Student assessment is one of 12 elements of high-quality CTE, defined in the comprehensive, research-based ACTE Quality CTE Program of Study FrameworkTM. This element addresses the types and quality of assessments used in the program of study, including the types of knowledge and skills that should be assessed, and assessments that lead to recognized postsecondary credentials. The following reports, articles, guides and toolkits can help you develop and implement high-quality assessment.

Incorporating Assessment

These six tips can help you create an effective peer evaluation tool for your classroom.

Faculty from the School of Applied Technology at Salt Lake Community College describes the transition of 20 of its workforce-, clock-hour-based programs into a competency-based education (CBE) format, with a focus on assessments in CBE.

This article provides an overview of options in accelerated learning and prior learning assessment.

Concord Regional Technical Center has developed a new assessment process called SPUR (Student Performance upon Understandings Review), which incorporates soft- and hard-skills assessments, a portfolio, a scoring model and more.

The authors describe using a variety of evaluation strategies to better and more accurately address individual successes and shortcomings in surgical technology programs.