Welcome!

This portal is your source for information about Ohio’s Alternate Assessment for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities (AASCD).

Students and Families

Welcome!

This portal is your source for information about Ohio’s Alternate Assessment for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities (AASCD).

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  • Upcoming Systems Downtime

    The following systems will be down for maintenance and inaccessible beginning July 3 at 9:00PM through July 8:

    • Online Reporting System (ORS)
    • TA Certification Course
    • TA Practice Site

    The following systems will be available, with some limitations:

    • TIDE
      • Users cannot submit Rescore or Score Assigned to Wrong Student requests
      • Users cannot lookup or resolve discrepant records
    • Practice Test Site
      • Users can only log in under guest mode
      • Users will not be able to enter student credentials or session IDs

    We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For questions or concerns regarding these downtimes please contact the Ohio Help Desk at ohhelpdesk@air.org, 877-231-7809 option 2.

    Added July 2, 2018
  • Alternate Assessment Survey Closing

    The Alternate Assessment Survey will be closing this Friday, April 20, 2018. If you have feedback about the Spring 2018 Ohio Alternate Assessment or if you would like to become involved with the development of Ohio’s new alternate assessment, please complete the Alternate Assessment Survey by Friday, April 20, 2018. Your feedback is valuable and will be used to inform future policies and procedures for the AASCD.

    Added April 17, 2018
  • ORS Downtime

    On Friday, February 16, the Online Reporting System (ORS) will be down for maintenance from 8:00 a.m. until approximately 8:00 p.m. ORS will be inaccessible during this time.

    We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For questions or concerns regarding this downtime, please contact the Ohio Help Desk at ohhelpdesk@air.org, 877-231-7809 option 2.

    Added February 14, 2018
  • Spring 2018 AASCD Manuals Available

    The spring 2018 AASCD manuals are now available on the Alternate Assessment Portal. The AASCD Directions for Administration Manual outlines how teachers/test administrators should prepare for and administer the AASCD. All teachers, test administrators, and second raters should review the manual in advance of the test window. The AASCD Test Coordinator’s Manual outlines the responsibilities and procedures that district and building test coordinators are to follow for the AASCD.

    Added November 17, 2017
  • Released AASCD Tasks Available on Portal

    For the first time for the alternate assessment, tasks have been released from previous years’ administrations and are now available here: Released Tasks The released tasks are from all three gradebands (3-5, 6-8, and HS) and from all four subject areas (English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies). These tasks include the test booklet, response cards, and posters needed to practice administering the AASCD with students.

    Added August 9, 2017
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