Select state education agency:
  • Contact Information

    Organization Name Email Phone External Links
    State Education Agency (KY Dept. of Education) Gary Martin (502) 564-4970  

    Kentucky Department of Education; KY TESOL

    Chris Williams (502) 564-4394 ext. 4750
    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
    MetriTech MetriTech
    (ask for WIDA Support)
  • Assessment Materials & Training

    How do I gain access to view and/or download W-APT screener materials?

    Your W-APT username and password are required (this is a district-wide login, not your personal ACCESS training login). If you don't know your district's W-APT username and password, please contact your district facilitator.

    How do I set up my account for the ACCESS for ELLs Test Administrator Training Course?

    Contact your state facilitator for help setting up your account: Chris Williams at (502) 564-4394 x4106 or

    Am I required to take the test administrator training quizzes to become approved to administer the ACCESS test?

    Yes. Log In to take the test administrator training quizzes. You must receive a passing score of 80% on all applicable quizzes.

    Do I need to retake the training quizzes if I passed them in a previous year?

    No, but review of the training course is strongly recommended, particularly the speaking portion.

    Do I need to show proof of my passing quiz grades (80%) from previous years?

    No. KDE maintains a list of all passing quiz grades from previous years.

  • ACCESS for ELLs 2014 - 2015 Dates

    Task Start Date End Date
    Test Ordering 10/9/2014 11/6/2014
    Pre-ID Ordering - State Provides 10/9/2014 11/6/2014
    Ship Test Materials to Districts   12/2/2014
    Districts Receive Test Materials   12/4/2014
    Test Window 1/1/2015 2/13/2015
    Additional Materials Deadline   1/30/2015
    Districts Pack Completed Material 2/13/2015 2/19/2015
    Districts Ship Completed Material to MetriTech   2/19/2015
    All Materials Received at MetriTech   2/23/2015
    Data Validation Window 3/24/2015 4/3/2015
    Reports Shipped to Districts 4/20/2015 4/22/2015
    Correction Window 4/22/2015 5/7/2015
    Final Data Due To State   5/7/2015
  • ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 2015 - 2016 Dates

    Information coming soon!

  • State Specific Guidance for ACCESS for ELLs 2.0

    Information coming soon!

  • Professional Development

    Dates Information Contact
    Sept 21-22, 2015

    Dynamic Differentiation
    Location: Bowling Green, KY

    Register Here

    Gary Martin

    Sept 24-25, 2015

    Dynamic Differentiation
    Location: Frankfort, KY

    Register Here

  • Miscellaneous Information

    ACCESS for ELLs and W-APT test administrators in the state of Kentucky MUST be certified in ACCESS for ELLs test administration by having completed the online course located on this website.


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