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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 #155 (Dated 13-May-2019)
Topic: Important reminder to update Student English Language Acquisition Status (ELAS) in CALPADS prior to the May 31 Summative Testing for the English Language Proficiency Assessments for California.
- Any students that were tested with the Initial English Language Proficient Assessments (ELPAC) in the current academic year, or any students who still need to be tested with the Initial ELPAC, must also take the Summative ELPAC before May 31. Therefore, it critical to submit their ELAS of English Learner (EL) or Initial Fluent English Proficient (IFEP), as determined by the ELPAC local scoring tool, to CALPADS in order for students to take the Summative ELPAC.
- Microsoft Word Format - CALPADS Update FLASH #155 (DOCX; Dated 13-May-2019)
- PDF Format - CALPADS Update FLASH #155 (PDF; Dated 13-May-2019)
- CALPADS Update FLASH #154 (Dated 26-Mar-2019)
Topics include: CALPADS Information Meeting (CIM) is April 9, 2019. Information and agenda for attendees.
- CALPADS Update FLASH #153 (Dated 11-Mar-2019)
Topics include: End-of-Year 3: CERT125 will be disabled; CERT127 will become fatal. Review CERT071 warnings. Applying and reporting disciplinary actions.
- CALPADS Update FLASH #152 (Dated 07-Mar-2019)
Topics include: Postsecondary/Transition Students, Adult-age Students Attending a Charter School in an Exclusive Partnership, and Adult-age Students Enrolled in an Adult Education Program.
- CALPADS Update FLASH #151 (Dated 06-Mar-2019)
Topics include: Attorney General's Model Policies for K–12 Schools and CALPADS data submission.
- CALPADS Update FLASH #150 (Dated 15-Feb-2019)
Topics include: Spring 2019 Training Offered: CALPADS Course Codes, Assignment Monitoring and LCAP Federal Addendum Equity Data Training.
- CALPADS Update FLASH #149 (Dated 14-Feb-2019)
Topics include: Guidance for assigning Statewide Student Identifiers (SSIDs) for adult students in CALPADS.
- CALPADS Update FLASH #148 (Dated 30-Jan-2019)
Topics include: Enrollment and attendance accounting guidance for students attending hospital/health facility programs in another LEA and while on paternity leave; clarification regarding reporting disciplinary incidents.
- 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: December 2018
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).
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).
California School Dashboard: New Career Measures Collected for the College/Career Indicator (Dated 05-Apr-2019)
Letter sent to Dashboard, Accountability, and Dashboard Alternative School Status Coordinators regarding new career measures collected for the College/Career Indicator on the California School Dashboard.
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)
To receive information and updates regarding CALPADS, please subscribe to the appropriate CALPADS Listserv.
Earlier CALPADS communications are located in the CALPADS Communications Archive.