OVERVIEW of CELLA

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Slide 1BILINGUAL ESOL/SPED PROGRAM
A statewide assessment that is used by the Department of Education to measure the growth of English Language Learners (ELLs) in mastering the skills in English they will need to succeed in school. A four-skill language proficiency assessment in: - Speaking - Listening - Reading - Writing Evidence of program accountability in accordance with Title I and Title III of No Child Left Behind (NCLB).
Who is assessed?
All students in Grades K through 12 classified as English Language Learners (ELLs).
CELLA (paper and pencil) Yearly in Spring Grades: Kdg – 12th
CELLA ON-LINE New Entries ONLY to M-DCPS Grades: 1st – 12th
How is it determined that the ELL SWD will participate in the Spring administration of the
CELLA? The IEP team responds “No” to any of the: Questions to Guide the Decision-Making Process to Determine Whether a Student Takes FCAT or Florida Alternate Assessment Then the student MUST be tested with the CELLA. All students in Grades K through 12 classified as English Language Learners (ELLs), with ELL codes of “LY” or “LP” including those who have been placed in a special education program and whose IEP indicates that they participate in statewide assessment.
CELLA TEST ACCOMMODATIONS
The CELLA Directions for Administration and Scoring Guide provides the list of accommodations to the testing procedures that are permissible for administering the CELLA. The CELLA Test Accommodations section in the administration guide must be reviewed prior to the administration of the assessment.
Preparing for Testing: Accommodations for SPED Students
Students with current IEP are eligible for accommodations based on the individual needs of each student.
An accommodation for a student must be explicitly permitted on the IEP. • Presentation of Test Materials • Responding to Questions • Test Scheduling • Test Setting • Assistive Devices
Refer to the Visually Impaired and Hearing Impaired section in the Directions for Administration and Scoring Guide for allowable
accommodations and/or exemptions.
TEST SECTIONS and RESPONSE FORMATS
Listening – Multiple Choice (MC)
Speaking – Constructed Responses (CR)
Reading – Multiple Choice (MC)
Writing – Combination of Multiple Choice (MC) and Constructed Responses (CR)
SPECIAL EDUCATION (SPED) ESOL STUDENTS CELLA Spring Administration Suggestions
One-to-One Administration – Special Education Personnel
Level A (K-2) - All Sections Level B - Reading for Fluency Section Level B, C, and D – Speaking Section
Grade Group Administration – Levels B - D Listening, Reading, and Writing Sections
Test Chairpersons; ESOL teachers; or other personnel with accommodations and assistance from Special Education Personnel, as needed.
NOTE: Speech and Language Impaired students will be tested by the General Education ESOL Program.
What is the CELLA Online? A statewide online assessment that is used by the
Department of Education to assess the English language skills of English Language Learners (ELLs) upon initial entry.
A four-skill language proficiency assessment in: - Speaking - Listening - Reading - Writing
Evidence of program accountability in accordance with Title III of the Elementary and Secondary Act (ESEA)
Features of CELLA Online
Results are tabulated, charted and graphed immediately
Generates reports that provide detailed data that can be used for decision-making:
Individual Test Report provides detailed diagnostic information Student List Reports show diagnostic information for the entire class Aggregate Reports are available for administrators
Who will be assessed?
All incoming new students in Grades 1 through 12 who answer “Yes” to one or more of the questions on the Home Language Survey including those who have been placed in a special education program and whose IEP indicates that they participate in statewide assessment.
Access to CELLA Online
A school or district administrator needs to set up the teacher’s account Once the account is set up you can access CELLA Online by going to http://bilingual.dadeschools.net/ Under Bilingual Toolbox click on CELLA Online
Grade Entry 1 Listening/Speaking Level A 2 Listening/Speaking A: Reading & Writing A 3-5 Listening/Speaking B: Reading & Writing B 6-8 Listening/Speaking C: Reading & Writing C 9-12 Listening/Speaking D: Reading & Writing D
CELLA Online Proficiency and ESOL Level for SWD
The CELLA Online criteria used with ELL in the general education program will be used with ELL SWD.
REMINDER: A hard copy of the Individual Student Test
Report must be put in the student’s ELL file/cumulative record.
CELLA Online Proficiency Grades 1-5 Grade Total Score
1 649 or higher Listening/Speaking component
2 2053 or higher on CELLA online
3 2105 or higher on CELLA online
4 2148 or higher on CELLA online
5 2181 or higher on CELLA online
CELLA Online Proficiency Grades 6-12 Grade Total Score 6 2206 or higher on CELLA online 7 2225 or higher on CELLA online 8 2238 or higher on CELLA online 9 2246 or higher on CELLA online 10 2251or higher on CELLA online 11 2258 or higher on CELLA online 12 2263 or higher on CELLA online
CELLA Online ESOL Levels Grade 1
Grade ESOL 1 ESOL 2 ESOL 3 ESOL 4
1 610 or lower
Grade ESOL 1 ESOL 2 ESOL 3
2 1815 or lower 1816-1936 1937-2052
3 1899 or lower 1900-2014 2015-2104
4 1974 or lower 1975-2073 2074-2147
5 2040 or lower 2041-2115 2116-2180
CELLA Online ESOL Levels Grades 6-12 Grade ESOL 1 ESOL 2 ESOL 3 6 2056 or lower 2057-2144 2145-2205 7 2070 or lower 2071-2164 2165-2224 8 2082 or lower 2083-2174 2175-2237 9 2091 or lower 2092-2179 2180-2245 10 2099 or lower 2100-2185 2186-2250 11 2108 or lower 2109-2191 2192-2257 12 2115 or lower 2116-2196 2197-2262
NEW for 2011-2012
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY ORAL LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY SCALE REVISED
Pre-K - K(1) has 5 items in each section.
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY ORAL LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY SCALE REVISED
Scoring Procedures M-DCOLPS-Revised This example is from the K(2)–2nd Gr. Test.
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY ORAL LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY SCALE REVISED
ESOL LEVELS
Raw Score of 4 = 0004 ESOL Level I Raw Score of 8 = 0008 ESOL Level II Raw Score of 12 = 0012 ESOL Level III Raw Score of 16 = 0016 ESOL Level IV Raw Score of 20 = 0020 ESOL Level V
ESOL Exiting of SWD with the CELLA
The CELLA exit criteria used with ELL in the general education program will be used with ELL SWD.
CELLA EXIT CRITERIA Grades K-2
Student must achieve a score at or above the Proficient Level on CELLA Listening/ Speaking; Writing; and Reading.
CELLA EXIT CRITERIA Grades 3-9
Student must be assessed with CELLA on grade level Student must achieve a score at or above the Proficient Level on CELLA Listening/Speaking Student must achieve a score at or above the Proficient Level on CELLA Writing; and Student must score at achievement level of three (3) or greater in FCAT Reading.
CELLA EXIT CRITERIA Grades 10-12
Student must be assessed with CELLA on grade level Student must achieve a score at or above the Proficient Level on CELLA Listening/Speaking Student must achieve a score at or above the Proficient Level on CELLA Writing; and Student must achieve a passing score or greater in FCAT Reading.
Miami-Dade County Public Schools New ESOL Levels Based on CELLA
Composite Scores
K-2 -1815 1816-1936 1937-2052 2053 +
3-5 -2040 2041-2115 2116-2180 2181 +
6-8 -2082 2083-2174 2175-2237 2238 +
9-12 -2115 2116-2196 2197-2262 2263 +
Exiting ELL SWD – IEP Committee
After eight semesters (four years) or more the progress of ELL SWD in the ESOL Program shall be reviewed by the IEP Committee through an annual or interim conference. IEP Committee reviews performance on CELLA based on the criteria presented on the next slide and reviews other assessment data to consider exiting.
Exiting ELL SWD – IEP Committee The student must achieve a proficient level on Oral Section (Listening and Speaking) of the CELLA and a minimum score (see chart) at the High Intermediate level on the grade cluster scale scores of the Reading and Writing Sections of the CELLA
Reading- High Intermediate
Writing – High Intermediate
CELLA Achievement Levels: Reading
Fall CELLA Procedures (prior to October FTE)
Exiting ELL SWD Conduct an Interim IEP for all ELL SWD that exited from the ESOL Program on the basis of meeting CELLA district criteria. ESOL Exit date must be the same as the Interim IEP date.
Fall CELLA Procedures (prior to October FTE)
Update ESOL Level Changes Conduct an Interim IEP for all ELL SWD whose ESOL Level changed based on the CELLA Spring Administration.
Reports of CELLA Results for Individual Students
REMINDER: A hard copy of the Student Score Report
must be put in the student’s ELL file/cumulative record. Refer to Weekly Briefing # 8181 if need information on accessing CELLA Score Reports
OVERVIEW of CELLA and CELLA ON-LINE
CELLA TEST ACCOMMODATIONS
CELLA Spring Administration (paper and pencil)TEST SECTIONS and RESPONSE FORMATS
SPECIAL EDUCATION (SPED) ESOL STUDENTS CELLA Spring Administration Suggestions
What is the CELLA Online?
Features of CELLA Online
Who will be assessed?
Access to CELLA Online
CELLA Online Proficiency Grades 1-5
CELLA Online Proficiency Grades 6-12
CELLA Online ESOL Levels Grade 1
CELLA Online ESOL Levels Grades 2-5
CELLA Online ESOL Levels Grades 6-12
NEW for 2011-2012
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY ORAL LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY SCALE REVISEDESOL LEVELS
ESOL Exiting of SWD with the CELLA
CELLA EXIT CRITERIA Grades K-2
CELLA EXIT CRITERIA Grades 3-9
CELLA EXIT CRITERIA Grades 10-12
Exiting ELL SWD – IEP Committee
Exiting ELL SWD – IEP Committee
CELLA Achievement Levels: Writing