English Language Proficiency Assessments


OSDE English Learner Contacts Guide:

OSDE ELPA “Who Do I Call?”: This is a quick guide to determine the best contact for your question.

WIDA District Test Coordinator Designation for 2019-2020 School Year: Please fill out this form if you are the WIDA DTC. 

OSDE English Learner/WIDA FAQ Documents:

2019-2020 WIDA Q&A Webinars

  • WIDA Webinar Schedule: These webinars are scheduled in Central Time and will be posted in the WIDA website’s Secure Portal within a week after completion.

English Learner OSTP Accommodations Documents

OSDE 2018-2019 ACCESS Testing Resources

  • Gearing Up for ACCESS: Preparation and Resources for Spring 2019 ACCESS Testing: Webinar; Slide Deck This presentation provides an overview of where to find important resources for ACCESS testing English learners.
  • 2018-2019 ACCESS Testing: Information and Reminders: This video covers important reminders during the testing window, including updates to the process for transferring students during testing, tips on avoiding common test irregularities, and other helpful information. 
  • ACCESS Testing Irregularity ReportThis Google form must be used to report testing irregularities during the ACCESS window. In the event of an irregularity, district staff must both submit the ACCESS Testing Irregularity Report and email Yuseli Freire (yuseli.freire@sde.ok.gov) the report has been submitted.
  • Oklahoma School to School Transfer Form: This Google form must be used to request transfers for students who have moved between sites in the same district during ACCESS testing. These requests should be made only for students who have completed at least one domain of ACCESS testing, but have not yet completed all ACCESS domains. Please note that students transferring between districts still need to have the Student Transfer Form available under the Student Management menu in WIDA AMS completed and submitted in order to request their incomplete ACCESS test be transferred. In the event an intradistrict transfer is needed, district staff must both submit the Oklahoma School to School Transfer form and email Yuseli Freire (yuseli.freire@sde.ok.gov) that the request has been submitted. 

  • Form U-A: Unique Accommodation Request Form for ACCESS

OSDE LIEP and ELAP Guidance Webinar

OSDE English Learner Presentations:

ELP Band Committee Exit Request Resources:

These resources can assist districts in making ELP Band Exit Requests in the Accountability Reporting application in Single Sign-On for English learners that are eligible to be potentially reclassified as English proficient and exit EL services.

OSDE English Language Proficiency (ELP) Band Documents:

Links to Important WIDA Resources:

Links to WIDA Assessment Pages:

  • Oklahoma Pre-K Screening Tool (PKST)
  • Kindergarten W-APT (K W-APT): This page provides overview information for K W-APT. The screener for potential ELs in kindergarten and first semester-first grade for the 2019-2020 school year.
  • WIDA Screener Online: This page provides overview information for WIDA Screener Online. The screener for potential ELs in second-semester first grade through twelfth grade. 
  • WIDA Screener Paper: WIDA Screener Paper is the screener for potential ELs in second-semester first grade-twelfth grade,

 

 

SDE ELPA Contact:

Dan Ruhl, Executive Director of English Language Proficiency

Yuseli Freire, English Language Proficiency and Monitoring Specialist

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Last updated on September 11, 2019