Recent Announcements

  • Upcoming TIDE Downtime 2/12/19

    TIDE will be down for maintenance upgrade on 2/12/19 starting at 7 pm CT.  TIDE will be back online and available for use by 2/13/19 at 6 am CT.

    Added January 18, 2019
  • NDSA Preparedness Training 2019

    The North Dakota Department of Public Instruction (NDDPI), EduTech, and AIR are working together to provide updated information, training, and support to schools for administering the North Dakota State Assessment. 

    NDSA preparedness training provides district test coordinators/test administrators with resources to administer the North Dakota State Assessment. Upon completion of this training, participants will understand where to obtain appropriate resources, how to set up students and staff, and how to administer testing sessions.  Please use the following link to access training dates, locations, and registration instructions:

    Added January 8, 2019
  • ND TIDE Live 12/3/18

    TIDE is now open for the 2018–2019 online test administrations of the North Dakota State Assessment (NDSA). Users may now activate their TIDE account for this school year, provision accounts for other users (if permitted by the user’s role permissions), and update student accommodations in TIDE.

    The following features in TIDE will be available when test administration begins:

    • Appeals/Invalidations
    • Monitoring Test Progress
    • Non Participation Codes

    Added December 3, 2018
  • TA Certification

    The Test Administrator (TA) Certification course is now available for the 2018–2019 online test administrations of the North Dakota State Assessment (NDSA). All users who plan to administer the 2018–2019 online NDSA must take the TA Certification course, regardless of their user role in TIDE.  Please note that if you have taken the TA Certification course during a previous school year, you are required to complete the TA Certification course for the 2018–2019 school year. Failure to complete the TA Certification course will result in the user’s inability to access and administer the 2018–2019 online test administration of the NDSA in the Test Administration Interface until the TA Certification Course has been successfully completed.

    Added December 3, 2018
  • Secure Browser

    The Secure Browsers for the 2018–2019 school year are now available for download from the Secure Browser page of the North Dakota State Assessment Program Portal. The new version of the Secure Browser is required for the 2018–2019 online test administrations of the North Dakota State Assessment (NDSA).

    Added December 3, 2018
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