Recent Announcements

  • Scoring Interpretation Online Training

    WDE and AIR will co-host a webinar in December looking at WY-TOPP Interim results. More information will be available in the November 17th newsletter. AIR Ways reporting allows educators to look at school level, class level, and individual student results for WY-TOPP modular and interim assessments. Click this link to view a recording of an AIR Ways Webinar. Please note that Wyoming will conduct standard setting next summer to determine cut points for proficiency levels.

    Added November 15, 2017
  • End of Fall Interim Testing Window:

    This is a reminder that the fall Interim testing window will be ending at the end of the day on Friday, November 17, 2017. The Modulars as well as AIRWays for all reporting of Interim and Modular results will continue to be available after Friday.

    Added November 15, 2017
  • New Resources:

    This portal is your source for information about the WY-TOPP and WY-ALT assessments. New resources will be posted to the portal to help users navigate the assessment system. Please see the new available resources listed below that will be updated weekly for your convenience.

    WY-TOPP

    WY-ALT

    For additional assistance, please contact the AIR Help Desk at 888-897-8024 or wyohelpdesk@air.org.

    Added November 2, 2017
  • Math Interim

    10/24 Update: The issue with the Grade 9 Math Interim was resolved, the interim is available to test.

    Added October 24, 2017
  • Writing Rubrics:

    WY-TOPP writing rubrics are now available under Resources for the Modular, Interim, and Summative assessments. These rubrics are organized by grade band and by type of writing: informative, opinion, and argumentative writing. Writing prompts will be included as optional Modulars for each grade and on the Interim and Summative Assessments for grades 3, 5, 7, and 9.

    Added October 17, 2017
  • TA Certification Course:

    The TA Online Certification Course is available to all eligible users and must be completed before administering Modular or Interim Assessments.

    Added October 13, 2017
  • Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE):

    The TIDE system is now available to Wyoming users for the 17-18 testing year for WY-TOPP and WY-ALT. Based on the user’s role, this system will give access to managing user accounts, managing student information and test settings, and creating rosters that can be used to view test data, as well as other administrative tasks. The TIDE user manual provides an overview of the Test Information Distribution Engine and is available here

    Please note: All WY-ALT users who had access to AIR Wyoming Assessment systems in 2016-2017 will continue to have access this year. All new users will receive an email from AIRAST-DoNotReply@airast.org when a District Test Coordinator (DTC) or Building Coordinator (BC) has created the account. This email contains instructions on how to create a password and log in. 

    Added October 13, 2017
  • WY-TOPP Blueprints:

    The WY-TOPP assessment blueprints for Summative, Interims and Modulars are now available for the 2017-2018 administration. All blueprints are accessible on portal through a link here and WDE’s assessment blueprint website.

    Added October 13, 2017
  • WY-TOPP Regional Trainings:

    AIR will conduct regional WY-TOPP training’s the week of October 9 – 13.  The trainings will provide information on all systems that will be accessed during the fall Interim testing window. Please find the WY-TOPP System Training Information sheet here, this document provides key information and dates for the upcoming in-person trainings. District Assessment Coordinators are encouraged to attend one of the regional trainings.

    *Note: the Gillette and Thermopolis locations are no longer taking attendees due to reaching capacity.

    Added September 21, 2017
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