Connecticut Alternate Assessment Updates Overview VideoOct 5, 2022
During this brief overview, topics such as the 2022-23 assessment window, teacher training, and processes for submitting the Connecticut Alternate Assessment Eligibility Form for students that qualify for the academic alternate assessments are discussed.
2022 Performance Matters Forum RegistrationSep 26, 2022
As a reminder, The 2022 Performance Matters Forum is scheduled for Thursday, October 13, 2022. This year’s conference will once again feature “curated roundtables” for discussions on topics such as assessment, talent strategies, college and career readiness, student and family engagement, school climate, multilingual learners, and curriculum development all with an eye toward improving outcomes through equity. Register now!
2022-23 Connecticut Alternate Assessment System Training for TEAs Now Available!Sep 19, 2022
The required, online Connecticut Alternate Assessment System Training is now available on the Connecticut Comprehensive Assessment Program Portal for teachers who have the primary responsibility for assessing students in Grades 3 – 8 and 11 on the Connecticut Alternate Assessment System.
2022-2023 TIDE Go-LiveAug 29, 2022
The Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) is now open for the 2022-2023 school year. All users who have not already done so will need to complete the steps listed in this announcement to create a new password and gain access to TIDE. Please reset your password at your earliest convenience.
Recruitment for Smarter Balanced Virtual Math Educator Item Review Meeting on October 17-20, 2022Aug 29, 2022
Are you a CT public school math educator or specialist who teaches or has experience with teaching in grades 3-8? Smarter Balanced is once again seeking educators to participate in a virtual Math Educator Committee Item Review on October 17-20, 2022.
2022-2023 Secure Browser Now AvailableAug 10, 2022
The updated 2022-2023 Secure Browser and installation materials are now available for download on the Connecticut Assessment Program portal! Additionally, for 2022-23, the Technology Resource page will host all technical documentation directly within the portal in the Technology Guide.
Chrome OS Version 99 Now Supported for Online TestingMar 31, 2022
Devices running Chrome operating system versions 91-99 are now supported for secure online testing.
New NGSS Interim AssessmentsJan 20, 2022
There are now 111 NGSS Interim Assessment clusters and standalone items across all three grade bands! Previously offered NGSS Interim Assessments have also been re-named to align with the names of the new assessments. For more information on the NGSS Interim Assessments now offered for each grade band, please see the updated Next Generation Science Standards Interim Assessment Quick Guide. This guide also includes information on viewing, administering, and accessing the results from the NGSS Interims
Recruitment for Smarter Balanced Virtual Math Educator Review Meeting on January 31-February 4, 2022Jan 5, 2022
Are you a CT public school math educator or specialist who teaches or has experience with teaching in grades 3-8? Smarter Balanced is once again seeking educators to participate in a virtual Math Educator Committee Item Review and Achievement Level Descriptor review on January 31-February 4, 2022.