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Welcome to the Connecticut Comprehensive Assessment Program Portal.  This site provides access to resources for the Smarter Balanced Assessments in Mathematics and English Language Arts/Literacy, CMT/CAPT Science Assessments, and the Alternate Assessment.

Recent Announcements

  • As a reminder: For Windows users, if your school has NeoSpeech voice packs installed on your computers used for the Connecticut Comprehensive Assessments with Text-to-Speech, you will need to renew your NeoSpeech voice pack licenses.

    Note: Schools do not need to re-install the voice pack software, only the licenses. To ensure that your computer’s voice packs continue to function as expected, please download the updated licenses in TIDE under General Resources > Download Voice Pack and transfer the licenses to the appropriate license folders on Windows machines following the instructions available in the Updating the NeoSpeech Licenses document. On May 3, 2017, the current license for the Julie voice packs will expire.

    Added May 2, 2017
  • The test window for the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Assessment Pilot is from May 1st to May 26th. For participating districts, several resources are now available. These resources are appropriate for schools that were randomly selected for the pilot and also for those that volunteered to participate. These resources include:

    Thank you for your cooperation in developing a high-quality science assessment that will raise the bar for science learning for all Connecticut students. Please contact the AIR Help Desk at 844-202-7583 with any technical questions about the NGSS Assessment Pilot. For general questions about the NGSS Assessment Pilot, please contact the Connecticut State Department of Education.

    Added April 24, 2017
  • The last day to order Large Print and Braille materials for CMT and CAPT Science is Friday, April 21, 2017. All of the student responses for Large Print and Braille science assessments have to be entered into the Data Entry Interface (DEI) by Friday, April 28, 2017 11:59 PM EST. The secure paper materials used for testing Large Print and Braille students must be shipped back to Measurement Incorporated by Friday, May 5, 2017. If you need assistance in returning your materials, please call the Connecticut Help Desk at 1.844.202.7583 or email at cthelpdesk@air.org.

    Added April 17, 2017
  • The updated Smarter Balanced Mathematics and English Language Arts (ELA) practice and training tests are now available. Students and Test Administrators can access these tests via the practice and training test icon. Updated practice test scoring guides tests have also been posted to the portal.

    Added March 1, 2017
  • AIR Ways Training Webinar

    When? Wednesday, November 9, 2016 from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

    Who should attend?

    This AIR Ways Training Webinar is intended for district- and school-level users who intend to administer the interim assessments. The AIR Ways system provides teachers/users with access to interim assessment data.

    What’s it all about?

    This webinar will provide an overview of how to navigate the new AIR Ways Reporting system that provides student performance reports for interim assessments. This system offers more reporting features and greater access to item level data that is not available through the Online Reporting System (ORS). AIR Ways provides access to item level data in addition to individual and group data.

    How do I register?

    Register for the webinar by clicking on the date below.

    After registering, a confirmation e-mail containing information about joining the webinar will be sent to the email address you provided during registration.

    Added October 26, 2016
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Welcome!

Welcome to the Connecticut Comprehensive Assessment Program Portal.  This site provides access to resources for the Smarter Balanced Assessments in Mathematics and English Language Arts/Literacy, CMT/CAPT Science Assessments, and the Alternate Assessment.