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Program Update 2008–09 Sacramento — September 16, 2008 Ontario — September 23, 2008. California English Language Development Test (CELDT). Presentation Objectives. Summarize changes in 2008-09 Provide update on K-1 Early Literacy development Describe Item Development activities

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presentation objectives
Presentation Objectives
  • Summarize changes in 2008-09
  • Provide update on K-1 Early Literacy development
  • Describe Item Development activities
    • CELDT Blueprints
    • 2009-10 Activities
  • Present Training and Resources
    • Released Test Questions
    • Workshops
    • Technical Reports
what s new in 2008 09
What’s new in 2008-09?
  • Title III Accountability (AMAOs) is now handled by the Evaluation, Research and Analysis Unit in the Policy and Evaluation Division
  • Title III Program and fiscal components remain in the Language Policy and Leadership Office
  • K-1 Early Literacy test questions being developed, reviewed, and field tested
  • Transitions to next contract
k 1 early literacy
K-1 Early Literacy
  • WestEd is:
    • Developing test questions.
    • Conducting Content Review and Bias/Sensitivity Review.
  • Next Contractor will:
    • Field test Early Literacy in Spring 2009.
    • Include K-1 Reading and Writing in the 2009-10 operational test.
    • Prepare report to Legislature due no later than January 1, 2013.
item development
Item Development

Flowchart of Key Activities

celdt blueprints
CELDT Blueprints
  • Available on CELDT Resources Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/el/resources.asp
  • Blueprints are aligned to English Language Development (ELD) Standards approved by State Board of Education in 1999
  • Organized by four grade spans
    • Kindergarten – Grade Two
    • Grade Three – Grade Five
    • Grade Six – Grade Eight
    • Grade Nine – Grade Twelve
  • Standards are ordered by the ELD proficiency levels from Beginning to Advanced
item development activities 2009 10 edition
Item Development Activities(2009-10 Edition)
  • Item Writer Training – June 10, 2008
  • CDE Reviews – July 30 to August 22, 2008
  • Content Review – October 7-8, 2008
  • Bias and Sensitivity Review – October 10, 2008
  • Anchor Pull – October 22-23, 2008
  • Test Materials to CDE for next contract – March 15, 2009
released test questions rtqs
Released Test Questions (RTQs)
  • Released for the first time in April 2008
  • Located on the CELDT Resources Web page at

http://www.cde.ca.gov/tg/el/resources.asp

  • Based on the ELD Standards
  • Released questions taken from the 2003-04, 2004-05, and 2005-06 CELDT Editions
  • Covers all four domains: listening, speaking, reading, and writing
  • Contains current scoring rubrics
  • Intend to release additional CELDT questions every other schoolyear
workshops
Workshops
  • “CELDT 101” – General Test Administration WebEx Training
    • Archived online (May 2008)
  • Data Analysis and Use – Fall 2008
    • 7 Live Workshops
    • 4 Live WebEx
    • Up to 14 Recorded WebEx
  • Pre-Administration Workshops – Spring 2009 (new contract)
technical reports
Technical Reports
  • Available on CELDT Resources Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/el/resources.asp
  • Statistical documentation for each edition
  • Brief history of test development for each year of administration
  • Starting with the 2006-07 report more detail on test development and validation information has been included
cde offices related to english learners
CDE Offices related to English Learners

Language Learner and Support Division

  • English Learner Accountability Unit
    • 916-319-0938
  • Language Policy and Leadership Office
    • 916-319-0845
  • Migrant, Indian, International Education Office
    • 916-319-0851

Policy and Evaluation Division

  • Evaluation, Research and Analysis Unit
    • 916-319-0875
    • amao@cde.ca.gov
for more information
For more information

CELDT Office

Standards and Assessment Division

1430 N Street, Suite 5408

Sacramento, CA 95814

916-319-0784

celdt@cde.ca.gov

http//:www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/el/

Test Contractor

CTB/McGraw-Hill

http//:www.ctb.com/celdt

1-800-994-8594

ctbceldthelpdesk@ctb.com/