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2018–19 CALPADS County-Level Certification Report
Earlier CALPADS communications (for prior academic years) are located in the CALPADS Communications Archive.
Contents of this page:
- CALPADS Updates (Flashes)
- CASEMIS-to-CALPADS (C2C) News
- Assessment and Accountability
- Letters to Superintendents
- Charter School Reporting Status Change Form
The CALPADS Update FLASHES listed below include abbreviated descriptions of the contents of each FLASH memo.
Listed in descending order with the most recent on top.
- CALPADS Update FLASH #147 (Dated 11-Dec-2018)
Topics include: CALPADS Fall 2 functionality rollout and deadline; wildfires and homeless and program; homeless definition.
- CALPADS Update FLASH #146 (Dated 26-Nov-2018)
Topics include: CALPADS deadline reminder; local foster match functionality defect.
- CALPADS Update FLASH #145 (Dated 05-Nov-2018)
Topics include: Deadline dates; functionality phase-in; business rule changes for discipline data submission; clarification of definition of "suspension;" ELAS start date for students tested with Initial ELPAC.
- CALPADS Update FLASH #144 (Dated 18-Oct-2018)
Topics include: CALPADS deadline dates; CALPADS status and common problems (known issues); list of commonly encountered defects.
- Microsoft Word Format - CALPADS Update FLASH #144 (DOCX; Dated 18-Oct-2018)
- PDF Format - CALPADS Update FLASH #144 (PDF; Dated 18-Oct-2018)
Topics include: CALPADS status; known issues and defects; LEA admin accounts; suggested next steps; CALPADS deadline dates.
- CALPADS Update FLASH #142 (Dated 20-Sep-2018)
Topics include: CALPADS LEA Admin Application; required training; updated timeline for CALPADS down time; Oct. 2 CIM event registration.
- CALPADS Update FLASH #141 (Dated 07-Sep-2018)
Topics include: Upcoming CALPADS down time; upcoming ODS pull for grad rate indicator; four-year ACGR report versus one-year grad counts; EOY data uses.
- CALPADS Update FLASH #140 (Dated 17-Aug-2018)
Topics include: EOY deadline reminder; timeline for upcoming CALPADS upgrade; guidance re: EO students with non-English primary language; use of school transfer category Code 4 – District of Choice.
- CALPADS Update FLASH #139 (Dated 24-Jul-2018)
Topics include: Assigning grade levels for ungraded elementary (UE) and ungraded secondary (US) students.
Earlier CALPADS Flash communications for prior academic years are located in the CALPADS Communications Archive.
C2C News: April 2018
C2C News: March 2018
C2C News: December 2017
CALPADS Information Meetings (CIM)
April 2018 CIM
CALPADS Information Meeting – April 17, 2018
YouTube video of the April 17, 2018 CALPADS Information Meeting (CIM).
Presentation materials including PowerPoint slides and agenda from the April 17, 2018 CIM meeting, available on the California School Information Services (CSIS) Web site.
Past CIM Events
To view past CIM events for prior academic years: Visit the CALPADS Communications Archive (CIM events are located under the "Webinars and Presentations – Archive" heading). Additionally, presentation materials including PowerPoint slides and agendas for past CIM events can be found on the CSIS Events page; click on the "Past Events" button to view past CIM events, and click on the individual links to view agendas and documents for each event.
- Demographic Data Processing Rules for Accountability Reporting
Relevant documents are posted in Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) under the Business Rules Used to Process AYP heading.
To view earlier communications (associated with prior academic years), see the CALPADS Communications Archive.
- 2018–19 Data Collections: Annual Back-to-School Letter (Dated 22-Oct-2018)
- Data Submission Reminders for the 2018 California School Dashboard (07-Aug-2018)
Critical reminders for the 2018 Dashboard.
Correspondence for prior academic years is located in the CALPADS Communications Archive.
- Charter School Reporting Status Change Form v10.1 for June 2018 (PDF; Dated 15-May-2018)
- Charter School Data Reporting Options Letter (Dated 26-Apr-2018)
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Earlier CALPADS communications are located in the CALPADS Communications Archive.