DCAS Science and EOC

DCAS Science and EOC

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TIDEComing Soon

View information on users authorized to administer DCAS, Smarter, and DCAS-Alt1 tests, as well as student information and their default test settings.

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Test AdministrationComing Soon

Create and manage test sessions.

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Online Reporting SystemComing Soon

View results and information on the testing progress for students in the school.

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Educator TrainingComing Soon

Access materials to train administrators and teachers on DeSSA administration procedures and how to interpret DeSSA reports.

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Data Entry InterfaceComing Soon

Enter student responses for paper-and-pencil testing and obtain student scores.

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Practice & Training TestsComing Soon

Access tests for students to practice in their grade-level subject areas and to train on the various item types on DCAS and Smarter online tests.

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DCAS Science & EOC ResourcesComing Soon

Access DCAS Science and EOC manuals, training materials and reference documents.

Welcome!

Use this page to access DCAS Science and EOC resources and applications.

Announcements

  • Notice: The printable report from the Student Test Settings and Tools in TIDE has been updated. Only the Student Settings which have been changed from the default will now appear on the report.

    If you have any questions, please contact the DeSSA Help Desk at 1-877-560-8331 or DeSSAHelpDesk@air.org.

    Added January 12, 2017
  • Notice: Please note the following dates and means for placing initial and additional orders of paper and pencil test materials.

     

    Paper Pencil: EOC Alg II and IM III (Window 2) & DCAS Science: March 29, 2017 – April 13, 2017

    Initial Order: Feb 1, 2017: Please enter Paper/Pencil Accommodations in TIDE by February 1, 2017 to be included in the initial order. Materials from the initial order will arrive in district by March 22, 2017.

    Additional Orders: Mar 22 – Apr 6, 2017: During these dates please contact your District Administrator or District Test Coordinator to place additional orders for Paper/Pencil test forms in TIDE.

    Return Materials: No later than April 20, 2017. All materials must be shipped from the district to the AIR Processing Center (APC) by this date.

     

    Paper Pencil: Smarter Summative ELA/Lit and Math: April 25 – May 15, 2017

    Initial Order: Feb 1, 2017: Please enter Paper/Pencil Accommodations in TIDE by February 1, 2017 to be included in the initial order. Materials from the initial order will arrive in district by April 12, 2017.

    Additional Orders: Apr 24 – May 08, 2017: During these dates please contact your District Administrator or District Test Coordinator to place additional orders for Paper/Pencil test forms in TIDE.

    Return Materials: No later than May 17, 2017.  All materials must be shipped from the district to Measurement Incorporated (MI) by this date in order to be scored.

     

    If you have any questions, please contact the DeSSA Help Desk at 1-877-560-8331 or DeSSAHelpDesk@air.org.

    Added December 13, 2016
  • Notice:

    In an effort to streamline system maintenance, AIR will be taking all online systems offline once per month.  This will allow AIR to systematically roll out updates. Additional updates that won’t cause disruption to live systems may still occur outside of the maintenance window.

    The next scheduled maintenance window will be from 6 p.m. on Friday, Mar 3 until 11 p.m. on Sunday, Mar 5.  The DeSSA portal and all systems accessed through the DeSSA portal will be offline during this window.

    Added February 3, 2017
  • TEST WINDOWS OPEN: The following 2016-2017 test windows are now open:

    2016-2017   

    Test Windows

    Online Test Window Opens

    Online Test Window Closes

    Smarter Interim Assessment Blocks (IAB) ELA/Math (Grades 3-8) August 29, 2016 July 14, 2017
    Smarter Interim Comprehensive Assessment (ICA)  ELA/Math (Grades 3-8) August 29, 2016
    July 14, 2017
    Algebra II and Integrated Mathematics III Pretests August 29, 2016 March 31, 2017
     

    Added October 28, 2016
  • Update: AIR Secure Browser now supports iOS 10.2. All users may use iOS 10.2 for all DeSSA Assessments.

    Please note: AIR will also no longer support iOS 10.0 and 10.1 beginning December 31, 2016.

    If you have any questions, please contact the DeSSA Help Desk at 1-877-560-8331 or DeSSAHelpDesk@air.org.

    Added December 27, 2016
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