Recent Announcements

  • Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments, AIRWays, Assessment Viewing Application, and Online Reporting System are now live. Please remember to update the Secure Browsers and take the TA Certification Course prior to administering interim assessments.

    Added September 4, 2018
  • TIDE is now live for the 2018-2019 school year. All the DC, SC, TA, and TE users from last year should reach out to their District Administrators to be added to TIDE.

    Once added to TIDE, all the users have to take the TA certification course to administer Smarter Balanced assessments. 

    Added August 21, 2018
  • The Windows, Mac, iOS, and Chrome Secure Browsers for the 2018 - 2019 school year are now available. The respective Secure Browser is required for all 2018 - 2019 online test administrations. Please download desktop operating system Secure Browsers from the portal. Mobile operating system Secure Browsers are available in the App Store, Google Play Store, or Chrome Web Store. Secure Browsers downloaded from previous years are not applicable for this school year.

    Added August 14, 2018
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Welcome!

Working together, Measured Progress, American Institutes for Research, and the Montana Office of Public Instruction (OPI) use this portal to provide access to on-line systems and resources for administering Smarter Balanced Assessments. These assessments are part of Montana’s Comprehensive Assessment System (MontCAS), which has been designed to provide parents and teachers with valid, useful information to help all students succeed.

Please visit OPI’s website for more information on other Montana assessments.