4/19/22 Test Administration Update

Spring 2021 Post-Test Administration DTC Meeting
April 14, 2022
4/26/22 Test Administration Update
April 26, 2022

As you prepare for the upcoming test administration, we encourage you to visit the Oklahoma Help & Support Site https://oklahoma.onlinehelp.cognia.org/ in conjunction with the Office of Assessments website https://sde.ok.gov/office-assessments as resources for finding information on the Oklahoma School Testing Program (OSTP) for grades 3-8 and the College- and Career-Readiness Assessments (CCRA): Science and U.S. History Content. Please visit these sites often for updates and supporting documents.

Recent Postings:

Test Administration Manual Audio & Video Files https://oklahoma.onlinehelp.cognia.org/test-administration-manual-audio-and-video-files/

Computer Based Testing Audio & Video Files – English Versions

  • OSTP Grade 3-5 English Language Arts Sections 1, 2, and 3 (for grade 5 only)
  • OSTP Grade 6-8 English Language Arts Sections 1, 2, and 3 (for grade 8 only)
  • OSTP Grade 3-5 Mathematics Sections 1 and 2
  • OSTP Grade 6-8 Mathematics Sections 1 and 2
  • OSTP Grade 5 Science Sections 1 and 2
  • OSTP Grade 8 Science Sections 1 and 2

Computer Based Testing Audio & Video Files – Spanish Versions

  • OSTP Grade 3-5 Mathematics Sections 1 and 2
  • OSTP Grade 6-8 Mathematics Sections 1 and 2
  • OSTP Grade 5 Science Sections 1 and 2
  • OSTP Grade 8 Science Sections 1 and 2

Paper Based Testing Audio Files (Only) – English Versions

  • OSTP Grade 3-5 English Language Arts Sections 1, 2, and 3 (for grade 5 only)
  • OSTP Grade 6-8 English Language Arts Sections 1, 2, and 3 (for grade 8 only)
  • OSTP Grade 3-5 Mathematics Sections 1 and 2
  • OSTP Grade 6-8 Mathematics Sections 1 and 2
  • OSTP Grade 5 Science Sections 1 and 2
  • OSTP Grade 8 Science Sections 1 and 2

Computer Based Testing Audio Files (Only) – Spanish Versions

  • OSTP Grade 3-5 English Language Arts Sections 1, 2, and 3 (for grade 5 only)
  • OSTP Grade 6-8 English Language Arts Sections 1, 2, and 3 (for grade 8 only)

Electronic Copies of the Material Security Checklist

The electronic copies of the Material Security Checklist for your schools are posted to the Secure File Transfer Portal (SFTP) https://transfer.cognia.org/. If you have forgotten your username and/or password. Please contact the Oklahoma Service Desk 866-629-0220.

Reminders:

Testing Windows

  • CCRA: Science & U.S. History
    • Computer Based Testing (CBT) April 4 – 22, 2022
    • Paper Based Testing (PBT) April 4 – 15, 2022 ~ This testing window is now closed.
  • OSTP Grades 3-8
    • Computer Based Testing (CBT) April 20 – May 17, 2022
    • Paper Based Testing (PBT) April 20 – May 3, 2022

Return of CCRA: Science and U.S. History Paper Based Materials

Your paper-based materials for CCRA: Science and U.S. History should have been returned by April 18, 2022, by way of the UPS Automatic Pickup that was scheduled for your district or by requesting a UPS pick up through the Materials Management System in the OSTP Portal.

If UPS has not picked up your secure and non-secure paper-based test materials. Please contact the Oklahoma Service Desk 866-629-0220 to arrange for a UPS pick-up.

OSTP ELA/Reading Read-Aloud Accommodation (NS1)

The ELA/Reading Read-Aloud Accommodation (NS1) requires approval from the OSDE. If your district request(s) are approved, the District Test Coordinator will receive an email once the test(s) become available for scheduling in the OSTP Portal.

Note: Any accommodation different than a standard OSTP accommodation for use on an OSTP test requires prior approval from the OSDE. Visit the Nonstandard Accommodations page for additional information.

Qualtrics – Test Security Forms https://oklahoma.onlinehelp.cognia.org/forms/.

The links and instructions for filling out the Test Security Forms on the Qualtrics platform are posted to the Oklahoma Help and Support Site. Each person who holds one of the five roles during the test administration (District Superintendent, District Test Coordinator, Building Principal, Building Test Coordinator, Test Administrator) must fill out their individual form when the test administration is completed.

Test Administrator and Test Proctor/Roving Proctor Training Requirements

Test Administrators and Test Proctors/Roving Proctors may meet their training requirements for the OSTP and CCRA: USH and Science Content by completing their applicable training module (e.g., "Spring 2022 Test Administrator Training" or "Spring 2022 Test Proctor Training") through the OKEdge/Next Thought platform. Resources are found on the Oklahoma Help & Support Site https://oklahoma.onlinehelp.cognia.org/ostp-ta-and-tp-training-module-resources/.