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Technology Resources

This page contains resources for technology coordinators and other local educational agency (LEA) staff responsible for managing the technology for online California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) and English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC) testing.


Secure Browsers web page Link to external site

  • A secure browser is already installed by SDUSD on every student device for online testing.
  • The Secure Browsers web page provides information about supported operating systems and devices, and how to download a secure browser to supported devices.

Web-based Student Testing Interface

Network and System Diagnostics

Network Diagnostics web page Link to external site

  • This web page allows users to select the test and expected number of test takers to which reports network download and upload capacity to verify adequate bandwidth for testing.


CAASPP and ELPAC Technical Specifications and Configuration Guide for Online Testing Link to external site

  • This manual provides detailed information about hardware and software, peripheral equipment requirements, as well as details on network and secure browser configuration.
  • The Technology Coordinator Checklist (DOCX) is meant to organize the activities necessary to ensure the successful administration of the CAASPP and ELPAC assessments, including interim assessments.

System Downtime

CAASPP Planned System Downtime web page

ELPAC Planned System Downtime Link to external site web page

  • These web pages display dates when various systems will be unavailable for testing.
  • They include regular weekend maintenance dates that will be used only if needed.

Technical Issues and Enhancements

CAASPP Known Issues Log web page

ELPAC Known Issues Log Link to external site web page

  • These web pages display known issues that have an impact on testing and resolutions to the issues once identified.

CAASPP System Enhancements web page

ELPAC System Enhancements Link to external site web page

  • These web pages include planned system enhancements and estimated release dates. 

Technology Readiness Checker for Students (TRCS)

Technology Readiness Checker for Students Link to external site

How to Use the Technology Readiness Checker for Students (PDF) Link to external site

Technology Readiness Checker for Student Support Guidelines (PDF) Link to external site

  • The TRCS is a game-like tool students navigate to create a storyboard. The navigation through the TRCS is similar to the navigation used in a computer-based assessment and can be used to identify the student’s technology readiness.
  • The TRCS is not an assessment, does not provide scores, and is entirely optional.