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  • The 2017-2018 regional trainings have been postponed. We apologize for any inconvenience and will provide an update when the new training dates are confirmed.

    Added November 3, 2017
  • Recording of the Technology Requirements for Online Testing Training webinar is now available in the Resources section of the portal. Please visit the Resources section, select Training Materials and choose Webinars to access these materials.

    Added September 29, 2017
  • In order to prepare for the start of the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessment test window, which begins on September 26th, the systems that support test administration have scheduled maintenance periods that require system downtime. Please see the following maintenance periods for these systems, below:

    • TIDE will be down for maintenance beginning September 8th and will return online September 19th.
    • ORS will be down for maintenance beginning September 18th and will return online September 26th.
    • AIR Ways, AVA, and THSS will be down for maintenance beginning September 23rd and will return online September 26th.

    Added August 30, 2017
  • 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 July 26, 2017
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Welcome to the Vermont Comprehensive Assessment Program Portal. This site provides access to resources for the Smarter Balanced Assessments in Mathematics and English Language Arts/Literacy.