Welcome!

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

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
  • Spring 2018 AASCD Test Window Closing Friday, April 13

    All AASCD testing must be concluded and all scores must be submitted into the Data Entry Interface (DEI) by Friday, April 13 at 11:59PM. There will be no extensions for any reason.

    Data Entry Interface
    Teachers (TEs), Test Administrators (TAs) and Second Raters (SRs) should complete score submission in a timely manner. Failure to submit scores in the DEI will result in no scores being reported. Optional scoring worksheets will not be scored.


    Pre-ID and Additional Order Windows Closing
    District personnel can place additional orders for TA Kits in TIDE through Wednesday, April 11. Student Pre-ID information can be added and edited through Friday, April 13.  

    Returning Alternate Assessment Materials
    Please follow the instructions provided in the Directions for Administration Manual (page 26-27) for repackaging the TA Kits and the Test Coordinator’s Manual (pages 15-18) for returning test materials and scheduling a UPS pickup if needed. All test materials must be shipped to Pel Hughes no later than Friday, April 20.

    Test Administration Survey
    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. Your feedback is valuable and will be used to inform future policies and procedures for the AASCD.

    Added April 6, 2018
  • TA Interface Downtime

    In preparation for the Ohio’s State Tests Spring 2018 administration, the TA Interface will be inaccessible for online testing from 8:00pm Friday, March 23 through 8:00pm Sunday, March 25. 

    During this time, the Data Entry Interface (DEI) will still be accessible for data entry of OELPA and AASCD student responses.  

    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 March 23, 2018
  • Alternate Assessment Survey Open

    We would like to invite you to submit feedback on your experience with the Spring 2018 AASCD. Please click on the link to complete the Alternate Assessment Survey. Your feedback is valuable and will be used to inform future policies and prodecures for the AASCD. Please share this survey with any who may have feedback or would like to participate in committees for the development of the alternate assessment.

    Added March 12, 2018
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