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March 20 2019
What's New
Getting Ready: Changes Coming to AP in 2019-20 Starting in 2019-20, all schools that offer AP will institute new annual processes and receive new AP resources that will help more students earn college credit. A New Exam Ordering T...
March 13 2019
What's New
State Compliance
Calpads
End-of-Year 3 Updates and Reminders CERT125 Will Be Disabled and CERT127 Will Become Fatal In analyzing the 2017–18 End-of-Year (EOY) 3 certified data, the California Department of Education (CDE) found that a significant number of local educational ...
March 13 2019
What's New
State Compliance
Calpads
Data Collection in CALPADS for Adult-age Students In California, public K–12 local educational agencies (LEAs) serve three types of adult-age students: Students with disabilities in postsecondary/transition programs enrolled in K–12 schools and progr...
March 10 2019
What's New
State Compliance
Federal Compliance (e.g E-Rate, CRDC, ESSA)
E-RATE NEWS FLASH Contents: Announcements  Funding Commitment Summary Pending Dates and Deadlines Upcoming Training Events E-rate Process: Activities to Work on Now Announcements CALNET 3 Contract Extensions Posted Many public agencies incl...
March 07 2019
What's New
Complying with the Attorney General's Model Policies for K–12 Schools and CALPADS Data Submission Assembly Bill (AB) 699 (Chapter 493, Statutes of 2018) requires the Attorney General (AG), by April 1, 2018, to " publish model policies limiting assist...
February 27 2019
What's New
Federal Compliance (e.g E-Rate, CRDC, ESSA)
E-Rate/USAC
E-RATE NEWS FLASH Announcements  Limited Waiver for Victims of October 2017 California Wildfires and Additional Opportunity to Request Relief On January 3, 2019, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a limited waiver ( DA 19-15 ) fo...
February 25 2019
What's New
State Compliance
Calpads
  Spring 2019 Training Offered:CALPADS Course Codes, Assignment Monitoring and LCAP Federal Addendum Equity Data Training Beginning in March 2019, California Department of Education (CDE) and Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) staff will ...
February 24 2019
What's New
February 12, 2019 Contact: Press Office, (202) 401-1576, WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Education today released a comprehensive set of frequently asked questions (FAQs) on schools' and districts' responsibilitie...
February 15 2019
What's New
  Siteimprove Academy's role-specific courses offer accessibility education and training for every experience level and skill set. So, whether you're a manager looking for training for your entire team or an individual hoping to brush ...
February 14 2019
What's New
State Compliance
Calpads
File Name: calpadsupdflash14_20190214-213924_1 File Size: 142 kb Download File Date: February14,2019 To: Local Educational Agency (LEA) Representatives From: California Department of Education (CDE) — California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data Sy...
February 14 2019
What's New
The California Department of Education is sending out the following information on behalf of the California Department of Public Health. Please contact CDPH with any questions. Dear School Information System vendors, Changes to California school immu...
February 13 2019
What's New
 Here's the form I mentioned at the LACOE CALPADS group today. Note:  The username and password for the SEID login are probably way old.  If you don't already know that info you can contact CTC and request access. -Chris File Name: CAL...
February 08 2019
What's New
Product News & Insights
Assessment
What's new? Here's a peek at just a few of the updates available to you now Access rich content for practice and instruction Assign instructional resources (Renaissance & open educational resources) using the Star Record Book....
January 22 2019
What's New
The Ed-Fi association is conducting a free webinar on February 7th (11:00 am PST) to discuss the Ed-Fi standard.  It's only 30 minutes long, and should provide a good overview of this emerging data standard for K-12 schools and vendors..  F...
January 14 2019
What's New
Great new course being offered online from Columbia Teachers College:   Leading with Evidence in Schools: Data and Research Literacy March 4, 2019 - March 31, 2019 Upcoming course offerings: Spring Session - March 4 - 31, 2019 Summer Session - J...
January 14 2019
What's New
K-12 Enterprise Systems
Student Assessment
Student Information Systems
​Attending the Illuminate Education User Conference in San Diego at the end of this month?  Stop by the CASDAAP booth to learn more about the California Association of School Data, Assessment, and Accountability Professio...
December 21 2018
What's New
Fox 5 news in San Diego reported today a massive data breach involving the San Diego Unified School District.   Full Story here:  https://fox5sandiego.com/2018/12/21/san-diego-unified-victim-of-massive-data-breach/  ...
December 12 2018
What's New
CALPADS Fall 2 Functionality Rollout and Deadline Following the Tuesday, December 11, 2018 release, Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) will be able to: Upload Fall 2 files which include: Staff Demographic (SDEM) Staff Assignment (SASS) Course Section ...
December 10 2018
What's New
When we started this site back just three years ago, I really had no idea how big it would get - and how quickly.  When you start a blog, or rather, a community, you really don't know what it's going to be like until its there.   Congrats t...
November 08 2018
What's New
State Compliance
Dear Local Educational Agency (LEA) Coordinator: This is a reminder that the California English Language Development Test (CELDT) contract will officially end on December 31, 2018. The CELDT website and secure District Portal ( www.celdt.org ) will c...
October 29 2018
What's New
 If you've never checked out codepen.io, I highly recommend it. It's a fun way to learn how to code, especially if you are focused on learning the basics of html / css / javascript.  Here's a fun little page that let's you change Mike's out...
October 23 2018
What's New
K-12 Enterprise Systems
Student Assessment
Product News & Insights
By becoming IMS Global certified, Illuminate continues to demonstrate a sincere commitment to interoperability standards," said Jason Naile, director of instructional technology and media at Forsyth County Schools in Georgia. To fulfill its promise t...
October 21 2018
What's New
State Compliance
Calpads
CALPADS Status and Common Problems As of Monday, October 8th, CALPADS has been up and running. The CALPADS team has mitigated the issue of users suddenly receiving an error message when working in the system; until the issue is fully resolved, we est...
October 15 2018
What's New
State Compliance
Calpads
 August 2018 "Data for the English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC) in CALPADS presentation. ...