Initial ELPAC: Participate in a Focus Group!
ELPAC email update, October 14, 2021.
ETS, under direction from the California Department of Education, will hold virtual focus group meetings to collect feedback on the administration of the Initial English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC). We thank you for your hard work in the administration of the Initial ELPAC.
Virtual focus group meetings based on participants' Initial ELPAC role will be held in October and November. A focus group provides you with an opportunity to discuss your experience administering various parts of the Initial ELPAC.
- Focus group for test examiners—Monday, October 25, 2021, 2–3 p.m.
- Focus group for site ELPAC coordinators—Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 3–4 p.m.
- Focus group for LEA ELPAC coordinators—Monday, November 8, 2021, 3–4 p.m.
Each focus group will concentrate on issues related to preparing or training prior to administration, challenges encountered, and suggestions for improvement. The information gathered will inform and contribute to planning for future test administrations.
Please complete this online interest form by Tuesday, October 19, 2021, to be considered for focus group participation.