Early Learning Assessment (ELA) Update

Early Learning Assessment

This message contains updates from the Office of Early Learning & School Readiness Curriculum & Assessment Team about the Early Learning Assessment (ELA). 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at ELAHelp@education.ohio.gov


Spring Assessment Window

The ELA Spring Assessment window opened on February 15 and ends on May 14, and we encourage programs to utilize the KReady system for data collection.

  • All teacher data should be entered into the KReady system no later than June 3.
  • The last day for data managers to pull Learning Progression (LP) score reports from the KReady system is June 28.
  • Data for children funded by preschool special education (PSE) must be entered into EMIS by August 9th, 2019.
  • Data for early childhood education (ECE) grant funded children must be entered into EAS by June 30th, 2019.

Data Manager Q + A

Our partners at Ohio’s K-12 Help Desk will host a question and answer panel discussion for data managers to address questions regarding the Early Learning Assessment (ELA). 

During this 60-minute session, participants will receive answers to questions submitted to the team via chat and live during this session. 

The ELA Data Manager Q + A Panel Webinar will take place at 10:00 AM on April 17, 2019.  Click here to register for this session.