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2021–22 Initial ELPAC Feedback for Continuous Improvement Focus Group Interest Form

Interest Form

Thank you for applying to attend an Initial English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC) focus group.

ETS, under direction from the California Department of Education, will hold virtual focus groups to collect feedback on the Initial ELPAC administrations that occurred these past few months. We thank you for your hard work and efforts to participate in this administration. Your feedback is extremely valuable.

Each focus group will last approximately 60 minutes. To participate fully in a virtual focus group, participants will need access to a device that is connected to the internet, a webcam, and a microphone.

To be considered for participation, please complete this online interest form by Tuesday, October 19, 2021.
1. Contact Information: *This question is required.
2. LEA and school selection: Begin typing your LEA and school site into the drop-down list. 
3. What was your primary role in administering the Initial ELPAC? (Select one answer.)  *This question is required.
4. We understand that many LEAs encountered difficulties with administering assessments because of the impacts of COVID-19, including the inability to complete testing for all students. How far did you get in administering the Initial ELPAC? *This question is required.
5. How did you administer the assessments? (Select one answer.) *This question is required.
6. How many years of experience do you have in your current role? *This question is required.
7. Which of the following LEA or school types best describes your LEA? (Select one answer.) *This question is required.
8. For which grade level(s) did you administer the ELPAC? (Select all that apply.)​​​​
9. How many years of experience do you have instructing English learners? (Select one answer.) *This question is required.
10. For the duration of this focus group, will you have access to a device with both a webcam and microphone?  *This question is required.