Child Assessment (PDF - 334 KB)
National Center on Child Care Quality Improvement (2012)
Explains the purpose of child assessment in school settings and provides assessment tools and resources.
Family Engagement and Ongoing Child Assessment (PDF - 2,150 KB)
The National Center on Parent, Family and Community Engagement (2013)
Discusses how learning and development assessments can be used in order to facilitate Head Start staff and parent partnerships.
Internet Resources on Commonly Used Assessment Tools
Massachusetts Child Care Resource & Referral Network (2017)
Provides age-specific tools that can be utilized to determine a child’s physical, cognitive, and emotional development.
Measurement Tools Highlighted on the CEBC
California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse (2017)
Provides access to topic-specific well-being assessments for children in the child welfare system
Mental Health Screening and Assessment Tools for Primary Care (PDF - 316 KB)
American Academy of Pediatrics (2012)
Describes assessment tools that can be utilized by primary care physicians to test child health and development, including information describing the assessment tool, its length, and its target age group.
Understanding and Choosing Assessments and Developmental Screeners for Young Children Ages 3 to 5: Profiles of Selected Measures (PDF - 1741 KB)
Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2011)
Translates into plain language technical information provided by instrument developers regarding the reliability of 8 commonly used child assessments and 10 developmental screening tools.
ZERO TO THREE
Promotes the healthy development of infants and toddlers by supporting and strengthening families, communities, and those who work on their behalf. Website includes tips and resources for parents as well as scholarly information and support for professionals.