Check this page regularly for announcements about new materials, changes to testing processes and deadline reminders.
Sept 18 2018: Updated ACCESS Training Tutorials Available
2018-19 Training Tutorials
The 2018-19 ACCESS for ELLs training tutorials are now available in the WIDA Secure Portal behind the Paper-Based Grades 1-12 and Online Grades 1-12 tiles.
Supplemental Training and Infographic for Speaking Domain (ACCESS for ELLs Paper)
- The Supplemental Training for the Speaking test, available within the ACCESS for ELLs Paper training course, has been updated for the 2018-19 administration.
- Speaking Test at a Glance infographic provides guidance for test administrators who are planning to administer the ACCESS for ELLs Paper Speaking Test.
Sept 18 2018: Technology Documents in WIDA AMS and WIDA Secure Portal
The following technology documents have been updated for the 2018-19 administration:
- Technology Readiness Checklist for WIDA Online Assessments
- Technology User Guide
- Supported System Requirements for ACCESS for ELLs and Screener
- Windows Quick Reference
- Mac Quick Reference
- ACCESS for ELLs Headset Specifications
- ACCESS for ELLs Online Test Administrator Troubleshooting Tips
- TSM Decision Guide
- Configuring a Mega TSM
Sept 6 2018: ACCESS for ELLs Manuals Available
The 2018-19 ACCESS for ELLs Manuals are now available for download. The Test Administrator Manual and the District and School Test Coordinator Manual are available in the WIDA Secure Portal in the Download Library. The Accessibility and Accommodations Supplement is available on the Accessibility and Accommodations page.