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ELD Department Think Tank December 9, 2015

On Wednesday, December 9, 2015, we will hold our ELD Department Think Tank at the HOPE Online Learning Campus.


Here is a snapshot of the schedule for the afternoon:


  • 11:00-12:00 Kindergarten ACCESS training for those who have never administered the Kindergarten ACCESS test.
  • 12:00-3:00 Grades 1-12 ACCESS 2.0 Training. This training is mandatory for all ESL / ELD Teachers and Contacts in the district. You may bring your test administration team, or you may attend as a trainer and train your team at your school site.
  • There will not be an extended Support Session on December 9th due to the Support Session on December 7th.


Please bring the following to the Think Tank:


  • A fully charged laptop or chrome book
  • A hard or electronic copy of the WIDA AMS User Guide - Part 2 (see below for directions to obtain this)
  • Your WIDA AMS Log-in
  • Your potential ACCESS 2.0 testing schedule, and the students in each session
  • Access to, or a list of, ACCESS 2.0 accommodations for ELs on an IEP or 504




Please see the December 9, 2015 ELD Think Tank agenda for detailed information.