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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 #125 | DOC | PDF (Dated 14-Mar-2017)
    Topics include: Fall 2 deadline; spring CIM; SENR changes; STAS; reporting librarians; CTE/ EOY 1; CASEMIS.
  • CALPADS Update FLASH #124 | DOC | PDF (Dated 02-Mar-2017)
    Topics include: Fall 2 deadline reminder; Direct Certification extract changes/training; LEA Admin process.
  • CALPADS Update FLASH #123 | DOC | PDF (Dated 21-Dec-2016)
    Topics include: Fall 1 submission update, report defect fixes; Fall 2 Certification Reports availability; Data use.
  • 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.

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.

Topic Specific Correspondence

  • Educational Outcomes for 2014–15 Foster Youth | DOC | PDF (Dated 15-Sep-2016)
    Letter to Governor Brown in response to Education Code Section 49085(c), regarding the legislative requirement to report on the educational outcomes for students in foster care.
  • CASEMIS to CALPADS Transition | DOC | PDF (Dated 25-Oct-2016)
    Letter 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 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

  • Demographic Data Processing Rules for Accountability Reporting
    Relevant documents are posted in Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) under this heading: Business Rules Used to Process AYP.

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, March 17, 2017
Recently Posted in School Performance
  • CALPADS Known Issues v1.4.45 (XLS) (added 27-Mar-2017)
    This document lists open issues that have been reported to the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) office.
  • CALPADS Known Issues v1.4.44 (XLS) (added 20-Mar-2017)
    This document lists open issues that have been reported to the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) office.
  • CALPADS Update FLASH #125 (added 15-Mar-2017)
    Topics include: Fall 2 deadline; CIM meeting; SENR file changes; reporting librarians; CTE changes for EOY 1; CTE webinar; CASEMIS transition.
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