Announcements

  • June 20, 2016 – Upcoming AIR Systems Summer Downtimes

    Monthly MaintenanceThe June monthly scheduled maintenance of all AIR systems (TIDE, TDS, ORS, IRV, AVA and THSS) begins on Friday, June 24 at 8 pm PT. All systems will be back online by Sunday, June 26 at 7:00 pm PT.  The next monthly maintenance for July will be the weekend of July 22-24.

     TDS The Test Delivery System (TDS) has a scheduled downtime from Friday, July 29 at 6:00 pm PT until Wednesday, August 3 at 6:00 PM PT to prepare for the upcoming school year.  TDS will be available again on Thursday, August 4 with the launch of the updated Assessment Viewer Application (AVA) and the return of the Smarter Balanced Practice and Training Tests and MSP Training Test on the WCAP portal.  As a reminder, the 2016-2017 Smarter Balanced Interims will be available on August 16 for the 2016-2017 school year.

    TIDE – The Test Engine Distribution Engine (TIDE) has a scheduled downtime from Thursday, July 21 at 3:00 PM PT until Monday, July 25 at 9:00 PM PT to prepare for the next school year.  TIDE will be available again on Tuesday, July 26 but not all features will be available.  For example, there will not be any students in TIDE under View Students.  Rosters can be created for students from last year, for ORS reporting purposes only.  Manage Users will be available.

    TIDE has a second scheduled downtime beginning on Thursday, August 11 at 5:00 pm PT-Sunday, August 14 at 9:00 pm PT.  On Monday, August 15 TIDE will have a redesigned look and will be fully open for the 2016-2017 school year.  More information about the TIDE redesign and any updated features will be available at the end of July.  Additional updates will be coming soon.

    ORS – The Online Reporting System (ORS) will have a scheduled downtime on Tuesday, July 19 to prepare for the deployment of MSP and Off Grade Science scores in ORS.  The scores will be available on Wednesday, July 20.  ORS will have another downtime on Monday, July 25 to deploy the Spring End of Course (EOC) scores in ORS.  Spring EOC scores will be available beginning on July 26.

    Added June 20, 2016
  • June 10, 2016 – TDS Downtime in Preparation for SY2016-2017

    The Test Delivery System (TDS) has a scheduled downtime from Friday, July 29 at 6:00 PM PT to Wednesday, August 3 at 6:00 PM PT to prepare for the next school year.  TDS will be available again on Thursday, August 4 with the launch of the Assessment View Application (AVA) and the return of the Practice and Training tests on the WCAP portal.

    As a reminder, the 2016-17 Interims will be available starting on August 16 for the 2016-17 school year.

    Added June 10, 2016
  • June 6, 2016 – Return of test booklets for End of Course tests to MI for scoring

    Please be sure to monitor your return schedule of all EOC test materials.  These booklets are needed to be retuned on the approved schedule to MI so that scoring is completed and score files and online reporting system score results are delivered in a timely manner. If you have any questions or run into any issues that would prevent you from returning your materials on schedule, contact the OSPI and MI helpdesks at: MIHelp@measinc.com; Assessment@k12.wa.us

    Added June 6, 2016
  • May 31, 2016 – TIDE rollover for SY2016-2017

    The Test Engine Distribution Engine (TIDE) has a scheduled downtime beginning on Thursday, July 21 at 3:00 PM PT-Monday, July 25 at 9:00 PM PT to prepare for the next school year.  TIDE will be available again on Tuesday, July 26 but not all features will be available.  For example, there will not be any students in TIDE under View Students.  Rosters can be created for students from last year, for ORS reporting purposes only.  Manage Users will be available.

    TIDE has a second scheduled downtime beginning on Thursday, August 11 at 5:00 pm PT-Sunday, August 14 at 9:00 pm PT.  On Monday, August 15 TIDE will have a redesigned look and will be fully open for the 2016-2017 school year.  More information about the TIDE redesign and any updated features will be available at the end of July.  Additional updates will be coming soon.

    Added May 31, 2016
  • May 17, 2016 – Upcoming AIR system downtime for May and June

    Friday, May 20-Sunday, May 22 – The May monthly scheduled maintenance of all AIR systems (TIDE, TDS, ORS, IRV, AVA and THSS) begins on Friday, May 20 at 8 pm PT. All systems will be back online by Sunday, May 22 at 7:00 pm PT.  The next monthly maintenance for June will be the weekend of June 24-26.

    Added May 17, 2016