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SUBJECT:  ACCESS for ELLs Workshops Scheduled Around the State

LISTSERVE MESSAGE DATE:  October 28, 2010

Learn more about the World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment Consortium (or WIDA Consortium), an association of states dedicated to the design and implementation of high standards and equitable educational opportunities for English language learners. This workshop will focus on issues related to the new annual English language proficiency assessment, ACCESS for ELLs, including an overview of:

This workshop is recommended for ESL Coordinators, ESL Teachers, Federal Program Coordinators, and District Test Coordinators.  At least one representative from each district administering the ACCESS for ELLs is required to attend this live MELL workshop. Anyone who will administer the test must have attended the live MELL workshop or be trained by the district representative who attended the live MELL workshop.

In addition, anyone who will administer the test must score at least 80% on each applicable quiz that follows the online training modules for: 1) group test administration, 2) speaking test administration, and 3) kindergarten test administration in order to be certified as a test administrator.  Quizzes may be retaken as required.

Click on the link for additional information and to register for the nearest meeting. http://dese.mo.gov/divimprove/assess/ell_training.html

December 1  Kansas City

December 3 Warrensburg 

December 6  Springfield 

December 6  Columbia 

December 6  Portageville

December 7  Kirksville 

December 7  St. Louis 

December 7  Park Hills 

December 8  Warrensburg 

December 8  St. Louis 

December 8  Cape Girardeau 

December 9  Kansas City 

December 10  Springfield 

December 10  Columbia 

January 5  Kansas City 

January 6  Kansas City 

January 6  St. Joseph 

January 7  St. Louis

January 11  North KC

January 13  Springfield 

Shawn Cockrum | Director
Migrant Education and English Language Learning
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

voice (573) 751-8280 | fax (573) 526-6698