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This site demonstrates the features that are available on the Portals created by Cambium Assessment, Inc. to access the Iowa ELPA21 assessment systems.

Recent Announcements

  • TIDE Offline for Fall Updates

    TIDE will be offline for scheduled updates from Thursday, October 29, 2020 through Friday October 30, 2020.

    The online Test Delivery System (TDS) and the Reporting System will be available while TIDE is offline. Users can still administer the Screener to students while TIDE is offline, if those students were added to TIDE prior to the TIDE shutdown.

    Added October 21, 2020
  • TIDE Will Be Offline for Updates

    TIDE will be offline for updates from Wednesday, October 28, 4:00 p.m. CT through Friday, October 30, 10 p.m. CT. The online Test Delivery System and the Reporting System will be available while TIDE is offline. Districts and schools can administer the Screener to students while TIDE is offline, if those students were added to TIDE prior to the TIDE downtime.

    Added October 16, 2020
  • Reminder: 2020-21 Secure Browser Must Be Installed on Desktop Devices by August 31, 2020

    All devices running Windows, MacOS, and Linux operating systems will need to be updated to the latest version of the Secure Browser by Saturday, August 31, 2020. After August 31, any older versions of the desktop Secure Browser will not be supported for ELPA21 Practice, Screener, or Summative tests.

    If you have any questions, please contact the Iowa ELPA21 Help Desk for assistance.

    Added August 12, 2020
  • 2020-21 Screener and Participation Reports Now Available

    The ELPA21 Screener and Participations Reports are now available (online, paper-pencil, and braille). The 2020-21 Screener resources have also been posted in the Resources section of the IA Portal. Please review the ELPA21 Screener Test Administration Manual and TA User Guide for guidance on administering online ELPA21 tests. Please be sure to download the latest version of the Secure Browser to ensure seamless Screener testing.

    If you have any questions, please contact the Iowa ELPA21 Help Desk for assistance.

    Added August 3, 2020
  • Updated User Guides and Resources for Upcoming Screener Administration

    Updated versions of the following Screener resources have been posted to the portal:

    • ELPA21 Kindergarten Screener FAQ
    • ELPA21 Screener Step 2 Speaking Scoring Document

    Additionally, updated versions of the following user guides and manuals have been posted:

    • ELPA21 Online Screener Test Administration Manual (TAM)
    • ELPA21 TA User Guide
    • ELPA21 DEI User Guide
    • ELPA21 TIDE User Guide
    • Reporting User Guide
    • ELPA21 Accessibility and Accommodations Manual
    • Technical Manuals for Setting up your Devices for Online Testing

    Be sure to contact the Iowa ELPA21 Help Desk if you have any questions.

    Added July 30, 2020
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Welcome!

This site demonstrates the features that are available on the Portals created by Cambium Assessment, Inc. to access the Iowa ELPA21 assessment systems.