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CELDT and Title III Accountability Feb 2011 Notes

February 2011 Edition of the California English Language Development Test (CELDT) and Title III Accountability Program Notes.
Updated CELDT Resources Posted

The annual assistance packet, Understanding and Using 2010–11 Individual Results and the CELDT 101 PowerPoint presentation, were posted in December on the California Department of Education (CDE) CELDT Resources Web page.

Test Results Interpretation Guides (TRIGs) Updated

Three newly translated TRIGs in the following languages: Tagalog, Hmong, and Korean are available on the Educational Data Systems' CELDT Interpretation Materials External link opens in new window or tab. Web page. In addition to English and the above languages, 2010–11 TRIGs are also available in Spanish, traditional Chinese, and Vietnamese on the same Web page.

Historical Data Files Now Available on CD

Educational Data Systems, the CELDT contractor, now provides historical data files on CD at local educational agency (LEA) request for tests administered from the 2006–07 through the 2009–10 Editions. For additional information, contact the CELDT Customer Support Center by phone at 866-850-1039, or by e-mail at support@celdt.org.

2010–11 Edition Annual Assessment Data Correction Window

LEAs will have the opportunity to correct CELDT 2010–11 Edition  student-level data during the Data Review Module (DRM) window from February 7–28, 2011. Only tests administered during the annual assessment (AA) window (July 1–October 31, 2010) and submitted for scoring prior to the November deadline will appear in the DRM. To view and correct data, CELDT district coordinators must log on to the secure CELDT District Coordinator Secure Web Portal. External link opens in new window or tab.

Upcoming CELDT Live! Online Presentations

Educational Data Systems conducts CELDT Live! presentations for CELDT district coordinators and others involved with the CELDT program. These Web-based presentations provide important information and updates on practical topics related to the administration of the CELDT.

Upcoming presentations include:

Additional information and past CELDT Live! presentations are archived on the Educational Data Systems' CELDT External link opens in new window or tab. Web site.

Updates to the 2009–10 Title III Accountability Data Reports

The revised 2009–10 Title III Accountability Data Reports are posted on the CDE Title III Accountability Web page. These revised reports only affect those LEAs/consortia that received a "Pending" status in annual measurable achievement objective (AMAO) 3 results. Access the Title III Accountability Web page noted above for updated Title III Accountability results.

For questions regarding the Title III Accountability Data Report, please contact the CELDT and Title III Accountability Office by phone at 916-319-0784 or by e-mail at amao@cde.ca.gov.

For questions regarding the Adequate Yearly Progress Report, please contact the Academic Accountability and Psychometrics Unit by phone at 916-319-0863 or by e-mail at aau@cde.ca.gov.

The Language Policy and Leadership Office (LPLO) provides technical assistance for LEAs/consortia that did not meet AMAO targets based upon data from the 2009–10 Title III Accountability Data Report. The LPLO can be reached by phone at 916-319-0845.

Questions:   CELDT and Title III Accountability Office | celdt@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0784
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