Maryland HSA Government and HS MISA Assessments Updates

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Maryland HSA Government and HS MISA Assessments Updates
August 14, 2019
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Maryland HSA Government and HS MISA Assessments Updates
September 18, 2019
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Vendor Name Change

Measured Progress has merged with AdvancED. The new company is now known as Cognia. This change will have minimal impact to the American Government and HS MISA administrations. The Help & Support site URL and Helpdesk email address will be updated soon. The old links will continue to work throughout the 2019-2020 year.

Annual October Trainings

The LAC Training will be held on October 22 at The Meeting House in Columbia, MD. The LEA 24 Training will be held October 23 at the same location. The Technology Training will be held virtually on October 24, 2019.

HSA Practice Tests

The practice test site is currently closed and will open on October 14, 2019.

Updated FAQs for HS MISA & COMAR Document

MSDE has updated their COMAR policy document (updated on 10/25/18). This updated document has been posted to the Maryland Help & Support Guides page under the Policy Documents button (

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.

  • Email:
  • Phone number: 866.207.8804

Please visit the Maryland Help & Support site ( to view all help guides, manuals, and other helpful information regarding the Maryland HSA.

  • We will periodically update the help guides throughout the administrations and will alert users of those changes as new information needs to be disseminated.

Please let us know if you have questions or concerns.