The first Pre-ID window is October 31 – November 14, 2018. LACs must begin uploading pre-ID files to the HSA Portal as soon as possible. When creating the pre-ID file, please be sure to use the updated CSV template available through the HSA Portal and on the Guides page under the HSA Portal Templates button.
As we mentioned in our trainings last week, we have created small module videos that cover various activities you would accomplish for an administration. There are two versions of each video – one with closed captions and one without – that can be found up on our Trainings page.
The certification test window is November 15 - December 7, 2018. The purpose of this test is to allow local students, schools, and LEAs to go through the steps necessary for operational testing. This should be treated as a mock operational test. The actual test content will be practice test items to help familiarize the students with the new testing platform.
MSDE has updated their COMAR policy document due to feedback received over the past few weeks. This updated document has been posted to the Guides page under the Policy Documents button.