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Is the Online Test Administrator Certification Course really available?  If
so, can you post the link to it?  I can't seem to find it in my searching
and we are looking to work on trainings on Friday afternoons with our
teachers.  Thanks in advance!

Edith Fogarty
Technology Integration Facilitator
Bradford Elementary School
143 Fairground Rd
Bradford, VT 05033
802.222.4077 x208
802.222.5196 fax

On Mon, Dec 22, 2014 at 11:46 AM, Drescher, Peter <
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>  Drew and all:
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> Do you have Guided Access turned on consistently on all of the iPads?  You
> need to have that to use the Secure Browser App.
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> Again, best is to wait a bit to see when they update.  They are aware of
> various issues right now accessing the practice tests and portal.
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> I’d stay tuned and check it after the break.. we have some hope that this
> break will help to smooth things up.
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> Peter
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> *Peter Drescher*
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> *From:* School Information Technology Discussion [mailto:
> [log in to unmask]] *On Behalf Of *Drew Blanchard
> *Sent:* Monday, December 22, 2014 11:34 AM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* Re: SBAC related info
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> We've NOT been using the Secure Browser App, but will do so from now on.
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> It's odd that some devices can connect to the SBAC Portal without the
> Secure Browser app, and can do so consistently, while other, identical
> devices cannot.  We assumed this would be an "all or nothing" kind of thing.
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> Thanks for the reminder!
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> Drew
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> On Mon, Dec 22, 2014 at 10:31 AM, Jon Orton <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> SBAC recommends using the Secure Web Browser App on iPads. I noticed you
> tried in Chrome and Safari on the iPads, are you running into this issue in
> Secure Web Browser as well?
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> On Mon, Dec 22, 2014 at 10:22 AM, Drew Blanchard <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> Any progress on this?  We continue to have some iPads which can access the
> portal and practice tests with no problem, but others see error messages
> which say "access denied [11673] You cannot log in with browser ...."  All
> iPads are identical.  We even tried with some phones, some using WiFi and
> some purely cellular data, and randomly fins some can get it while others
> are denied.  No rhyme or reason we can see after some pretty extensive
> trouble shooting.  Chrome or Safari, different WiFi nodes, nothing seems to
> make a difference.
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> Help?
>
> Drew
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> On Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 1:28 PM, Drescher, Peter <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> Couple of things to share out...
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> I am getting a lot of emails about the practice test, accessing it, using
> it, browsers not working etc. etc.
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> All I can tell you at this point.. and I know it is not necessarily what
> you want to hear....
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> Everything is on hold for a little bit longer as the SBAC group goes
> through the contracting process with the vendor.   Don’t expect anything to
> get updated until that occurs.   If you want some information about current
> SBAC news.. use this page on our website:
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> http://education.vermont.gov/sbac
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> If you want a recently posted Calendar of upcoming events, refer to this
> link here:
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> http://education.vermont.gov/documents/EDU-SBAC_Activities_and_Dates.pdf
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> Essentially, I can tell you that there are things going on behind the
> scenes in anticipation of the release of signed contracts.   So, we will
> likely see a slew of activity occur all at once as soon as that happens.
> Expect secure browser updates at that time, a new practice test site, and
> other updated information.
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> So, hang tight, should not be long.
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> Two other good resources on all things SBAC:
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> Frank Gerdeman at AOE   [log in to unmask]
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> Michael Hock at AOE  [log in to unmask]
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> They usually have info before I do, but I am glad to continue to be a
> resource.
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> Happy holidays!  Get some rest, your students thank you!
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> Peter
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> *Peter Drescher*
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> *Education Technology Coordinator*
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> *Vermont Agency of Education*
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> *Transformation and Innovation Division*
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> *219 N. Main St. Suite 402, *
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> *Barre VT 05641*
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> *Ph.: 802.479.1169 <802.479.1169>*
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