ELPAC Training Videos

This web page provides video training resources for the English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC).

ELPAC Pause Rules and Stopping a Test Session

This video shows the steps for monitoring, pausing, and stopping a test session through the ELPAC Test Administrator Interface and student testing device.

ELPAC Pause Rules and Stopping a Test Session (Video; 6:56) (Posted 04/29/20)

Importance of Implementing CAASPP and ELPAC Accessibility Resources: Voices from Educators

This video focuses on our conversations with California educators to learn more about the importance of implementing accessibility resources for assessments.

Importance of Implementing CAASPP and ELPAC Accessibility Resources: Voices from Educators (Video; 08:31) (Posted 04/16/20)

Requesting an Unlisted Resource in TOMS

After watching this video tutorial, you'll understand Unlisted Resource policies and how to request Unlisted Resources in the Test Operations Management System (TOMS).

Requesting an Unlisted Resource in TOMS (Video; 10:11) (Posted 03/18/20)

Starting and Stopping a Test Session

This video tutorial will show the steps required to set up and stop a CAASPP and ELPAC test session.

Starting and Stopping a Test Session (Video; 08:34) (Posted 02/25/20)

How to Designate LEA ELPAC Coordinators in TOMS

This video will demonstrate how Superintendents can designate a local educational agency, or LEA, coordinator in TOMS.

How to Designate LEA ELPAC Coordinators in TOMS (5:36) (Posted 02/20/20)

STAIRS Video Tutorial

This video tutorial presents the process for accessing and entering the Security and Test Administration Incident Reporting System (STAIRS)/Appeals Process for summative assessments through the TOMS interface.

STAIRS Video Tutorial (14:23) (Posted 02/18/20)

How to Enter Student Responses into the Data Entry Interface (DEI)

This demonstration video will provide Test Examiners guidance on how to enter student responses to the Speaking Domain into the DEI.

Entering Student Responses into DEI Video Tutorial (Video; 3:03) (Posted 01/30/20)

ELPAC Test Security Guidelines Video

The ELPAC Test Security Guidelines video will cover the requirements, guidelines, and procedures for the test security required for the ELPAC. Local educational agency (LEA), or LEA ELPAC coordinators will be able to train their staff on test security guidelines and procedures for the 2019–2020 administration of the ELPAC.

Test Security Guidelines Video (Video; 31:59) (Posted 01/09/20)

How to Use the Online Practice and Training Tests

This video tutorial shows you how to access and use the practice and training tests to prepare students to participate in online assessments. Practice and training tests are available for CAASPP and the ELPAC.

Using the Online Practice and Training Tests (Video; 10:48) (Posted 1/8/2020)

Configuring Student Test Settings One-by-One in TOMS

This demonstration video shows you how to add student accessibility resources, or test settings, one by one into TOMS.

Configuring Student Test Settings One-by-One in TOMS (Video; 3:02) (Posted 11/20/19)

Configuring Online Student Test Settings By Batch File Upload

This demonstration video shows you how to add student accessibility resources, or test settings, into TOMS using the batch file upload process.

Configuring Online Student Test Settings By Batch File Upload (Video; 3:19) (Posted 11/20/19)

How to Add Users One-By-One in ELPAC TOMS

This demonstration video shows you how to add users to TOMS one by one. Visit the User Roles in TOMS web page for more information on various user roles.

How to Add Users One-By-One in ELPAC (Video; 3:56) (Posted 09/03/19)

How to Add Users by Batch File Upload in TOMS

This demonstration video shows you how to add users to TOMS using the batch file upload process. Visit the User Roles in TOMS web page for more information on various user roles.

How to Add Users by Batch File Upload in TOMS Video (Video; 6:52) (Posted 08/30/19)

ELPAC Accessibility Resources Video

Overview of the accessibility resources provided to students taking the English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC), and best practices for assigning the various tools and preparing for use during the assessment.

ELPAC Accessibility Resources Video (Video; 17:58) (Posted 03/13/19)