Accessibility Resources Virtual Training Series
This asynchronous training provides guidance on the appropriate assignment of accessibility resources in the classroom and for the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) and the English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC).
Module A should be completed prior to viewing Module B. All embedded videos on this web page should be watched in their entirety and in the order listed. Videos linked are not required but are provided as additional resources.
Module A: Matching Accessibility Resources to Students' Needs
Participants will learn about the importance of accessibility resources, the categories of accessibility resources, and the process for matching students with the appropriate accessibility resources for daily instruction and for assessments. Additionally, participants will learn how to categorize accessibility resources into Universal Design for Learning (UDL) categories. UDL provides a research-based framework for teachers to incorporate flexible materials, techniques, strategies for delivering instruction, and for students to demonstrate their knowledge in a variety of ways. All videos should be watched in their entirety and in the order listed.
- A Notetaking Guide (Posted 08/24/22) is provided for the Matching Accessibility Resources to Students' Needs Module.
- The California Assessment Accessibility Resources Matrix displays the embedded and non-embedded universal tools, designated supports, and accommodations allowed for the CAASPP.
- The CAASPP and ELPAC Accessibility Guide provides information about universal tools, designated supports, accommodations, and test settings.
Part 1: Why Use Accessibility Resources?
Part 2: What Are Accessibility Resources?
Part 3: How to Match Accessibility Resources
Applying Your Learning: Hands-On Training
How to Assign or Check Accessibility Resources
Module B: Using Accessibility Resources in Daily Instruction
The Using Accessibility Resources in Daily Instruction virtual training will focus on providing participants with an understanding of how to use accessibility resources, how to observe students using assigned accessibility resources, and how to make adjustments throughout the year on the basis of those observations.
Module A should be completed prior to viewing Module B.