Coordinator Emails

Please note that this archive is not comprehensive. These archives do not include messages that were sent to individual local educational agencies (LEAs) and reminder emails sent from the Test Operations Management System (TOMS).

Administration Year 2020–2021

ELPAC Email Updates
Date Sent Subject
11/17/20 Initial ELPAC: Reminder for RSVP LEAs
11/16/20 Reminder: Order Summative ELPAC Materials
11/09/20 Reminder! 2019-2020 Summative ELPAC Return and Destruction of Materials
11/06/20 Register Now! 2020-21 CAASPP and ELPAC Pretest Workshop
11/06/20 Initial ELPAC: Student Score Data Report and Data File Layout
11/04/20 ELPAC: Ordering Alternate ELPAC Picture Cards for the Alternate ELPAC Operational Field Test
11/03/20 CAASPP and ELPAC: Systems Resume
11/02/20 ELPAC: November Monthly Update
10/30/20 2020–21 Alternate ELPAC Operational Field Test Virtual Administration and Scoring Training Moodle Opening Monday, November 2, 2020
10/29/20 Optional Summative ELPAC: Deadline to Submit STAIRS Cases
10/29/20 Register Now! 2020–21 Interim Assessment Hand Scoring Workshops for Teachers
10/27/20 Initial ELPAC: Resolved - Student Results and Reporting for 2019–2020
10/27/20 Action Required! 2019–2020 Summative ELPAC Concludes October 30, 2020
10/23/20 All new office hours supporting ELPAC Administration and Scoring Training
10/20/20 ELPAC: Summative Materials Ordering Window Opens November 2
10/19/20 CAASPP and ELPAC: Scheduled Systems Downtime
10/19/20 Action Required! 2019–2020 Summative ELPAC Test Materials Return or Destruction Certification
10/19/20 Initial ELPAC: Reminder for RSVP LEAs
10/16/20 2020–21 Summative ELPAC Virtual Administration and Scoring Training Moodle Opening and Form Assignments
10/16/20 ELPAC: Test Security Reminders
10/16/20 Initial ELPAC: Student Results and Reporting for 2019–2020
10/13/20 CAASPP and ELPAC: CERS-SIS Integration Feature for Creating Student Groups Now Available
10/08/20 REMINDER: Register for the 2020 Interim and Formative Assessment Training Series
10/05/20 2020–2021 Interim Assessment Hand Scoring Workshops for Teachers
10/02/20 CAASPP and ELPAC: Matching Accessibility Resources to Student Needs Virtual Training Additional Dates Added
10/01/20 ELPAC: October Monthly Update
09/30/20 2019–2020 Summative ELPAC: Optional Fall Administration Reports and Results
09/25/20 ELPAC Remote Administrations Coffee Chat
09/25/20 Now Available: Materials for the 2020 Interim and Formative Assessment Training Series
09/21/20 ELPAC: Information on the K-2 Remote, Computer-based Administration for Reading Domains
09/18/20 2020–21 Initial ELPAC Reminders
09/16/20 Initial ELPAC: Student Score Reports Available
09/10/20 CAASPP and ELPAC: Thank You for Participating in the Preparing Technology for Online Testing/Remote Testing Webcast
09/08/20 Initial ELPAC: 2020–21 Directions for Administration Updates
09/08/20 CAASPP and ELPAC: Systems Resume
09/04/20 Preparing Technology for Online Testing/Remote Testing Update
09/04/20 Register Now! Interim Assessment Remote Administration: Shared Practices Webinar for Test Coordinators
09/03/20 Remote Testing for the Initial ELPAC and the Summative ELPAC Optional Administration
09/02/20 Initial ELPAC: RSVP LEAs
09/01/20 ELPAC: September Monthly Update
09/01/20 Register for the 2020 Interim and Formative Assessment Training Series!
08/31/20 CAASPP and ELPAC: Matching Accessibility Resources to Student Needs Virtual Training
08/28/20 ELPAC: Optional Fall Administration of the Summative ELPAC Survey
08/26/20 New Web-based ISAAP Tool Is Now Available
08/25/20 Announcing the 2020–21 Virtual Summative ELPAC and Alternate ELPAC Administration and Scoring Training
08/25/20 CAASPP and ELPAC: Scheduled Systems Downtime
08/21/20 2020–21 Initial ELPAC: Paper-based Administration
08/20/20 CAASPP and ELPAC: Systems Resume
08/19/20 2020–21 Initial ELPAC: Computer-based Administration
08/19/20 ELPAC: Optional Fall Administration of the Summative ELPAC Begins August 20, 2020
08/17/20 Coming Soon! The 2020 Interim and Formative Assessment Training Series
08/14/20 Register Now! Tools for Teachers Shared Practices Webinar
08/11/20 ELPAC: Remote Testing Zoom Meeting
08/05/20 Initial-ELPAC--2020–21-Directions-for-Administration-Updates.pdf
08/03/20 CAASPP and ELPAC: Physical Distancing Guidelines
08/03/20 ELPAC: August Monthly Update
07/14/20 Preparing Technology for 2020–21 CAASPP and ELPAC Online Testing
07/09/20 Correction: CAASPP and ELPAC: Current Updates to Supported Operating Systems and Browsers for 2020–21
07/09/20 ELPAC: Reports and Results Now Available
07/07/20 ELPAC: User Access, Initial SSRs, and Student Data
07/01/20 ELPAC July Monthly Update
06/29/20 CAASPP and ELPAC: Systems Resume
06/29/20 Interim Assessments for Distance Learning Extended for 2020–2021
06/25/20 2020–2021 Initial ELPAC: Administration from July 1 through August 19
06/17/20 CAASPP and ELPAC: Current Updates to Supported Operating Systems and Browsers for 2020–21
06/16/20 CAASPP and ELPAC: 2020–2021 Assessment Release Dates
06/12/20 CAASPP and ELPAC: Scheduled Systems Downtime
06/03/20 2020–2021 Computer-based Initial ELPAC: Essential Information, Dates for Entering Scores, and Questionnaire
05/21/20 ELPAC: Implications of COVID-19 on Test Administration
05/20/20 CAASPP and ELPAC: 2020–2021 Planned Systems Downtime
05/04/20 2020–2021 Initial ELPAC: LEAs Participating in RSVP
04/30/20 2020–2021 Initial ELPAC Administration and Scoring Training Moodle Opening Tomorrow
04/24/20 2020–2021 Initial ELPAC Administration and Scoring Training, Certification and Moodle Keys
02/10/20 Action Needed--Designate an LEA ELPAC coordinator for the 2020–2021 ELPAC Administration

Administration Year 2019–2020

ELPAC Email Updates
Date Sent Subject
07/28/20 ELPAC: Grades K-2 Reports and Results Now Available
07/06/20 ELPAC: Optional Fall Administration of the Summative ELPAC Approved
06/23/20 Reminder: 2019–2020 ELPAC Then, Now, and Beyond Webcast
06/16/20 2019–2020 ELPAC Then, Now, and Beyond Webcast
06/16/20 Summative ELPAC: Update Student Test Settings in TOMS for Possible Fall Administration
06/11/20 Smarter Balanced Tools for Teachers Introduction Webinar
06/11/20 Reminder: CAASPP and ELPAC--Feedback for Continuous Improvement
06/09/20 Reminder: CAASPP and ELPAC--Feedback for Continuous Improvement
06/02/20 Reminder: CAASPP and ELPAC--Feedback for Continuous Improvement
06/01/20 Computer-based Summative ELPAC: Materials Return Questionnaire and Instructions for K-2 Writing
06/01/20 ELPAC June Monthly Update
05/26/20 CAASPP and ELPAC--Feedback for Continuous Improvement
05/22/20 Final Reminder: Digital Library Decommission on May 28
05/21/20 ELPAC: Implications of COVID-19 on Test Administration
05/11/20 Coming Soon! Smarter Balanced Tools for Teachers
05/06/20 CAASPP and ELPAC: Resources Posted--Updated Accessibility Guide and New Video
04/30/20 ELPAC May Monthly Update
04/28/20 CAASPP and ELPAC--Focus Group Interest Form
04/27/20 Update on Interim Assessments for Distance Learning
04/16/20 CAASPP: Instructions for Remote Administration of Interim Assessments
04/14/20 Reminder--Digital Library Decommission on May 28, 2020
04/09/20 Webinar in April for All CAASPP and ELPAC Coordinators
04/08/20 ELPAC April Monthly Update
04/07/20 Digital Library Change Coming Soon: How to Prepare
04/01/20 Initial ELPAC Administration and Scoring Training Changes Due to COVID-19
03/31/20 Cancellation of the 2019–2020 ELPAC Results Are In Workshop
03/31/20 CAASPP and ELPAC--Systems Resume
03/23/20 Suspension of Statewide CAASPP and ELPAC Testing
03/11/20 CAASPP and ELPAC--Connectivity Issue on Chromebooks
03/09/20 Important Tips for the Computer-based Summative ELPAC
03/04/20 ELPAC: K-2 Listening and Reading Domains Stopping Markers Guidance and Answer Keys Available
03/03/20 ELPAC March Monthly Update
02/26/20 ELPAC Resolved -- Known Issue for iPad Users: Computer-based Summative ELPAC Audio Files in the Form 2 Listening Test
02/25/20 ELPAC: Connecting with Colleagues
02/21/20 ELPAC: Grade Two DFAs Updated on February 21, 2020
02/20/20 ELPAC: ELPAC Results Are In--Now What? Workshop Spring 2020 Registration
02/19/20 Computer-based Summative ELPAC Audio Files in TOMS
02/13/20 CAASPP and ELPAC: Current Updates to Supported Operating Systems and Browsers for 2019–2020
02/12/20 ELPAC: DFAs Updated on February 12, 2020
02/12/20 Reminder -- Summative ELPAC Supplemental Materials Order Window
02/11/20 Computer-based Summative ELPAC: Pre-ID Labels and Materials Return Instructions for K-2 Writing
02/11/20 ELPAC Resolved -- Known Issue for iPad Users: Computer-based Summative ELPAC Audio File in the Grades 3-5 Speaking Test
02/09/20 ELPAC: Known Issues for iPad Users--Computer-based Summative ELPAC Audio Files in the Form 2 Listening Test
02/06/20 ELPAC--Important Information About 2019–2020 Summative ELPAC Participation and SSRs
02/05/20 ELPAC February Monthly Update
02/03/20 CAASPP and ELPAC--Systems Resume and ELPAC Now Available
01/27/20 Invitation to participate in the CAASPP and ELPAC Pretest Live Webcast
01/24/20 Summative ELPAC Supplemental Materials Order Window
01/22/20 CAASPP and ELPAC--Scheduled Systems Downtime
01/17/20 CAASPP and ELPAC Site Audit Visits Questionnaire
01/14/20 CAASPP and ELPAC--Systems Resume
01/14/20 New Alert Papers Process for CAASPP and ELPAC
01/13/20 ELPAC: K-2 Writing Materials Update
01/08/20 CAASPP and ELPAC--Systems Resume
01/07/20 Action Required! ELPAC Field Test Materials Return/Destruction Certification
01/09/20 ELPAC January Monthly Update
12/20/19 ELPAC Resources Now Available: Online Test Administration Manual, Summative Forms Assignment, and Estimated Testing Times
12/20/19 ELPAC: 2020 Summative Forms Assignment Now Posted
12/19/19 Action Required! ELPAC Field Test Materials Return/Destruction Certification
12/11/19 Reminder: 2019–20 ELPAC Pretest Webcast
12/09/19 Reminder: RSVP for Initial ELPAC Final Requested Pickup Date
12/09/19 The ELPAC Practice Tests, Directions for Administration and Scoring Guides are now available!
12/02/19 Reminder: Place a 2019–20 Summative ELPAC Material Order
12/02/19 California Educator Reporting System (CERS) Test Results Timeline for CAASPP and ELPAC
11/21/19 2019–20 ELPAC Pretest Webcast
11/20/19 Computer-based ELPAC: Technology Readiness Checker for Students (TRCS) Focus Group
11/12/19 Reminder: RSVP for Initial ELPAC
11/13/19 Computer-based ELPAC Accessibility Pilot Extension
11/04/19 CAASPP and ELPAC--Systems Resume with Updated Features
11/04/19 The ELPAC and Alternate ELPAC Communications Toolkit is here!
11/04/19 ELPAC November Monthly Update
10/31/19 ELPAC Alert: 2019–20 Summative Materials Ordering Window is Open on November 1, 2019
10/28/19 Opportunities to Get Involved in CAASPP and ELPAC
10/24/19 CAASPP and ELPAC--Scheduled Systems Downtime
10/23/19 Action Required! 2019–20 Initial ELPAC Training Method and Survey
10/23/19 Important! 2019–20 Initial ELPAC Materials Order
10/22/19 The ELPAC Accessibility Resources Web Page Is Here!
10/17/19 Action Required! 2019–20 Initial ELPAC Materials Order and Training
10/08/19 Reminder: RSVP for Initial ELPAC
10/08/19 Important information! LST Student Score Reports Blank Parent/Guardian Address Update options
10/01/19 ELPAC October Monthly Update
10/01/19 ELPAC Paper–Pencil Field Test Information-- Mode Comparability Study (C2 and C3)
09/30/19 Computer-based Summative ELPAC Training Tests and DFAs Are Here!
09/25/19 ELPAC: Preparing for the Computer-based ELPAC Technology Requirements
09/17/19 ELPAC Action Requested: Participate in Cognitive Lab and Investigate Online Accessibility Resources!
09/10/19 Correction! Initial ELPAC Communication Received in Error
09/10/19 Reminder: RSVP for Initial ELPAC
09/10/19 ACTION NEEDED: Add Site ELPAC Coordinators in TOMS for Training Tests
09/09/19 IMPORTANT! Do Not Return Initial ELPAC Answer Books
09/03/19 ELPAC September Monthly Update
08/22/19 Non-TOMS Users ELPAC Test Security Affidavit
08/22/19 ELPAC: Exciting Changes for the ELPAC Website
08/19/19 CAASPP and ELPAC--Scheduled Systems Downtime
08/07/19 Computer-based ELPAC Accessibility Pilot Invitation
08/01/19 ELPAC August Monthly Update
07/22/19 CAASPP and ELPAC--Updates to Supported Operating Systems and Browsers for 2019–20
07/08/19 ELPAC-Systems Resume and MyTOMS is here!
07/01/19 ELPAC July Monthly Update
06/19/19 California Assessments--New and Improved TOMS Interface Coming Soon
05/21/19 California Assessment System--2019–20 Scheduled System Downtime