*NAEP schedule of assessments can be found at https://www.nagb.org/about-naep/assessment-schedule.html

Jessica Eilertson, State Assessment Director

jeilertson@mt.gov

 

Pam Birkeland, Digital Library Specialist

pbirkeland@mt.gov


 

Yvonne Field, Assessment Coordinator

yfield@mt.gov

 

Ashley McGrath, NAEP State Coordinator

amcgrath@mt.gov


 

Marcy Fortner, Administrative Specialist

mfortner@mt.gov

 

Paula Schultz, Smarter Balanced Accommodations Lead

pschultz2@mt.gov


 

 

Online Assessment System Links

 

 

 

 


 

Assessment Help Desk Information


 


Montana's Assessment Division will support student college- and career readiness through the following actions:
• Guide administrators through the local role(s) and responsibility(ies) to administer required statewide assessments in compliance with federal and state law.
• Support teachers and administrators in developing tools and utilizing assessment data to improve instruction. 
• Mentor test administrators on ensuring assessments are locally administered with fidelity and are accessible to all students. 
• Provide high-quality technical assistance to support test administration and increase assessment literacy. 
• Offer professional learning opportunities to empower educators to better utilize our balanced assessment systems.
• Foster partnerships in a collaborative environment with vested stakeholders.
• Pursue excellence in practice for evidence-based instruction and data-driven decisions.