Assessment Spotlight, Issue 236: California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) email update, June 23, 2023.
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 and the ELPAC website .
Upcoming Downtime for CAASPP and ELPAC Systems
System downtime is coming up next week. From Friday, June 30, at 5 p.m. through Wednesday, July 5, at 8 a.m., the following CAASPP and ELPAC systems will be unavailable:
- Test Operations Management System
- Test Delivery System/Test Administrator Interface
- Completion Status System
- Data Entry Interface
- Initial ELPAC Teacher Hand-Scoring System
Local educational agencies (LEAs) having questions about the scheduled downtime can direct them to their assigned LEA Success Agent. The LEA Success Agent Lookup web page provides a quick way for LEAs to locate their assigned Success Agent, and the California Outreach web page offers other support options.
Register for the 2023 High School Equivalency and Proficiency Summer Convenings!
Registration is free
for the 2023 High School Equivalency (HSE) and Proficiency Summer Convenings that will be happening across California from August 7–18, 2023! The California Department of Education (CDE) invites chief examiners, test site administrators, school counselors, and others with a connection to HSE and Proficiency exams to attend a session. These convenings are designed to provide timely updates and to collect valuable feedback regarding the HSE and proficiency exams. More information can be found on the 2023 High School Equivalency Summer Convenings web page
. Join us at a location near you.
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