MCL: 380.1280f Assessments
Early Literacy Assessments Resources
- Memo regarding Initial and Extensive Assessment Lists
- Early Literacy Assessment Videos - To better support Michigan schools in understanding the assessment requirements in regards to early literacy and to support Michigan in becoming a Top 10 in 10 State, the Michigan Department of Education Early Literacy Team has created a short video series.
- The assessment lists – includes vendor name, assessment name, and description of
Early Literacy Assessment Systems
Assessment systems for early literacy are much more than arbitrary collections of assessments; the components of such systems must be carefully chosen so that they:
a) focus on important aspects of literacy and its development,
b) serve the needs of different stakeholders, and
c) are conceptually and operationally coherent.
The following guide, created in collaboration with the Michigan Assessment Consortium, is intended to serve as the foundation for the development of policy, resources, and professional learning opportunities that serve to outline assessment systems and practices that effectively support literacy development:
For a quicker snapshot of what is included in the full guide, please see the Early Literacy Assessment Systems Executive Summary