9-12 District
Test Coordinator
Bulletin

9-12 District
Test Coordinator
Bulletin

OST, OELPS, OELPA, AASCD and OGT

7/1/2019

WorkKeys Reimbursement  

You can find information about WorkKeys reimbursement on our new Reimbursement for WorkKeys Tests webpage. Please have your 2018-2019 application for WorkKeys reimbursement uploaded into the WorkKeys Reimbursement Portal by June 30. 2019. If you have not yet uploaded your reimbursement application for 2017-2018, please contact Noël Nethers immediately. You can contact Noël with any reimbursement questions or challenges at noel.nethers@education.ohio.gov or 614-728-2759. 
 

Translator Reimbursement for Ohio’s State Tests  

There has been a change in the Translation Reimbursement Policy. The translation reimbursement amount has increased. It is now $90 per translated test administration for each part of the test for Ohio’s State Tests and the Alternate Assessment for Students with
Significant Cognitive Disabilities and $180 per translated test administration for Ohio Graduation Tests. Please refer to the Translation Reimbursement Guidance Document for additional information on the policy.
 
Please have your reimbursement application for the 2018-2019 school year submitted by June 30, 2019. The reimbursement application is new. You can find it with the guidance document on the Documents and Forms page of our website. If you have any questions or challenges, please contact Noël Nethers at noel.nethers@education.ohio.gov or (614) 728-2759. 
 

Scheduled System Maintenance 

AIR will be conducting periodic maintenance of the testing systems to ensure system stability and reliability throughout the school year. These maintenance periods will occur approximately once a month on Saturday and can last up to 24 hours. During a maintenance period, some or all systems may be inaccessible, including:
  • TIDE;
  • Student Testing Site and Practice Test Site;
  • TA Interface and TA Practice Site;
  • Online Reporting System;
  • Teacher Hand Scoring System;
  • Data Entry Interface;
  • TA Certification Course;
  • Assessment Systems Inbox.
 
The next maintenance date is scheduled for Saturday, July 13, beginning at 9 a.m. Please watch the portal for announcements regarding upcoming scheduled maintenance dates.
 

Technology Preparation for 2019-2020 School Year

The Technology Preparation for 2019-2020 document is available on the portal. This document provides advanced notice about how system requirements, supported operating system and supported browsers will change for the 2019-2020 school year. It should assist districts with planning their technology for the next school year.