Wyoming

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  • Contact Information

    Organization Name Email Phone External Links
    State Education Agency (WY Dept. of Education) Beth VanDeWege beth.vandewege@wyo.gov (307) 777-8964 Wyoming Department of Education
    Robin Holbrook robin.holbrook@wyo.gov (307) 777-5217
    WIDA Consortium WIDA Help 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 itle III District Coordinator.

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

    You will need:

    • Your name
    • Your email address
    • Your state's Account Creator login information

    Contact robin.holbrook@wyo.gov or 307-777-5217 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, a review of the training course is essential, particularly the speaking portion. 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, you should keep a copy on file. Provide a copy of your certificate to your district test coordinator.

  • Important ACCESS for ELLs® Administration Dates

    Task

    Start Date

    End Date

    Duration

    Test Ordering 11/09/13 12/24/13 45
    Pre-ID Ordering 11/09/13 12/24/13 45
    Districts Receive Test Materials   01/13/14 7
    Test Window 01/20/14 02/24/14 36
    Additional Materials Deadline   02/10/14  
    Districts Pack Completed Material 02/24/14 02/28/14 5
    Districts Ship Completed Material to MT   02/28/14 4
    All Materials Received at MT   03/05/14  
    Data Validation Window - If Desired 04/03/14 04/13/14 10
    Reports Shipped to Districts 04/30/14 05/03/14 3
    Printed Report Correction Window 05/03/14 05/31/14 28
    Final Data Due To State   06/03/14  
  • Professional Development

    Date

    Topic

    Location

    September
    10-12

    Collaboration Academy   
    Participants:  Teams of content and EL teachers
    Focus:  CCSS/ELD Standards in classroom instruction and assessment

    Cheyenne
    State Library

    September
    23-25

    Collaboration Academy
    Participants:  Teams of content and EL teachers
    Focus:  CCSS/ELD Standards in classroom instruction and assessment

    Jackson
    Snow King

    October 29-30

    Merging CCSS and ELD Standards in Lesson Planning
    (30 participants maximum)
    Participants:  Teams of content and EL teachers
    Focus:  CCSS/ELD Standards in classroom instruction and assessment

    Casper
    UW Outreach

    December 3

    ACCESS Test Administration
    (50 participants maximum)
    Participants: new Test Administrators

    Casper
    UW Outreach

    December 5

    ACCESS Test Administration
    (50 participants maximum)
    Participants: new Test Administrators

    Pinedale
    Hampton Inn

    February 24-25

    Data Digging
    (35 participants maximum)
    Participants: Building teams of Administrators and Educators

    Gillette

    February 27-28

    Data Digging
    (35 participants maximum)
    Participants: Building teams of Administrators and Educators

    Lander
    Sinks Canyon

    April 22-23

     Differentiation for ELLs:  the WIDA Framework & CCSS
    (45 participants maximum)
    (Intermediate/Advanced)
    Participants: Teams of content and EL teachers

    Casper
    UW Outreach

    June
    17-19

    Train the Trainer
    2012 ELD Standards
    (20 participants maximum)
    Participants: Leaders/Educators

    Lander
    Sinks Canyon

  • Miscellaneous Information

    Wyoming state exit criteria can be found at:
    http://www.k12.wy.us/FP/title3/wyAMAO.pdf

Wyoming
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