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Accepting Applications for the Innovative Assessment Stakeholder Committee (May 23, 2019) /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Signed-Memo_Innovative-Assessment-Stakeholder-Committee-Recruitment_20190523.pdf
This memo provides information about recruitment for the Innovative Assessment Stakeholder Committee.
Monitoring Statewide Assessment Participation Rates (May 17, 2019) /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Memo_Monitoring-Statewide-Assessment-Participation-Rates_05172019.pdf

This memo provides information on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), Section 1111 (b)(2)(B) requiring all students in tested grades to participate in the statewide assessments administered in each state.

Accepting Applications for Summer 2019 Hawaii State Alternate Assessment (HSA-Alt) Committees (May 16, 2019) /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Memo_HSA-Alt-Summer-2019-Committees_Signed_05162019.pdf

This memo provides information about recruitment for the Summer 2019 HSA-Alt Data Review and Standard Setting Committees.

Assessment Monitoring Site Visits (January 22, 2019) /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Memo-Jan-22-2019-Assessment-Monitoring-Site-Visits.pdf

This memo provides information about the assessment monitoring site visits conducted during statewide assessment testing windows to observe test administrators and to gather information from school test coordinators about state assessment administration training, management, and practices.

Seal of Biliteracy Avant Online Assessments Training (December 17, 2018) /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Seal-of-Biliteracy-Avant-Online-Assessments-Training-121718.pdf
This memo provides information on the virtual training of the Avant online assessments for test coordinators and test administrators in January 2019. 
This memo provides information about the annual English Language Proficient (ELP) assessment window for School Year 2018-19. 
This memo provides information about the required assessments for SY 2018-2019; criteria for students who must participate in the required assessments; and information about embedded and non-embedded accessibility features for all assessments.
ACCESS for ELL 2.0 Online Assessment Traning (October 19, 2018) /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/WIDA-training-memo.pdf
This memo provides information about the ACCESS for English Language Learners (ELL) 2.0 Online Assessment Training. 
December 2018 Common Core Aligned Mathematics Cluster Review Committees (October 18, 2018) /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Dec-2018-Math-Cluster-Item-Review-Memo_102218.pdf
This memo provides information about the December 2018 Common Core Aligned Mathematics Cluster Review Committees.
New Test Coordinators and KA'EO Training (September 24, 2018) /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Oct18_New_TC_and_KAEO_Training_Memo.pdf
This memo provides information about the October 2018 Training for New Test Coordinators and KA'EO Training.
This memo provides information about the 2017-2018 Smarter Balanced Assessment Family Reports.
This memo provides information about Accessibility and Accommodations Training for SPED Educators. 
This memo provides information about the September 2018 district trainings for the Hawaii Statewide Assessments.
SY 2018-2019 Testing Windows (May 31, 2018) /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/SY2018-2019-HSAP-memo.pdf

This memo provides the School Year 2018-2019 testing windows for the Smarter Balanced Assessments, Hawaii State Science Assessments, Hawaii State Alternate Assessments, Hawaiian Language Assessments, End-of-Course Exams, College Admissions Exam, WIDA Access for ELLs 2.0, and NAEP Assessments.

Assessment Viewing Application User Guide 2018-2019 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/AVA_ProductGuide_2018-2019.pdf

This user guide supports users of the Assessment Viewing Application (AVA). AVA is a component of the Online Testing System that allows authorized users to view the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments including both the Interim Comprehensive Assessments and the Interim Assessment Blocks.

Crosswalk of Accessibility Features Across State Assessments in Hawai‘i 2018-2019 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Crosswalk-of-Accessibility-Features-Across-State-Assessments-in-Hawaii_18-19.pdf

This document is intended to inform the selection and administration of universal tools, designated supports, and accommodations on statewide assessments. This document is supported by the respective Test Administration Manuals for each of the assessments.

ELA Interim Assessment Blocks Blueprint /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/ELA-Interim-Assessment-Blocks-Blueprint_17-18.pdf

This document summarizes the ELA/literacy Interim Assessment Blocks available at each grade level.

Guide to Navigating the Online HSAP Administration 2018-2019 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/TA_Nav_Guide_2018-2019.pdf
Updated February 21, 2019

This user guide provides instructions on how to use the online system applications, including the Test Administration Site and Student Testing Site.

Guidelines for Choosing TTS or Read Aloud Accommodations (2018-2019) /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Guidelines-for-Choosing-TTS-or-Read-Aloud-Accommodations.pdf

This document describes the guidelines for choosing the text-to-speech or read aloud accommodation for reading passages on the ELA/Literacy Summative and Interim Assessments for students with disabilities.

HSAP Systems User Roles and Access 2018–2019 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/HSAP_User_Roles_and_Access_2018-2019.pdf

This document indicates which users can access the features and tasks within each HSAP system.

HSAP TIDE User Guide 2018-2019 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/TIDE_User_Guide_2018-2019.pdf
Updated May 14, 2019
HSAP TIDE Quick Guide 2018-2019 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/TIDE-Quick-Guide_2018-2019.pdf
Quick Guide to Monitoring Test Progress in TIDE /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Quick-Guide-to-Monitoring-Test-Progress-in-TIDE.pdf
Updated May 14, 2018

This user guide provides full instructions on using the TIDE system, including navigating and entering data into TIDE.

The Quick Guide provides a brief overview of the steps for activating your TIDE account, logging into TIDE, and adding user accounts (if allowed).

The Quick Guide to Monitoring Test Progress in TIDE provides a brief overview of the steps to generate reports to monitor individual student and subgroup participation and school summary percent participation.

Instructions for Using Embedded Glossaries 2018-2019 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Instructions-for-using-Embedded-Glossaries_HI.pdf

This document provides instructions for Test Administrators and students to access the embedded glossaries.

Interim Assessments Fact Sheet 2018-2019 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Interim-Assessments-Fact-Sheet_2018-2019.pdf

This document contains an overview of the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments that will be administered.

Mathematics Interim Assessment Blocks Blueprint /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Math-Interim-Assessment-Blocks-Blueprint_17-18.pdf

This document summarizes the mathematics Interim Assessment Blocks available at each grade level.

The Online Calculators in the Test Delivery System Manual is a quick reference guide for the online Desmos Calculators.

The Full Desmos Calculators User Guide includes detailed information about each of the functions in the Desmos Calculators.

The Four Function Calculator will be available online for the Grade 6 Smarter Balanced Mathematics Assessments; the Scientific Calculator will be available for Grades 7 and 8; and the Scientific, Graphing, and Regression Calculator will be available for Grade 11.

Smarter Balanced and HSA Science Parent Information Booklet (English) 2018-2019 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/HI-Smarter-Balanced-and-HSA-Science-PIB-2018-19.pdf

The Parent Information Booklet (PIB) includes information for the grades 3–8 and 11 Smarter Balanced ELA/Literacy and Mathematics Assessments and the grades 4 and 8 Hawaii State Science Assessments. Printed copies of the PIBs will be delivered to each school at the begining of 2019. The number of English and translated PIBs provided to each school is based on the language spoken at home as indicated in Infinite Campus.

This Parent Information Booklet (PIB) in English was also available in 14 languages (not archived). One translated PIB for identified ELL students whose parents have indicated their home language is a language other than English in the eSIS home language file was also shipped to each school in January 2019.

Smarter Balanced and HSA Science Parent Letters (English) 2018–2019 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/2018-2019-Smarter-Balanced-HSA-Science-Parent-Letters-English.docx

Participation and non-participation letters that schools may send to parents along with the Parent Information Booklet about the grades 3-8 and 11 Smarter Balanced ELA/Literacy and Mathematics Assessments and the grades 4 and 8 Hawaii State Science Assessments are available in English and 14 translated languages (not archived).

These parent letters are Word documents that can be edited by school level staff members. Edits may include a school’s testing schedule, principal’s signature, and school phone number. If a student is included in two populations, e.g., IDEA-eligible and Home/Hospital Instruction, a customized parent letter can be created by inserting the appropriate text from the parent letter for each of these two populations.

Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments Test Administration Guide 2018-2019 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Interim-Assessments-TAG_2018-2019.pdf

This guide provides an overview of how to prepare for and administer the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments.

Smarter Balanced Summative Test Administration Manual 2018-2019 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Smarter-Balanced-Summative-TAM_2018-2019.pdf
Updated March 29, 2019

This manual includes information about policies and procedures for Test Administrators, Test Coordinators, and others involved in test administration.

Individual forms from the TAM appendices related to test administration may be found on the Smarter Balanced Test Administration Forms page on the Smarter Balanced portal site.

Usability, Accessibility, and Accommodations Guidelines 2018-2019 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Usability-Accessibility-and-Accommodations-Guidelines_18-19.pdf

These guidelines present the current universal tools, designated supports, and accommodations adopted by the Smarter Balanced states to ensure valid assessment results for all students taking its assessments.