WIDA Screener for Kindergarten Overview Webinar


This 90-minute webinar is an overview of the WIDA Screener for Kindergarten. Participants will be able to orient themselves to the materials and resources available to prepare for test administration.  Basic logistics for preparation, administration and scoring will be addressed.  This overview pairs well with the WIDA Online training for WIDA Screener for Kindergarten. Participants will have a live facilitator to answer questions.


  1. Explain the purpose, background, and administration options of WIDA Screener for Kindergarten.
  2. Describe the logistics for preparing to administer WIDA Screener for Kindergarten.
  3. Identify WIDA Screener for Kindergarten materials.
  4. Describe administering WIDA Screener for Kindergarten.
  5. Locate the Score Calculator and generate Score Reports.

Purpose and Background

WIDA Screener for Kindergarten

  • Assesses the four language domains: Listening and Speaking, as well as Reading and Writing
  • Anchored on the WIDA English Language Development (ELD) Standards Framework

Please note: This is assessment training, and is not considered professional learning. Attendees will not receive a certificate for this webinar.