College & Career Readiness

Planning and Successful Implementation of Common Core State Standards

The CA CC is working closely with the California Department of Education and the State Board of Education in supporting the state’s implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), including sharing resources and best practices.

Work Highlights

English Learner Implementation Network

In response to inquiries and requests to the Comprehensive Center Network (Regional Comprehensive Centers and Content Centers) related to responding to ESSA requirements in ways that strengthen policies, systems and practices for English Learners, the CA CC is collaborating with Northwest Comprehensive Center and the Center on Standards & Assessment Implementation to present a series of online events designed specifically for staff of comprehensive centers to share and learn from one another.

ESSA EL Implementation Network Initiative Webinar Series

Presentations at 2013 CAASFEP Professional Development Institute

Presentations about English Development Standards and state and federal budget updates were shared by CA CC staff at the February 2013 CAASFEP Conference.

Overview of California’s 2012 English Language Development Standards

This resource provides an overview of California’s 2012 English Language Development (ELD) standards. It is designed for the members of the English Language Arts/English Language Development Curriculum Framework and Evaluation Criteria Committee (ELA/ELD CFCC) to help them prepare for their first meeting in February 2013. The presentation covers key elements of the standards, including: the development process, design considerations, key shifts from the 1999 ELD standards to the 2012 ELD standards, elements of the 2012 ELD standards, proficiency level descriptors, and grade level standards—their components and structure.

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