NS 2013 CELDT ELPAC PPT - Testing (CA Dept of Education)

Report
15th Annual Accountability
Leadership Institute for English
Learners and Immigrant Students
Moving Forward Together:
Transitioning to the English Language
Proficiency Assessments for California
December 8, 2014
Lily Roberts, Ph.D., Administrator
Gaye Lauritzen, Consultant
Assessment Development and Administration Division
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Tom Torlakson, State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Overview
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
• Transition to the English Language
Proficiency Assessments for California
(ELPAC)
• California English Language
Development Test (CELDT)/ELPAC
Contract Activities
• Future Considerations for the ELPAC
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Overview (cont.)
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
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What’s New in 2014–15
CELDT Key Dates
Stakeholder Involvement in the ELPAC
Stakeholder Involvement: Annual
Assessment Window
• Contact Information
• Questions?
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TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
Transition to the English
Language Proficiency
Assessments for California
(ELPAC)
• Moving toward a common definition of
English learner (EL)
– Four-stage framework
– California’s efforts to date
– Implications for the development of the
ELPAC
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Transition to the ELPAC
(cont.)
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
• Summer/Fall 2013: Conducted the Item
Alignment Meeting and Study
• Spring/Fall 2014: Convened the ELPAC
technical advisory group
• Fall 2014: Released the ELPAC request
for proposals
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Transition to the ELPAC (cont.)
CELDT
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
ELPAC
Aligned with the 1999 ELD
Standards with five proficiency
levels (Beginning, Early
Intermediate, Intermediate, Early
Advanced, Advanced).
Must be aligned with the 2012
ELD Standards, which have
three proficiency levels
(Emerging, Expanding, and
Bridging).
Paper-pencil tests
Paper-pencil tests transitioning
to computer-based tests
One test used for two purposes: Two separate tests for two
Initial Assessment (IA) and
purposes: (1) initial
Annual Assessment (AA)
identification; and (2) annual
summative
Five grades/grade spans: K–1,
2, 3–5, 6–8, and 9–12
Seven grades/grade spans: K,
1, 2, 3–5, 6–8, 9–10, and
11–12
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Transition to the ELPAC (cont.)
CELDT
ELPAC
July 1–October 31 AA window
Annual summative assessment
window to be a four-month
period after January 1
July 1–June 30 IA window
July 1–June 30 initial
identification assessment
window
Reported in five performance
levels
Number of performance levels
to be determined
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
Reporting domains: Listening,
Reporting domains: Listening,
Speaking, Reading, and Writing Speaking, Reading, and Writing
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CELDT/ELPAC Contract
Activities
CELDT
ELPAC Initial
ELPAC Summative
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
March–June 2015
• Continue
administration of
the 2014–15
CELDT Edition
• K–12 test
blueprints
development
• Item development
• K–12 test
blueprints
development
• Item
development
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CELDT/ELPAC Contract
Activities (cont.)
CELDT
ELPAC Initial
ELPAC Summative
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
July 2015–June 2016
• Administration
of the 2015–16
CELDT Edition
• Continuation
of item
development
• Pilot testing of
items for
paper-pencil
format
• Training LEAs
to field-test the
paper-pencil
format
• Continuation
of item
development
• Pilot testing
of items for
paper-pencil
format
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CELDT/ELPAC Contract
Activities (cont.)
CELDT
ELPAC Initial
ELPAC Summative
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
July 2016–June 2017
• Closing CELDT
contract on
December 31,
2016
• Training LEAs to
• Continuation of
field-test
item
paper-pencil
development,
format
pilot testing, and
• Stand-alone field
training
test in spring
• Stand-alone field
2017
test in fall 2016
• Standard setting
to establish
performance
level cut scores
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ELPAC Contract Activities
ELPAC Initial
ELPAC Summative
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
July 2017–June 2018
• Operational
paper-pencil Initial
• Hand off to the next
contractor
• Standard setting to
establish performance
level cut scores
• Operational paper-pencil
Summative
• Hand off 2018–19 Edition
to the next contractor
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ELPAC Contract Activities
(cont.)
ELPAC Initial
ELPAC Summative
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
July 2018–December 2018
• Transition to the next
contractor
• Closing 2015–18 ELPAC
contract on December 31,
2018
• Transition to the next
contractor
• Closing 2015–18 ELPAC
contract on December 31,
2018
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Future Considerations for
the ELPAC
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
• Assembly Bill 899: Correspondence to
mathematics and the Next Generation
Science Standards
• Accountability waiver request to the U.S.
Department of Education during the 2016–
17 school year
• Approval of a technical hosting solution for
computer-based assessments
• Development of computer-based
assessments
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What’s New in 2014–15
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
• Federal Guidance for English Learners with
Disabilities from the U.S. Department of
Education (ED)
– Transmittal letter and guidance can be found
at:
http://www.bruman.com/index.php/guidance-testingels-with-ieps/
• Selective Mutism
– Information can be found at the following
Web sites:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC353887
0/
http://www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/
selectivemutism/
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What’s New in 2014–15
(cont.)
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
• CELDT 2014–15 Data Merge with the California
Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System
(CALPADS)
– CALPADS will populate some data fields
previously collected on the CELDT answer
documents.
• CELDT District Coordinators and CALPADS
Coordinators will need to collaborate.
• The Student Score Files (SSF) have been
revised to indicate which data have been pulled
from CALPADS.
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What’s New in 2014–15
(cont.)
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
• Updated CELDT 201A and 201B
– Available on the CELDT Web site at
http://www.celdt.org/training/201series/
• Web Application Tutorials
– Available on the CELDT Web site at
http://celdt.org/training/tutorials/
• CELDT Fundamentals Videos
– Available on the CELDT Web site at
http://celdt.org/training/fundamentals
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What’s New in 2014–15
(cont.)
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
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CELDT Key Dates
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
• February 18, 2015: 2014–15 CELDT
Data Review Module (DRM) opens.
• March 17, 2015: 2014–15 DRM
closes.
• April 7–29, 2015: Scoring Training of
Trainers workshops
• July 1, 2015: CELDT annual
assessment and initial assessment
windows open.
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Stakeholder Involvement in
the ELPAC
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
• Item writing training
• Item content and bias/sensitivity
reviews
• Possible school field test site
• Range finding
• Standard setting study
– Performance level descriptors
– Recommended cut points
• Cut score validation study
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TOM TORLAKSON
Stakeholder Involvement:
Annual Assessment
Window
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
Table 1. Individual Preference for the Four-Month Annual Assessment
Window
Potential Resulting Timeframe
Possible Four-Month Annual
Assessment Window
Student Score
Reports
Data Review
Module
Online Posting
of State Data
1
January 2–May 1
March–June
July
September
2
February 1–May 31
April–July
August
October
3
March 1–June 30
May–August
September
November
4
Alternate
Window
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TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
Stakeholder Involvement:
Annual Assessment
Window
(cont.)
Table 2. Pair/Group Consensus for the Four-Month Annual
Assessment Window
FourMonth
Window
Notes (optional):
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Contact Information
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
English Language Proficiency and
Alternate Assessments Office
Phone: 916-319-0784
CELDT e-mail: [email protected]
ELPAC e-mail: [email protected]
Alternate Assessment e-mail:
[email protected]
CELDT and ELPAC Web page:
http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/el/
Alternate Assessment Web page:
http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/ca/altassessment.asp
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Questions
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
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