Recent Announcements..

  • 2018-19 Secure Browsers

    The 2018-2019 Secure Browsers are now available on the Secure Browser page of the Louisiana ELPT Portal. An updated Secure Browser Installation Guide is also available. Users are able to administer the Online Tools Training and the ELPS using either the 2017-2018 Secure Browser or the new 2018-2019 Secure Browser until December 31, 2018. After December 31, 2018 users will be required to use the 2018-2019 Secure Browser. The Online Tools Training and ELPS will no longer be accessible using the 2017-2018 Secure Browser.

    Updates to the iOS Secure Browser and the Chrome OS Secure Browser are also available. Most iPads and Chromebooks are set up to automatically install updates. If your iPad or Chromebook does not automatically install updates and you have one of these Secure Browser apps installed, you will need to download the updates to these Secure Browser apps. A link to download the apps for use on iPads and Chromebooks where they are not already installed is available on the Secure Browser page of the Louisiana ELPT Portal.

    The 2018-2019 Linux Secure Browser is also now available. 

    If you have any questions, please contact the Louisiana ELPT Help Desk.

    Added September 4, 2018
  • TIDE Update and Mandatory Password Resets

    Updates to improve TIDE functionality will be available on Monday, August 27. The TIDE User Guide has been updated to reflect these enhancements.

    New features of TIDE will include:

    • Participation Reports: Now more accessible, with better search functionality
    • Improved Rosters:  Now allows users to define start and end dates, as well as the students and users associated with each roster

    In addition, we will be introducing 2-factor authentication for TIDE and ORS in order to further enhance the security of student information. This means that users will need to respond to an email challenge the first time they log in from a new device. All users will need to reset their passwords and complete this challenge when they log into TIDE or ORS after Sunday, August 26.

    Please contact the Louisiana ELPT Helpdesk if you have questions about TIDE 11 and its improved functionality.

    Added August 24, 2018
  • The Online Reporting System (ORS) is now open for access to ELPT and ELPS reports. Reminder: Results for ELPS that include Step Three responses will be available in the ORS within 7 calendar days after the test has been submitted.

    Added August 23, 2018
  • ORS Downtime

    ORS will be unavailable during the first few weeks of August for system enhancements related to the 2018-2019 school year.

    Added August 7, 2018
  • 2018-2019 English Language Proficiency Screener (ELPS) Now Available

    The ELPS is now available (online and braille). The 2018-2019 ELPS resources have also been posted in the Resources section of the LA Portal,

    Added August 1, 2018
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