ELPA21 Assessment System

Nebraska’s English Language Proficiency Assessment for the 21st Century (ELPA21)

Nebraska is a member of the English Language Proficiency Assessment for the 21st Century, ELPA21, a group of states that designed and developed an assessment system for English learners. The ELPA21 states include: Arkansas, Iowa, Louisiana, Nebraska, Ohio, Oregon, and West Virginia.

The system is based on the NE ELP Standards and addresses the language demands needed to reach college and career readiness.  The ELPA21 assessment system currently includes screener and summative assessments.  For a one-page quick guide for each of these assessments, click below:

Cambium Assessments (CAI) is the vendor for the ELPA21 in Nebraska.  All resources, materials, and system access for the screener and summative assessments can be found on the NE AIR portal at: https://ne.portal.cambiumast.com/

Nebraska ELPA21 Help Desk
Hours: 7:00AM to 7:00PM Central Time, Monday – Friday (except holidays)
Phone: 1.866.287.5617
Email: neelpa21helpdesk@cambiumassessment.com

Updated March 12, 2024 2:06pm