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CAASPP Update, Issue 223

California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, September 13, 2017.

Focusing on the CAASPP System, including the Smarter Balanced assessments—a major component of CAASPP—and the California Alternate Assessments and science assessments.

Calling All CAASPP Coordinators: Some Seats Remain for the North-South Meeting

As the 2017 North-South Assessment and Accountability Information Meeting nears, a few seats remain at both locations:

  • North
    Thursday, September 28
    DoubleTree by Hilton Sacramento
    2001 Point West Way
    Sacramento

  • South
    Tuesday, October 3
    DoubleTree by Hilton Ontario
    222 North Vineyard Avenue
    Ontario

The annual meeting provides attendees with the latest information on California’s assessment and accountability systems. To find out more and to register, visit the Sacramento County Office of Education 2017 North-South Information Meeting Registration Web page External link opens in new window or tab.. Please register right away to secure a seat!

Accessibility: Updated Resources for 2017–18!

Announcing updated accessibility resources for the 2017–18 CAASPP administration! The revised Matrix One now displays the embedded and non-embedded universal tools, designated supports, and accommodations that are allowed as a part of the CAASPP System for 2017–18. Also updated is the California Department of Education Student Accessibility Resources Web page, which now provides a summary of the six new accessibility resources, links to the 2017–18 CAASPP Accessibility Resources Worksheet, the 2017–18 CAASPP Individual Student Assessment Accessibility Profile Tool, and updated Smarter Balanced accessibility resources.

Please share this e-mail with any educators in your local educational agency who would be interested in or benefit from this information. To join the e-mail list, send a blank e-mail message to subscribe-caaspp@mlist.cde.ca.gov. Are you a new subscriber? Visit the CDE CAASPP Update Web page to find previous issues.

Questions:   California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress Office | caaspp@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-8765
Last Reviewed: Friday, September 15, 2017
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