Virtual Training Session (Module 2) for the New Virginia Alternate Assessment Program (VAAP)


The Department of Student Assessment, Accountability, and ESEA Programs and the Department of Special Education and Student Services will offer virtual training (Module 2 ) for the new Virginia Alternate Assessment Program (VAAP). Module 2 will focus on student participation in the new VAAP. The session will include an overview of important test information, including discussions regarding the online and paper presentations of the items, as well as testing conditions and accommodations that will help students show their knowledge and skills on reading, mathematics and science content based on the Virginia Essentialized Standards of Learning.

Module 2 will be repeated five times during the month of September to accommodate the busy schedules of school personnel. Registration information and links are provided in the attachment below. Please share this memo with school administrators, teachers and other school staff who are serving students with significant cognitive disabilities. Your assistance in ensuring that this information is received by persons in your division is critical and greatly appreciated.


9/14/2021 - 9/28/2021


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