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CCSS Assessment Resources

The information on this page is new ND Assessment info, based on the CCSS (presented 10/17-18 in Bismarck).  The information below will help educators prepare for the 2015 new ND state assessment.

The PowerPoints have been converted to PDF files for easy viewing.  There is a zip file at the bottom of the page that can be downloaded that contains the original PowerPoint files.

The smarter balanced website can be seen here.  The website provides information such as:

  • Information about the field test in ND
  • New practice test resources available
  • Sample items and performance tasks
  • Item writing and review
  • Achievement-level descriptors and College Content-readiness
  • Computer adaptive testing
  • Technology
  • Test Administration


Below you will find the PowerPoints (pdf) about new ND state assessment presented by the smarter balanced reps


Below you will find a PowerPoint about NDSA from Rob Bauer


Below you will find NDU resources for preparing for the CCSS assessment


Below you will find AFT resources for preparing for the CCSS assessment


Here you will find the zip file containing the original PowerPoint presentations.