Progress Monitoring

Progress monitoring is a scientifically based practice that is used to assess students’ academic performance and evaluate the effectiveness of instruction. Progress monitoring can be implemented with individual students or an entire class. To meet the challenges of implementing effective progress monitoring, the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) has funded the National Center on Student Progress Monitoring.  The Center's mission is to provide technical assistance to states and districts and disseminate information about progress monitoring practices proven to work in different academic content areas (Gr. K-5) by:

  • Raise knowledge and awareness by forming partnerships and communicating with States, districts, associations, technical assistance providers, institutions  of higher education, and other interested groups;
  • Provide implementation support for using and sustaining proven progress monitoring practices to States and districts; and
  • Provide for national dissemination by developing resources and supporting on-going information sharing through advanced web services, regional meetings, and a national conference.