Comprehensive English Language Learning Assessment (CELLA)

Assessment and Accountability

Annual Meeting

September 5, 2007


2007 Administration of CELLA – “Q/I” Facts

(Test booklets, Listening CDs and DFAs)


CELLA Standard Setting

Conducted in Multiple Phases:


3rd Week of September: Completion of Data Analysis

1st Week of October: Advertisement of Rule Development Workshops

2nd Week of October: CELLA District Policy Advisory Committee

3rd Week of October: Three Rule Development Workshops (Tallahassee, Orlando & Miami)

2nd Week of November: Final Rule Development

2nd Week of January: Rule Adoption by State Board of Education

CELLA Standard Setting:
2007-2008 Timelines


OTHER 2008 KEY DATES:

Last Week of January - Dissemination of new rule, new AMAOs

February - Reporting new AMAOs to USDE

February - Technical assistance offered to districts

CELLA Standard Setting:
2007-2008 Timelines (cont’d)


2007 CELLA Administration

SURVEY RESULTS:


SURVEY COMMENTS – CAUSE FOR SOME CONCERN


2008 CELLA Administration

2008 TESTING WINDOW

April 23, 2008

To

May 25, 2008


KEY DATES


KEY DATES (cont’d)


Training Locations:

Broward, Dade, St. Lucie, Tampa, Orlando, Clay & Washington

Training Agenda:

Morning – CELLA Testing Program Administration

Afternoon – CELLA Test Administration


IMPROVEMENTS:


IMPROVEMENTS (cont’d):


Questions/Answers?