PARCC Accessibility Features and Accommodations

secac 2014 forum

Presented by the HCPSS Dept. of Special Education and Student Services and MSDE Division of Curriculum, Assessment and Accountability
Dec. 8, 2014

The PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) assessments are coming. Students in grades 3 through 8, grade 10 in English and in Algebra 1 & 2 in high school math, will participate in spring 2015. Learn about accommodations for the PARCC assessments, and how they will impact your student with an IEP.

  • Become familiar with the PARCC Accessibility System
  • Review the accessibility features and accommodations available for the 2014-2015 assessment
  • Review the alignment between the PARCC accommodations and the current Maryland accommodations

View the presentation slides

Read the handout: Expanding Access: Accessibility Features for All Students and Accommodations in PARCC Assessments—A Parent’s Guide

Patty Daley, HCPSS, Executive Director of Special Education and Student Services
Trinell Bowman, MSDE, Program Manager, Division of Curriculum, Assessment and Accountability
Terri Savage, HCPSS Dept of Special Education Instructional Facilitator