The January 2019 issue of “This Month in Assessment” has been posted to the OPI State Testing Website. Follow this direct link to access it.




Register for the upcoming OPI Data and Assessment Conference. Register for the conference being held this year in Bozeman, Montana on January 14 and 15, 2019. Registration closes Wednesday, January 9!



Test Security policies and procedures updates continue. Two new pages have been added to the Statewide Testing pages of the OPI website. Look for the new ‘Test Security’ page and the new ‘Participation & Management’ page.



The OPI offers Professional Development and Training opportunities to assist System Test Coordinators.

The Assessment Division is partnering with the Content Standards and Instruction Division to deliver high-quality and high-demand professional development on an as-needed basis. The monthly webinar series has been updated and test coordinator courses have been developed for the Teacher Learning Hub.


Past issues of the assessment newsletter are available on the OPI website here: Assessment Newsletter Archive.

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