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Assessment Resources for Educators

CTD Portfolio of Assessments and Services

CTD partners with schools to provide assessment products, data analytics, and support for educators through consulting and professional learning. CTD's portfolio of assessments includes both on-grade and above-grade-level options to help educators plan for a wide range of learning needs. Explore CTD Assessment's portfolio of assessments and services.  

CTD Assessment Guide

The CTD Assessment Guide for Families and Educators provides a brief overview of the CTD Assessment program and its benefits. If you would like a CTD staff representative to speak to your families, contact us at ctd-assessment@northwestern.edu.

Sample Parent Letter

After you have identified all your eligible students in grades 3 through 9, send home a parent letter explaining the assessment option/s along with a copy of our CTD Assessment Guide for Families and Educators. A sample parent letter is available for download in several formats: fillable Word Template, Word Document with merge fields (allows for text editing and mass mailing), or PDF.

Parent Letter Sample Word Document with Merge Fields

School Payment Plans

Schools may choose to pay the CTD resources fee and/or test fee for students. To offer this option, contact us at ctd-assessment@northwestern.edu.

Set Up a Test Center

As a convenience to your students, you may want to establish a test site at your school. Prior to making a request, ensure that a qualified person on your staff can serve as a test center supervisor and your school has testing facilities available on the selected test dates.

Contact CTD Assessment to learn more about which tests can be offered on site at your school.

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