Welcome, Students and Parents!

This portal is your access point for Iowa ELPA21 tools and resources.

Welcome, Students and Parents!

This portal is your access point for Iowa ELPA21 tools and resources.

Announcements

  • AIR Name Changed to Cambium Assessment, Inc. (CAI)

    Due to a recent acquisition, American Institutes for Research (AIR) has been re-named to Cambium Assessment Inc. (CAI). As a result, this portal and related resources have been updated so that references to AIR have been updated to reference CAI. CAI will continue to provide the TDS, DEI, TIDE, and Reporting systems and also its existing Help Desk contact channels, and there will be no interruptions in services.

    Additionally, URLs ending in airast.org have been transitioned to URLs ending in cambiumast.com. If you have portal resources bookmarked on your web browser or linked elsewhere, URLs ending in airast.org will continue to re-direct to the newest URLs for several months. However, we encourage our users to update their bookmarks to the newest cambiumast.com URL at their earliest convenience.

    Added June 15, 2020
  • ELPA21 Summative Results Now Available

    The 19-20 ELPA21 Summative results are now available in the Reporting system. If you have any questions about the results or viewing reports in the Reporting system, please refer to the Reporting User Guide under resources on the portal or contact the Iowa ELPA21 Help Desk

    Added May 15, 2020
  • Training Modules for 2018 ELPA21 Summative

    This is a reminder that the complete training modules for Iowa educators will soon be located at AEA Learning Online.  Resources located in this portal, including PowerPoint training materials, are incorporated into the online modules along with Iowa-specific directions and information.  You are welcome to view the training materials located in the portal at any time; however, Test Administrators MUST complete the online training modules located at AEA Learning Online in order to be certified to administer the assessment.

    The materials for Iowa’s online training modules are still being finalized, and you will receive notification once they are available in the AEA Learning Online system.

    Added December 8, 2017
  • Updated ELPA21 Practice Tests Available

    Updated ELPA21 Practice Tests are now available. There are two changes to the practice tests this year:

    • The practice tests have been divided into four separate tests for each grade band: one test for each domain. This mirrors the way the ELPA21 summative tests are administered.
    • Two new speaking items have been added to the speaking practice test. These items are similar to new speaking items that will appear on this year’s summative test.

    Student Practice Tests can be accessed using supported web browsers or the Iowa ELPA21 Secure Browser. The TA Practice Test administration site can be accessed using supported web browsers.

    Added December 4, 2017
  • Notice: In an effort to streamline system maintenance, AIR will be taking all online systems offline from 6 a.m. on Saturday, July 15 until 11 p.m. on Sunday, July 16.  The Iowa portal will still be accessible, however the associated systems (ORS, TIDE, Test Administration) will not be accessible. Additionally, on Friday, July 14 ORS will be limited to read-only mode where the generation of new downloadable data files and batch ISRs will be unavailable.

    Added July 14, 2017
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