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July 22, 2016 Updated Secure Browsers Available
July 22, 2016 – July 25, 2016 AIR Systems July Maintenance Window (systems offline 6pm Friday – 1am Monday)
August 4, 2016 – August 7, 2016 TIDE System Offline for 2016-2017 Updates
August 8, 2016 TIDE System Available for 2016-2017 Test Administration
August 8, 2016 2016-2017 TIDE User Guide Available
August 8, 2016 Online Reporting System Offline for 2016-2017 Updates
August 9, 2016 Online Reporting System Available for 2016-2017
August 19, 2016 – August 21, 2016 AIR Systems Aug Maintenance Window (systems offline 6pm Friday – 1am Sunday)
August 25, 2016 HIDOE Assessment Section HSA-Alt Office Hours Webinar
September 1, 2016 Test Coordinators Training Webinar for Fall 2016 Independent Field Test for Writing
September 6, 2016 TA Certification Course Available on HSA-Alt Portal for Fall 2016 Independent Field Test for Writing
September 6, 2016 – September 30, 2016 New Test Administrator Trainings for Fall 2016 Independent Field Test for Writing (Click here for HIDOE memo)
September 19, 2016 Spring 2016 Printed Family Reports Begin Arriving in Schools
September 21, 2016 Materials for Fall 2016 Independent Field Test for Writing Due in Schools
September 23, 2016 – September 25, 2016 AIR Systems Sept Maintenance Window (systems offline 6pm Friday – 1am Sunday)
September 26, 2016 HSA-Alt Fall 2016 Independent Field Test for Writing Testing Window Opens
October 10, 2016 Online Test Delivery System Offline for Maintenance (October Test Windows Launch)
October 20, 2016 HIDOE Assessment Section HSA-Alt Office Hours Webinar
October 21, 2016 – October 23, 2016 AIR Systems Oct Maintenance Window (systems offline 6pm Friday – 6am Monday)
October 27, 2016 HIDOE Assessment Section Accessibility and Accommodations Webinar
October 28, 2016 HSA-Alt Fall 2016 Independent Field Test for Writing Testing Window Closes
October 31, 2016 Deadline for Test Administrators to Return Printed Independent Field Test for Writing Materials to School Test Coordinator
November 18, 2016 Online Test Delivery System Offline for Maintenance (November Test Windows Launch)
November 18, 2016 – November 20, 2016 AIR Systems Nov Maintenance Window (systems offline 6pm Friday – 6am Monday)
November 22, 2016 HIDOE Assessment Section Technology Requirements for Online Testing Webinar
December 16, 2016 – December 18, 2016 AIR Systems Dec Maintenance Window (systems offline 6pm Friday – 6am Monday)
January 20, 2017 – January 22, 2017 AIR Systems Jan Maintenance Window (systems offline 6pm Friday – 6am Monday)
February 2, 2017 Test Coordinators Training Webinar for Spring 2017 Operational Administration (Click here to join)
February 9, 2017 – February 28, 2017 New Test Administrator Trainings for Spring 2017 Operational Administration (Click here for HIDOE memo)
February 15, 2017 Materials for Online Administration Due in Schools
February 16, 2017 HIDOE Assessment Section TIDE Webinar (Click here to join)
February 17, 2017 Online Test Delivery System Offline for Maintenance (February Test Windows Launch)
February 22, 2017 HSA-Alt Operational Testing Window Opens (Online and Paper/Pencil)
February 24, 2017 – February 26, 2017 AIR Systems Feb Maintenance Window (systems offline 6pm Friday – 6am Monday)
March 10, 2017 – March 12, 2017 Online Reporting System Offline for Maintenance
March 16, 2017 HIDOE Assessment Section HSA-Alt Office Hours Webinar (Click here to join)
March 24, 2017 – March 26, 2017 AIR Systems March Maintenance Window (systems offline 6pm Friday – 6am Monday)
April 3, 2017 HIDOE Assessment Section HSA-Alt Office Hours Webinar (Click here to join)
April 20, 2017 HIDOE Assessment Section Online Reporting System (ORS) Webinar (Click here to join)
April 21, 2017 – April 23, 2017 AIR Systems April Maintenance Window (systems offline 6pm Friday – 6am Monday)
April 27, 2017 HIDOE Assessment Section HSA-Alt Office Hours Webinar (Click here to join)
May 3, 2017 Last Day to Submit Paper/Pencil Test Kit Exception Form(s) for Spring 2017
May 8, 2017 HIDOE Assessment Section HSA-Alt Office Hours Webinar (Click here to join)
May 19, 2017 HSA-Alt Operational Testing Window Closes (Paper/Pencil)
May 19, 2017 – May 21, 2017 AIR Systems May Maintenance Window (systems offline 6pm Friday – 6am Monday)
May 26, 2017 HSA-Alt Operational Testing Window Closes (Online)
May 26, 2017 Deadline for Test Administrators to Return Printed Materials to School Test Coordinator
June 23, 2017 – June 25, 2017 AIR Systems June Maintenance Window (systems offline 6pm Friday – 6am Monday)