Welcome Test Administrators

This page provides access to AIR systems, assessment manuals, training resources, and other South Dakota Smarter Balanced Assessment resources.


  • Student accommodations for online testing should be set in TIDE a minimum of three days prior to testing. Accommodations and tools that require state approval (i.e. print-on-demand, read-aloud passages) should be set by February 1, 2019. Authorization instructions and forms can be found at http://doe.sd.gov/Assessment/. Users can contact Beth Schiltz at 605-773-4257 or Beth.Schiltz@state.sd.us with further questions.

    Added January 14, 2019
  • Interim Test Scoring Materials

    Interim Test Scoring Materials are now available for download in TIDE and AIRWays.

    To download hand-scoring resources from TIDE, navigate to the General Resources drop-down list in the banner and select Interim “Test Scoring Materials”. The Interim Test Scoring Materials page will appears with download links for the required resource. (Note: This feature is available for all roles except Test Administrators.)

    To download hand-scoring resources from AIRWays, Click the stack of books button in the upper-left corner of the report table. A pop-up window opens, displaying links to the available resources.

    Added November 16, 2018

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