Overview of California's English Language Proficiency Assessments (ELPAC)

Overview of California's English Language Proficiency Assessments (ELPAC)
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This article provides an update on the state's English Language Proficiency Assessments, including the California English Language Development Test (CELDT) and the ELPAC. It outlines the timeline for development, opportunities for local educational area participation and input, ELPAC regulations, and an example of the initial assessment and appeal period. Contact information is also provided.

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1. CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Tom Torlakson, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Update on the States English Language Proficiency Assessments Regional Assessment Network Meeting March 18, 2015 English Language Proficiency Assessments Office

2. TOM TORLAKSON State Superintendent of Public Instruction 2 Overview California English Language Development Test (CELDT) Update English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC) Timeline Opportunities for Local Educational Area (LEA) Participation and Input on ELPAC Development ELPAC Regulations Example of ELPAC Initial Assessment & Appeal Period Timeline Contact Information

3. TOM TORLAKSON State Superintendent of Public Instruction 3 CELDT Update CELDT and CALPADS merge: Data Review Module (DRM): Statewide Student Identifier (SSID) Flags The Student Score Files (SSF) have been revised to indicate which data have been pulled from CALPADS: Merged Post-DRM SSF Merged NovemberJune Cumulative SSF

4. TOM TORLAKSON State Superintendent of Public Instruction 4 CELDT Update (cont.) 201415 Edition DRM Opened February 20 and will close March 19, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. LEAs must correct the data for all students tested during the Annual Assessment Window (July 1 through October 31, 2014). Inaccuracies may prevent CELDT records from matching with CALPADS data

5. TOM TORLAKSON State Superintendent of Public Instruction 5 CELDT Update (cont.) Superintendents Designation of CELDT District Coordinator Form (SDF) Now available on the Web! Current CELDT District Coordinator (CDC) may log on to the secure CELDT District Portal at http://www.celdt.org/district/ . The 201516 Edition SDF is due April 1, 2015 .

6. TOM TORLAKSON State Superintendent of Public Instruction 6 CELDT Update (cont.) 201516 Edition CELDT Initial Ordering Window: March 20April 10, 2015 To receive test materials May through June 2015, the CDC must submit an initial order by logging on to the secure CELDT District Portal at http://www.celdt.org/district/ . If the Initial Ordering Window is missed, the next opportunity will be July 1, 2015.

7. TOM TORLAKSON State Superintendent of Public Instruction 7 CELDT Update (cont.) Scoring Training of Trainers (STOT) Workshops For more information, view the STOT Statewide Workshops Registration Information Web page at http://celdt.org/training/stot/registration . Date Day Location April 7 Tues. Sacramento April 14 Tues. San Diego April 15 Wed. Downey April 16 Thurs. Riverside April 21 Tues. Clovis April 23 Thurs. Sacramento April 29 Wed. San Jose August 18 Tues. Costa Mesa August 25 Tues. Sacramento

8. TOM TORLAKSON State Superintendent of Public Instruction 8 CELDT Update (cont.) CELDT Administration Regional Workshops Posted on the CELDT 201516 Regional Workshops List Web page at http://www.celdt.org/training/stot/regional 201516 CELDT Information Guide The guide is posted on the California Department of Education CELDT Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/el/ under the Coordinators, Admins, & Teachers tab.

9. TOM TORLAKSON State Superintendent of Public Instruction 9 ELPAC Timeline December 2014Request for proposals released February 2015Proposals were due March 2015Bid opening of cost proposal; five-day posting of intent to award contract April 2015Contract to be initiated April 2015Technical Advisory Group meeting on the grades kindergarten12 test blueprint guidelines July 2015ELPAC Regulations to the State Board of Education (SBE)

10. TOM TORLAKSON State Superintendent of Public Instruction 10 ELPAC Timeline (cont.) July through September 2015Public comment period on the Regulations August 2015Complete test blueprints development September 2015 Test blueprints for the ELPAC initial and summative to the SBE Public hearing on the Regulations November 2015SBE to adopt the Regulations or direct the CDE to conduct a 15-day public comment period

11. TOM TORLAKSON State Superintendent of Public Instruction 11 Opportunities for LEA Participation and Input on ELPAC Development Test blueprints Item writing training Content and bias/sensitivity reviews Pilot and field testing Performance level descriptors development Standard settings on the initial and summative assessments

12. TOM TORLAKSON State Superintendent of Public Instruction 12 ELPAC Regulations Must be in place for the 201617 field tests Language use survey (i.e., the home language survey) to identify potential English learners (ELs) Locally scored initial assessment Appeal process of initial identification as an EL

13. TOM TORLAKSON State Superintendent of Public Instruction 13 ELPAC Regulations (cont.) Section to address identification and assessment of students with disabilities Shift of the annual assessment window to the spring Four-month period after January 1 Proposing February 1May 31 Accountability Reclassification

14. TOM TORLAKSON State Superintendent of Public Instruction 14 Example of ELPAC Initial Assessment & Appeal Period Timeline In Calendar Days 45-Day Appeal Period Pupil Receives EL Services Sept 1 Sept 10 Oct 1 Nov 1 30 days from receipt of parent appeal request 15 days 10 days Administer Language Use Survey 10 days 30 days Administer & Score the Initial Assessment Window for LEA to Notify Parent of Right to Appeal Date of First Enrollment Window for Parent to Request Appeal Superintendent Grants/Denies Appeal Based on Evidence Collected Since Parent Notification & Notifies Parent in Writing of Decision ELPAC Dec 1

15. TOM TORLAKSON State Superintendent of Public Instruction Contact Information English Language Proficiency Assessments Office Phone: 916-319-0784 ELPAC e-mail: elpac@cde.ca.gov CELDT e-mail: celdt@cde.ca.gov CELDT and ELPAC Web page: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/el/ 15

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