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This 2023–24 Initial Alternate ELPAC Online Test Administration Manual provides information and instructions about test preparation and in-person administration of the computer-based Initial Alternate ELPAC. The intended users of this manual are staff who play a role in the administration of the Initial Alternate ELPAC, including LEA ELPAC coordinators, site ELPAC coordinators, ELPAC TEs, and proctors.

For specific questions not addressed in this manual, TEs can contact their site ELPAC coordinator, site ELPAC coordinators can contact their LEA ELPAC coordinator, and LEA ELPAC coordinators can contact their LEA Success Agent.

When administering the Initial Alternate ELPAC, follow the instructions and criteria laid out in this manual.

The CDE ELPSA office is available for assistance with questions related to the ELPAC program policy requirements. For ELPAC policy questions, the LEA ELPAC coordinator should contact the CDE ELPSA office by email at elpac@cde.ca.gov.