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Data Training, Collection, and Reporting

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), Title II: Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA) grant recipients must complete the following requirements and submit the required documentation by the 2020–21 deadlines listed below.

Mandatory Data Trainings

At least one representative from each funded agency must complete one National Reporting System (NRS) for Adult Education California Accountability training and one Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment Systems (CASAS) Implementation Training by January 31, 2021. The California Department of Education (CDE) encourages local agencies to adopt a team approach for training and continuous improvement in managing data outcomes. For more information about training sessions and registration, please access California Adult Education Training External link opens in new window or tab. .

Data Collection

  1. Collect data on all AEFLA adult learners between July 1, 2020, and June 30, 2021.
  2. Complete enrollment information for each adult learner in any of the WIOA, Title II: AEFLA funded instructional programs as soon as the learner enters the class.
  3. Complete updates for all adult learners who have 12 or more hours of instruction.
  4. Record instructional hours for all adult learners in TOPSpro® Enterprise (TE) at a minimum of once a month.
  5. Administer a CASAS pretest and post-test to all WIOA, Title II: AEFLA adult learners.
  6. Manually enter, scan, or transfer records into TE software. These records must be completed each quarter, and each quarterly data submission must be as complete and accurate as possible.
  7. Record learner’s email and cell phone number in TE software for the Core Performance Employment and Earnings quarterly survey.

Data Reporting

  1. Submit quarterly and end-of-year data to CASAS. All data submissions must be received by CASAS on or before each due date.
  2. Agencies generate and submit a copy of their quarterly NRS Data Integrity Report before completing quarterly data requirements.
  3. Agencies are required to complete the Employment and Earnings Follow-up Survey during each quarter. The Employment and Earnings Follow-up Survey should be sent to all students the second and fourth quarter after they exit.
  4. For agencies providing California English Literacy and Civics Education (EL Civics) services under WIOA, Title II: AEFLA Sections 231 or 243, select at least one Civic Objective and Additional Assessment Plan (COAAP) by October 31, 2020. Final COAAP selections must be made by April 30, 2021.
  5. Complete the California WIOA, Title II: AEFLA Agency-Level Continuous Improvement Plan by April 30, 2021.
  6. Agencies administering the Citizenship Interview Test must complete recertification by April 30, 2021.
  7. Annually certify that local procedures for collecting and reporting data conform to the NRS Standards and the California Assessment Policy Guidelines 2020–21. Certify that local policies have been updated in accordance with the Local Assessment Policy Guidelines. Policy guidelines and a template are located at CDE Resources.

Please note: Agencies must submit all data and fiscal requirements listed within the Grant Deliverable Due Dates for 2020–21 on or before each due date.

Questions:   Adult Education Office | adulteducation@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-2175
Last Reviewed: Monday, July 27, 2020
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