Thank you for your interest in working for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)!

NAEP is a continuing and nationally representative measure of trends in academic achievement of U.S. elementary and secondary students in various subjects. It is the largest continuing and nationally representative assessment of what our nation's students know and can do in select subjects. Teachers, principals, parents, policymakers, and researchers all use NAEP results to assess progress and develop ways to improve education in the United States. Read more about the assessment and its history at

Westat, one of the world’s leading providers of educational research, conducts NAEP on behalf of the U.S. Department of Education. Read more about Westat and its impact on research at

Westat is currently hiring for the "NAEP 2021" cycle. Take a look at the clips below of previous NAEP assessments to understand how staff typically administer NAEP in schools.

Interested in joining the team? Know someone else who would be a good fit? Enter contact information on the next few screens for yourself or a friend who should work for NAEP! We will email instructions on how to apply to you and your referrals within one business day.

If you have questions about the job before then, please contact the NAEP Recruitment Center at