Recent Announcements

  • 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
  • TIDE will be down for maintenance this evening, March 10, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm EST. We apologize for any inconvenience.

    Added March 10, 2017
  • THSS and AIR Ways Training Webinar

    When?

    Wednesday, February 1, 2017, from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

    Who should attend?

    This THSS and AIR Ways Training Webinar is intended for district- and school-level users who intend to administer the interim assessments.

    What’s it all about?

    This webinar will provide an overview of how to navigate the Teacher Hand Scoring System (THSS) and the new AIR Ways Reporting system. The THSS allows Scorers to score item responses that require human scoring on both Interim Comprehensive Assessment (ICA) and the Interim Assessment Block (IAB). AIR Ways provides student performance reports for interim assessments. This system offers more reporting features and greater access to item level data that is not available through the Online Reporting System (ORS). AIR Ways provides access to item level data in addition to individual and group data.

    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 January 17, 2017
  • Smarter Balanced Regional Training Workshops are being held this week. If you are attending a workshop you can download the presentation to use as a resource. All available training modules can be found in the Training Materials resource folder.

    Added October 12, 2016
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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.