Administration Documentation Resources

Prior to administering a test, TEs (and any other individuals who will be administering any secure Alternate ELPAC Operational Field Test) will read this Alternate ELPAC Operational Field Test Administration Manual, become familiar with the CDE California Assessment Accessibility Resources Matrix, and complete Administration and Scoring Training of the Alternate ELPAC Operational Field Test.

The Alternate ELPAC Operational Field Test Administration Manual is designed to complement a variety of resources developed by ETS and the CDE listed in table 1.

Table 1. Manuals and Other Resources

Resource Description
CALPADS resources The CDE CALPADS web page contains links to CALPADS system documents, updates, and other useful information for maintaining student data.
CAASPP and ELPAC TOMS User Guide The CAASPP and ELPAC TOMS User Guide web document provides instructions for the processes necessary to assign and manage LEA and school users, test administrations, as well as student information for various aspects of ELPAC testing (test assignments, test settings, condition codes).
ELPAC Security Incidents and Appeals Procedure Guide The ELPAC Security Incidents and Appeals Procedure Guide CAASPP and ELPAC Security Incidents and Appeals Procedure Guide includes information about how LEA ELPAC coordinators can submit a report using the STAIRS/Appeals process and enter appeals for the ELPAC and Alternate assessments in TOMS.
ELPAC Accessibility Resources for Operational Testing The ELPAC Accessibility Resources for Operational Testing web document is an aggregation of information and instructions regarding configuring and using various online accessibility resources.
California Assessment Accessibility Resources Matrix The CDE California Assessment Accessibility Resources Matrix web document is an important source of information for determining the assignment of designated supports and accommodations to students.
CAASPP and ELPAC Technical Specifications and Configuration Guide for Online Testing The CAASPP and ELPAC Technical Specifications and Configuration Guide for Online Testing contains instructions related to making the network infrastructure ready for Alternate ELPAC Operational Field Test testing such as system requirements, network, and secure browser configuration.
DFAs Directions for the administration of the Alternate ELPAC Operational Field Test are published securely in TOMS by selecting the [Resources] navigation tab in TOMS. (Refer to the Secure Materials topic in the CAASPP and ELPAC TOMS Guide for additional information about how to download secure materials in TOMS, including the Alternate ELPAC DFAs.)