ELPAC Training and Orientation for Coordinators and Designees

2023-24 Trainings & Orientations for Initial & Summative ELPAC

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                                                                        ELPAC Meetings

SUMMATIVE ELPAC (Annual test of English Learners every  Spring)

  • Orientation for Alternate State Testing Administration: The participants are site staff (usually case managers) who will administer the Alt ELPAC to their students if it is specified in the IEP. Alternate ELPAC is not very common. Orientation Meeting for Alternate ELPAC and SBAC (CAA) - Sign up Form   - October 18, 2023: 2:30- 3:30 OR October 19, 2023: 3:00 - 4:00. 
    • Make up the meeting by reviewing the slide deck. The slides include instructions for becoming certified to test your student/s. Contact siemensc@sfusd.edu if you have questions about the process. Information on accessibility for ELPAC and Alternate ELPAC may be found here
  • January Test Coordinator Meeting for Summative ELPAC (+ SBAC) - become qualified to administer group domains of Summative ELPAC and train any staff doing testing for 2023-24. 
    • Make up the meeting by viewing video, reviewing slides and confirming via the sign in form. 

Jan 2024 Test Coordinator ELPAC/CAASPP Recordin

Jan 2024 Test Coordinator ELPAC/CAASPP Slide Deck 


INITIAL ELPAC (All year, when a student enrolls)

PHASE II:  November - May Administration of Initial ELPAC - Non Newcomer schools are responsible for testing new students in ALL 4 domains. 

Supplemental 1:1 testing certification Orientation Meeting for Designee from non-newcomer school assigned by an  administrator  (ASSIGNMENT FORM)

**Makeup Orientation for Initial ELPAC Phase II Designee: HERE

Please complete the steps linked above to become certified for supplemental qualification allowing administration of 1:1 domains.


PHASE I:  August - October Administration of Initial ELPAC

Primary Initial  ELPAC testing Meeting for Test Coordinators from all schools. This qualifies coordinators to administer and/or train other staff to administer the Initial ELPAC group testing domains. The above 1:1 training for Phase II is supplemental to this. 

August 8: 9:00am-11:00am    OR     August 11: 10:30am-12:30pm

**Makeup TC meeting (HERE): Mandatory for Test Coordinators who were unable to attend live meetings.                            Training for Initial ELPAC is mandated by the state. All those administering Initial ELPAC must be trained annually.  

Who may administer the ELPAC?

ELPAC assessments may only be administered by staff who:

Are employees of SFUSD and are proficient in English

Have received 2023-24 ELPAC Administration Training from Achievement Assessments Office or the school's test coordinator. (Initial and Summative ELPAC are comprised of two separate trainings. One does not count for the other.)l

Signed a Test Security Affidavit

Note: Previous year's training for any state test is not applicable to the current school year.  

Test Coordinators must be trained during the August (Initial ELPAC) AND January (Summative) Test Coordinator meetings. They are then qualified to administer and/or train any additional staff on site who will administer the Initial or Summative ELPAC during the current school year. 



ELPAC Testing Related Videos (State)

Accessibility Videos for ELPAC testing




This page was last updated on February 23, 2024