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CAAELP offers materials made by educators for educators. From identifying English learners with the most significant cognitive disabilities to starting a Community of Practice, these resources were made to support both educators and English learners with the most significant cognitive disabilities.

Alt-ELPA Participation Guidelines

A document that outlines the criteria for participating in the Alt ELPA assessment.

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CAAELP Two-pager

A brief 2-page document summarizing the CAAELP project, including information about the teams, goals, and significant dates.

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CAAELP Contract Deliverables and Project Schedule

A document detailing the CAAELP project contract deliverables and schedule. The table contained within is "Table 3 Management Plan" from the CAAELP Project Narrative.

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Alt ELP Standards

A document containing CAAELP’s English language proficiency standards — developed by CCSSO for English learners with the significant cognitive disabilities.

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CAAELP Frequently Asked Questions

A document containing common questions and answers regarding the Alt ELPA, Data-sharing Agreement, Pilot Test, Field Test, and Peer Review process for the CAAELP project.

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Alt ELPA Glossary

A collection of commonly used terms and definitions, geared towards educators and individuals who work with English learners with significant cognitive disabilities.

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Alt ELPA Parent Glossary (English)

A brochure containing frequently used terms and definitions from the Alt ELPA. This resource is designed to support parents and guardians of English learners.

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Alt ELPA Parent Glossary (Spanish)

A brochure containing frequently used terms and definitions from the Alt ELPA. This resource was created to support Spanish-speaking parents and guardians of English learners.

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Alt ELPA Family Brochure

A brochure summarizing the Alt ELPA and addressing questions related to participants, timing, preparation, and the assessment's contents.

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Alt-ELPA Theory of Action

A document that outlines how ELPA21 intends to create an alternate assessment for the most cognitively disabled English learners, emphasizing the core beliefs and foundational assumptions upon which the assessment will be developed.

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Accessibility and Accommodations Wishlists

A series of wish lists discussed by the Alt ELPA Committee in February–March 2018, identifying desired features and accommodations for the Alt ELPA assessment.

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