Florida

Select state education agency:
Organization Name Email Phone External Links
State Education Agency (Florida Dept of Ed) Sabrina Read, Florida ACCESS Test Trainer Sabrina.Read@fldoe.org (850) 245-0843 www.fldoe.org 
WIDA Consortium WIDA Client Services Center help@wida.us Toll Free 1-866-276-7735 www.wida.us
Data Recognition Corp. (DRC) DRC WIDA Customer Support WIDA@datarecognitioncorp.com

Toll Free 1-855-787-9615

Data Recognition Corp

Important: If you have been asked to complete WIDA online training activities but do not believe you have a login to the WIDA Secure Portal, contact your District Test Coordinator

Role-Specific Checklists

District Test Coordinator

School Test Coordinator

Test Administrator

2018 Florida-specific Manuals

Spring 2018 Florida ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 Test Administration Manual

Florida ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 Accessibility and Accommodations Supplement

Important Resources

WIDA AMS User Guide

Pre-ID Label Flowchart

Native (Home) Language Codes

Florida Testing Forms

Test Administration and Security Agreement

Test Administrator Prohibited Activities Agreement

Test Materials Chain of Custody Form

Security Log

Breaches of Administration Form

District/School Label Request Form

Human Reader Accommodation Script Ordering Form

WIDA Test Scheduling Forms

Test Session Master Schedule

Test Session Roster – Group Administration

Test Session Roster – Individual Administration

Florida Accommodations Selection Form

ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 Accommodations Selection Form

Kindergarten ACCESS for ELLs Accommodations Selection Form

Alternate ACCESS for ELLs Accommodations Selection Form

Florida Testing Signs

Sign: Testing Do Not Disturb

Sign: No Electronic Devices

Student Planning Sheet for Test Administration

Student Planning Sheet

2017 Score Report Resources

ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 Interpretive Guide

Alternate ACCESS for ELLs Interpretive Guide

Accessing Score Reports Tutorial

Score Lookup Calculator

2017 ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 Score Changes

Testing Specifics Start Date End Date
Test Materials Ordering via Pre–ID File (SEA) 11/28/17 11/28/17
SEA Loads Pre–ID File into AMS 11/28/17 11/28/17
WIDA AMS Test Setup Available for Editing Student Demographic Information 1/2/18 3/30/18
LEAs Load Pre–ID File into AMS 1/12/18 1/12/18
Districts Receive Test Materials (On) 1/12/18 1/12/18
Test Window 1/29/18 3/23/18
Additional Test Material Ordering Window in AMS 1/12/18 3/16/18
Districts Receive Pre-ID Labels From 2nd Pre-ID Upload 2/12/18 2/12/18
Deadline for Shipping Completed Test Materials to DRC 3/30/18 3/30/18
Pre-Reporting Data Validation – Data File to SEA 4/17/18 4/17/18
Pre-Reporting Data Validation – DRC Receives Data File From SEA 4/30/18 4/30/18
Districts Receive Reports – Printed and Online (On) TBD TBD
Data Available to State TBD TBD
  1. Who should participate during the Spring 2018 ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 administration?

    All students enrolled in the district (grades K-12) and classified ELL, with a code of "LY" on the 1st day of the test administration window, must be administered one of the following English language proficiency assessments:

    • Kindergarten ACCESS for ELLs
    • ACCESS for ELLs 2.0
    • Alternate ACCESS for ELLs
  2. Will Florida be administering online or paper ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 in 2017-18?

    For the 2017-18 school year, Florida's English Language Learners will continue to take the ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 as a paper-based assessment.

  3. What type of training is available for ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 for the three roles of those participating in delivery – Test Administrators, School Test Coordinators, and District Test Coordinators.

    Trainings will consist of those provided by WIDA and the Florida Department of Education. WIDA provides all training materials through web-based modules and online resources. If you have been asked to complete WIDA online training activities but do not believe you have a login, please contact your District Test Coordinator.

    School Test Coordinators and Test Administrators only need to review the paper pencil related training modules; disregard trainings for Technology Coordinators. Log In using your personal WIDA login and password.

  4. Are Test Administrators required to take the training quizzes to become approved to administer ACCESS for ELLs assessments?

    Yes. Test Administrators must receive a passing score of 80% on all applicable quizzes. Log In using your personal WIDA login and password to access the applicable training courses and quizzes. If you have been asked to complete WIDA online training activities but do not believe you have a login, please contact your District Test Coordinator.

Topic Date Time Webinar Link
FL Test Administrator Overview December 2017 Pre-Recorded View Now (Login Required)
FL Test Coordinator Overview December 2017 Pre-Recorded View Now (Login Required)
During Testing: Managing Students December 13, 2017 3:00-4:00pm EST Join Now
During Testing: Managing Students January 17, 2018 3:00-4:00pm EST Join Now
During Testing: Managing Test Materials January 24, 2018 3:00-4:00pm EST Join Now
Post Testing: Returning Materials February 28, 2018 3:00-4:00pm EST Join Now
Post Testing: Interpreting Score Reports May 8, 2018 2:00-3:00pm EST Join Now
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ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 Checklist State Specific Directions

 

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