assessment Literacy Professional Learning Opportunities
- Post-Secondary Professional Learning and Scoring Opportunities
- Successful administrations of local, state, and national assessments
- State Accountability