Select state education agency:

Organization Name Email Phone External Links
Colorado Department of Education Heather Villalobos Pavia (303) 866-6118 Colorado Department of Education ELP Assessment
Morgan Cox (303) 866-6784 Colorado Department of Education EL Standards and Programs
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 10/25/17 11/10/17
Test Setup 11/28/17 2/9/18
Districts Receive Test Materials 12/14/17 12/18/17
Test Windows 1/8/18 2/9/18
Additional Test Material Ordering Window 12/14/17 2/2/18

1. Will Colorado be administering online or paper ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 in 2017-18?

For the 2017-18 school year, testing via paper or online is at the discretion of the district.

2. Will 4th and 5th grade ELLs on the Writing test respond by handwriting or keyboarding?

In Colorado 4th and 5th grade Writing defaults to keyboarding. Handwriting response books need to ordered during the additional materials order window.

Please refer to the CO ACCESS for ELLs Training Page for the Colordado specific document.

Professional learning opportunitites offered by Colorado's Office of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education:

Information coming soon!

ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 Checklist State Specific Directions


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