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  • 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
  • The Data Entry Interface (DEI) is now open. Teachers Administering the Alternate (TEAs) may now use the DEI to complete the Learner Characteristics Inventory (LCI). Submission of the LCI is required for eligible students with significant cognitive disabilities prior to administering the following alternate assessments: Connecticut Alternate Assessment (CTAA) for English language arts and mathematics, the CMT Skills Checklist Science, and the CAPT Skills Checklist Science.

    Added December 13, 2016
  • The registration site for The 2017 Connecticut District Test Coordinator Workshops for Smarter Balanced, CMT/CAPT Science including Skills Checklist and The Connecticut Alternate Assessment is now open. These workshops are intended for District Test Coordinators only.  Additionally, districts are only allowed TWO attendees.  Please click here for training dates and registration information.

    Added December 8, 2016
  • 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
  • The practice and training tests will be down for maintenance this evening, October 13, after 5:00pm ET and will re-open October 14, after 5:00pm ET.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

    Added October 13, 2016
  • The Online Reporting System (ORS) will be down for maintenance Saturday, October 15 – Monday, October 17.

    Added October 11, 2016
  • TIDE will be down for maintenance September 24—October 5. Student information for the 2016—2017 school year will be available upon TIDE reopening October 6.

    Added September 20, 2016
  • Technology Requirements for Online Testing Training Webinar

    When? –Wednesday, September 28, 2016 from 2:15 – 3:00 p.m.

    Who should attend?

    This Technology Requirements webinar is intended for:

    • Technology Coordinators and
    • School staff responsible for preparing a school for online test administrations.

    What’s it all about?

    This webinar will provide an overview of:

    • the technology requirements needed for all computers and devices used for online testing,
    • information on secure browser installation, and
    • voice packs for text-to-speech.

    How do I register?

    Register for the webinar by clicking on the date below:

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

    Added September 12, 2016
  • New TIDE Training Webinar

    When? – Thursday, September 29, 2016 from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

    Who should attend?

    This TIDE Training Webinar is intended for:

    • District Administrators,
    • District and School Test Coordinators,
    • School Reporting Administrators,
    • Teachers,
    • Test Administrators, and
    • Teacher Alternates.

    What’s it all about?

    This webinar will provide an overview of how to navigate the new format and enhanced features of the Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) in preparation for the new system launch on October 6th.

    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 September 12, 2016
  • The secure browsers for the 2016—2017 school year are now available. It is required this version of the secure browser be downloaded for all 2016—2017 online test administrations.

    Added August 16, 2016
  • All systems will be down for maintenance Saturday, August 13 – Sunday, August 14. We apologize for any inconvenience.

    Added August 3, 2016
  • The Online Reporting System will be down for maintenance beginning July 25, 2016. The system will re-open when score reports are ready to be released. Updates on this release date will be provided in the Student Assessment Newsletter and the portal announcements.

    Added July 18, 2016

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