NSCAS Test Development & Applications

NDE Statewide Assessment is always seeking highly qualified educators to participate in assessment development and review opportunities.  Stipends are available when educators are NOT working under district contract.

We are currently seeking educators for summer NSCAS test development work for both NSCAS General and Alternate.  You can find the NSCAS summer application link below.  If you have any questions please contact us at 402.471.2495.

Upcoming Test Development


General Assessment 

ELA Item Writer Workshop – June 11-13, 2019

Math Item Writer Workshop – June 11-13, 2019


Science Task Development Workshop I – June 17-21


Science Task Development Workshop II – July 8-12, 2019 or 9-12, 2019


ELA Item Content and Bias Review – July 23-25, 2019

Math  Item Content and Bias Review – July 23-25, 2019


Science Task Content and bias Review – TBD


Alternate Assessment 

Alternate ELA Item Writer Workshop – June 5-6, 2019


Alternate Math Item Writer Workshop June 7, 2019


Alternate Science Item Writer Workshop June 10-13, 2019


NSCAS Summative Assessment Development Applications - 2018-2019

Test Development Resources

Thank you for your continuous and dedicated work with NDE Statewide Assessment

                                                                                               – From the Statewide Assessment Team

Updated February 19, 2019 3:10pm