The Connecticut Alternate Assessment System (CTAA, CTAS and CAAELP)  

CAAELP Resources

 

Beginning with the 2022-23 school year, Connecticut’s K-12 students identified in the Public School Information System (PSIS) as English learners/ Multilingual learners and who have an Individualized Education Program (IEP) documenting a significant cognitive disability may be considered for the CAAELP Assessment.

Connecticut’s CAAELP assessment may also be referenced as Alt ELPA is some resources. For Connecticut’s testing purposes these are synonymous. If a Connecticut specific resource is available please consider it first because it includes Connecticut’s policies and guidance.

The CAAELP Testing Window is February 1-March 31, 2023

Collaborative for the Alternate Assessment of English Language Proficiency (CAAELP) Test Administration Training for the 2022-23 School Year (11/21/22)

Collaborative for the Alternate Assessment of English Language Proficiency (CAAELP) Resources for the 2022-23 School Year (11/8/22)

Summer Student Assessment Update memo (7/1/22)

2022-23 Connecticut CAAELP Participation Guidelines  

Parent Overview of Connecticut’s Alternate Assessment System

Connecticut Alternate Assessment System Participation Guidance for Planning and Placement Teams

Connecticut Alternate Assessment System Eligibility Form