Oregon Department of Education
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  • Register now for the State English Learners Alliance conference
    Register now for the State English Learners Alliance conference, which will be held on March 9-11 in Eugene. Featured speakers include Dr. Samuel Ortiz, an expert on assessing culturally and linguistically diverse students, Dr. Kathryn Lindolm-Leary, an...
  • Assessment and Accountability Update - February 4, 2016
    This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for February 4, 2016. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website . In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS NOW Recruiting for Director of Assessmen...
  • ELPA21 K-1 Writing Paper-Pencil Supplemental Section FAQ
    ELPA21 includes a paper-pencil writing section for Kindergarten and 1st Grade that supplements the 4-domain online ELPA21 assessment. Since this is a new feature for Oregon school districts, ODE has developed an FAQ to assist with procedures regarding t...
  • What’s New with the ELPA21 Environment?
    Oregon’s new assessment, the English Language Proficiency Assessment for the 21st Century (ELPA21) will open next week for all grade bands. This new test will assess students on the English Language Proficiency standards adopted by the State Board of Ed...
  • ELPA21 Online Testing Opens February 9
    The online test window for ELPA21 opens next Tuesday, February 9, 2016 . As communicated in the January 28 AA Update, this represents a one-week delay compared to the original 2015-16 test schedule. To compensate for this delay, ODE has extended the win...
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Oregon Department of Education
255 Capitol Street NE
Salem, OR 97310-0203

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Phone: 1 (503)-947-5600
Fax: 1 (503)-378-5156
ode.frontdesk@ode.state.or.us Email

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The Oregon Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, national origin, age, or disability in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Karin Moscon, Karin.Moscon@state.or.us, 503-947-5706.