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This portal is your source for information about the Hawai‘i State Alternate Assessments (HSA-Alt).

Recent Announcements

  • Registration is now open for the Spring 2020 HSA-Alt Test Administrator Training. Please click the button on the right-hand side of the HSA-Alt home page to access the online registration form, or click here to access the form directly. Full information about the training can be found in the official HIDOE announcement memo here.

    Added November 8, 2019
  • The Assessment Section will host a webinar on the One Percent Waiver Extension for Hawaii to provide information on this plan and to answer questions on Thursday, November, 21 2019, from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Click here to join the meeting and the access code is 808 135 045.

    Added November 5, 2019
  • The Hawaii DOE Assessment Section is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 HSA-Alt Stakeholder Standing Committee. To apply, click the “HSA-Alt Stakeholder Committee Registration” link on the HSA-Alt portal home page or click here to access the registration site. Full information about the Stakeholder committee can be found in the official HIDOE announcement memo here.

    Added October 21, 2019
  • Earlier this month Apple released the updated Mac OS 10.15 (Catalina) operating system, which if installed on student Mac test devices, will cause the AIR Secure Browser to fail to launch. School TAs and/or Technology Coordinators should not update any Mac computers being used for testing until the AIR software review team has confirmed Mac OS 10.15 is compatible with AIR testing systems. Another announcement will be posted once compatibility has been confirmed.

    Added October 18, 2019
  • This year's HSA-Alt Test Administration Manual (TAM) is now available. The HSA-Alt TAM contains updated policies and procedures for this year's test, including a streamlined process for accommodations. HSA-Alt accommodations can now be set directly in TIDE by school test administrators and test coordinators. In addition, eleven accommodations are now recognized. For more information, access the HSA-Alt Test Administration Manual in the Resources > Test Administration section of this portal.

    Added August 19, 2019
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