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
Description Start Date End Date
DRC Provides 2015-16 Site Data to SEA 8/15/2016 8/15/2016
SEA Provides 2016-2017 Site Changes to DRC 8/16/2016 10/7/2016
Test Materials Ordering Available in AMS (LEAs) 11/14/2016 12/9/2016
Pre ID Files to DRC (SEA) 12/9/2016 12/9/2016
WIDA AMS Test Setup Available 12/19/2016 4/7/2017
Districts Receive Test Materials (On) 1/24/2017 1/24/2017
Test Window 2/6/2017 4/7/2017
Additional Test Material Window in AMS 1/23/2017 3/31/2017
Deadline for Shipping Completed Test Material to DRC 4/14/2017 4/14/2017
Pre-Reporting Data Validation 5/2/17 5/15/17
Districts Receive Reports - Printed and Online (On) 6/9/17 6/9/17
Final Data Available to State 6/9/17 6/9/17

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ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 Checklist

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