NDSA Preparedness Training 2023

Session Location
EduTech Fargo Office
Session Date

2000 44th St S floor 3

This spring, the NDSA testing window is from March 13 to May 4, 2022. The North Dakota Department of Public Instruction (NDDPI) and NDIT-EduTech are working together to provide updated information, training, and support to schools for administering the North Dakota State Assessment. NDSA preparedness training provides Tech Coordinators, Testing Administrators, and District Test Coordinators with resources to administer the North Dakota State Assessment. Upon completion of this training, participants will understand where to obtain appropriate resources, how to set up students and staff, and how to administer testing sessions. This training is funded by NDDPI, and there is no charge for participants.
Session Objectives
    Define roles within TIDE
  • Demonstrate how to set up and administer a testing session
  • Explore the reporting system and learn how to generate simple reports
  • Explore, in depth, the NDSA portal and learn where necessary resources are located within the portal
  • Inform tech coordinators of updates to technological specifications for setting up testing devices and understand operating system requirements for downloading and running the secure browser
  • Learn about the various universal tools available to students within the tests
  • Learn best practices for prepping students and staff to ensure a seamless testing experience
  • Understand how to access the TIDE system and what abilities you have within the TIDE system based on your role
  • Understand the different question types throughout the various tests
  • Understand what role rosters play in relation to the ability to view test results
Session Trainer
Steve Deziel
Session Delivery Method
On Site
Session Duration
3 Hours
Eligible for PD Credit
Session Cost
$ 0 per participant
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Session Major Goal
To prepare Tech Coordinators, District Test Coordinators, and Test Administrators with resources to administer the North Dakota State Assessment.