For questions regarding the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) or procedures for administering the NECAP tests, contact the Measured Progress NECAP Service Center at 1-877-632-7774, Monday throughFriday,between 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M.To order additional NECAP test materials go to http://iservices.measuredprogress.org and follow the on-screen instructions. (See page 14 of Principal/Test Coordinator Manual for more information.)
NOTE: Additional copies of the Principal/Test Coordinator and the Test Administrator Manuals may be downloaded from your department of education’s website or photocopied as needed.
Secure test materials remain secure at all times.
Standardized testing procedures are consistent across all schools.
Test materials are returned according to specifications to expedite the return of test results.
Accommodations are provided appropriately for students who need them.
Test Coordinators and Test Administrators are prepared to carry out all of their responsibilities.
Principals and test coordinators have updated information on NECAP administration.
Students and staff are prepared for a positive and productive assessment experience.
The Principal/Test Coordinator Manual is readcarefullyin preparation for testing.
See page ii of Principal/Test Coordinator Manual for additional information.
Checklist for Principals and Test Coordinators on page iv of Principal/Test Coordinator Manual
Test Security (Before, During, and After Testing)
Using secure test material to prepare students in any way for this test administration is a violation of test security and testing procedure.
All test items and responses to those items in the New England Common Assessment Program are secure and may not be copied or duplicated in any way, or retained in the school after testing is completed.
All students enrolled in the school as of October 1, 2009 with the following exceptions:
New Accommodation Codes:T for Timing (T1 through T4)S for Setting (S1 and S2)P for Presentation formats (P1 through P11)R for Response formats (R1 through R7)O for Other (O1 and O2)M for Modifications (M1, M2, and M3)
Obtain crosswalks to original NECAP or MEA accommodations from DOE Web sitesNew NECAP Accommodations Guide revised in 2009 – available on DOE Web sites
Grades 3 through 8
If you have not received all test materials by September 21, 2009 please call the NECAP Service Center at 1-877-632-7774.
Student ID Labels
IMPORTANT:Do not separate the answer booklets from the test booklets as they are paired by test form.
Each booklet can have no more than one circle bubbled per row.
Designate enough administrators to ensure that
See page 24 of the Principal/Test Coordinator Manual for instructions on preparing test materials for return to Measured Progress.
Each state is preparing an information sheet outlining their individual state differences as they pertain to NECAP testing.
Please contact your DOE (contact information is on page i of the Principal/Test Coordinator Manual) or visit your department of education Web site to obtain the information sheet.