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Atlanta, GA 30334
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Work Sampling System ®

The Work Sampling System provides observational assessment to systematically document children's skills, knowledge, behavior, and academic accomplishments in seven domains. This reliable program enables continual progress monitoring from multiple sources, documented through developmental guidelines, checklists, and portfolios. Ongoing assessment is summarized three times per year (fall, winter, spring) for each child in an easy-to-read report that families can understand and administrators can readily use.

The GaDOE is currently piloting the Work Sampling System for preschool-aged special education students in over 40 school districts. For more information about our pilot, please contact Jan E. Stevenson at 404-657-9965 OR