Initial ELPAC Administration Documentation Resources
Prior to administering a test, TEs (and any other individuals who will be administering any secure Initial ELPAC) will read this Initial ELPAC Online Test Administration Manual 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 and listed in table 1.
|CAASPP and ELPAC TOMS User Guide||The CAASPP and ELPAC TOMS User Guide provides instructions for the processes necessary to assign LEA and school users and test administrations, as well as student data for various aspects of ELPAC testing (e.g., test assignments, test settings, condition codes).|
|CAASPP and ELPAC Accessibility Guide||The CAASPP and ELPAC Accessibility Guide 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 web page 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.|
|PFAs||The PFAs for the Initial ELPAC provide the instructions and guidelines for planning and preparing to administer the assessment. These are nonsecure documents that are posted on the Manuals and Instructions web page on the ELPAC website.|