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2017 Assessment and Accountability Info Meeting


The 2017 Assessment and Accountability Information Meeting was held this year in Sacramento and Ontario. These meetings provided local educational agencies updates on a number of important topics related to California’s assessment system.

North Meeting

Thursday, September 28, 2017
Doubletree Hotel Sacramento
2001 Point West Way
Sacramento, California 95815

The North Meeting was offered as a live Webcast on September 28, 2017, and archived for later viewing.

South Meeting

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Doubletree Hotel Ontario
Empire Ballroom
222 North Vineyard Avenue
Ontario, California 91764


2017 Assessment and Accountability Information Meeting

Presentation (PowerPoint slides)
  1. Director’s Message (PDF)
  2. Smarter Balanced Ready: Big Ideas for Implementation (PDF)
  3. California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress: Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments Update for 2017–18 (PDF; 2MB)
  4. Smarter Balanced Digital Library and Interim Assessments Update (PDF; 2MB)
  5. California Science Test (PDF)
  6. The California Alternate Assessments: What’s New in 2017–18? (PDF)
  7. Moving Forward with the English Language Proficiency Assessments for California and the California Spanish Assessment (PDF; 2MB)
  8. Accountability and the Fall 2017 California School Dashboard Release (PDF)
Questions:   Assessment Development and Administration Division | 916-319-0803
Last Reviewed: Monday, October 16, 2017
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