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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

  • Orders for Paper and Braille Summative Test Materials

    TIDE is now back online.

    The quantity of paper materials your district receives will be determined by the number of eligible students uploaded in TIDE who are marked as Paper Tester. Please upload all relevant student information and test settings to TIDE by Friday November 13, 2020 to ensure delivery to districts prior to the start of the Summative test window. Large Print and Braille materials can be ordered during the additional order window starting in January.

    An additional order window will open on Tuesday January 19, 2021 until Friday March 19, 2021. To place orders for additional Summative materials, please use the online ordering module in TIDE.

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

    Note:  Only students with IEPs or have religion-based technology prohibitions are eligible for Paper/Pencil forms.

    Added November 2, 2020
  • Orders for Paper and Braille Materials for the ELPA21 Summative Assessment

    TIDE is now back online, and the ELPA21 Summative Assessment window is open from February 1, 2021 through March 26, 2021.

    The quantity of paper and braille materials your district receives will be automatically calculated based upon the number of students uploaded in TIDE. Please upload all relevant student information to TIDE by November 13, 2020 to ensure delivery to districts prior to the start of the Summative test window.

    An additional order window will open on January 19, 2021 for orders consisting of paper, large print, and braille tests for any students who enrolled in your district after the November 13, 2020 cut-off for initial orders. Orders placed during the additional order window will be extracted and shipped daily.

    Added November 2, 2020
  • 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
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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.