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

Recent Announcements

  • HIDOE and AIR are now accepting applications for the Fall 2019 HSA-Alt Content & Fairness Item Review Committees. To apply, click the “Fall 2019 HSA-Alt Item Review Committee Registration” link on the HSA-Alt portal home page or click here to access the registration site. Full information about the review committees can be found in the official HIDOE announcement memo here.

    Added August 19, 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
  • The TIDE and ORS systems are back online for the 2019-2020 school year. As part of the TIDE system roll-over for the new school year, all HSAP system user passwords have been cleared, and all HIDOE employee logins (except Charter school user logins) have been updated to reflect the new email format, employeeID#@k12.hi.us. Charter school user logins have not changed and will remain in their existing format. Please review the instructions in this PDF document to create a new password for the 2019-2020 school year. All users who had access to HSAP systems in 2018-2019 will continue to have access this year, although users are required to reset their password. If a user should no longer have an account, (i.e., users who transferred, retired, or are no longer administering a test) their school test coordinator should follow the process outlined in the TIDE User Guide to remove their system access to prevent unauthorized access to student information.

    Added August 13, 2019
  • Registration is now open for the Fall 2019 Accessibility and Accommodations Training for SPED Educators. 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 July 24, 2019
  • The updated Secure Browser for Hawaii SY 2019-2020 assessments is now available for all supported operating systems via the HSAP Secure Browsers page: https://alohahsap.org/secure-browsers.stml.

    Added July 24, 2019
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