LAC Correspondence

October 14, 2020
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Maryland HSA Government and HS MISA Assessments Updates

Please register for the annual MCAP High School assessment training sessions, which will be held via webinar on the following dates: LAC Training October 20, 9-11:30 AM; LEA 24 Training October 21, 9-11:30 AM, Technology Coordinator Training October 22, 2-4 PM. Registration is required. eMetric has released a new Chromebook app for 2020-2021. Technology Coordinators will need to download the new app from the app store and remove the old version.
October 9, 2020
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Maryland HSA Government and HS MISA Assessments Updates

Please register for the annual MCAP High School assessment training sessions, which will be held via webinar on the following dates: LAC Training October 20, 9-11:30 AM; LEA 24 Training October 21, 9-11:30 AM, Technology Coordinator Training October 22, 2-4 PM. Registration is required.
March 11, 2020
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Maryland HSA Government and HS MISA Assessments Updates

The digital copies of May 2020 Administration manuals have been posted to the Help & Support site. The paper manuals will be arriving in districts and schools on April 14, 2020. The second Pre-ID window for the May 2020 Administration is April 6 – 15, 2020. This window has been extended due to spring break and holidays. LACs will be able to add additional enrollments and/or update student transfer information during this window.
March 4, 2020
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Maryland HSA Government and HS MISA Assessments Updates

The first Pre-ID window for the May 2020 Administration will close on Friday, March 6, 2020. LACs must upload pre-ID files to the HSA Portal during this window. When creating the pre-ID file, please be sure to use the updated CSV template available through the HSA Portal and also provided on the MD Help and Support site. We have posted the May Administration TCM PowerPoint to the MD Help & Support site for your use. You can find on our Training page under the PowerPoints header.
February 21, 2020

Maryland HSA Government and HS MISA Assessments Updates

The first Pre-ID window for the May 2020 Administration opened February 18 and will close on March 6, 2020. LACs must upload pre-ID files to the HSA Portal during this window. When creating the pre-ID file, please be sure to use the updated CSV template available through the HSA Portal and also provided on the MD Help and Support site.
February 5, 2020
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Maryland HSA Government and HS MISA Assessments Updates

The January 2020 online administration is closed. Please make sure to send back any paper ancillary materials that were used. In the HSA Portal, you do not need to remove students who did not test or stop the session. An extract of ALL students (tested or not) will be provided to Cognia. PLEASE NOTE: In preparation for the next administration all data (student data, class data, test session data) will be deleted from the system. Please pull any ancillary reports that you may want before February 12th.