Secure Site Training and Resource Materials


The Secure Site is a web based application used for state assessments and accountability. The primary functions of the Secure Site are 1) Pre-identification of Students for both paper and pencil and online assessments, 2) Ordering paper and pencil tests including accommodated versions of the assessments, 3) Review of Accountable Students and Test Verification, 4) Review and appeal of preliminary Score Card, 5) Review and appeal of Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives (AMAO), 5) Retrieval of data score files and score reports. 

The Secure Site is available to authorized district and school personnel only. How do I obtain access to the Secure Site?



Manuals/Guides

User and Procedure Manual The manual documents the functions of the Secure Site along with procedures for each of the functions.
Guide to Reading the 2014 Michigan School Accountability Scorecard Detailed information on Scorecard Components and Calculations


 







Quick References

Abbreviations The document contains a list of abbreviations and the full text used on the Secure Site.
KEA Online Sessions-Fall 2015 The document walks a user through the process of putting students into an online session for KEA. Pre-Identification must be done first before putting a student into an online session.
KEA Pre-Identification-Fall 2015 The document walks a user through the options for KEA pre-identification of students on the Secure Site
Pre-Identification The document walks a user through the options for pre-identification for spring 2015 ACT, WorkKeys, M-STEP, WIDA and MI-Access.




                                             

Camtasia Training/Presentations*

Pre-Identification
Pre-ID File Upload A file with required student data can be created in our required format and loaded to the Secure Site.
Early Roster An Early Roster file with student data for pre-identification can be loaded in MSDS for the Kindergarten Entry Assessment (KEA) and fall Interim assessments only.
Student Search Students can be pre-identified one at a time. The student's demographic record and scores for a test cycle can also be accessed through the Student Search.
Student Demographics - Mass Update After a student has been pre-identified for a test cycle, grade levels, building, class group codes, research codes and un-assigning students from a test cycle can be done for a group of students at a time.
MSDS Copy Students can be copied from MSDS into the Secure Site for pre-identification.





 






 






 






*There may be minor differences in the Camtasia presentations and the Secure Site due to ongoing improvements and changes to assessments. Always refer to current communications for deadlines and policies.
 

For additional questions about the Secure Site, email baa@michigan.gov or call
877-560-8378 and press option 3