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Brochures and Quick Guides

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Rosters are groups of students associated with a teacher in a particular school. Rosters typically represent entire classrooms in lower grades, or individual classroom periods in upper grades. This document provides instructions for how to create rosters in TIDE and in ORS.

This brochure provides instructions for how to extract participation reports for the CTAA and CMT/CAPT Skills Checklist Science Eligibility & Learner Characteristics Inventory (LCI) in TIDE. 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. Reviewing these participation reports can ensure teachers and administrators have registered students for either alternate assessment by tracking the LCI and Skills Checklist Science submissions.

This brochure provides a brief overview on how to manage student test settings in TIDE. Students’ embedded accommodations, non-embedded accommodations, and designated supports must be set in TIDE prior to test administration for these settings to be reflected in the Test Deliver System.

This brochure describes how to access the Data Entry Interface (DEI) to submit the CTAA, CMT/CAPT Skills Checklist Science, and Learner Characteristics Inventory (LCI). The submission of the LCI is required to confirm student eligibility and register the student for participation in alternate assessments prior to administration.

This document provides instructions on how to activate a test session for the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments using the Test Administration (TA) Interface.

This brochure provides a brief overview of user management in the Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) and how to log in to the system. School personnel will need to use TIDE account credentials to access all secure online systems used to administer Connecticut Comprehensive Assessment Program online assessments.

This brochure provides a quick overview of the basic system and software requirements needed to administer the online assessments for the Connecticut Comprehensive Assessment Program.

This brochure outlines the user roles and permissions for each secure online testing system used to administer the online assessments for the Connecticut Comprehensive Assessment Program. These systems include: Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE), Online Reporting System (ORS), Test Administrator (TA) Interface, Data Entry Interface (DEI), Teacher Hand Scoring System (THSS), Assessment Viewing Application (AVA), and AIR Ways.