Nextera Admin Roles & Responsibilities

To assist our schools with creating new users in Nextera Admin, you can use the below (and attached) guide to determine the best user role for a new user. 

Nextera Admin: User Roles and Responsibilities

Regional Level User (RIC)

  • Point of contact for all District Test Coordinators (DTCs) for the Region
  • Visibility to all region, district, and school level information
  • Can create district- and school-level users in her/his region

NYC Region Level Users (NYCRIC)

  • Point of contact for all District Test Coordinators (DTCs) for the state
  • Edits teacher and student data as necessary
  • Visibility to all region, district, and school level information

District Test Coordinator (DTC)

  • Main point of contact at the district for Questar
  • Ensures accuracy of all student data in the system
  • Manages district-level accounts and sets up primary school-level users, including the School Test Coordinator and School Information Technology Coordinator
  • Can create district- and school-level users for users in her/his district

NOTE: There is only one District Test Coordinator per district. Please consider other roles, such as a DLU or DITC, if you need additional district-level roles in Nextera Admin.

Superintendent (SUP)

  • Adviser to the DTC
  • Ensures all student data is correct and in the system
  • Visibility to their own district and school level information
  • Can create district- and school-level users in her/his district

NOTE: There is only one Superintendent per district.

District Level User (DLU)

  • Receives the same permissions in the system as the District Test Coordinator
  • Has access to all district schools, users, and students
  • Can assist in managing district-level users and students, and in scheduling tests
  • Can create users with DITC role and school-level users

District Information Technology Coordinator (DITC)

  • Information technology point of contact for all schools in the district
  • May help district and school staff troubleshoot technology issues
  • Cannot create new users

Principal (PRN)

  • Responsible for Tech Readiness
  • Visibility to their own school level information
  • Can create school-level users in her/his school

NOTE: There is only one Principal per school. 

School Test Coordinator (STC)

  • Handles test coordinator responsibilities at the school level
  • Responsible for managing users and students, and schedules tests at the school level
  • Can create users with the role BLU, SITC, and Teacher

NOTE: There should be only one School Test Coordinator per school, but this is not restricted in the system. You may want to consider other roles, such as BLU or SITC, if you need additional school-level roles in Nextera Admin.

Building Level User (BLU)

  • Receives the same permissions in the system as the School Test Coordinator
  • Can assist in managing school level users and students and in scheduling tests
  • Can create users with the SITC role and Teacher

School Information Technology Coordinator (SITC)

  • Information technology point of contact for the school
  • Can download the secure test browser on all devices used for testing
  • May help district and school staff troubleshoot technology issues
  • Cannot create users

Teacher (TA)

  • Responsible for leading the administration
  • Reads the directions from the Teacher’s Directions and leads students
  • Confirms the students are present
  • Visibility to their class level information
  • Cannot create users

NOTE: There is only one Teacher per class. Please consider other roles, such as BLU or SITC, if you need additional school-level roles that can assist a teacher with class setup in Nextera Admin.