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The 2015–16 CAASPP Institute Training Materials

The 2015–16 CAASPP Institute Training Materials as offered at the in-person training.

The California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) Institute was a two-part training offered to local educational agency (LEA) teams during the 2015–16 school year. It provided an overview of the CAASPP system of assessments and provided dedicated time for LEA teams to plan for implementing all components of the CAASPP System to improve teaching and learning. The materials on this page can be modified as needed by LEAs for use during subsequent school years.

The following training materials from the CAASPP Institute are presented in modules for independent or small group learning. The Online CAASPP Institute Video Training Guide (DOC) provides an overview of the contents of each CAASPP Institute training module, including the running time for the video in each module. For large group trainings, a combined version of the materials is available to LEA staff on the help page of the Test Operations Management System External link opens in new window or tab.. Secure login is required.

Section One: Overview of the CAASPP Institute

Section Two: Summative Assessment

Section Three: Interim Assessment

Section Four: Formative Assessment and the Smarter Balanced Digital Library

Section Five: Planning Tools

Section Six: Reflection and Future Planning

Questions:   California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress Office | caaspp@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-8765
Last Reviewed: Monday, March 27, 2017
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