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Spring 2020 OELPA Coordinator Manual /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Spring-2020-OELPA-Test-Coordinator-Manual.pdf

OELPA Test Coordinator Manual

The OELPA Test Coordinator Manual covers important policies and procedures for districts and schools that are testing online and/or on paper. District test coordinators and building test coordinators must review the information in this manual prior to the test window. Understanding testing policies and procedures is essential to a successful administration.

Spring 2020 OELPA Test Administration Manual /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Spring-2020-OELPA-TAM.pdf

OELPA Test Administration Manual for Online Testers

The OELPA Test Administration Manual covers important procedures for districts and schools that are testing online. Test administrators must review the information in this manual prior to administering the OELPA. Understanding testing policies and procedures is essential to a successful administration.

OELPA Constructed Response Rubric - Speaking Grade KG /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OELPA-CR-Rubric-Speaking-Grade-KG.pdf
Updated April 22, 2020
OELPA Constructed Response Rubric - Speaking Grade 1 /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OELPA-CR-Rubric-Speaking-Grade-1.pdf
Updated April 22, 2020
OELPA Constructed Response Rubric - Speaking Grades 2-3 /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OELPA-CR-Rubric-Speaking-Grades-2-3.pdf
Updated April 22, 2020
OELPA Constructed Response Rubric - Speaking Grades 4-5 /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OELPA-CR-Rubric-Speaking-Grades-4-5.pdf
Updated April 22, 2020
OELPA Constructed Response Rubric - Speaking Grades 6-8 /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OELPA-CR-Rubric-Speaking-Grades-6-8.pdf
Updated April 22, 2020
OELPA Constructed Response Rubric - Speaking Grades 9-12 /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OELPA-CR-Rubric-Speaking-Grades-9-12.pdf
Updated April 22, 2020
OELPA Constructed Response Rubric - Writing Grades 2-3 /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OELPA-CR-Rubric-Writing-Grades-2-3.pdf
Updated April 22, 2020
OELPA Constructed Response Rubric - Writing Grades 4-5 /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OELPA-CR-Rubric-Writing-Grades-4-5.pdf
Updated April 22, 2020
OELPA Constructed Response Rubric - Writing Grades 6-8 /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OELPA-CR-Rubric-Writing-Grades-6-8.pdf
Updated April 22, 2020
OELPA Constructed Response Rubric - Writing Grades 9-12 /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OELPA-CR-Rubric-Writing-Grades-9-12.pdf
Updated April 22, 2020

OELPA Constructed-Response Rubrics

These rubrics present the scoring criteria for students’ constructed-responses in the speaking and writing domains of the OELPA. Constructed-response items are those which require students to speak or write a response. There are no writing rubrics for Kindergarten and Grade 1 since the writing test for these grades does not include constructed-response items.

Kindergarten OELPA ALDs /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Kindergarten-ELPA21-ALDs.pdf
Grade 1 OELPA ALDs /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Grade-1-ELPA21-ALDs.pdf
Grades 2-3 OELPA ALDs /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Grades-2-3-ELPA21-ALDs.pdf
Grades 4-5 OELPA ALDs /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Grades-4-5-ELPA21-ALDs.pdf
Grades 6-8 OELPA ALDs /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Grades-6-8-ELPA21-ALDs.pdf
Grades 9-12 OELPA ALDs /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/Grades-9-12-ELPA21-ALDs.pdf

OELPA Achievement Level Descriptors

This document summarizes the Achievement Level Descriptors (ALDs) for the Ohio English Language Proficiency Assessment (OELPA). Achievement level descriptors (ALDs) describe the skills and processes that students demonstrate in language development at each tested grade level.

Local Scoring Tutorial for Speaking /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/2018_OELPA_Speaking_Local_Scoring_Training.pptx

OELPA Local Scoring for Speaking Paper Tests Training Tutorial

The Ohio English Language Proficiency Assessment (OELPA) paper Speaking test is designed to be scored by test administrators who meet the criteria. As students provide responses for each question, test administrators will assign scores and record the scores in the Data Entry Interface (DEI). This tutorial provides information and training for TAs that are completing the local scoring.

Spring 2020 OELPA DEI User Guide /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/2020_OELPA_DEI-User-Guide_Final.pdf

Spring 2020 OELPA Data Entry Interface User Guide for Paper Tests

The OELPA Data Entry Interface User Guide should be reviewed by individuals that will be administering the OELPA using the accommodated paper forms. Step-by-step instructions for accessing the site and submitting student responses and scores into the Data Entry Interface can be found in this User Guide.

OELPA DEI Tutorial /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OELPA_DEI_Training_Module_2018.pptx

OELPA DEI Training Tutorial for Paper Tests

Become confident entering student scores into the Data Entry Interface for OELPA paper tests by viewing this brief step-by-step tutorial.

Spring 2020 Understanding OELPA Results Manual /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/2020-Understanding-OELPA-Results-Manual_Final.pdf

Spring 2020 Understanding OELPA Results Manual

This document has been prepared to help district and school personnel by defining and explaining elements of the score reports for the Ohio English Language Proficiency Assessment (OELPA). Also defined and explained is the exit criteria which is used in student placement.

OELPA Accessibility Manual

The OELPA Accessibility Manual is a comprehensive policy document providing information about the accessibility features of the Ohio English Language Proficiency Assessment. The OELPA Accessibility Manual is available on the Ohio Department of Education website at the link.

Test Delivery System Webinar /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OELPA_TDS_Training_Module_2018.pptx

OELPA TDS Training Webinar

This documentation walks users through accessing and navigating the Test Administrator Interface and Student Testing Sites for the online OELPA administration.

2018-2019 OELPA Annual Technical Report /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/OH_ELPA21_2018-19_Technical_Report_Part_I_Summative_with_Appendix.pdf
Updated March 05, 2020

OELPA Annual Technical Report

This report provides comprehensive documentation of the OELPA test development process and test administration from the 2018-2019 school year.

2017-2018 OELPA Annual Technical Report /core/fileparse.php/3094/urlt/ELPA21-OH-SP18-tech-report.pdf

OELPA Annual Technical Report

This report provides comprehensive documentation of the OELPA test development process and test administration from the 2017-2018 school year.

Headsets for the OELPA

Districts participating in the OELPA may order headsets in advance of testing. The headset is compatible with all operating systems and devices that are supported for ELPA21 assessments delivered by the American Institutes for Research (AIR), including tablets and Chromebooks.