Administration and Scoring Trainings Registration Information

The purpose of the 2019–20 Computer-based Summative English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC) Administration and Scoring Trainings is to train participants to

  • standardize the administration of the ELPAC,
  • reliably score constructed-response items in the Speaking domain, and
  • train other qualified persons locally to administer the ELPAC.

This training will use a “training-of-trainers” model.


Registration opens Monday, August 12, 2019. Only the local educational agency (LEA) ELPAC coordinator can register participants for trainings. Registration is available online only, via the ELPAC Administration Scoring Training web page. The registration page can only be accessed with the secure access code provided in the email to the LEA ELPAC coordinator.

An LEA may register staff members on a first-come, first-served basis, up to the LEA’s maximum seat allocation. Subsequent registrants will be wait-listed for a possible last-minute slot in a training. Ten days prior to each training, available seats will be filled from the waiting list (see the next section, “Waiting List”). Participants must be registered and receive a registration confirmation email to gain entrance to a training. Drop-ins may be turned away due to capacity limitations.

Within five working days, a confirmation of registration status will be emailed to each registrant at the email address provided. Approximately one week before the training, a reminder email will be sent to each confirmed participant.

Waiting List

Registration for each training will close when the training is full, or 10 working days prior to the training, so please register early. LEA ELPAC coordinators may submit registration in excess of the LEA’s seat allocation, but these staff members will be placed on a waiting list. Staff members placed on the waiting list will receive an email confirmation that they are on the waiting list and will be notified seven days prior to the training if a seat is available.

Check-in and Refreshments

Check-in for each workshop will begin at 7:30 a.m., and the training will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. Participants must stay for the entire training to become certified.

Regional Workshops

Please note that all ELPAC test examiners are required to be trained to administer the 2019–20 computer-based Summative ELPAC. To accommodate your LEA’s training needs, many regional workshops around the state will be available. As each becomes scheduled, the regional workshop will be posted on the Summative ELPAC Regional Training List web page.