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December 6, 2006

State Testing of English Language Learners

January 10, 2007 - 9:00-12:00

North Cook Intermediate Service Center
2340 Des Plaines River Road
Des Plaines, IL 60018
Phone: 847-824-8300 x225
Fax: 847-824-1033

Presenter Harriette Herrera, ELL Consultant for the Student Assessment Division of the Illinois State Board of Education, will share information about the State testing program for ELLs.

Topics include:

  • Updates and changes to the IMAGE Test for 2007.
  • Recommendations for improving literacy skills and test performance.
  • Complete information on the ACCESS for ELLS Test, including English language proficiency testing requirements both from state and federal perspectives; suggestions for the administration of the test; and using the scores to make placement and exit decisions.
  • Use of the screener for identification of ELLs.
  • Guidance on access to the online training materials and quizzes required to administer the ACCESS for ELLS test or the W-APT

FEE: $15

Registration: online at - No Walk Ins Accepted

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Illinois State Board of Education
100 North First Street
Springfield, IL 62777