Professional Development

 
ACCESS for ELLs Training

MLL: ACCESS 2.0 Online Training for Grades 1-12

Test administrators will examine a wide range of features of the new ACCESS for ELLs Online test, including built-in accommodations, accessibility features and greater logistical flexibility for group administration.

This in-person training is recommended to all Test Administrators administering the ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 Online test in grades 1-12.

In addition, completion of the Grades 1-12 online training and checklist is required of all Test Administrators administering the ACCESS 2.0 Online test.

Audience: Grade 1-12 Staff

Dates:

Tuesday, January 12th from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. - 360 Colborne Room F

Thursday, January 15 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. - 360 Colborne Room B

Tuesday, January 19 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. - 360 Colborne Room A

Please register on PDExpress

 

MLL: ACCESS 2.0 Paper Based Training for Grades 1-12

The ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 Paper-based accommodation training includes information about administering all four domains of Listening, Reading, Speaking, and Writing. The course also includes guidance on accommodations and testing logistics.

The in-person training is strongly recommended to all Test Administrators administering the ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 paper-based test.

In addition, completion of the Grades 1-12 online training and speaking quiz (grade-cluster specific) is required of all Test Administrators administering the ACCESS 2.0 paper-based test.

Audience: Grade 1-12 Licensed Staff

Dates:

Tuesday, January 12th from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. - 360 Colborne Room B

Wednesday, January 20 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. - 360 Colborne Room B

 

MLL: Kindergarten ACCESS 

This Kindergarten ACCESS training is required for all new elementary EL teachers, and is offered to any Elementary EL teachers who were previously trained but would like a refresher course on administering the Kindergarten ACCESS test. Bring your laptop if possible because there is an on-line certification quiz for the speaking portion of the ACCESS test required by WIDA. We will take the quiz together and you will leave fully certified to administer the Kindergarten ACCESS.

Dates:

Wednesday, January 13th from 4:00 to 5:30 pm - Colborne Room J

Thursday, January 14 from 8:00a.m. to 9:30 a.m.- Colborne Room B

Please register on PDExpress

 

MLL: Alternate ACCESS 

This 2 hour training is for licensed staff who will be administering the Alternate ACCESS test for identified Special Education EL students.  Training will include the quiz for certification required to administer this test.  Please bring a laptop if available.

Please sign up for one of the following sessions:

Dates:

Monday, January 11  from 8:00 to 9:30 at 360 Colborne Room K  

Tuesday, January 26 from 4:00 to 5:30 at 360 Colborne Room B

Please register on PDExpress

 

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