Maryland HS Assessment Updates

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Maryland HS Assessment Updates
December 3, 2021
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Maryland HS Assessment Updates
January 13, 2022
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Scheduling Test Sessions

You are now able to schedule test sessions using the HSA Portal. As a reminder, there is a small tutorial on the Help and Support site about creating classes and test sessions: https://maryland.onlinehelp.cognia.org/training/.

Additional Materials Order Process Open

The window for ordering additional manuals and test material will remain open through February 2, 2022. You can access the Online Materials Management tab within the HSA Portal. A Quick Start Guide is available on the Help and Support Site showing the steps for ordering additional materials: https://maryland.onlinehelp.cognia.org/guides/.

Online Testing Window

The Online Testing Window opens on Monday, January 10th and will remain open until Friday, February 4th.

Paper Testing Window

The Paper Testing Window opens on Monday, January 10th and will close on Friday, January 28th.

Statewide Schedule Tool

School Test Coordinators (STC) are expected to enter the In-person testing schedules for January 2022 HS Government and Life Science MISA on https://itempra.org/schedule. Schedules should be updated as changes occur due to weather or other events.

Student Reports and Labels

Student Reports and Labels have been shipped and are scheduled to arrive in schools / LEAs by Friday, January 7th. If you have not received your shipment by this date due to inclement weather, UPS will continue to attempt delivery during the week of January 10th.

HSA Help Desk Information

MSDE and Cognia are monitoring calls and emails to the Help Desk to assure responses are accurate and timely. Please continue to encourage that your STCs utilize this valuable resource.

Please let us know if you have questions or concerns.