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CCSSO/HIDOE Accessibility Manual /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/CCSSO-HIDOE-Accessibility-Manual_2018-2019.pdf
This manual provides guidelines for educators in Hawaii to use for the selection, administration, and evaluation of accessibility supports for instruction and assessment of all students, including students with disabilities, English language learners (ELLs), ELLs with disabilities, and students without an identified disability or status.
Crosswalk of Accessibility Features Across State Assessments in Hawai‘i 2018-2019 /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/Crosswalk-of-Accessibility-Features-Across-State-Assessments-in-Hawaii_18-19.pdf
This document is intended to inform the selection and administration of universal tools, designated supports, and accommodations on statewide assessments. This document is supported by the respective Test Administration Manuals for each of the assessments.
Guide to Navigating the Online HSA-Alt Administration Spring 2019 /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/SP19-Guide-To-Navigating-Online-HSA-Alt.pdf
Test Administration Quick Start Guide Spring 2019 /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/HSA-Alt-SP19-Quick-Start-Guide.pdf

This user guide provides instructions on how to navigate the HSA-Alt administration, including the Test Administration Site and Student Testing Site, during the operational Spring 2019 Hawai’i State Alternate Assessments.

The Quick Start Guide provides a brief list of the steps needed to start an HSA-Alt Assessment, for both TAs and students, during the operational Spring 2019 Hawai’i State Alternate Assessments.

Help Desk Intake Form /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/Help-Desk-Intake-Form.docx
This form can be used to gather key information that the Help Desk often needs in order to work on a case. To help move cases more quickly to the appropriate Help Desk agent, please fill in the form and copy and paste it in your initial email to the Help Desk along with a description of the issue you are reporting.
HSA-Alt Spring 2019 Instructions for Use of Printed Response Option Cards and Test Visuals for Students with a Verified Paper/Pencil Accommodation /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/HSA-Alt-Sp19-Paper-Response-Card-Option-Test-Guidance.pdf
Updated March 22, 2019
This document provides guidance on the use of paper response option cards and test visuals for the paper/pencil administration of the HSA-Alt for English Language Arts (ELA), Mathematics, and Science in spring 2019. NOTE: This document should only be used to administer the HSA-Alt to students who have been approved by the HIDOE Assessment Section for a paper/pencil test kit accommodation.
HSA-Alt Test Administration Manual Spring 2019 /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/HSA-Alt-Spring-2019-TAM.pdf
Updated March 14, 2019

This manual provides information about policies and procedures for Test Administrators, Test Coordinators, and others involved in test administration for the Spring 2019 Hawai’i State Alternate Assessments.

Individual forms from the TAM appendices related to test administration may be found on the HSA-Alt Test Administration Forms page on the HSA-Alt portal site.

HSA-Alt Test Coordinators Manual Spring 2019 /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/HSA-Alt-Spring-2019-TCM.pdf
Updated March 22, 2019

This manual provides HSA-Alt Test Coordinators with specific information about administration of the Spring 2019 Hawai’i State Alternate Assessments.

Individual forms from the TCM appendices related to test administration may be found on the HSA-Alt Test Administration Forms page on the HSA-Alt portal site.

HSA-Alt Read Aloud Guidelines 2018-2019 /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/HSA-Alt-Read-Aloud-Guidelines_2018-2019.pdf
HSA-Alt Scribing Protocol 2018-2019 /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/HSA-Alt-Scribing-Protocol_2018-2019.pdf
HSA-Alt Visual Descriptions Protocol 2018-2019 /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/HSA-Alt-Visual-Descriptions-Protocol_2018-2019.pdf
These documents provided detailed information about the HSA-Alt Read Aloud, Scribe, and Visual Descriptions Accommodations for Spring 2019 HSA-Alt administration.
HSA-Alt Policy Performance Level Descriptors 2018-2019 /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/2018-2019-Final-HSA-Alt-Policy-PLDs.pdf
This document provides information on the policy performance level descriptors for the HSA-Alt. Policy performance level descriptors provide overall claims about a student's performance at each proficiency level.
HSA-Alt ELA Policy Performance Level Descriptors 2018-2019 /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/2018-2019-Final-HSA-Alt-ELA-Content-Policy-PLDs.pdf
HSA-Alt Mathematics Policy Performance Level Descriptors 2018-2019 /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/2018-2019-Final-HSA-Alt-Math-Content-Policy-PLDs.pdf
These documents provide information on the content specific policy performance level descriptors for the HSA-Alt in English Language Arts and Mathematics. Content specific performance level descriptors provide overall claims about a student's performance at each proficiency level for each content area (ELA and Mathematics).
HSA-Alt ELA Range Performance Level Descriptors 2018-2019 /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/Hawaii-Alternate-Assessment_ELA-Performance-Level-Descriptors.pdf
Updated January 11, 2019
HSA-Alt Mathematics Range Performance Level Descriptors 2018-2019 /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/Hawaii-Alternate-Assessment_Math-Performance-Level-Descriptors.pdf
Updated December 31, 2018

These documents provide information on the range performance level descriptors for the HSA-Alt in English Language Arts and Mathematics. Range performance level descriptors are proficiency-level based expectations for students taking the HSA-Alt. Range performance level descriptors are linked to the Hawaii Common Core standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics.

Range performance level descriptors were developed because, under Elementary Secondary Education Act (ESEA) regulations, alternate assessments must be aligned to the State’s grade-level academic content standards. However, alternate assessments may assess the grade-level academic content standards with reduced breadth and cognitive complexity than general assessments.

HSA-Alt Science Bridge Test Specifications (v6) 2018-2019 /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/HSA-ALT-Science-Test-Specifications_v6.pdf
Updated October 09, 2018
The HSA-Alt Science Bridge Test Specifications provide information on the 2018-2019 version of the Science test specifications which link the HSA-Alt test items to the HCPS III Science Standards. These have been revised to indicate the content that will be included in the Spring 2019 HSA-Alt Science Bridge Assessments.