Welcome Educators!

This page provides access to CAI systems, assessment manuals, training resources, and other South Dakota Assessments Program resources.


  • Goodbye, Digital Library! Hello, Tools for Teachers!

    Tools for Teachers is an easy-to-use website featuring lessons and activities designed to move students toward college and career readiness. Created with the assistance of hundreds of educators, Tools for Teachers helps educators reflect on what students know and can do, and take action on next steps to meet learning goals.

    A preview of the Tools for Teachers website is now available, with the grand opening coming in September.

    Added June 16, 2020
  • ExploreLearning Remote Learning Resources

    Cambium Assessment is partnering with ExploreLearning to help support schools seeking remote teaching and learning resources during this time of school closures. Their online resources can help students and teachers stay engaged in learning, anytime and anywhere. 

    More information is availbale in the Remote Learning Resources folder on the Educator Resources and Students & Family Resources pages.

    Added March 31, 2020

Key Documents

  • Online, Summative Test Administration Manual (TAM) (Coming Soon)
    Online, Summative Test Administrator Script (Coming Soon)
    Test Administration Checklist (Coming Soon)
    Simplifed Test Directions (Coming Soon)
    Updated February 6, 2020
  • Help Desk Information Template /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/SD-Help-Desk-Template.pdf
    Updated June 16, 2020
  • Test Security Incident Log /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/SD-Test-Security-Incident-Log.xlsx
    Updated June 16, 2020
  • Tools, Supports, and Accommodations (TSA) Guidelines /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/SD-1920-Tools-Supports-and-Accommodations-TSA-Guidelines.pdf
    Updated November 22, 2019