Preschool Articles - Assessment



Related Websites
Buros Institute of Mental Measurements - Provides professional assistance and information to users of commercially published tests including appropriate test selection, utilization, and practice.

Child & Family Canada - Child Care Resources

CYFERNet Evaluation Resources

Educational Testing Service (ETS)

ERIC Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation

The Evaluation Exchange - publication on strategies for evaluating child and family services; from the Harvard Family Research Project (available online and in print)

Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center - find out more about these assessment tools that are widely used to evaluate the quality of child care environments:

Head Start Program Performance Standards

National Accreditation Commission - accreditation program for child care managers

National Academy of Early Childhood Programs - program accreditation

National Association for Family Child Care - program accreditation

National Center for Fair and Open Testing - advocacy organization working to end abuses, misuses and flaws of standardized testing

National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing


National Network for Family Resiliency - evaluation of parenting education programs; includes an interactive parenting education program evaluation site.

National School-Age Child Care Association - program accreditation

Practical Assessment, Research and Evaluation - online journal