Archived Announcements

All Archived Announcements

  • January 18, 2019 - AIR System Downtime

    The AIR TIDE system will be offline for scheduled maintenance on February 5, 2019, beginning at 6:00 p.m. ET, through 9:00 p.m. ET. This maintenance includes various bug fixes and improvements to overall system performance. Additionally, functionality is being added that integrates Roster data with the Inbox: users will have the choice to see Roster search results directly on the TIDE system interface or send them to the inbox for download. This functionality already exists for User and Student search results, and is being added to make the user-experience more consistent.

    Added January 18, 2019
  • I AM Test Administrator Training and Certification 

    The registration window for the live Test Administrator Training and Certification is open through February 4, 2019. Visit the Educators tab for locations, dates, and to complete your registration. Test administrators will be certified in TIDE once the live training has been completed. 

    Added January 14, 2019
  • December 20, 2018 - AIR System Downtime 

    Both the Released Items Repository and the operational environment for the Test Delivery System (TDS), which hosts the ILEARN, IREAD-3, and I AM practice and operational tests, will be offline beginning Friday, December 21, beginning at 12:00 a.m. ET, through Sunday, December 23 at 11:59 p.m. ET. The ILEARN, IREAD-3, and I AM operational and practice tests will not be accessible during this time, nor will the Repository's released items.

    Added December 20, 2018
  • November 29, 2018 – Updated TIDE User Guide Now Posted

    AIR posted the updated TIDE User Guide to reflect instructions and information related to generating participation reports, completing post-test activities (e.g., “Reasons Not Tested”), requesting additional paper materials (beginning February 2019), and other system attributes. See Appendix D (“Change Log”) of the updated TIDE User Guide to reference updated pages and contact the AIR Help Desk with any questions.

    Added November 29, 2018
  • New AIR Secure Browser for Mac OS X

    AIR will release a new Secure Browser on November 26, 2018, for desktop and laptop devices running on Mac OS X. Installation of this new browser will be required to administer tests to students using devices running on Mac OS X 10.13 and 10.14. This requirement eliminates recently discovered security risks while testing on Mac OS X 10.13 and 10.14. Devices running on the other supported Mac OS X versions (available on the Indiana Assessment Portal’s Secure Browsers page) will not need to take any action as the security risks are limited to Mac OS X 10.13 and 10.14. If a device needs to be updated with the new Mac OS X secure browser, the previous Mac Secure Browser must first be uninstalled. The instructions for doing so are in the Additional Configurations and Troubleshooting Guide for Mac, available on the Assessment Portal’s Technology Resources page. After that step is complete, follow the short Installing Secure Browser for Mac OS X instructions on the Secure Browsers page to guide installation of the new Mac OS X Secure Browser. AIR will post an announcement on the Assessment Portal once the new Mac OS X Secure Browser is available for download on November 26, 2018.

    Added November 26, 2018
  • The Secure Online I AM Practice Tests (via the Secure Browser) and the accompanying I AM Practice Test User Guide are now available. Be sure to visit the IDOE website for more I AM resources. Please contact IDOE or the AIR Help Desk with any questions. 

    Added October 10, 2018
  • The 2018-2019 Indiana Secure Browser is available for download from the Indiana Assessment Portal's Secure Browser page. The Indiana Secure Browser will be used for all I AM, ILEARN, and IREAD-3 assessments. For instructions installing the Secure Browser, please see the Technology Setup for Online Testing Quick Guide. If you have any questions, please contact the Indiana Assessment Help Desk at 1.866.298.4256 or

    Added October 8, 2018
  • The I AM Blueprints are now available here on the IDOE website. Blueprints define the essential content that will be measured by the assessment. Indiana educator committees, in collaboration with content experts, created the Blueprints for I AM. The resource found here explains how to understand and use the I AM Blueprints to support instruction.

    Added August 21, 2018
  • Welcome to Indiana’s new portal for the new Indiana’s Alternate Measure (I AM) assessment. Access online systems, review important dates and find resources related to the assessment. While you are here, register for email alerts. When you register, you will be alerted when there is an important announcement or resource added to the portal.

    Added April 17, 2018

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