ACCESS for English Learners (ELs) is a federally mandated test for English Learners. 

The assessment schedule for 2017-18 SY is available here. PowerPoint from ACCESS 2.0 Online Coordinator Training is available here.

For all required actions related to ACCESS Testing, please download the 11/27/17 memo here.

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OMCP offers multiple professional development opportunities throughout the school year.

Professional Development

The Office of Multilingual Curriculum and Programs offers professional development opportunities to school personnel. On this page you can find our most current and upcoming PDs. To register please go to PD Planner.

 

Highlighted Professional Development

  • 2017-2018 ACCESS 2.0 Online Test Coordinator Training

Participants were trained on the salient features and components of ACCESS 2.0 Online for ELLs.

ACCESS 2.0 Online Test Coordinator Training PowerPoint

  • Instruction and Assessment for ELs

Participants were trained in administering the new WIDA Screener to identify and place new ELs. In addition, participants learned to navigate EL data in the new Student Information System, Infinite Campus. The session  also included interactive activities to review new state and federal guidelines related to ELs under ESSA and ways to best support ELs in our schools.

Back to School Resources

For more information contact the Multilingual Manager assigned to your school.

 For more information contact Dr. Sharer

 

Data, Current Research, and Recommended Readings

Writing

Here you can download the PowerPoint presentations of PD sessions on teaching writing to ELs

 

Policies and Procedures

Here you can find more information on our policies and procedures

Last modified: December 12, 2017