4/26/22 Test Administration Update

4/19/22 Test Administration Update
April 19, 2022
5/03/22 Test Administration Update
May 3, 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.

Reminders:

Testing Windows

OSTP Grades 3-8

  • Computer Based Testing (CBT) April 20 – May 17, 2022
  • Paper Based Testing (PBT) April 20 – May 3, 2022

Materials Returns

An automatic pick up has been scheduled for your Grade 3 ELA paper-based materials for Early RSA reporting, on April 28, 2022.

An automatic up has been scheduled for your OSTP grade 3-8 scorable and nonscorable paper-based materials, for all content areas, on May 5, 2022.

Please contact the Oklahoma Service Desk at 866-629-0220 if you have arranged for your own pickup through the materials management system or if UPS has not picked up your secure and non-secure paper-based test materials on the dates indicated above.

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/.

Spring DTC Post-Test Administration Meeting – Registration is Required to Attend

This will be a virtual meeting taking place on May 23, 2022, from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Central Standard Time. Please register now if you haven’t already. We look forward to your feedback.

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