Archived Announcements

All Archived Announcements

  • 2019-20 TIDE Now Available

    The Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) is now available for the 2019-2020 school year for WY-TOPP and WY-ALT users. District Test Coordinators (DTCs), who had access to Wyoming systems in 2018-2019, continue to have access. DTCs may begin adding school-level users to TIDE. Additional information on adding users is available in the TIDE User Guide.

    Please note: All new users will receive an email from when a District Test Coordinator (DTC) or Building Coordinator (BC) has created an account for the new administration year. This email contains instructions on how to create a password and log in. Please contact the Wyoming Help Desk at (888) 897-8024 or with any questions.

    Added August 23, 2019
  • 2019-2020 Secure Browser

    The Secure Browser for the 2019-2020 administration is now available to download for various Operating Systems on the Secure Browser page. Please reference the Technical Manuals on the Technology Coordinators User Guides page for installation information. The 2019-2020 Technical Manuals will be available on Friday, August 16, 2019.

    Added August 12, 2019
  • Technical Directors – Chromebooks: Chrome v73

    AIR does not recommend updating your Chromebook machines to version 73 before testing. AIR is working closely with Google to address an issue in Chromebooks using version 73 that does not enable the TTS accommodation to be used correctly.

    Update August 12, 2019: AIR recommends updating your Chromebook machines to version 75 to remedy the TTS issues experienced on Chromebooks using version 73. Please contact for support.

    Added April 17, 2019
  • TIDE Initial Ordering Window is Closing on January 22

    The initial TIDE ordering window for the WY-ALT is open until Monday, January 22. During this time, Building Coordinators and district personnel must verify building contact information and review pre-loaded orders for Test Administration (TA) Kits. If you have any questions please contact the Wyoming Help Desk at 1-888-897-8024 or

    Added January 17, 2018

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