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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. ...
October 11 2018
What's New
K-12 Enterprise Systems
Student Information Systems
Aeries
Product News & Insights
Aeries Software, the leading provider of student data management systems in California with over 530 public school districts utilizing the Aeries® Student Information System (SIS), today announced at its annual fall User's Conference that it has comm...
October 09 2018
What's New
​This is our fourth survey.  Bigger and better than ever!  Now includes over 40 categories and nearly 400 named systems.  Takes only a few minutes and helps us build a picture of the systems that are being used in California school dis...
October 09 2018
What's New
State Compliance
Assessment
  Please see the attached flyer for information about the ELPAC Networking Meeting being held on December 12, 2018. Location: Los Angeles County Office of Education 9300 Imperial Highway, Education Center Room 107 Downey, CA 90242 Time: 9am – 11...
October 05 2018
What's New
State Compliance
Calpads
A recording of the October 3rd, 2018 Calpads Information Meeting.  Closed captioning completed by the School Technology Leadership crew. :)  If you find the timely resources found on this site useful, please consider signing up and becoming...
September 21 2018
What's New
State Compliance
Calpads
Reminder!  CALPADS is OFFLINE from September 21st to October 3rd, 2018 Some LEAs Require an Updated CALPADS LEA Administrator Application The CDE is updating all LEA CALPADS Administrator applications to ensure that current applications are on f...
September 11 2018
What's New
pdf File Name: calpadsupdflash141 File Size: 238 kb Download File ​ Updated Timeline for CALPADS Down Time Upcoming CALPADS Operational Data Store Pull for Graduation Rate Indicator     - Four-year Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rate (ACGR...
September 10 2018
What's New
State Compliance
Calpads
Save the Dates! Meeting 1 September 28, 2018 9:00-11:00 am Location: TBD Meeting 2 December 3, 2018 9:00-11:00 am TBD Meeting 3 February 13, 2019 9:00-11:00 am TBD   This year LACOE will facilitate three CALPADS networking sessions timed strateg...
September 06 2018
What's New
Federal Compliance (e.g E-Rate, CRDC, ESSA)
E-Rate/USAC
Issue 18-08 September 6, 2018 E-rate News Flash Contents: ·         Announcements ·         Pending Dates and Deadlines ·    &nbs...
August 29 2018
What's New
Assessment
The Santa Clara County Office of Education is hosting a full-day statewide conference on October 15, 2018 in San Jose.  The focus of the conference is "examining the use of data to impact student achievement and support.  There is a $100 fe...
August 24 2018
Federal Compliance (e.g E-Rate, CRDC, ESSA)
E-Rate/USAC
In this News Flash, the California Department of Education (CDE) presents a new format that includes the following sections: ·Announcements ·Pending Dates and Deadlines ·Upcoming Training Events ·E-rate Process: Activities to Work on Now Announcement...
August 22 2018
K-12 Enterprise Systems
Instruction
Learning Management
Product News & Insights
Edmodo updated their privacy policy.  A lot of other K-12 software companies are adopting the general policies required by the European Union's General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).  How does this impact US schools, if at all? Below i...
August 21 2018
What's New
State Compliance
California Dashboard
End-of-Year (EOY) Deadline Reminder Local educational agencies (LEAs) are reminded that the close of the End-of-Year (EOY) submission amendment window is Friday, August 24, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. It is critical for LEAs to certify accurate data by this de...
August 14 2018
What's New
Assessment
Test Operations Management System
CAASPP
Enter your text here ... Dear LEA CAASPP Coordinator: Components of the CAASPP System are released at different times throughout the year. As you set up your local educational agency’s (LEA’s) test administration window and finalize your ...
August 14 2018
What's New
State Compliance
Calpads
California Dashboard
Dear DataQuest Users: This message is to notify you that there have been several data reports released recently to both DataQuest and the California Department of Education (CDE) Downloadable Files web page. The DataQuest Reports are available here: ...
August 09 2018
What's New
State Compliance
California Dashboard
  ​Here's a video describing the California school dashboard, plus the technical guide.  Hat Tip Terri for sending me the updates! :) ...
August 08 2018
What's New
State Compliance
Using the One-Year Graduation Cohort for the College/Career Indicator for Alternative Schools    
August 08 2018
What's New
State Compliance
Assessment
File Name: ELPAC-and-CALPADS-Webinar File Size: 1.2 mb Download File This is the PowerPoint presentation for the " Data for the English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC) in CALPADS" webinar from last week. August 2018  
August 08 2018
What's New
State Compliance
Calpads
California Dashboard
 Below is the PDF file that was distributed today to Dashboard Coordinators.  
August 08 2018
What's New
State Compliance
Calpads
The CALPADS deadlines for the 2018-19 school year are listed below: CALPADS Calendar for 2018–19 CALPADS Snapshot Collection Windows and Certification Deadlines CALPADS Submission Census Day Primary Data Submitted Official Submission Windo...