The assessment world is always evolving—new theories, ideas, and approaches are regularly introduced. How can educators create and maintain an assessment environment that truly measures student achievement? The key is having a stable strategy that follows a continuous improvement cycle. This article demystifies the assessment development cycle and provides key items to consider while you are developing assessments. Includes a checklist containing questions to explore when you are choosing and assessment development partner, as well as access to the recorded webinar of the same name.