Data Submission and Dates

On this page you will find a chart of the general timelines for submitting DRDP (2015) data to the SELPA and to the California Department of Education’s CASEMIS system, as well as postcards outlining DRDP (2015) submission dates.

Interactive tutorial: DRDP 2015 data submission timeline for Special Education

General Timelines for Special Education DRDP
Data Collection and Reporting

Assessment Period General Period for Observation and Documentation General Period to Submit DRDP Data to SELPA Date by which SELPAs Must Submit Data to CASEMIS
Fall Oct. 1 – Jan. 1 December – January February 1
Spring March 1 – June 1 May – June July 1

Note: These dates are general – consult your program administrator for the specific dates for your program.

DRDP Dates for Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education

DRDP Dates for Early Intervention and Preschool Special EducationFall

Beginning of the school year:

Initiate observations of children’s skills and behaviors for the DRDP (2015).

In October:

Focus on those measures for which you have not yet gathered observations. Observations should be current with child’s skills and progress.

In December:

Complete an Information Page/Rating Record for each child, ensuring that observations are current (during six week period prior to data submission).

By January 1:

Check with local administrators for the date when DRDP data must be submitted. For District and SELPA Administrators: DRDP data is submitted to CASEMIS.

To be included in the fall assessment, children must begin services before October 1.
By January 1, all special education teachers and service providers should complete all DRDP (2015) Rating Records and check with their local administrators as to how, when, and to whom DRDP data will be submitted.

Download PDF of Fall 2017 postcard

DRDP Dates for Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education

DRDP Dates for Early Intervention and Preschool Special EducationSpring

During January and February:

Continue observations of children’s skills and behaviors for the DRDP (2015).

In March:

Focus on those measures for which you have not yet gathered observations. Observations should be current with child’s skills and progress.

In April:

Complete an Information Page/Rating Record for each child, ensuring that observations are current (during six week period prior to data submission).

By June 1:

Check with local administrators for the date when DRDP data must be submitted. For District and SELPA Administrators: DRDP data is submitted to CASEMIS.

To be included in the spring assessment, children must begin services before March 1.
By June 1, all special education teachers and service providers should complete all DRDP (2015) Rating Records and check with their local administrators as to how, when, and to whom DRDP data will be submitted.

Download PDF of Spring 2017 postcard