Advancing Assessment for Student Success

The Common Assessment Initiative will develop a Common Assessment System for the benefit of all California Community Colleges and their students. The Common Assessment System will contain test preparation, test delivery, test administration, data collection, and course placement guidance, and will use centralized and integrated technology solutions to support assessment and placement.

NEWS 3/12/15: CAS To Include Optional Multiple Measures, in the March issue of CCC Technology For Student Success News

NEWS 2/12/15: 2 Partners Selected For CCCAssess Development, in the February issue of CCC Technology For Student Success News

NEWS 12/11/14: Common Assessment System RFP Released

NEWS 11/13/14: CAI To Form Professional Development Group, in the November issue of CCC Technology For Student Success News

NEWS 10/17/14: Common Assessment, But Not For Common Placement, in the October issue of CCC Technology For Student Success News

NEWS 10/03/14: Recent CAI Steering Committee Minutes Posted

NEWS 9/17/14: CAI Plans Road Show, Responds To Feedback

NEWS 8/29/14: CCC Launches Priority Registration Campaign

NEWS 7/29/14: CCC Budget To Fund Systemwide Internet Upgrade

NEWS 7/16/14: CAI Reviews RFI, Forms Key Work Groups

NEWS 6/25/14: Colleges Get More Time To Implement CCCApply

NEWS 6/23/14Introducing CCC Technology For Student Success News

NEWS 6/16/14: CAI Leadership Selects Pilot Colleges

NEWS 5/7/14: Common Assessment To Create Statewide Platform

NEWS 4/14/14: CCC To Help More Students Earn Degrees

NEWS 4/11/14: CCC Initiatives On Tap At OTC 2014

NEWS 10/17/11: Two New Bills Will Save CCC Time And Money

NEWS 8/04/11: Tech>ology: Getting Smart About Data

NEWS 6/28/10: Tech>ology: Federated Identity–Part II

NEWS 1/21/10: Statewide Effort To Explore Benefits Of Centralized Assessment

This website will serve as the primary source of information to the public, and to California Community Colleges faculty, staff, and administrators about the progress of the initiative. 

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