1/5 - 2017 California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) Trainings

The 2016-17 CAASPP training schedule has been posted at https://www.sandiegounified.org/testing-calendars . Registration is available through ERO.  A brief description of each training is provided below.  

  • CAASPP Accessibility Resources Training:  This training provides an overview of the accessibility resources (universal tools, designated supports, and accommodations) available for CAASPP assessments.  Learn the process for designating accessibility supports and uploading them into the Test Operations Management System (TOMS).
  • California Alternate Assessment (CAA) Training:  This training provides an overview of the California Alternate Assessments (CAA).  Learn about the preparation necessary for CAA and the appropriate procedures for administering the CAA.
  • CAASPP Nuts and Bolts Training for Experienced Site Coordinators: This training provides a review of the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) system.  Learn about the new changes for 2017. Review the site coordinator responsibilities as well as appropriate procedures for the administration of CAASPP.
  • CAASPP Nuts and Bolts Training for NEW Site Coordinators: This training is designed for NEW site coordinators and provides an overview of the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) system.  Learn about site coordinator responsibilities before, during, and after testing as well as appropriate procedures for the administration of CAASPP.
  • CAASPP Test Administration- Train the Trainer: This training takes a deep dive into administering the CAASPP assessments.  The training is designed to equip site test coordinators with the tools and information necessary to train test administrators (teachers).  Learn about the general rules for online testing, how to create a test session, an overview of the student interface, and the appropriate procedures for administering the Smarter Balanced assessments.
  • Smarter Balanced Interim Assessment & Digital Library Workshop: This training provides an overview of the Smarter Balanced interim assessments and digital library.  Learn about the different types of interim assessments that are offered through Smarter Balanced.  Understand how to use and access the interim assessments.  Become familiar with the various resources available through the digital library and the formative assessment process.

Please contact Denise Ormsbee at dormsbee@sandi.net in the Assessment Services Department if you have questions.