New: The CBT Technology Readiness Checklist has been updated for the 2017-18 school year.

The new CBT Technology Readiness Checklist has been updated for the 2017-18 school year and is available on CBT Support in the Resources section. The CBT Technology Readiness Checklist is a nine-point checklist with requirements and guidelines all schools that order CBT must verify to administer computer-based tests in the spring. Technology Readiness includes requirements and guidelines in the following areas: 

  • Bandwidth & Access
  • Devices
  • Installation
  • Network
  • Scoring
  • Staff
  • Students
  • Testing Space

In October, principals from schools that have ordered CBT through the NYSED online examination request system will be required to verify CBT Technology Readiness on Nextera Admin. Questar will send "Welcome to Nextera" emails to all principals who order CBT.