English Language Proficiency Assessments

Return to Learn Resources for English Learners

English Learner Contacts Guide

OSDE English Learner Documents

2020-2021 OSDE Calendar 

  • Oklahoma English Learner Schedule: Pending.

2020-2021 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 ACCESS Testing Resources

LIEP and ELAP Guidance and Support Resources

  • Creating District and Student Level Language Instruction Plans for English Learners Webinar: Slide Deck Instructional webinar providing an overview of sections and questions contained in the district-level Language Instructional Education Program (LIEP) and student-level English Language Academic Plan (ELAP)
  • Completing the English Language Academic Plan (ELAP) for School Year 2019-2020: Instructional webinar outlining the steps necessary in the completion of a student ELAP.

  • English Language Academic Plan (ELAP): State-required document for all identified English learners. Available in either .docx format or .pdf format.

  • Understanding the ELAP, a Guide for Parents and Caregivers of English Learners: Companion document to the ELAP describing the purpose and content of each section of the form. Available in both English and Spanish.

OSDE English Learner Presentations

EL Misidentification Appeals Process

  • EL Misidentification Process Overview: Webinar; Slide Deck New 1.19.21 Presentation addressing the eligibility for EL misidentification appeal and overview of example documentation required when submitting an appeal.
  • EL Misidentification Appeals Process Walkthrough: New 1.19.21 Guidance document outlining EL misidentification appeal allowability and submission process.
  • EL Misidentification Appeal Form: New 1.19.21 Supporting document required for any EL misidentification appeal. 
  • OELP Corrective Action Plan (CAP): New 1.19.21 Supporting document required in cases where the EL misidentification appeal is the result of a lapse in the expected local implementation of state policy.

ELP Band Committee Exit Request Resources

NOTE: Due to the cancellation of spring OSTP assessments, the Band Exit Process has been suspended for the 2019-2020 year.

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

NOTE: Due to the cancellation of spring OSTP assessments, the Band Exit Process has been suspended for the 2019-2020 year.

Links to Important WIDA Resources

Links to WIDA Assessments Page

SDE ELPA Contact

Dan Ruhl, Executive Director of English Language Proficiency 

Janna Corn, Director of English Language Proficiency Assessments

Yuseli Freire, English Language Proficiency Assessments and Monitoring Specialist

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Last updated on January 27, 2021