CCSSO believes that it is incumbent on states to set high expectations for student success by creating opportunities and removing barriers. ASES is working towards this vision by leveraging the collective expertise of its state member and industry partners to work toward this goal. State members who join ASES include special education directors and staff who are responsible for assessment and instruction of students with disabilities, and assessment staff who are responsible for general assessment accessibility and alternate assessments.


2019-2020 Goals:

-Learn from experts in the field and ASES members to effectively connect state efforts to support educators and the implementation of high standards in the classroom;

-Offer opportunities for professional learning guided by nationally recognized experts in equity, special education, instruction, and assessment;

-Support states with resources to develop state-level integrated systems of Multi-Tiered Systems of Supports (MTSS) to improve social, emotional, and academic outcomes for all students, particularly those who struggle.


For more information on the ASES collaborative please see the documents below:

Assessing Special Education Students (ASES) Collaborative 2019-2020 Membership Information


Please find the collaborative meeting dates for the 2019-2020 membership year here.

For general inquiries related to membership in a collaborative please email Adam Petermann, or call 202-336-7076.


To join a collaborative please click the button below

Membership Signup Form