The CertifyCALPADS Rule Library(TM) for CALPADS submissions enables California districts to pre-validate their data, so administrators can make corrections in their student information system before submitting data to the California Department of Education. This document outlines the steps required to use the CertifyCALPADS File Loader to upload your files for validation by the CertifyCALPADS Rule Library.
Click the Link to the File Loader
To log into the CertifyCALPADS File Loader, log into Certify. On the Home page, click the link to the file loader provided in the User Announcements section.
Log into the File Loader
Enter your Certify credentials and click Log In.
Note: Not all users have access to the CertifyCALPADS File Loader. If you require access, please request that your district's Certify Administrator email Support@CerticaSolutions.com to update your access.
Upload New Files
Click the Upload New Files button.
Select Files to Upload
For each file type you want to upload, click the Choose File button  and select the file.
Change the Delimiter field  if your file is comma-separated.
Once you've selected all files, click the Upload Files button .
Certify processes all files uploaded and sends the results via email.
Note: If your upload fails, please contact Support@CerticaSolutions.com or 855-766-9916 ext. 3.
The following matrix indicates which types of files are validated for which set of submission rules:
|CertifyCALPADS End of Year – District Validation||CRSC||CRSE||PSTS||SCSC||SCTE||SINC||SIRS||SOFF||SPED||SSRV||STAS||SWAV|
|CertifyCALPADS End of Year – School Validation||SCSC||SINC||SIRS||SOFF||SPED||SSRV||STAS||SWAV|
|CertifyCALPADS English Language Learner (ELL)||SELA|
|CertifyCALPADS Special Education (no SPRG)||PSTS||SPED||SSRV|
|CertifyCALPADS Staff Records Validation||SASS||SDEM|
|CertifyCALPADS Student Course – District Validation||CRSC||CRSE||SCSE|
|CertifyCALPADS Student Course – School Validation||CRSC
CertifyCALPADS Student Programs
|CertifyCALPADS Student Records – District Validation||SENR
|CertifyCALPADS Student Records – School Validation||SELA||SENR||SINF||SPRG|
|CertifyCALPADS Student Records – School Validation (No SPRG)||SELA||SENR||SINF|
|CertifyCALPADS Student Records – School Validation (No SPRG, No SELA)||SENR||SINF|