Standardized Testing During the Pandemic: COVID-19 Considerations

This session is from the NASP 2021 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 1,10
  • Skill Level: Advanced

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. understand the relevant aspects of normative data collection for standardized assessments.
  2. recognize the issues around selecting Age or Grade as the normative basis for decision making.
  3. selecting metrics that accurately describe the student’s performance for the purposes of eligibility and intervention planning.


This session reviews the process of normative data collection and defensible use of derived scores for eligibility determination, preparing participants to confidently interpret data during the pandemic and beyond. This session is sponsored by Riverside Insights.



Beth Varner
Joseph Claeys


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