NAAD improves, encourages and promotes the use of assessments in todays educational settings.
The purpose of our volunteer association of professionals interested in assessment is to:
- Support the efforts of those who direct the administration of assessment and testing programs in prekindergarten through Grade 16 educational settings;
- Guidance in the appropriate and ethical application of assessment in educational settings;
- Share information about assessment in educational settings
- Improve the application of measurement to students and educational programs
- Provide guidance in the appropriate and ethical interpretation of assessment data
- Encourage research in assessment and testing in schools