This guide provides a clear overview of the different purposes for assessing young children from birth through age 8. It also provides a comprehensive compendium of assessment instruments. This guide is intended for use by professional in positions of program-level responsibility for developing comprehensive assessment plans, and selecting and administering assessment instruments. The document can also be used as a resource for designing professional development for program administrators responsible for assessment. Although published by the State of Washington, the guide has direct applicability to administrators in every state and locality.
Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (2008). Washington state guide to assessment in early childhood: Infancy to age eight. Olympia, WA: Author.
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