Mississippi Alternate Assessment of Extended Curriculum Frameworks (MAAECF)

The Mississippi Alternate Assessment of Extended Curriculum Frameworks (MAAECF) for students with significant cognitive disabilities (SCD) is part of the Mississippi Statewide Assessment System. It is designed to assess the educational performance of students with disabilities who cannot participate in the general education curriculum, even with accommodations. Students in grades 3–8 and 12 who meet the state’s three SCD criteria are eligible to participate in the MAAECF.


Publications include the Teacher Resource Guide, MECF Clarification Guides, and the Assessment View System Guide.

Planning Resources include the Best Practice Timeline, Instructional Planning Tool, Historical Objective Tracking Form, Planning Resource Guides.

Portfolio Forms include Ethics in Data Collection, Progress Determination, Media Permission Forms, and all evidence cover sheets.

Other required forms include the Student Correction Form, Transfer Form, and all other forms that require submission by the Special Education Director and/or District Test Coordinator.

Training Resources includes all of the links for the online training modules for veteran teachers and district administrators.  It also includes links to all of the power points and hand outs.

Schedule of Events

  • August 2013-MAAECF Data Collection Begins
  • September 2013 – MAAECF Training for NEW Teachers.
  • December 2013 – AVS Opens (Exact day TBA)
  • December 20, 2013 – Deadline for Baseline Data Collection
  • January – AVS Training for NEW Teachers. Registration dates TBA.
  • February 7, 2014 – Deadline for upload of Baseline Data to AVS.
  • March 31, 2014 – Deadline for Final Data Collection
  • April 7, 2014 – Deadline for upload of Final Data to AVS

Measured Progress Help Desk



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