Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System

Training Opportunities

Below is a list of current training opportunities offered by the Office of Student Assessment Services. Register for a session by clicking the link in the "Training Dates and Registration Link" column below. Registration is expected to be available approximately one month prior to each session.

Test(s)TopicsTraining Dates/Times and Registration LinksAudience

MCAS Early Release ELA Round 1 Machine-Scored for Grades 3–8 and 10

  • Viewing the ELA test design
  • Accessing the .CSV data file, student rosters, and item analysis templates
  • Viewing statewide raw score results and conducting preliminary analysis of your school and/or district data
  • Future release dates

May 20, 2022 at 9:30–11:00 a.m.

Note: Date has changed to May 20.

Principals and district/school staff involved in MCAS reporting
Recordings of previous MCAS training sessions are available in the MCAS Resource Center on the Training page.

Last Updated: May 9, 2022

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Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148-4906

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