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Assessment Spotlight, Issue 123

California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) email update, January 29, 2021.

Focusing on the CAASPP System and English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC)—and including, when timely, updates on California’s other statewide assessments. For questions related to test administration, coordination, and trainings, visit the CAASPP website External link opens in new window or tab. and the ELPAC website External link opens in new window or tab..

Training Opportunities Web Pages Now Even Easier to Use!

The CAASPP Training Opportunities web page External link opens in new window or tab. and the ELPAC Training Opportunities web page External link opens in new window or tab. on the CAASPP and ELPAC websites have been updated and reorganized! Now, instead of sorting through separate pages for each fiscal year’s training opportunities, users can refer to a single page that provides a listing of all upcoming training opportunities—even across fiscal years.

Archived materials and recordings from past trainings can now be found on the CAASPP Training Opportunities Archive web page External link opens in new window or tab. and the ELPAC Training Opportunities Archive web page External link opens in new window or tab..

Each of these pages offers users filtering options, saving users time and streamlining their experience in planning for and accessing key trainings.

Next Week: Interim Assessment Hand Scoring Workshops Resume

Openings are available for the remaining 2020–21 Interim Assessment Hand Scoring Workshop sessions for teachers, which will resume next week!

Participants will engage in the process of hand scoring Smarter Balanced Interim Assessment items as a way to deepen their understanding of the content standards, strengthen their evaluation of student work, and promote the use of student results to inform teaching and learning. Details are available on the 2020–21 Interim Assessment Hand Scoring Workshop web page External link opens in new window or tab.. For further information, contact Nikki Antonovich, Coordinator, Sacramento County Office of Education, by email at caaspp@scoe.net. Register today!

Please share this email with any educators in your local educational agency who would be interested in or benefit from this information. To join the email list, send a blank email message to subscribe-caaspp@mlist.cde.ca.gov. Are you a new subscriber? Visit the California Department of Education Assessment Spotlight web page to find previous issues.

Questions:   California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress Office | caaspp@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-8765
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, February 2, 2021
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