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2020-2021 TIDE User Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/TIDE_User_Guide.pdf

2020-2021 TIDE User Guide

This user guide provides an overview of the Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE), how to access TIDE, how to upload Pre-ID information, submit test material orders, manage users and other tasks.

2020-2021 Ohio Pre-ID File Layout /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OH-2020-2021-PreID_Layout.pdf

2020-2021 Pre-ID File Layout

The department has updated its Student Pre-Identification (Pre-ID) File layout for the 2020-2021 school year. The layout collects student information for Ohio’s State Tests (OST), the Alternate Assessment (AASCD), the Ohio English Language Proficiency Assessment (OELPA), the Ohio English Language Proficiency Screener (OELPS) and the Ohio Graduation Tests (OGT).

Pre-ID File Upload Template /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Ohio_Student_PreID_Template_Excel.xlsx
Pre-ID File Upload Template /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Ohio_Student_PreID_Template_CSV.csv
Roster Upload Template /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Ohio_Roster_Template_Excel.xlsx
Roster Upload Template /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Ohio_Roster_Template_CSV.csv
Student Settings Upload Template /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Ohio_Student_Settings_Template_Excel.xlsx
Student Settings Upload Template /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Ohio_Student_Settings_Template_CSV.csv
User Upload Template /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Ohio_User_Upload_Template_Excel.xlsx
User Upload Template /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Ohio_User_Upload_Template_CSV.csv

2020-2021 TIDE Upload Templates

Pre-ID File, Rosters, Student Settings and User Upload Templates are provided for test coordinators to use. Templates are provided for Excel and CSV. Test coordinators can add students, student settings, users and rosters to TIDE using a file upload. Files can be uploaded in Excel or comma separated vale (CSV). Students can also be added by uploading the file in a fixed-width (TXT) format. Refer to the Pre-ID Layout File and Pre-ID Guidance Document for more information.

Guidance Document for 2020-2021 Ohio Pre-ID Files /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Ohio_PreID_Guidance_Doc_2020-2021.pdf

Pre-ID Guidance Document

This guidance document provides important information on 2020-2021 Ohio Pre-ID files, including:

  • Details on how Pre-ID data will be collected for Ohio’s statewide tests;
  • Frequently asked questions; and
  • Details on how student test eligibility will be identified for the OST, AASCD, OELPA, OELPS and OGT.
Online User Role Matrix /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Ohio_User_Roles_2020-2021.pdf

User Role Matrix

This document provides a detailed overview of the levels of access that will be given to users of Ohio’s online systems for the 2020-2021 school year for Ohio’s State Tests (OST), the Alternate Assessment (AASCD), the Ohio English Language Proficiency Assessment (OELPA), the Ohio English Language Proficiency Screener (OELPS) and the Ohio Graduation Tests (OGT).

Online User Management Guidance Document /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Ohio_TIDE_User_Management_Guidance.pdf

TIDE User Management Guidance

This document provides guidance for test coordinators to add and manage user accounts in 2020-2021 TIDE for OST, AASCD, OELPA, OELPS and OGT.

TIDE Tasks for Test Coordinators /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Ohio_TIDE_Tasks_Summary_for_Test_Coordinators.pdf

TIDE Tasks for Test Coordinators

This guidance document provides an overview of each task that must be completed in 2020-2021 TIDE for Ohio’s State Tests, OELPA, OELPS, AASCD and OGT.

TIDE FAQ /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Ohio_TIDE_FAQ.pdf

TIDE FAQ

This brief FAQ provides answers to frequently asked questions regarding TIDE dates, user accounts and student information.

Discrepancy Resolution Guidance /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Discrepant_Record_Resolution_2020.pdf

Discrepancy Resolution Guidance

This guidance document provides district test coordinators with step-by-step directions for resolving discrepant records in TIDE for Ohio's State Tests and the Ohio English Language Proficiency Assessment. Please carefully review this document before reviewing and resolving records.

Rescores and Verifications Guidance /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Fall20_Rescores_Verifications-final.pdf
This guidance document provides district test coordinators with step-by-step directions for submitting rescore and verification requests for the fall 2020 Ohio's State Tests. Please carefully review this document before submitting these requests.