We are currently seeking California educators with experience and expertise in English language development (ELD) to participate in a two-day California English Language Development Test (CELDT) Item Alignment meeting. Educators will review current CELDT test items and evaluate the alignment of each item to the 2012 ELD Standards. Participants will be divided into five grade spans: kindergarten–2, grades 3–5, grades 6–8, grades 9–10, and grades 11–12.
Please review the information below about the meeting and select the link at the bottom of this page to apply to participate in the meeting.
We are seeking applications from current and retired California educators who have experience and expertise in ELD and/or experience teaching English to English learners (ELs) in kindergarten through grade twelve (K–12). K–12 teachers, administrators, EL specialists, literacy specialists and coaches, and college and university educators are encouraged to apply. Participants must be able to attend the meeting in its entirety. The meeting will run from 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. each day.
The minimum qualifications are:
Desirable qualifications include:
Completed applications were due by April 26, 2013. The application period is now closed.
Applicant information will be submitted to the California Department of Education for review and approval. You will be notified approximately three to four weeks before the meeting as to whether or not you have been selected to participate in this meeting. If you are selected, you will be given more information about the meeting, including travel arrangements.
Travel expense for the meeting either will be prepaid or reimbursed to participants in accordance with state travel rules and rates, and school districts will be reimbursed for the costs of substitute teachers (if needed). If you plan to take a non-contract day with your district to participate in this meeting, you will be paid $200 per day. Reimbursement requests must be submitted no later than Friday, June 21, 2013 by both the participant and the school district, if applicable.
The application period has ended.
If you have any questions about the recruitment of educators for the CELDT Item Alignment meeting, please contact Rachel Perry, Sacramento County Office of Education, at 916-228-2669 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.