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Development for
Curriculum Personnel 
and Teachers


Classroom Assessment Using 
Proficiency Scales

Assessment Literacy:
Assessment Types

Assessment Literacy:
Creating Reliable and Valid Classroom Assessments
to Proficiency Scales

Using Classroom Assessment 
Data to Inform Instruction

Customized Assessment

Custom Consulting and

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Led by Dr. Robert Marzano, the assessment team at the Center for Competency-Based  Education provides assessment consulting and evaluation services tailored to meet your specific needs. We spend time understanding your needs and co-develop a scope of work to define the project parameters. Our assessment team will then deliver on that work, providing your system the peace of mind that your assessments effectively align with your competency-based goals.

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Guided Implementation of the Marzano Growth Calculator 

How to set up a system-wide classroom assessment
approach aligned to proficiency scales.

Analysis of the reliability and validity of school-wide and
district-wide assessments (i.e. correlational studies.
Correlating student scores on classroom assessments with their scores on large-scale, end-of-year and interim

Examples of Projects the Center Team Can Provide

Evaluation of Existing Common/Benchmark Assessments:

Alignment of existing assessments to
proficiency scales

Item validity analysis, feedback, revision

Classroom assessmentreliability calculation

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The Marzano Growth Calculator

One of our premier LMS tools is available for free!

No more waiting for state test results to accurately gauge student growth, when it's too late for meaningful intervention. Calculate reliabilities of teacher-created classroom assessments in a single classroom or across multiple classrooms.

Watch the Tutorial

Take a tour of the Marzano Growth Calculator and learn everything you need to know from creating a free account to comparing test reliabilities across multiple classrooms.

We want to hear about your vision and show you how Empower can support it.


Student Learning

Using Classroom Assessments

A Transfomations in Testing

By Robert J. MarzanoEmpower Learning

Read the White Paper by
Dr. Robert Marzano

Dig into the research and theory that underlies this novel approach to determining mastery.

Get Personal Support from
Dr. Marzano Himself

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