DRDP Updates - April 23, 2020

DRDP Spring 2020 Assessment Policy Statement for Special Education

In light of school closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the California Department of Education, Special Education Division is not requiring the submission of rating records that would have been completed between March 16th and June 30th, 2020.

Programs may choose to continue to use the DRDP (2015) to document and inform children’s learning this spring for their own purposes.

For Service Providers/Assessors

  • You should submit any DRDP rating records that were completed prior to March 16th. Do not submit any partially completed rating records.
  • Enter these completed records into your local MIS (i.e. SEIS, SIRAS) or
  • Adhere to your local due dates for DRDP data submission as determined by your SELPA.


  • Data submission due date will remain the same, July 1, 2020
  • Data collection system remains the same:

“Using DR Access Reports” Course

The launch of the online course, “Using DR Access Reports,” is postponed until Local Education Agencies resume typical operations. If you have the opportunity, you can create your account at DR Access Reports and become acquainted with the reports and resources available.

We wish all of you and your loved ones good health.

Create an account in DR Access Reports, Become Eligible for a Raffle Prize!

To kick off our spring online course, Using DR Access Reports, we are giving away a variety of prizes to account holders!

Various Raffle Prizes

We will draw 24 winners on March 13th, 2020.

Create or confirm your account today at:

An account in DR Access Reports is required to take the course, which is launching on April 6th.

2019 Fall Training Update

This fall, the Desired Results Access Project is working on some exciting changes to the DRAccessReports System that will greatly enhance the system and make it easier for special educators to produce meaningful DRDP reports.

The training on "Using DR Access Reports" is postponed until the enhancements are in place – once they are, you’ll receive the training on the new features. We will keep you informed of the progress.

In the meanwhile: You can still produce reports! Create an account and download your fall DRDP (2015) results at

Also note: If you have not yet taken the required course (PS or IT), "Using the DRDP (2015) for Special Education," you must complete it by 12/31/2019. You can register to take it now at The Learning Center,

Printed DRDP (2015) Pocket Rating Booklets Available

Printed and bound DRDP (2015) manualsThe DRDP (2015) Pocket Rating Booklets can now be ordered and shipped to you! The Preschool Fundamental and Infant/Toddler View Rating Booklets are available as printed cards, assembled, and bound with a ring. They are available as single-sided or laminated double-sided. Use the links below to place your order on our printer's site.


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