The ACCESS Test
"The WIDA Consortium developed an assessment entitled Assessing Communication and Comprehension in English State to State for English Language Learners (ACCESS for ELLs). The Pennsylvania Department of Education uses the ACCESS for ELLs as the required instrument for the annual assessment of English language proficiency" (PDE). Read more about the PA English Language Proficiency Assessment here on PDE's website.
Preparing Students and Families for the ACCESS Test
See the section below the video for links to resources mentioned.
Preparing for the ACCESS Test Resources
ACCESS for ELLs Paper Checklist 2022-2023
ACCESS for ELLs Online Checklist 2022-2023
Decoding ACCESS Results
A copy of the slides for this part of the presentation is available by clicking on the button below.
Decoding ACCESS Results Resources
WIDA English Language Development Standards Framework, 2020 Edition Kindergarten - Grade 12
ACCESS for ELs Interpretive Guide for Score Reports
Learn more about using these results to support English Learners on the EL-ILLPs for AEDY Programs page.