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ELPA21 2019-20 Screener Guidance /core/fileparse.php/3694/urlt/ELPA21-Screener-Guidance-2017-NDE.pdf
Updated August 01, 2019

This guidance document provides introductory ELPA21 2019-20 Screener information for those who are new to screening potential English Learners.

Screener ORS Quick Guide /core/fileparse.php/3694/urlt/19-20_NE_Screener-ORS-Quick-Guide_APPROVED.pdf
Updated July 10, 2019

This Quick Guide provides a brief overview of the steps for logging in to the Online Reporting System (ORS), finding screener test results for individual students, and printing individual student reports (ISRs) in various available languages. 

Online Reporting System User Guide /core/fileparse.php/3694/urlt/19-20_NE_ORS_User_Guide_APPROVED_070519.pdf
Updated July 10, 2019

The Online Reporting System User Guide provides information on how to use the Online Reporting System (ORS) to view student performance.

DEI User Guide /core/fileparse.php/3694/urlt/Nebraska-DEI_User-Guide.pdf
Updated August 19, 2019

This document is intended to provide specific instructions for using the Data Entry Interface (DEI). The DEI is a component of the Online Testing System that allows authorized users to enter student assessment data, such as item responses and scores. Entering student data is required for the ELPA21 paper-pencil and braille version accommodated forms.

Nebraska ELPA21 Online Summative Test Administration Manual /core/fileparse.php/3694/urlt/Nebraska-ELPA21-Online-Summative-Test-Administration-Manual.pdf
Updated January 03, 2019
Nebraska ELPA21 Online Dynamic Screener Test Administration Manual /core/fileparse.php/3694/urlt/ELPA21-TAM-Nebraska.pdf
Updated July 31, 2019

The ELPA21 Screener and Summative Test Administration Manuals are intended to provide specific instructions for the administration of the ELPA21 Screener and Summative tests. Details include information on security, coding, and logistical requirements and the Test Administrator directions to students.

Nebraska ELPA21 TA User Guide /core/fileparse.php/3694/urlt/Nebraska-ELPA21-TA-User-Guide.pdf
Updated July 10, 2019

This user guide is designed to help users navigate the Test Delivery System (TDS) including the Student Interface and the Test Administrator Interface, and help support Test Administrators manage and administer testing for students participating in the ELPA21 tests. Additionally, this guide will provide information to help users access and administer the Practice Tests available in TDS.

This user guide is designed to help users easily navigate the Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) system. TIDE performs the following functions:

  • Registering students for assessments
  • Establishing test settings and accommodations
  • Associating students with districts, schools, and rosters
  • Creating and approving testing appeals

Depending on your user role, you may not have access to all these functions.

ELPA21 Accessibility and Accommodations Manual /core/fileparse.php/3694/urlt/ELPA21-AA-Manual-Screener.pdf
Updated July 10, 2019

This Accessibility and Accommodations Manual was developed for the ELPA21 member states to guide the selection and administration of appropriate universal features, designated features, and accommodations for individual students to produce valid assessment results.

ELPA21 Screener Step Two Speaking Scoring Document /core/fileparse.php/3694/urlt/ELPA21-Screener-Step-Two-Speaking-Scoring-Document-2018-2020.pdf
Updated July 10, 2019
This document is created to assist school and school system personnel with the immediate (“on the fly”) scoring of the first operational Speaking task on the ELPA21 Screener.