Initial ELPAC Administration Documentation Resources

Prior to administering a test, test examiners (and any other individuals who will be administering any secure Initial ELPAC) will read this Initial ELPAC Online Test Administration Manual (linked on the Manuals and Instructions web page), the ELPAC Accessibility Resources for Operational Testing document, and the California Assessment Accessibility Resources Matrix , and complete administration and scoring training for the Initial ELPAC.

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

Table 1. Manuals

Resource Description
CAASPP and ELPAC Accessibility Guide for Online Testing The CAASPP and ELPAC Accessibility Guide for Online Testing web page includes information and instructions regarding configuring and using computer-based accessibility resources including braille.
CAASPP and ELPAC Security Incidents and Appeals Procedure Guide

The 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 California assessments in TOMS.

Refer also to the Test Security web page on the ELPAC website for additional information and links to STAIRS resources.

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 ELPAC testing, such as system requirements, network, and secure browser configuration.
California Assessment Accessibility Resources Matrix The CDE California Assessment Accessibility Resources Matrix is an important source of information for determining the assignment of designated supports and accommodations to students.
CALPADS resources The CDE CALPADS web page contains links to CALPADS system documents, updates, and other useful information for maintaining student data.
DFAs The DFAs for the Initial ELPAC provide the directions and scripts needed to administer the assessment. These are published securely in TOMS by selecting the [Resources] tab in the TOMS top navigation bar.
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 computer-based accessibility resources, including braille.