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What's New

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

• The WIDA ACCESS for ELLs Additional Material Ordering Window closes on March 14

If you need any additional materials, please use the Additional Materials Order Form that was sent with your initial materials.  Ordering from MetriTech may be done by phone at (800) 747-4868, by fax at (217) 398-5798, or by e-mail at

• Special Instructions for Barcode Labels DOC icon

• WIDA ACCESS and Alternate ACCESS FAQ PDF icon

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

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

• Secure Site Instructions for W-APT PDF icon

• WIDA Pre-ID, Tier and IMO Information PDF icon

• Transition to WIDA PPT icon


• WIDA Communications from OSA (Updated 3-27-14) 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

• ELPA Initial Screening Test Coordinator's Manual PDF icon Updated October 2012

• ELPA Initial Screening Writing & Speaking Rubrics PDF icon

Spring 2013 ELPA

• Spring 2013 ELPA Test Coordinator's Manual PDF icon Updated 2/22/2013

• Fees/Consequences for Late or Inappropriately Returned Materials PDF icon

• Security Compliance Form - Updated April 2014 PDF icon

• ELPA Frequently Asked Questions PDF icon Updated 12/21/2011

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


• 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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