Maryland HS MISA Early Fall 2021 Assessment Updates

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Maryland HSA Government and HS MISA Assessments Updates
March 3, 2021
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Early Fall 2021 MISA Trainings

Please register for the Early Fall MISA assessment training sessions, which will be held via webinar on the following dates:

  • Tues, July 13, 2021, 1:00 – 3:30pm: LAC Administration Training
  • Wed, July 14, 2021, 1:00 – 3:30pm: LEA 24 Administration Training
  • Thurs, July 15, 2021, 2:00 – 4:30pm: Tech Coordinator Administration Training

  • Mon, August 30, 2021, 1:00 – 3:30pm: Refresher LAC Administration Training
  • Tues, August 31, 2021, 1:00 – 3:30pm: Refresher LEA 24 Administration Training
  • Wed, Sept 1, 2021, 2:00 – 4:30pm: Refresher Tech Coordinator Administration Training

Registration is required prior to the webinar. After registering, participants will receive a personalized meeting link via email as well as reminders for the upcoming meetings.

Registration Links:

7/13 LAC Administration Training: https://cognia.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_V2e1t-GKQxCzrGedjL2HNQ

7/14 LEA 24 Administration Training: https://cognia.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Xj1mCmBJShWoC91f1UfXJw

7/15 Tech Coordinator Administration Training: https://cognia.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_qpHnd3D6RZKRAbNlzCZU7Q


8/30 Refresher LAC Administration Training: https://cognia.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_g0X3OqshQHexaa4igwN5ew

8/31 Refresher LEA 24 Administration Training: https://cognia.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PwWXD658R-KZIxFJ5cRCRg

9/1 Refresher Tech Coordinator Administration Training: https://cognia.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_2zw9FinhRhiO6TwJ4OTSmg

Key Dates Document

The 2021-2022 Key Dates Document has been posted to the Help and Support site (https://maryland.onlinehelp.cognia.org). Click the Printable Document link within the Key Dates section to locate the Key Dates PDF document.

REMINDER: One Pre-ID Window for Early Fall 2021 MISA

The Pre-ID window will open on July 26, 2021 and will close on August 6, 2021. LACs must upload pre-ID files to the HSA Portal for the Early Fall MISA administration 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 Help and Support site: https://maryland.onlinehelp.cognia.org/guides/

  • Remember: The enrollments loaded during this Pre-ID window will automatically order your administration manuals and paper test materials. For any enrollments loaded after this time, you will need to order materials through the Additional Materials application.

Statewide Schedule Tool

School Test Coordinators (STC) are expected to enter their testing schedule for Early Fall 2021 HS MISA and Government on https://itempra.org/schedule. Schedules should be updated as changes occur due to weather or other events.

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.