Frequently Asked Questions about Test Administrator Training
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Frequently Asked Questions about Test Administrator Training

Is the Test Administrator training for summative HSA-Alt assessments mandatory for all HSA-Alt Test Administrators? Do Test Coordinators need to attend this training session?

 

Yes, the summative assessments training is mandatory for all HSA-Alt Test Administrators, new and returning. Test Coordinators do not need to attend the summative assessments training for HSA-Alt Test Administrators.

 

When will the summative assessments training for HSA-Alt Test Administrators take place?

 

The summative assessments training for all new and returning HSA-Alt Test Administrators will be held in January 2022.  The summative assessments training will be held virtually, recorded, and made available on the alohahsap.org portal after the training.

 

After you attend the full length of the scheduled summative assessments training session, you will be directed to the online Test Administrator course. All summative assessments training participants who attend the full training session and successfully complete the online Test Administrator course will be marked as “certified” to administer the HSA-Alt Assessments in TIDE.

 

Is the Test Administrator training for interim HSA-Alt assessments mandatory for all HSA-Alt Test Administrators? Do Test Coordinators need to attend this training session?

 

The interim assessments training is mandatory only for HSA-Alt Test Administrators who intend to administer the new HSA-Alt interim assessments to their grade 5 and 6 student(s) this school year. Test Coordinators do not need to attend the interim assessments training for HSA-Alt Test Administrators.

 

When will the interim assessments training for HSA-Alt Test Administrators with students in Grades 5 and 6 take place?

 

The interim assessments training for HSA-Alt Test Administrators who intend to administer the assessment to their students in Grades 5 and 6 will be held on October 12, 2021. The interim assessments training will be held virtually, recorded, and made available on the alohahsap.org portal after the training.

 

After Test Administrators attend the full length of the scheduled interim assessments training session, they will be directed to the online Test Administrator course. All interim assessments training participants who attend the full training session and successfully complete the online Test Administrator course will marked as “certified” to administer the HSA-Alt Assessments in TIDE.

 

If I cannot attend the HSA-Alt training session for either the summative or interim assessments, how can I get certified?

 

Test Administrators should contact Susan Forbes at the HIDOE Assessment Section at 808-307-3636 for information on how to become certified to administer the summative HSA-Alt Assessments in spring 2022 and/or the interim HSA-Alt Assessments for grade 5 and 6 students in fall 2021.