Welcome!

Welcome to the Vermont Smarter Balanced Assessment Portal.  This site provides access to resources for the Smarter Balanced Assessments in Mathematics and English Language Arts/Literacy.

Recent Announcements

  • The Windows and Mac OSX secure browsers for the 2017—2018 school year is now available. This new version of the secure browser is required for all 2017-2018 online test administrations.

    Note: The secure browser for all desktop operating systems is available for download from the portal. Both iOS and Chrome secure browsers have been updated and are available at no cost in the App Store and in the Google Play Store, respectively.

    Added August 14, 2017
  • AIR System Hardware Upgrade—Systems Offline August

    AIR systems are undergoing a hardware upgrade from Friday, August 18 – Sunday, August 20, 2017. All systems (TIDE, TDS, ORS, AIR Ways, AVA) will be offline during this time.

    Added August 7, 2017
  • Reminder: All orders for paper materials should be placed in TIDE prior to the close of the order window. The paper materials order window closes on Friday, May 26th.

    Added May 24, 2017
  • New ORS Training Webinar

    When? – Tuesday, April 4, 2017, from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

    Who should attend?

    This ORS Training Webinar is intended for:

    • District Administrators,
    • District Test Coordinators,
    • School Test Coordinators, and
    • Teachers

    What’s it all about?

    This webinar will review how to navigate the Online Reporting System (ORS) in order to retrieve results from the 2016-2017 Smarter Balanced interim and summative assessments. The webinar will also cover roster management and printing individual student reports in the system.

    How do I register?

    Register for the webinar by clicking on the date below.

    After registering, a confirmation e-mail containing information about joining the webinar will be sent to the email address you provided during registration.

    Added March 14, 2017
  • In order to prepare for the launch of the spring 2017 Smarter Balanced summative assessments, the Test Delivery System (TDS) will be unavailable starting at 6:00 PM this evening, Friday, March 10th. The TDS will be available again in the morning on Tuesday, March 14th for the start of the summative assessment testing window. We apologize for any inconvenience.

    Added March 11, 2017
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Welcome!

Welcome to the Vermont Smarter Balanced Assessment Portal.  This site provides access to resources for the Smarter Balanced Assessments in Mathematics and English Language Arts/Literacy.