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Statewide Assessment Timeline

2016-2017

For ACT Timeline, see: ACT Schedule of Events

Last updated Aug. 1, 2016

When?
What?
July 2016
  • NeSA-RMS Reports Interpretive Guide Available July 5
  • NeSA-RMS Reports Recording available July 8
  • Provide District Access to Preliminary NeSA-RMS Reports and Data Files in eDIRECT July 13
  • Districts upload ISR Enrolled School Data Files to eDIRECT July 13-August 10
  • 2016-2017 Check4Learning Window -Administration Available in eDirect and INSIGHT, including Test Setup July 22-June 30, 2017
August 2016
  • Districts have Access to Final NeSA-W and NeSA-RMS Reports and Data Files in eDIRECT August 24
  • DRC TSM Release August 1
  • DRC post NeSA-Practice Test Administration Manual August 30
  • DRC post NeSA-Practice Test eDIRECT User Guide August 30
September 2016
  • Post NeSA Practice Test Administration recording September 6
  • 2016-2017 NeSA- Practice Test Window—Administration Available in eDIRECT and INSIGHT, including Test Setup September 15-June 30, 2017
  • Deliver Printed NeSA and NeSA-AA Individual Student Reports September 16
  • Post NeSA Enrollments Recording September 26
October 2016
  • NeSA Enrollments Window October- 3-14
  • Math Transition Professional Development Sessions
    • October 11: Gearing, Gering Civic Center
    • October 12: Kearney, Younes Center
    • October 13: Norfolk, Lifelong Learning Center
    • October 18: Lincoln, Downtown Holiday Inn
    • October 19: Omaha, DC Centre
  • Release NeSA-Math Item Samplers October 21
November 2016
  • DRC will upload Student PreID Information for C4L and Practice Tests November 4 (Districts can do this themselves earlier)
December 2016
  • NeSA-CCR Math Practice Test—Administration Available in eDIRECT and INSIGHT, including Test Setup December 12-June 30, 2017
  • NeSA-ELA/M/S Paper/Pencil Test Manual(s) available December 19
January 2017
  • NeSA-ELA/M/S Online Test Administration Manual available January 4
  • Districts provide student information to NSSRS for NeSA-ELA/M/S- January 18
February 2017
  • ELPA21 Window opens-February 6-March 17, 2017
  • NeSA-ELA/M/S and NeSA-AA Test Administration Training (Paper/Pencil and AA—9-10 AM on 2/14 and 3-4 PM on 2/15. Online—2:30-4 on 2/14 and 9-10:30 AM on 2/15)
  • Post NeSA-ELA/M/S Test eDIRECT User Guide February 17
  • eDIRECT Test Setup for NeSA-ELA/M/S Available to Districts February 20-May 5, 2017
  • NeSA-ELA/M/S and NeSA-AA Paper/Pencil Materials Delivered to Schools February 20
March 2017
  • ELPA21 Window closes-March 17
  • NeSA-ELA/M/S and NeSA-AA Testing Window March 20 – May 5, 2017
April 2017
 
May 2017
  • NeSA-ELA/M/S testing window closes May 5
  • Districts ship NeSA-ELA/M/S paper/pencil materials to DRC May 10