MAAP ELA and Math Item Writing Workshop set for Feb. 22-24; Apply by Dec. 15

The Office of Student Assessment (OSA) is seeking a list of qualified participants for a MAAP Item Writing Workshop (IWW) set for Feb. 22-24. Deadline to apply is noon on Wednesday, Dec. 15.

The Item Writing Workshop will be for English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics teachers. Participants will be chosen based on experience in the following content areas: ELA Grades 3-8, English II, Mathematics Grades 3-8, and Algebra I.

The purpose of the MAAP Item Writing Committee Meeting is to aid in the development of field test items for Spring of 2023.

Participants must:

  1. Have a valid license and an appropriate endorsement in English Language Arts (ELA) or Mathematics.
  2. Be employed by a Mississippi Public School District.
  3. Be present all three days.

Travel (including lodging if you live more than 75 miles from Jackson, Mississippi) and substitute teacher reimbursement will be covered by Questar Assessments, Inc.

If you feel you meet these requirements, please complete the interest survey at  by Wednesday December 15, 2021 at 12 p.m.  If you are selected, you will be notified by the Office of Student Assessment and/or Questar with more detailed information regarding report times and locations.

For more information, contact Libby Cook, MAAP Program Coordinator,