Subject: MAP-A Registration and ProFile
Source: Julia LePage, Interim Director, Effective Practices
Intended Audience: Special Education Directors, Test Coordinators, School
personnel who administer the MAP-A
Date: October 10, 2007
The MAP-A registration window is open until October 31, 2007. Please be sure
to register all students who are eligible for the MAP-A. A letter was
recently sent to each district MAP-A Coordinator with the user id and
password for the district.
Additionally, the 2007-08 version of ProFile is now available with a link on
the DESE website. This year ProFile is available in the downloadable version
(just as in previous years) and a new web-based version. Both versions are
also available on the Measured Progress website. There are advantages and
disadvantages to each version, so teachers should try each version prior to
the administration period which starts in January 2008.
The new web-based version is more portable than the downloadable version. It
can be accessed from any computer with internet access.
However, there are certain functions that work differently in the web-based
version than they do in the downloadable version, so it is advisable to
print and read the manual before attempting to use this version. The forms
are the same in both versions. As with the downloadable version, all
questions should be referred to John Cunningham, whose contact information
is listed in the MAP-A manual and on the ProFile information on the website
for Measured Progress. It is preferable that you send John an e-mail if you
have problems. He does not have voice mail but will answer the phone if he
You may access the web-based ProFile version at the web address below or
through the DESE Assessment portion of the website. For any further
information, please contact Lin Everett in Assessment at 573-526-4295.