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This document details the step-by-step instructions on how to create an Enterprise A&A account through the EdPortal in order to receive access to the restricted sections of this Iowa ELPA21 portal. The restricted sections include any icon on the User pages that have a lock symbol. These icons include access to the Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE), the Test Delivery System (TDS), and the Online Reporting System (ORS). In order to assess students using the Iowa ELPA21 assessments, you must create an A&A account and access these secure systems.

This document provides a list of technology skills that students will experience on the ELPA21 assessments.

The following documents provide helpful information on headsets used for ELPA21 testing. 

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.