This portal is your source for information about the Hawai‘i State Alternate Assessments (HSA-Alt).

Recent Announcements

  • The HIDOE Assessment Section will hold an optional office hours webinar for HSA-Alt Test Administrators on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 2:30 pm. The office hours webinar is meant as a support to the teachers who are administering these assessments. It will provide updates about the HSA-Alt and offer time for Q&A. Please click here for more information, and to join the webinar.

    Added April 25, 2017
  • HIDOE and AIR are now accepting applications for the Summer 2017 HSA-Alt Review Committees, including Standard Setting for ELA and Mathematics, and Item Data Review for all subjects. To apply, click the “Summer 2017 Review Committee Registration” link on the HSA-Alt portal home page or click here to access the registration site. Full information about the review committees can be found in the official HIDOE announcement memo here.

    Added April 12, 2017
  • Those who experience problems with the Online TA Certification Course (e.g., logging in, printing certificate of completion, etc.), should contact the HSAP Help Desk at 1-866-648-3712 or hsaphelpdesk@air.org.  Please have the following information available to assist with troubleshooting – type of computer, operating system (Windows 10, etc.), browser (Firefox, Chrome, etc.), and any error messages that may pop up. To avoid potential issues, please clear your cache and cookies prior to taking the course, make sure you click “EXIT” before closing your browser, and complete the course on a desktop or laptop device.

    Added April 10, 2017
  • The testing window for the online HSA-Alt Assessments in ELA, Mathematics and Science is now open until Friday, May 26, 2017. The paper/pencil testing window for the HSA-Alt in ELA, Mathematics and Science is now open until Friday, May 19, 2017. Note: Due to the required standard setting for ELA and Mathematics which will be held in June 2017, scores for these subject area tests will not be available during the testing window.

    Added March 29, 2017
  • The updated Spring 2017 HSA-Alt online TA Certification Courses for Online (iPad) Administration and Paper/Pencil Test Administration are now available for returning Test Administrators who will not attend a face-to-face training session in February 2017. Users may access the courses by clicking on the “Online TA Certification Course” link on the right side of the HSA-Alt home page. The courses can also be accessed in the “Training Sites” section, after clicking on either the “Teachers” or the “Test Coordinators/Administrators/Second Raters” link on the left side of the homepage.

    Added January 30, 2017
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