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A&A Account Creation Steps /core/fileparse.php/3650/urlt/Account-Creation-Steps.pdf

This document details the step-by-step instructions on how to create an Enterprise A&A account through the EdPortal in order to receive access to the restricted sections of this Iowa ELPA21 portal. The restricted sections include any icon on the User pages that have a lock symbol. These icons include access to the Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE), the Test Delivery System (TDS), and the Online Reporting System (ORS). In order to assess students using the Iowa ELPA21 assessments, you must create an A&A account and access these secure systems.

ELPA21 Summative Testing Administration (Time Chart) /core/fileparse.php/3650/urlt/ELPA21-Online-Summative-Average-Estimated-Testing-Times-5-state-average.pdf
Updated December 02, 2019

This chart details approximate testing times based on the 2017-18 ELPA21 Summative test to allow for the scheduling of computer labs, and student scheduling.

ELPA21 Summative Assessment Number of Tasks and Questions /core/fileparse.php/3650/urlt/18-19-ELPA21-Online-Summative-Assessment-Test-Number-of-Tasks-and-Questions.pdf

This chart includes the number of tasks and questions by grade band for the ELPA21 Operational Summative Assessment. 

ELPA21 Student Tech Skills Checklist /core/fileparse.php/3650/urlt/ELPA21-Student-Technology-Skills-Checklist.pdf
Updated December 02, 2019

This document provides a list of technology skills that students will experience on the ELPA21 assessments.

Braille Version Information Sheet for School District Staff /core/fileparse.php/3650/urlt/Braille-Version-Information-Sheet-for-School-District-Staff-SY-2020-21.pdf

This document is a resource for District Coordinators that addresses frequently asked questions about the braille administration of ELPA21 assessments.

ELPA21 Kindergarten and Future KG Screener FAQ /core/fileparse.php/3650/urlt/ELPA21-Kindergarten-Screeners-and-Grade-00-FAQ_Final.pdf
Updated July 31, 2020

This document provides information pertaining to two differently-scored versions of the ELPA21 Kindergarten screener available: the “Kindergarten” screener and the “Future Kindergarten” screener.

Tool Button Sheet /core/fileparse.php/3650/urlt/ELPA21-Tool-Button-Sheet.pdf

The Tool Button Sheet was created to support students when TAs proctor the ELPA21 Training Test. If this sheet is provided to students during the ELPA21 Summative assessment, the sheet may not be used as scratch paper and must be collected and processed according to the school’s Test Security and Building Plan.

User Roles and Access to Iowa ELPA21 Systems /core/fileparse.php/3650/urlt/IA-User-Roles-Table-.pdf

This document outlines user roles and their various access features for all the CAI online systems. Users will need to access https://portal.ed.iowa.gov in order to set up accounts.