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The Maryland Comprehensive Assessment Program (MCAP) assessments of Maryland College and Career Ready Standards (MCCRS) will build a pathway to college and career readiness by the end of high school, mark students’ progress toward this goal from grade 3 through high school, and provide teachers with timely information to inform instruction and provide student support.

This site hosts all of the tools necessary for Test Coordinators, Technology Coordinators, and Test Administrators to prepare for and administer MCAP assessments.


PearsonAccessnext

PearsonAccessnext serves as the entry point to all Pearson services used by schools and districts participating in MCAP assessments.

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Technology Setup

Prepare your system for computer-based MCAP assessments. Access technical guidelines, user guides, and TestNav.

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Resources

Access trainings, manuals, and other resources to prepare for and administer assessments.


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Test Preparation

Users can access sample items, TestNav 8 tutorials, and practice tests to prepare for the MCAP tests.

Reporting

Access a variety of reporting resources from interpretive guides, to report samples, and file layouts.

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Documents

News for Test Coordinators, Test Administrators, Technology Coordinators, districts, and schools.

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Support

Assistance is available via webform, phone, and chat.

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Key Dates
MISA Spring 2020
Registration Deadline for Materials 2/3/2020
Materials Due in District 3/9/2020
Additional Orders Window for Materials 3/9/2020 – 3/27/2020
Additional Orders Window for Return Materials 3/9/2020 – 4/24/2020
Proctor Cache Available 3/16/2020
Prepare & Start Sessions 3/19/2020 – 4/17/2020
Mark Test Complete/Stop Session Deadline 4/17/2020
Deadline to schedule pick-up for paper-based scorable & non-scorable materials to Pearson 4/6/2020
Deadline to schedule pick-up for computer-based non-scorable materials to Pearson 4/20/2020
Student Test Update Deadline 5/4/2020
Test Administration CBT: 3/23/2020 – 4/17/2020
PBT: 3/23/2020 – 4/3/2020
ELA/Math Spring 2020
Registration Deadline for Materials 2/24/2020
Materials Due in District 4/6/2020
Additional Orders Window for Materials 4/6/2020 – 5/15/2020
Additional Orders Window for Return Materials 4/6/2020 – 6/12/2020
Proctor Cache Available 4/13/2020
Prepare & Start Sessions 4/16/2020 – 6/5/2020
Mark Test Complete/Stop Session Deadline 6/5/2020
Deadline to schedule pick-up for paper-based scorable & non-scorable materials to Pearson 5/27/2020
Deadline to schedule pick-up for computer-based non-scorable materials to Pearson 6/10/2020
Student Test Update Deadline 6/23/2020
Test Administration CBT: 4/20/2020 – 6/5/2020
PBT: 4/20/2020 – 5/22/2020
Social Studies Spring 2020
Registration Deadline for Materials 3/30/2020
Materials Due in District 4/20/2020
Additional Orders Window for Materials 4/20/2020 – 5/22/2020
Additional Orders Window for Return Materials 4/20/2020 – 6/12/2020
Proctor Cache Available 4/27/2020
Prepare & Start Sessions 4/30/2020 – 6/5/2020
Mark Test Complete/Stop Session Deadline 6/5/2020
Deadline to schedule pick-up for paper-based scorable & non-scorable materials to Pearson 6/3/2020
Deadline to schedule pick-up for computer-based non-scorable materials to Pearson 6/10/2020
Student Test Update Deadline 6/23/2020
Test Administration CBT: 5/4/2020 – 6/5/2020
PBT: 5/4/2020 – 5/29/2020