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This page contains communications related to CALPADS including system updates, correspondence, and newsletters.

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2016–17 CALPADS Certification Report

Earlier communications are located in the Communications Archive.

CALPADS Updates

The CALPADS Update FLASHES listed below include abbreviated descriptions of the contents of each FLASH memo.

  • CALPADS Update FLASH #122 | DOC | PDF (Dated 04-Oct-2016)
    Topics include: Fall 1 begins Oct. 5; Fall 1 suggested milestones; Fall 2 submission; direct cert. extract update.
  • CALPADS Update FLASH #121 | DOC | PDF (Dated 16-Sep-2016)
    Topics include: Sept. release; foster youth data; CTE course codes; ODS reports; fall updates & reminders.
  • CALPADS Update FLASH #120 | DOC | PDF (Dated 09-Aug-2016)
    Topics include: Chronic absenteeism data collection; new STAS file; calculating days attended/absent; cert. reqs.
  • CALPADS Update FLASH #119 | DOC | PDF (Dated 29-Jul-2016)
    Topics include: Reporting disciplinary removals to an interim alternative setting; direct cert. counts; CTE reports.
    CALPADS Update FLASH #118
    | DOC | PDF (Dated 07-Jul-2016)
    Topics include: July 9 system maintenance; corrections to Flash #117.
  • CALPADS Update FLASH #117 | DOC | PDF (Updated 07-Jul-2016)
    Topics include: End-of-year submission window reminder and tips; Title I Part A status; "view only" feature update.
  • CALPADS Update FLASH #116 | DOC | PDF (Dated 20-May-2016)
    Topics include: End-of-year submission window; changes due to accountability; code changes.

Webinars and Presentations

CALPADS Information Meeting (CIM) – October 18, 2016 External link opens in new window or tab.
PowerPoint slides and agenda from the October 18, 2016 CIM meeting, available on the California School Information Services (CSIS) Web site.

CALPADS Information Meeting – April 19, 2016 External link opens in new window or tab. (02:29:10)
YouTube video. Additionally, the CIM PowerPoint Slides – April 19, 2016 External link opens in new window or tab. are available on the California School Information Services (CSIS) Web site.

Topic Specific Correspondence

  • CASEMIS to CALPADS Transition | DOC | PDF (Dated 25-Oct-2016)
    Letter sent to County and District Superintendents and Charter School Administrators regarding the transition from the California Special Education Management Information System (CASEMIS) to CALPADS.
  • Compliance with Assembly Bill 420 | PDF (Dated 16-Jun-2016)
    Letter sent to County and District Superintendents and Charter School Administrators regarding compliance with Assembly Bill 420 (effective since/as of January 1, 2015).

Assessment and Accountability

Letters to Superintendents

Charter School Reporting Status Change Form

Earlier communications are located in the Communications Archive.

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Questions:   CALPADS/CBEDS/CDS Operations Office | calpads@cde.ca.gov | 916-324-6738
Last Reviewed: Friday, December 9, 2016
Recently Posted in School Performance
  • Update on data collected for military families (added 09-Dec-2016)
    December 9, 2016 letter to County and District Superintendents and Charter School Administrators.
  • CALPADS Known Issues v1.4.31 (XLS) (added 02-Dec-2016)
    This document lists open issues that have been reported to the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) office.
  • CALPADS Known Issues v1.4.30 (XLS) (added 18-Nov-2016)
    This document lists open issues that have been reported to the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) office.
  • CALPADS Release Updates v1.1.99 (XLS) (added 18-Nov-2016)
    Release updates for CALPADS, November 16, 2016.
  • CALPADS Known Issues v1.4.29 (XLS) (added 14-Nov-2016)
    This document lists open issues that have been reported to the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) office.

  • CALPADS Known Issues v1.4.28 (XLS) (added 04-Nov-2016)
    This document lists open issues that have been reported to the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) office.
  • CALPADS Release Updates v1.1.98 (XLS) (added 03-Nov-2016)
    Release updates for CALPADS, November 1, 2016.
  • CALPADS Release Updates v1.1.97 (XLS) (added 25-Oct-2016)
    Release updates for CALPADS, October 18, 2016.
  • CALPADS Known Issues v1.4.27 (XLS) (added 25-Oct-2016)
    This document lists open issues that have been reported to the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) office.
  • Transition of CASEMIS to CALPADS (added 25-Oct-2016)
    Letter sent October 25, 2016 regarding the transition from the California Special Education Management Information System to CALPADS.