Office of English Language Proficiency

Contact Information

Office of English Language Proficiency
(405) 522-5073


The Office of English Language Proficiency (OELP) provides guidance and support to teachers, districts and other stakeholders regarding legal obligations, the WIDA assessment, the ELPA Indicator, instructional practices and professional development to support English Learners (EL) in Oklahoma schools.

What's New in the Office of English Language Proficiency?

Office of English Language Proficiency Calendar
ELP Band Exit Committee Request Window 8/1/22-8/26/22
WIDA Precode in Accountability Reporting 11/7/22-11/28/22
WIDA AMS Test Setup 12/14/22-3/24/23
Districts Receive Test Materials 1/6/23
Additional Material Ordering 1/6/23-3/17/23
Test Window 1/9/23-3/24/23
Alternate ACCESS for ELLs Field Test Window 2/14/23-4/17/23
Deadline for Shipping Materials 3/31/23
Pre-reporting Data Validation in WIDA AMS 4/17/23-5/5/23
Districts Receive Reports in WIDA AMS 6/23/23
Districts Receive Printed Reports 6/8/23
We are excited to team with your district/site to provide integral training to your staff in working with Oklahoma’s English Learners. 
New EL District Coordinator for 2022-2023 School Year 
Google form for new EL coordinators designation please fill out the form and contact the OELP.

Upcoming ACCESS Q&A Webinars

Please join WIDA and DRC to learn about the following topics:
  • Post-Testing: Returning Materials for ACCESS Paper, Kindergarten ACCESS, and Alternate ACCESS Tuesday, January 24 at 1:00pm-2:00pm CT
  • During Testing: Monitoring Completion for Test Coordinators for ACCESS Online Thursday, January 26 at 1:00pm-2:00pm CT
More information and login details can be found in the WIDA Secure Portal on the Webinars page.
Can’t make it? The recordings for WIDA Q&A Webinars are posted to the WIDA Secure Portal on the Webinars page within a week of the presentation.
Sign up to get the latest news and updates sent directly to your inbox via the English Learners Listserv.
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Last updated on January 24, 2023