Download Accessibility Guide
This Online Accessibility Tools User Guide for district and school assessment administrators and technology coordinators provides the necessary information to prepare students for the Spring 2023 Maine Science Assessment.
The online administration of the Maine Science Assessment will be delivered by the Maine Department of Education (MDOE) using the Assessment Delivery and Management (ADAM) platform. ADAM features a range of on-screen tools that enhance the accessibility of the online assessments for all students, including those who require visual, auditory, and attention focus supports.
This guide describes the accessibility features used for the Spring 2023 Maine Science Assessment. It also provides a brief tutorial on how to locate and use each tool within the assessment platform.
This document is part of a suite of guides and manuals available through Maine DOE for the Spring 2023 Maine Science Assessment, including:
- Accessibility Guide
- ADAM Platform User Guide
- Assessment Administration Manuals,
one each for grade 5, grade 8, and high school
- Device, System, and Lockdown Browser Installation Guide
- Principal and Assessment Coordinator Manual
- Proctor User Guide
- Quick Guide – Starting Your Maine Science Assessment
- Download Key Dates
- Score Interpretation Guide
- Reporting Platform Guide
If questions arise, or if any situation occurs that could cause any part of the science assessment administration to be compromised, Assessment Administrators should contact Krista Averill, Assessment Coordinator at the Maine Department of Education, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 207-215-6528.
If, after reading this guide, you still need assistance, contact the Maine Science Support Desk at: https://mescience.zendesk.com.