Office of English Language Proficiency

Contact Information

Office of English Language Proficiency
(405) 522-5073


The Office of English Language Proficiency (OELP) provides guidance and support to teachers, districts and other stakeholders regarding legal obligations, the WIDA assessment, the ELPA Indicator, instructional practices and professional development to support English Learners (EL) in Oklahoma schools.

What's New in the Office of English Language Proficiency?

Office of English Language Proficiency Calendar
ELP Band Exit Committee Request Window 8/1/22-8/26/22
WIDA AMS Test Setup 12/14/22-3/24/23
Districts Receive Test Materials 1/6/23
Additional Material Ordering 1/6/23-3/17/23
Test Window 1/9/23-3/24/23
Alternate ACCESS for ELLs Field Test Window 2/14/23-4/17/23
Deadline for Shipping Materials 3/31/23
Pre-reporting Data Validation in WIDA AMS 4/17/23-5/5/23
Districts Receive Reports in WIDA AMS 6/23/23
Districts Receive Printed Reports 6/8/23
Upcoming ACCESS for ELLs Q&A Webinars
Mark your calendar for our October Q&A webinars:
Pre-Testing: Technology Installations Part 1 Tuesday, October 11 at 1:00pm-2:00pm CT
Pre-Testing: Technology Installations Part 2 Thursday, October 13 at 1:00pm-2:00pm CT
Pre-Testing: Test Scheduling Tuesday, October 18 at 1:00-2:00pm CT
More information and login details can be found in the WIDA Secure Portal on the Webinars page.
The featured districts in this presentation are Santa Fe South and Deer Creek Public Schools.
FY23 English Language Proficiency Monitoring New 8.9.22
Webinar | Slide Deck 
An overview of the new English Language Proficiency monitoring process.
Foreign Transcript Guidance New 8.19.22
This guidance document provides a methodology and common best practices in the awarding of secondary corecontent class credit based on out-of-country transcripts.
New EL District Coordinator for 2022-2023 School Year 
Google form for new EL coordinators designation please fill out the form and contact the OELP.


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Last updated on October 5, 2022