Update Student Devices to iPadOS 17.1Nov 30, 2023
Student iPad devices must be updated to iPadOS 17.1 due to critical fixes released by Apple.
Fall 2023 CTAS Materials ReprintNov 3, 2023
This announcement contains information regarding the Fall 2023 reprint of the CTAS assessment materials.
Office Hours: Focusing on Connecticut Alternate Assessment of English Language Proficiency (CAAELP)Oct 31, 2023
The Performance Office will be conducting an office hours on the Connecticut Alternate Assessment of English Language Proficiency (CAAELP) via webinar on November 15, 2023 from 1:00-2:00 pm EST.
The required, annual, online Connecticut Alternate Assessment System Training is now live!Sep 21, 2023
Sessions can be accessed as many times as needed. Teachers must complete and pass the associated quiz to attain trained status for administration of the CTAA and CTAS. After completing the quiz, print and save the certificate of completion. Click for more information.
Registration is Open for the 2023 Performance Matters Forum (PMF)Sep 20, 2023
The PMF is a half-day conference that will be held on October 12, 2023, at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. An opening plenary will start at 8:30. Three concurrent sessions will begin at 9:30 and end at 1:00 p.m. The conference program flier is on the PMF website. There is no cost to attend the PMF but registration is required. Complete the simple registration form today! This year’s conference features sessions on a wide range of topics, including assessment, talent strategies, college and career readiness, student and family engagement, school climate, and English learners/multilingual learners, all with an eye toward improving outcomes through equity. A special thanks to our district partners for submitting sessions highlighting their work in schools and programs across Connecticut.
2023-2024 Secure Browser Now AvailableJun 23, 2023
The updated 2023-2024 Secure Browser and installation materials are now available for download on the Connecticut Assessment Program portal!
Updated SecureBrowser to Resolve the SecureBrowser Problems on ChromeOS DevicesOct 31, 2022
Cambium Assessment (CAI) and Google released an updated SecureBrowser on Oct. 29 to resolve the SecureBrowser not loading or not initializing on ChromeOS devices. Please use the Google Admin Console to ensure this update has been pushed out to all your devices. Please contact the Helpdesk (1.844.202.7583) for any questions.
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!
2022-2023 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.