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.
Office of English Language Proficiency Assessment Calendar
ELP Band Exit Committee Request Window 8/1/23-8/25/23
WIDA Precode in Accountability Reporting 11/6/23-11/17/23 
WIDA AMS Test Setup 12/13/23-3/22/24
Districts Receive Test Materials 1/8/24
Test Window 1/8/24-3/22/24
Additional Test Material Ordering Window 1/8/24-3/15/24
Deadline for Shipping Materials 3/29/24
Pre-reporting Data Validation in WIDA AMS 4/15/24-5/3/24
Districts Receive Reports in WIDA AMS 5/21/24
Data Verification (DVR) Window TBA
Districts Receive Printed Reports 6/6/24
Districts Receive Alternative ACCESS Reports-Online 9/20/24
Districts Receive Alternative ACCESS Reports-Printed 10/10/24

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

OELP WIDA ACCESS Overview Webinars for 2023-2024 School Year

This recorded webinar provides an overview of Oklahoma ACCESS testing. These webinars are supplemental to the required WIDA ACCESS trainings found in the WIDA Secure Portal. They are not required, but likely helpful. Please note: Webinars do not take place of recertifying on the ACCESS trainings through the WIDA Secure Portal.


         Webinar | Slide Deck  |  Q&A


Serving and Supporting Oklahoma's Dually Identified English Learners *New Spring 2024*

OSDE guidance intended to provide Local Education Agencies (LEAs) a common framework to accurately identify and serve English learners (ELs) who qualify for special education and related services.

English Language Development (ELD) Curriculum Review and Selection Guidance *New Fall 2023*

OSDE guidance on considerations when selecting curiculum to support English language development. 

New EL District Coordinator for *2023-2024* School Year 
Google form for *NEW* designated EL coordinators. If you are a new EL coordinator for your district, please fill out the form and contact the Director of ELP Assessments. 


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Last updated on January 19, 2024