Select state education agency:

Organization Name Email Phone External Links
State Education Agency (AL State Dept. of Education) Susan Beard, Ed.S, Program Manager for ACCESS for ELLs and Alternate ACCESS for ELLs (334) 242-8038 Alabama State Department of Education; AL & MS TESOL

Michele Lee,
EL Specialist (334) 353-7001
Cyndi Townley, Federal Programs Administrator (334) 242-8199
WIDA Consortium WIDA Client Services Center Toll Free 1-866-276-7735
Data Recognition Corp. (DRC) DRC WIDA Customer Service

Toll Free 1-855-787-9615

Data Recognition Corp
Testing Specifics Start Date End Date
Test materials ordering available in AMS (LEAs) 11/12/18 12/7/18
WIDA AMS test setup available for test sessions 12/10/18 3/22/19
Districts receive test materials (On) 1/8/19 1/8/19
Test Window 1/22/19 3/22/19
Additional test material ordering window in AMS 1/8/19 3/15/19
Deadline for shipping completed test materials to DRC 3/29/19 3/29/19
Pre-reporting data validation – LEAs in AMS TBD TBD
Districts receive reports – Printed and Online (On) TBD TBD
Testing Specifics Start Date End Date
Test Materials Ordering Available in AMS (LEAs) 11/13/17 12/817
SEA loads Pre–ID File into AMS 12/8/17 12/8/17
WIDA AMS Test Setup Available for Test Sessions 12/11/17 3/23/18
Districts Receive Test Materials (On) 1/9/17 1/9/18
Test Window 1/22/18 3/23/18
Additional Test Material Ordering Window in AMS 1/9/18 3/16/18
Deadline for Shipping Completed Test Materials to DRC 3/30/18 3/30/18
Pre–Reporting Data Validation – LEAs in AMS 4/17/18 4/30/18
Districts Receive Reports – Printed and Online (On) 5/25/18 5/25/18
Post–Reporting Data Validation – Data File to SEA 6/1/18 6/1/18
Post–Reporting Data Validation – DRC Receives Data File From SEA 6/15/18 6/15/18
Data Available to State 7/3/18 7/3/18
Name Date
Interpreting ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 Score Reports 7/12/2017
Screener Overview 7/12/2017
Interpreting ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 Score Reports 7/13/2017
Screener Overview 7/13/2017
Foundational Concepts Online Module Companion Guide 9/1/2017
Scaffolding for Learning 5/9/2018
State ID and Placement ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 Checklist State Specific Directions


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