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Understanding AIR Ways Brochure /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT_Understanding-AIR-Ways_Brochure.pdf
Updated November 05, 2018
This brochure provides a brief overview of the steps for logging in to AIR Ways, the reports available to TEs, and how to preview items in a report. AIR Ways reports provide student performance data for a particular interim assessment or set of interim assessments.
Managing Student Test Settings /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT_Student-Test-Settings_Brochure.pdf
Updated February 27, 2019
This brochure provides a brief overview on how to manage student test settings in TIDE. Students’ embedded accommodations, non-embedded accommodations, and designated supports must be set in TIDE prior to test administration for these settings to be reflected in the online test delivery system.
User Role Permissions for Secure Online Systems /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT_User_Role_Permissions_for_Secure_Online_Systems.pdf
Updated September 17, 2018
This brochure outlines the user roles and permissions for each secure online testing system used to administer the online assessments for the Vermont Comprehensive Assessment Program. These systems include: Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE), Online Reporting System (ORS), Test Administrator (TA) Interface, Assessment Viewing Application (AVA), and AIR Ways.
Accessing TIDE Brochure /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT_Accessing-TIDE_Brochure.pdf
Updated September 17, 2018
This brochure provides a brief overview of user management in the Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) and how to log in to the system. District and school personnel will need to use TIDE account credentials to access all secure online systems used to administer Vermont Comprehensive Assessment Program online assessments.
How to Activate a Test Session for Summative Assessments /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT_Summative-Test-Session_Brochure_RG022619.pdf
Updated February 27, 2019
 This document provides instructions on how to activate a test session for the Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments or the Vermont Science Assessment (VTSA) in the TA Interface. 
How to Activate a Test Session: Interim Assessments /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT_Interim-Test-Session_Brochure.pdf
Updated September 27, 2018
This document provides a quick step-by-step of how to start a test session for the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments, including the interim blocks.  It includes a complete list of all interim test labels as they appear in the Test Administrator (TA) Interface.
Technology Coordinator Brochure /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT_Technology_Brochure_2018-2019.pdf
This brochure provides a quick overview of the basic system and software requirements needed to administer the online tests.
Monitoring Test Progress: Test Status Code Report and Test Completion Rates /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT_Monitoring-Test-Progress_Brochure_RG012819.pdf
Updated February 27, 2019

This document provides instructions for generating Test Status Code Reports and Test Completion Rates in TIDE. Either report may be used by school- and district-level users to monitor test progress for the following assessments in the Vermont Comprehensive Assessment Program: Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments, Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments (IABs and ICAs), and Vermont Science Assessment (VTSA).