TELPAS Resources

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TEA designed the Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS) and TELPAS Alternate to assess the progress that limited English proficient (LEP) students, also referred to as English learners (ELs), make in learning the English language. To view all English learner (EL) resources, visit the EL webpage

General Information

Use the link below to access information about TELPAS and  TELPAS Alternate


 TELPAS and TELPAS Alternate Educator Guide  (updated 11/16/20)


TELPAS Training for 2020–2021

Use the links below to access presentations and other documents that can be used for training:

Introductory Training PowerPoints

Use the links below to access rater training presentations:

Other Rater Training Resources

Use the links below to access other rating training resources:

TELPAS Reading, Listening, and Speaking

Use the links below to access the TELPAS test blueprints, speaking rubrics, and the Special Administration Request Decision Making Flowchart.

        TELPAS Parent Resources

        Use the following links to access parent resources:

        Technical Resources

        The links below contain technical resources:

        Additional Resources

        The links below contain additional resources for EL assessments:

        Related Webpages

        The links below contain general information related to state assessments:


        View archived TELPAS files no longer in use.