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Recent Announcements

  • Registration is now open for the October 2019 Test Coordination Training for NEW Smarter Balanced and HSA Science (NGSS) Test Coordinators. Please click the button on the right-hand side of the Smarter Balanced home page to access the online registration form, or click here to access the form directly. Full information about the training can be found in the official HIDOE announcement memo here.

    Added September 19, 2019
  • Test administrators are required to complete the revised online TA Certification Course for the 2019-20 school year in order to administer statewide assessments, including the Smarter Balanced and NGSS Interim Assessments. The revised course requires the TA's to answer at least 8 out of 10 questions correctly in order to be certified. Test coordinators, test administrators, and teachers may log in and access the course by clicking here (login required), or by clicking on the Online TA Certification Course button found on the Training Sites section of this portal.

    Added August 13, 2019
  • The TIDE, ORS, and AIRWays Reporting systems are back online for the 2019-2020 school year. As part of the TIDE system roll-over for the new school year, all HSAP system user passwords in TIDE have been cleared, and all HIDOE employee TIDE logins (except Charter school user logins) have been updated to reflect the new email format, employeeID#@k12.hi.us. Charter school user logins have not changed and will remain in their existing format. Please review the instructions in this PDF document to create a new password for the 2019-2020 school year. All users who had access to HSAP systems in 2018-2019 will continue to have access this year, although users are required to reset their password. If a user should no longer have an account, (i.e., users who transferred, retired, or are no longer administering a test) their school test coordinator should follow the process outlined in the TIDE User Guide to remove their system access to prevent unauthorized access to student information.

    Added August 13, 2019
  • The updated Secure Browser for Hawaii SY 2019-2020 assessments is now available for all supported operating systems via the HSAP Secure Browsers page: https://alohahsap.org/secure-browsers.stml.

    Added July 24, 2019
  • The Hawaii Statewide Assessment Program, School Year 2019–2020 testing window dates are now available. Full information about the testing windows can be found in the official HIDOE announcement memo available here and also posted on the Hawaii DOE Memos resources page.

    Added June 7, 2019
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