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Earlier CALPADS communications are located in the CALPADS Communications Archive.

CALPADS Updates

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

  • CALPADS Update FLASH #132 | DOC | PDF (Revised 16-Nov-2017)
    Topics include: Aligning guidance re: when to disenroll truants to support practices to reduce chronic absenteeism, truancy, and dropouts.
  • CALPADS Update FLASH #131 | DOC | PDF (Dated 09-Nov-2017)
    Topics include: CA wildfires & homeless program; college credit-bearing courses for CCI; guidance re: NSLP & special ed. records.
  • CALPADS Update FLASH #130 | DOC | PDF (Dated 03-Oct-2017)
    Topics include: 2017–18 back-to-school letter; Fall 1 data submission; registration for Oct. 17 CIM meeting.
  • CALPADS Update FLASH #129 | DOC | PDF (Dated 21-Jul-2017)
    Topics include: EOY deadline moved; upcoming defect fix on Aug. 1; teacher librarian reporting for 2017–18 Fall 2.
    • Addendum to FLASH #129 (Dated 25-Jul-2017)
      Important updates regarding EOY 1 submission. Addendum to CALPADS Update FLASH #129.
  • CALPADS Update FLASH #128 | DOC | PDF (Dated 26-Jun-2017)
    Topics include: EOY; foster youth report; direct cert.; primary disability field; CERT 129, 125 & 127; Report 1.21.
    • Addendum to FLASH #128 (Dated 28-Jun-2017)
      Clarification re: guidance for updating the primary disability for a student. Also: CERT125 and CERT127 updates.
  • CALPADS Update FLASH #127 | DOC | PDF (Dated 17-May-2017)
    Topics include: CALPADS LEA Admin auth. interim process; EOY submission window, changes, and reminders.
  • CALPADS Update FLASH #126 | DOC | PDF (Dated 06-Apr-2017)
    Topics include: Upcoming release of previously masked cohort outcome data for alternative schools. ACGR updates.
  • 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.

Webinars and Presentations

CALPADS Information Meetings (CIM)

October 2017

CALPADS Information Meeting (CIM) – October 17, 2017: Presentation Materials External link opens in new window or tab.
Presentation materials including PowerPoint slides and agenda from the October 17, 2017 CIM meeting, available on the California School Information Services (CSIS) Web site.
A video recording of this CIM event is expected to be posted soon.

April 2017

CALPADS Information Meeting – April 18, 2017 External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 01:59:20)
YouTube video of the April 18, 2017 CALPADS Information Meeting (CIM).

CALPADS Information Meeting (CIM) – April 18, 2017: Presentation Materials External link opens in new window or tab.
Presentation materials including agenda and PowerPoint slides from the April 18, 2017 CIM meeting, available on the California School Information Services (CSIS) Web site.

Past CIM Events

Presentation materials including PowerPoint slides and agendas for past CIM events can be found on the CSIS Events External link opens in new window or tab. page; click on the "Past Events" button to view past CIM events, and click on the individual links to vew agendas and documents for each event.

Assessment and Accountability

Letters to Superintendents

Charter School Reporting Status Change Form

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Earlier CALPADS communications are located in the CALPADS Communications Archive.

Questions:   CALPADS/CBEDS/CDS Operations Office | calpads@cde.ca.gov | 916-324-6738
Last Reviewed: Friday, November 17, 2017
Recently Posted in School Performance
  • CALPADS Update FLASH #132 (added 17-Nov-2017)
    Topics include: Aligning guidance regarding when to disenroll truants to support practices to reduce chronic absenteeism, truancy, and dropouts.
  • CALPADS Update FLASH #131 (added 13-Nov-2017)
    Topics include: California wildfires & homeless program; college credit-bearing courses for CCI; guidance regarding NSLP & special education records.
  • CALPADS Data Guide v9.1 (DOC) (added 08-Nov-2017)
    This guide is intended to assist users in preparing for data submission to the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS).
  • CALPADS Update FLASH #130 (added 03-Oct-2017)
    Topics include: 2017–18 back-to-school letter; Fall 1 data submission; registration for Oct. 17 CIM meeting.