• The accountability and assessment department works with school administrators, school staff members, teachers, the technology department, and school test coordinators to fully implement the Virginia State Assessment Program and the school division’s local assessment program.  Some functions of this office include the development of test implementation protocols and assistance to schools before, during, and after testing.  This department also analyzes, interprets, and reports student achievement data while disseminating and adhering to state testing policies and guidelines.  The department of accountability and assessment also supports areas of student achievement such as, talented and gifted programs, library media programs, school counseling programs, core instructional programs, summer school, new employee programs, and manages student disciplinary appeals.