New Mexico

Select state education agency:
  • Contact Information

    Organization Name Email Phone External Links
    State Education Agency (New Mexico Public Education Department) Icela Pelayo, Ph.d, State Director, Bilingual Multicultural Education Bureau icela.pelayo@state.nm.us (505) 827-6667 NMPED Bilingual Multicultural Education Bureau
    Elisabeth Valenzuela, Ph.D., Bilingual Multicultural Education Specialist elisabeth.valenzuel@state.nm.us (505) 827-4270
    WIDA Consortium WIDA Client Services Center help@wida.us Toll Free 1-866-276-7735 www.wida.us
    MetriTech MetriTech wida@metritech.com
    1-800-747-4868
    (ask for WIDA Support)
    www.metritech.com
  • Assessment Materials & Training

    How do I gain access to view and/or download W-APT screener materials?

    Your W-APT username and password are required (this is a district-wide login, not your personal ACCESS training login). If you don't know your district's W-APT username and password, please contact your District Test Coordinator.

    How do I set up my account for the ACCESS for ELLs Test Administrator Training Course?

    Contact your District Test Coordinator for help setting up your account.

    Am I required to take the test administrator training quizzes to become approved to administer the ACCESS test?

    Yes. Log In to take the test administrator training quizzes. You must receive a passing score of 80% on all applicable quizzes.

    Do I need to retake the training quizzes if I passed them in a previous year?

    Yes. Speaking portion of the training must be retaken annually. Log In to take the test administrator training quizzes.

    Do I need to show proof of my passing quiz grades (80%) from previous years?

    Yes. Provide a copy of your certificate to your district test coordinator

  • Important ACCESS for ELLs Administration Dates

    Task Start Date End Date
    Test Ordering 11/3/2014 11/26/2014
    Pre-ID Ordering - State Provides 11/3/2014 11/19/2014
    Ship Test Materials to Districts   12/26/2014
    Districts Receive Test Materials   1/5/2015
    Test Window 1/12/2015 2/27/2015
    Additional Materials Deadline   2/13/2015
    Districts Pack Completed Material 2/27/2015 3/5/2015
    Districts Ship Completed Material to MetriTech   3/5/2015
    All Materials Received at MetriTech   3/10/2015
    Data Validation Window 4/8/2015 4/20/2015
    Reports Shipped to Districts 5/5/2015 5/11/2015
    Correction Window 5/11/2015 6/8/2015
    Final Data Due To State   6/11/2015
  • Professional Development

    There are currently no Professional Development opportunities offered in New Mexico.
  • Miscellaneous Information

    The WIDA Assessment Training Toolkit is available by logging on to this website with your personal training account. After you login, click on "Training Toolkit" in the left-hand navigation menu. This includes PowerPoint presentations and other resources used for local ACCESS for ELLs and/or W-APT Training.

New Mexico
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