2019–2020 ELPAC Archived Webcasts

This Web page provides archived webcasts for the English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC) for local educational agencies (LEAs). The ELPAC Overview Videos are now available under Resources.

2019–2020 ELPAC—Then, Now, and Beyond Webcast (June 2020)

This webcast, hosted by Educational Testing Service, provides information about forthcoming changes to the administration of the ELPAC. It also includes information about current and upcoming events you will need to be aware of, as well as information about using ELPAC score information, resources, and tools. Topics include:

  • Test suspension updates
  • ELPAC score information
  • ELPAC data
  • Accessing and using ELPAC score results
  • Future ELPAC events, including the introduction of the Alternate ELPAC
  • Tools and resources

2019–2020 ELPAC—Then, Now, and Beyond: Archived Webcast (Video; 01:24:32) (Posted 07/01/20)

2019–2020 ELPAC—Then, Now, and Beyond: PowerPoint (Posted 07/08/20)

The Initial ELPAC and the CALPADS System Webinar (June 2020)

This webinar was created to help LEA ELPAC and CALPADS Coordinators better understand the start-to-finish process of language designation, and covered how to navigate the language fields of CALPADS, resulting in more timely and accurate lists of students who need to take the ELPAC.

The Initial ELPAC and the CALPADS System: Archived Webinar (Video; 01:00:41) (Posted 06/11/20)

The Initial ELPAC and the CALPADS System: Completed Notetaking Guide (Posted 06/11/20)

The Initial ELPAC and the CALPADS System: Transcript (Posted 06/11/20)

New Coordinator Webinar (February 2020)

This webinar for new CAASPP and ELPAC Coordinators is comprised of a coordinator checklist review, and an interactive question and answer session.

February New Coordinator Training: Archived Webinar (Posted 03/09/20)

February New Coordinator Training: Completed Notetaking Guide (Posted 03/06/20)

CAASPP and ELPAC Pretest Workshop (January 2020)

This workshop provided coordinators with the information they need to successfully prepare for and administer the Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments for English language arts/literacy and mathematics, the California Science Test (CAST), the California Alternate Assessments (CAAs), the California Spanish Assessment (CSA), and Initial and Summative ELPAC.

ELPAC Session – Pretest Workshop (Video; 02:23:23) (Posted 03/03/20)

CAASPP - ELPAC Combined Session – Pretest Workshop (Video; 02:06:45) (Posted 03/03/20)

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ELPAC Pretest Webcast (December 2019)

This webcast, hosted by Educational Testing Service, provides updates and information about the administration of the computed-based Summative ELPAC. The information in this webcast will also be presented during the January Pretest Workshops external icon. Topics included:

  • Overview of the Summative ELPAC
  • Ordering Materials
  • Administering the Domains
  • Technology Required for Testing Online
  • Accessibility Resources
  • Test Administration
  • Resources

ELPAC Pretest Webcast (Video; 2:01:09) (Posted 12/26/19)

ELPAC Pretest Webcast (Posted 12/18/19)

New Coordinator Webinar (October 2019)

This webinar, hosted by the Sacramento County Office of Education, provides information about the following:

  • Assessment training needs
  • How to coordinate to address local training needs
  • Understanding how to calendar assessments
  • How to navigate the interim assessment system

October New Coordinator Training: Archived Webinar (Posted 01/23/20)

October New Coordinator Training: Completed Notetaking Guide (Posted 10/31/19)

ELPAC Post-Test Webcast: Accessing Scores, Reports, Resources, and Tools (October 2019)

This ELPAC webcast provides information about the following:

  • How to Understand the ELPAC Results (4:35)
  • Student Score Reports (SSRs) PDF (5:45)
  • Student Data File Layout (24:45)
  • How to Access Results in the Test Operations Management System (TOMS) (30:35)
  • Electronic Summary Report (34:10)
  • Where to Find the Student Score Report (36:50)

ELPAC Post-Test Webcast (Video; 49:21) (Posted 11/01/19)

ELPAC Post-Test (Posted 11/01/19)

ELPAC The Results Are In—Now What? (October 2019)

This workshop demonstrated how to use data to advance English language proficiency through high-leverage instructional sequences. Participants used a protocol linking two of the more difficult ELPAC task types to robust classroom instruction which can be used to create ELPAC-like assessments in context. Video clips, student work, and reflections from the implementation of these practices with English learners were shared.

ELPAC The Results Are In—Now What? Webcast (Video; 2:34:02) (Posted 10/21/19)

ELPAC Results Are In

ELPAC Item Alignment Crosswalk

ELPAC Results are In Chat

English Learner Roadmap Self Reflection Rubric

Initial ELPAC Grade 5 Sample Student Score Report

Summative ELPAC Grade 5 Sample Student Score Report

Preparing Technology for 2019–20 CAASPP and ELPAC Online Testing Webcast (September 2019)

The webcast, hosted by Educational Testing Service, will include information about:

  • Important Reminders and Updates
  • Preparing for Online Testing
  • Internet and Network Requirements
  • Hardware Requirements
  • Software Requirements
  • Secure Browser Installation
  • Remote Testing

Preparing Technology for 2019–20 CAASPP and ELPAC Online Testing (52:43) external icon Archived Webcast

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New Coordinator Webinar (September 2019)

This webinar, hosted by the Sacramento County Office of Education, provides information about the following:

  • The timeline and responsibilities associated with CAASPP and ELPAC.
  • The items calendared for September and October on the Coordinator Checklists.
  • The interim assessment watch points.
  • The future training and webinar opportunities.

September New Coordinator Training: Archived Webinar (Posted: 01/23/20)

September New Coordinator Training: Completed Notetaking Guide (Posted 10/31/19)

New ELPAC Coordinator Training 2019–20 (August 2019)

This video series hosted by the Sacramento County Office of Education, provides information about the following:

  • The basics in understanding the ELPAC Assessment system.
  • Preparation, requirements, responsibilities, implementation, support systems and results of the testing.
  • New coordinators are also provided a checklist and other resources to help with their testing experience.

August New ELPAC Coordinator Training 2019–20 (Video playlist) (Posted 12/03/19)

August New ELPAC Coordinator Training: Blank Notetaking Guide (Posted 12/05/19)

August New ELPAC Coordinator Training: Completed Notetaking Guide (Posted 12/05/19)

August New ELPAC Coordinator Training: Binder Materials (Posted 12/05/19)

New Coordinator Webinar (July 2019)

This webinar, hosted by the Sacramento County Office of Education, provides information about the following:

  • The training opportunities that are available for new coordinators
  • The various assessments included California’s assessment system
  • Coordinator checklist and where to find more information to help you in your new role, as well as existing resources that you can share with your administrators and teachers.

New Coordinator Archived Webinar (Video; 56:09) external icon (Posted 08/16/19)

New Coordinator Note-Taking Guide external icon (Posted 08/16/19)

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2018–19 ELPAC Archived Webcasts