Ohio English Language Proficiency Assessment (OELPA
New! Accommodated Paper Materials
Paper materials ordered and approved by the Department during the OELPA paper order window in November will arrive in districts the week of Jan. 18, 2021. Districts that preidentified their students with a test mode of “P” for paper by Nov. 13 will receive their preprinted Pre-ID labels the week of Jan. 18, 2021.
The additional order window will open in TIDE on Jan. 20, 2021. All orders are subject to Department approval. District test coordinators will place orders under the “Paper Orders OELPA Spring 2021” Administration task in TIDE. A reason is required for the paper request in the comments field. To access the Orders task, district test coordinators must first confirm their contact information and shipping addresses under the Verify Contact Information task. District test coordinators who wish to update their shipping addresses must contact the Ohio Help Desk at 1-877-231-7809 to request a change.
New! OELPA Test Coordinator Manual Updated and Posted
The OELPA Test Coordinator Manual (TCM) has been updated for the 2020-2021 test administration and is now posted on the test portal.