To become certified to administer one of the NRS assessments, use the links below to access the self-paced training modules.  All of the self-paced training modules are available 24/7.

Assessment Basics is a pre-requisite for all of the trainings below (http://blogs.umass.edu/aclstesthelp/sss/training-assessment-basics/)

MAPT-CCR for reading and mathematics (https://blogs.umass.edu/aclstesthelp/sss/training-mapt-ccr/)

TABE Forms 11/12 (https://blogs.umass.edu/aclstesthelp/sss/training-tabe-11-12/)

TABE 11/12 Level L assessment (https://blogs.umass.edu/aclstesthelp/sss/training-tabe-11-12-level-l/)

TABE CLAS-E Reading assessment (https://blogs.umass.edu/aclstesthelp/sss/training-clas-e-reading-administration-scoring/)

TABE CLAS-E Writing assessment - Administration only (https://blogs.umass.edu/aclstesthelp/sss/training-clas-e-writing-administration/)


    This professional development activity/course is designed for:

  • Practitioners from ACLS-funded programs who require training to accurately administer any NRS assessment

Use the links above to navigate to the ACLS Test Help Blog site to obtain more information and access the direct link to the NRS assessment training you wish to complete. Upon completion of each training, you will receive an email confirmation that you have completed the training. If you don't see it in your inbox, please check your Spam folder. Keep this email for your records and forward to your program director as needed.

NRS Assessment Policy Information:

For information on ACLS policies regarding NRS assessments:  http://www.doe.mass.edu/acls/assessment/


For assistance throughout the training process, contact the University of Massachusetts Center for Educational Assessment at aclstesthelp@educ.umass.edu.

ACLS recommends that programs maintain at least two certified test administrators for each test the program administers.


The prerequisites for each training will be described when you click the link to the training. Please read the description before beginning the training.

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