When you choose WestEd, you gain peace of mind knowing your student performance measures are fair, accurate, and valid. Our expertise is also highly responsive to local contexts, delivering solutions that address several domains.
WestEd develops comprehensive standards and standards-based assessment and accountability (SAA) systems. We provide specialized guidance designed to help you understand whether your system measures what it is intended to measure, increase systemwide assessment literacy, and ensure your programs, policies, and systems are appropriately aligned to support student learning. We strengthen leadership, capacity, and skills related to critical topics.
- Alignment Studies
- Innovative Assessment Solutions
- Balanced Assessment Systems
- Accountability Systems
- Standards, Assessment, & Accountability Evaluations
- Formative Assessment Solutions
Content Standards to Assessments, and Content Standards to Curricula
Promoting Understanding of Assessment and the Effective Use of Summative Test Results Among K-12 Educators
Making the Most of Smarter Balanced Performance Tasks to Improve Teaching and Learning
Assessment for Learning
Strategic Development and Technical Assistance
Developing and Revitalizing Professional Learning Communities