Montana Alternative Student Testing Pilot Program Portal

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About the Program

The Montana Alternative Assessment Program features a series of short, standards-aligned math and ELA tests that are administered throughout the year. The goal of the pilot is to develop a system that provides fast feedback for teachers and students, as well as comparable summative data for education leaders. This “classroom up” approach will provide flexible opportunities for students to demonstrate learning while providing actionable data to stakeholders throughout the education system. 

The program, which is entering its second year, offers districts a chance to be at the forefront of assessment design, elevating the voices and unique needs of your educators and students throughout the 2023-2024 school year. Participating districts will be the first to preview and pilot the system and have opportunities to provide ongoing feedback that will influence refinements to the design. This is a unique opportunity to shape the future of assessment in partnership with OPI and to create a system that can advance learning for all students. 

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

October 8, 2023
Welcome to the Montana Alternative Assessment Program

The Montana Office of Public Instruction and New Meridian are inviting school districts to participate in an innovative pilot program that will help create the next generation of state assessment.
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October 2, 2023
Invitation to Participate

The Montana Office of Public Instruction and New Meridian are inviting school districts to participate in an innovative pilot program that will help create the next generation of state assessment.
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LIVE LISTENING / FEEDBACK SESSIONS

We have designed user feedback cycles throughout the school year to ensure continuous improvement of the MAST. These sessions will serve as an opportunity for users like you to share feedback, suggestions, and experiences to help us enhance the usability of the MAST.

We value your input and encourage you to participate in these live listening/feedback sessions.

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Session 3: MAST Live Listening / Feedback

Time: February 20, 2024 03:30 PM Mountain Time Join Zoom Meeting https://mt-gov.zoom.us/j/84981061619?pwd=UUJscGJjMlNkc
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Meeting ID: 849 8106 1619 Password: 696075 Dial by Telephone +1 646 558 8656 Meeting ID: 849 8106 1619 Password: 696075

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