Planned System Downtime

2020–21 Test Administration Year

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ELPAC systems will be unavailable for scheduled downtime on the days that are shaded, with a border on the calendar; these are also listed on the Downtime and Maintenance Days table. Systems will go offline at 5 p.m. the evening prior to a scheduled downtime day and will resume at 8 a.m. the day following a scheduled downtime day.
Regular weekend maintenance is indicated by the highlighted background on the calendar; these are also listed on the Downtime and Maintenance Days table. Maintenance days are placeholders for regular weekend maintenance that will be used only if needed.

Select scheduled downtime and maintenance days for information about which systems are impacted.

June 2020
June 2020
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13Maintenance Window
14Maintenance Window 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26Systems will be down at 5:00 p.m. 27TOMS
28TOMS 29Systems will resume at 8:00 a.m. 30
July 2020
July 2020
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
1 2Systems will be down at 5:00 p.m. 3TA Interface 4TA Interface
5TA Interface 6Systems will resume at 8:00 a.m. 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18Maintenance Window
19Maintenance Window 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31
October 2020
October 2020
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10Maintenance Window
11Maintenance Window 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30Systems will be down at 5:00 p.m. 31IA Viewing, PTT
November 2020
November 2020
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
1IA Viewing, PTT 2IA Viewing, PTT 3Systems will resume at 8:00 a.m. 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14Maintenance Window
15Maintenance Window 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30
December 2020
December 2020
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12Maintenance Window
13Maintenance Window 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31
February 2021
February 2021
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13Maintenance Window
14Maintenance Window 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28
April 2021
April 2021
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10Maintenance Window
11Maintenance Window 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30
May 2021
May 2021
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15Maintenance Window
16Maintenance Window 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31
June 2021
June 2021
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12Maintenance Window
13Maintenance Window 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30

Downtime and Maintenance Days

DatesImpacted Systems
June 26, 2020 (5 p.m.) – June 29, 2020 (8 a.m.) TOMS
July 2, 2020 (5 p.m.) –
July 6, 2020 (8 a.m.)
TA Interface
August 14, 2020 (5 p.m.) – August 20, 2020 (8 a.m.) TOMS, TA Interface, Comp Status/Roster Mgmt, IA Viewing, IAHSS, DEI

New for 2020-2021 – The THSS for the Initial ELPAC will be newly available after systems resume on August 20, 2020.
September 4, 2020 (5 p.m.) – September 8, 2020 (8 a.m.) TA Interface, Comp Status/Roster Mgmt, IA Viewing, PTT
October 30, 2020 (5 p.m.) – November 3, 2020 (8 a.m.) IA Viewing, PTT
January 6, 2021 (5 p.m.) – January 12, 2021 (8 a.m.) TOMS, TA Interface, Comp Status/Roster Mgmt, DEI, IA Viewing
March 26, 2021 (5 p.m.) – March 29, 2021 (8 a.m.) TOMS, TA Interface, Comp Status/Roster Mgmt
Thursdays (5 p.m. to 8 p.m.) Tools for Teachers and the California Educator Reporting System may not be available from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursdays if regular maintenance is needed.
2020:
July 18–19
August 8–9
September 19–20
October 10–11
November 14–15
December 12–13

2021:
January 23–24
February 13–14
March 13–14
April 10–11
May 15–16
June 12–13
Regular Weekend Maintenance

Glossary

AbbreviationSystem Name
CERS California Educator Reporting System
Comp Status/Roster Mgmt Completion Status/Roster Management
DEI Data Entry Interface
IAHSS Interim Assessment Hand Scoring System
IA Viewing Interim Assessment Viewing System
ORS Online Reporting System
PTT Practice & Training Tests
TA Interface Test Administrator Interface
TFT Tools for Teachers
THSS Teacher Hand Scoring System for the Initial ELPAC
TOMS Test Operations Management System

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