DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
SUPTS. MEMO NO. 203
August 29, 2008
Billy K. Cannaday, Jr.
Superintendent of Public Instruction
Virginia Alternate Assessment Program (VAAP) Range Finding Committee
The Office of Test
Administration, Scoring, and Reporting is seeking
nominees to serve on the range finding committee for the Virginia Alternate
Assessment Program (VAAP). Approximately 12 educators will be selected to
represent grades 3 through 8 and grade 11. This committee will assist in the
selection of student work samples for reading, mathematics, science, and
history/social science to be used for training scorers in spring 2009. The committee meeting will be conducted
October 15-17, 2008, at the Sheraton Park South Hotel,
School divisions are encouraged to nominate one or more representatives. The VAAP range finding committee members will be chosen based on the following criteria:
Committee members will be provided the following:
All nominees must submit an application through the
Web-based process, Assessment Committee Application Processing System (ACAPS).
ACAPS is a paperless system for the submission and review of assessment
committee applications from educators in
If you have questions, please contact the Office of Test Administration, Scoring, and Reporting by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (804) 225-2107.