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ACCESS for ELLs Online Test Administrator Training (½ day)


This training is designed for ACCESS for ELLs Grades 1-12 Online Test Administrators.


During this training, test administrators explore how the WIDA Standards and Assessment System is connected to the ACCESS for ELLs Online. Participants will learn to administer the online test to students. All participants must have computers or tablets and an internet connection to access sample items and the WIDA Assessment Management System.

Participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the features of ACCESS for ELLs Online
  • Describe the training requirements and preparation
  • Explain the technology basics for ACCESS for ELLs
  • Identify the different aspects of online test administration such as:
    • Domain test details
    • Accessibility and accommodations
    • Monitoring the test administration
    • Preparing students for the online test platform
  • Describe the process of test materials management
  • Identify the WIDA AMS responsibilities for test administrators


  • Introduction and Overview
  • Make connection to WIDA Standards and Assessment System and test design
  • Locate and discuss state specific training resources and assessment roles
  • Explore the technology basics for test administration
  • Examine details of each domain test
  • Review the components of the WIDA Accessibility and Accommodations Framework and usage
  • Outline the process for monitoring students during test administration
  • Discuss the importance and procedure for preparing students for the online testing platform
  • Consider the processes for managing test materials
  • Investigate WIDA AMS functions for test administrators
  • Closing and evaluation

Interested in bringing this workshop to your school or district?

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