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New CAASPP Coordinator Training Videos

Videos from the New California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) Coordinator trainings.

Overview of California's Assessment Programs External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 31:41)

This video provides a summary of California's comprehensive assessment program by category: achievement tests, language proficiency tests, high school proficiency and equivalency tests, and other important tests.

Roles and Responsibilities of the LEA CAASPP Coordinator External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 20:58)

This video provides a overview of the roles and responsibilities of the LEA CAASPP coordinator in ensuring successful administration of the CAASPP system, including information on the systems such as the Test Operations Management System (TOMS) and the Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) that support successful administration.

Defining Common Terms External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 13:40)

This video provides a summary of important terms for the LEA CAASPP coordinator to be familiar with and understand as they relate to the CAASPP system and your role as the LEA CAASPP coordinator such as non-public schools, test expiration rules, security agreements and affidavits, testing windows, and parent exemptions.

Planning and Preparing for the CAASPP Summative Assessments External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 33:47)

This video provides a summary of the LEA CAASPP coordinator roles and responsibilities in planning and preparing for CAASPP testing. Topics include user registration, technology needs, accessibility resources, training needs, security, and communication.

Preparing For Testing: January through the Start of Testing External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 35:07)

This video provides a summary of the LEA CAASPP coordinator role immediately before CAASPP testing begins. Topics include ensuring accessibility resources are available for students, conducting required training for site coordinators and test examiners, ensuring appropriate user roles are established, establishing test schedules, entering parent exemptions, and reminding sites about test security procedures

Providing Support During CAASPP Testing External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 44:23)

This video provides a summary of the roles and responsibilities of the LEA CAASPP coordinator during CAASPP testing such as monitoring testing at sites including site test completion, assisting with make-up testing, addressing security issues as they arise, and how students new to the LEA can participate in CAASPP testing.

Tying up Loose Ends After Testing External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 35:59)

This video provides an overview about the type of results provided by the CAASPP system and the LEA CAASPP coordinators role in ensuring access and communicating results to appropriate LEA team members and engaging in collaborative conversations about using the CAASPP data to improve teaching and learning. Topics also include requirements related to sending Student Score Reports to parents and guardians and gathering feedback about CAASPP testing from students and teachers.

Introduction to the Digital Library for New CAASPP Coordinators External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 34:46)

This video provides a summary of how to build a shared understanding of the Formative Assessment process, as designed by Smarter Balanced, and the role the Digital Library plays in that process, as well as review the role of the Playlists and other resources aligned with the Interim Assessment Blocks.

Introduction to the Interim Assessments for New CAASPP Coordinators External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 1:08:37)

This video provides an overview of the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments, their purpose, how to access and administer the interims, including what is necessary for the hand-scoring piece, and how to access the results.

Questions:   California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress | caaspp@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-8765
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, March 19, 2019
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