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World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment for Michigan (WIDA)

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What's New

• Exiting Students Using the WIDA Student Data File PDF icon

• NEW! 2014-15 Michigan Statewide Assessment Transition Document PDF icon

• 2013-2014 WIDA Schedule (Updated 1-21-14) PDF icon

• 2013-2014 WIDA Professional Development Plan and Calendar (Updated 1-21-14) PDF icon

• WIDA ACCESS and Alternate ACCESS FAQ PDF icon

• Secure Site Instructions for W-APT PDF icon


• Transition to WIDA PPT icon

• WIDA Communications from OSA (Updated 6-25-14) PDF icon

• Entrance and Exit Protocol PDF icon

• WIDA New Principal Primer PDF icon

• WIDA Alternate ACCESS for ELLs Guidance PDF icon

• WIDA New Assessment Coordinator Primer PDF icon

• Guide to Michigan 2013-14 Statewide Assessments PDF icon

Historical ELPA Information

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Spring 2013 ELPA

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Accommodations/IEP Team

• Assessment Accommodation Summary Table - Updated Sept. 2013 PDF icon This table summarizes the majority of accommodations provided for BAA and NAEP assessments.

• WIDA - Interactive Assessment Accommodations Summary Table These interactive accommodations tables allow you to investigate what accommodations for the state assessments are standard, nonstandard, universal/local decision, or approved by ACT.

• Accommodation Crosswalk PDF icon

• FAQs Assessment Accommodation Summary Table - Updated Sept. 2013 PDF icon


• WIDA Student Data File Format - Michigan Version PDF icon

• Guide to Reports Spring 2010 - 2013

• ELPA Parent Report Translations

• BAA Technical Reports

EL Identification

• Home Language Survey

• Home Language Survey - Spanish Version PDF icon Updated October 2010

General Information & Other Resources

• Communications from Bureau of Assessment & Accountability

• Assessment Integrity Guide PDF icon Approved by the State Board of Education on Sept. 9, 2009. This replaces the Professional & Accountability Practices for Educators Guide. This document covers proper test administration procedures and how MDE will handle improper assessment administration on OEAA assessments.

• Complaint or Allegation of Misadministration Please click on this link and use this form to report any suspected violation of assessment integrity or ethical conduct.

Committee & Contact Info

• BAA Committee Participation Application

• Subscribe to ELPA Email Listserv

• Contact Us

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