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Assessment Spotlight, Issue 162

California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) email update, October 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..

LEA Coordinators: Register for Assessment Update Webinar

Coming in November: The California Department of Education (CDE) Assessment Update webinar! CDE staff will present the latest information on statewide assessments as well as answer your questions. All coordinators are invited to register for this webinar, which will take place on November 10 at 2 p.m. We hope to see you there!

To register, go to the CAASPP Upcoming Training Opportunities web page External link opens in new window or tab. or the ELPAC Upcoming Training Opportunities web page External link opens in new window or tab..

PFT Update Webinar in November

If you have been waiting for updated information on the Physical Fitness Test (PFT), we have good news for you. The CDE is hosting a PFT Update webinar for local educational agency (LEA) PFT coordinators on November 12 at 10 a.m. In addition to providing the latest updates on the PFT, this webinar will include a question and answer session. Go to the PFT Update Webinar Registration web page External link opens in new window or tab. to register.

Webinar Reminder: Making Elementary Science Sizzle with Tools for Teachers

Are you curious about the new science instructional resources in Tools for Teachers? Learn all about them at “Making Elementary Science Sizzle with Tools for Teachers,” which is the next webinar in the Tools for Teachers Webinar Series. Join us for this one-hour webinar for LEA staff, particularly administrators and classroom educators, on November 9 at 3:30 p.m.

Members of the CDE will introduce the new elementary instructional resources for science, and some of the California educators who developed the lessons will share best practices for science instruction aligned with the California Next Generation Science Standards. With these easy-to-use resources, your elementary science lessons will really sizzle! A question and answer session will be included.

Register soon for this exciting webinar on the Making Elementary Science Sizzle with Tools for Teachers webinar registration web page External link opens in new window or tab.. Questions can be emailed to the California Outreach Team at CalOutreach@ets.org.

Please share this email with any educators in your LEA 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 CDE 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: Monday, November 8, 2021
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