Maryland HSA Government and HS MISA Assessments Updates

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Maryland HSA Government and HS MISA Assessments Updates
July 31, 2019
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Maryland HSA Government and HS MISA Assessments Updates
August 14, 2019
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Summer 2019 UPS Pickup Window

The last day for the UPS pickup window Thursday, August 8. Instructions on how to schedule a pickup can be found on the Help & Support site: https://maryland.onlinehelp.measuredprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/15/2018/10/Instructions-for-UPS-Pick-Up-Requests_MD.pdf.

  • All scorable paper test materials need to be returned to Measured Progress no later than August 8 in order to avoid delays in score reporting.

May Government Score Labels

The score labels for the May administration should be arriving in districts by Friday, August 16. If you have not received your shipment by Monday, August 19, please reach out to the HSA Help Desk.

Test Administration Documentation

As a reminder, policy and test administration documentation can be found on the Help & Support site: https://maryland.onlinehelp.measuredprogress.org/portal-guides/. You will find instruction on topics such as: student transfer policy, program school student policy, and UPS pickup requests.

2018 – 2019 Key Dates

As a reminder, a printable PDF of all key dates for the 2018 – 2019 HSA administrations can be found on the Maryland Help & Support site on the Home page. The direct link to the document is: https://maryland.onlinehelp.measuredprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/15/2019/02/Maryland_HSA_Key_Dates_External_2019_1.5.pdf

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 (https://maryland.onlinehelp.measuredprogress.org/guides/)

HSA Help Desk Information

MSDE and Measured Progress 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: HSAhelpdesk@measuredprogress.org
  • Phone number: 866.207.8804

Please visit the Maryland Help & Support site (https://maryland.onlinehelp.measuredprogress.org/) 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.