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Teacher Resources

Educator Website for Spring Testing
Most current information about CAASPP and ELPAC testing

Smarter Balanced Portal
Gateway to Practice Test and Field Test systems for teachers, students and administrators

Smarter Balanced Tools for Teachers
An online collection of standards-based resources with lessons designed to enhance instruction, save teachers time in lesson planning, and help boost student learning

Student Login for Practice and Training Tests       
Both the practice test (a complete test for students to simulate the duration and depth of the test)  and the training test (a shorter 9 question test to allow students to practice the item types and interface features of the SBAC tests)

SBAC Test and Systems Manual
Manuals for SBAC administration and TIDE administration system. (Test Administration Manual includes DFA)

Smarter Balanced Teacher Resources
To receive regular updates and the latest information about the CAASPP system, including the Smarter Balanced assessment systems, join the CDE's CAASPP e-mail list by sending a blank e-mail.

California Technical Assistance Center (CalTAC) Website
Technical support for the test from ETS—the state testing coordinator



George Knights
Director of Professional Learning Communities and K-12 Assessment
714- 424-7555

Wendy Allee
District Assessment Specialist

Linda Wescott
District Assessment Specialist

Danielle Zavala
District Assessment Specialist

Ginger Harrer
Computer Software Analyst

Administrative Assistant