WestEd, a recognized leader in the development of next-generation assessments, develops next-generation science assessments that are informed by principles of assessment design and that reflect local needs, emphases, and interpretations.

Working directly with individual states, or with cross-state groups, we take an evidence-based approach to all stages of development to ensure that assessments are valid, fair, and reliable measures of students’ science knowledge and abilities.

Our Standards, Assessment, and Accountability Services (SAAS) program includes a dedicated and versatile team of science content, instruction, and assessment specialists that customize services per individual client’s context and needs.

Visit our Next-Generation Assessment: Science page to learn more about this service.