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

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Description Start Date End Date
Test Materials Ordering Available in AMS (LEAs) 10/27/2016 11/11/2016
WIDA AMS Test Setup Available 11/29/2016 2/10/2017
Districts Receive Test Materials (On) 12/15/2016 12/15/2016
Test Window 1/9/2017 2/10/2017
Additional Test Material Window in AMS 12/15/2016 2/03/2017
Deadline for Shipping Completed Test Material to DRC 2/21/2017 2/21/2017
Districts Receive Reports - Online (On) 4/24/2017 4/24/2017
Districts Receive Reports - Printed (On) 4/24/2017 4/24/2017

1. Will Colorado be administering online or paper ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 in 2015-2016?

For the 2016-2017 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.

3. What type of training is available for ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 for the three roles of those participating in delivery - Test Administrators, Test Coordinators, Tech Coordinators?

The ACCESS for ELLs State Specific Information (the Goldenrod Sheet) is now available on CDE's website; click here to access it.

CDE will host two ACCESS for ELLs webinars covering state specific information (the goldenrod sheet). Both webinars will contain the same information and will be held on Thursday, November 17th at 11:00 a.m. and Monday, November 28th at 2:30 p.m. The URL was sent in a weekly DAC email. A recording of the webinar will be posted on CDE's website by December 1, 2016.

Note: These webinars are not training webinars; it is expected that participants will have attended one of the in-person trainings or have completed WIDA's online training modules.

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ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 Checklist

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