WIDA AMS 101: How to use WIDA AMS, Set up test sessions, assign accommodations - ACCESS Series


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Registration Closed.
Last Date to Register: 11/27/2021 12:01 AM
Last Date to Cancel: 11/26/2021 12:01 AM
Agency: CESA 2
Agency Contact: Fran Veguilla
Agency Assistant: Kayla Kolstad 262-473-1473
Location: Zoom Link
Facility: Web Link
11/29/2021 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Price: $40.00

Date: November 29, 2021

Facilitator: Fran Veguilla

Price: $40 per event


Join us for our guided live online trainings regarding all things ACCESS. These workshops are for people new to ACCESS.

Sessions will go from 9am-11am and 12pm-2pm, with supported individual worktime from 2pm-3pm.

Register for our other sessions in the ACCESS Series:

Session 1: WIDA Kindergarten Screener (Sept. 9)
Session 2: WIDA Screener Training (Sept. 17)
Session 3: ACCESS 101: Becoming a certified ACCESS Test Administrator (Oct. 15)
Session 4: WIDA AMS 101: How to use WIDA AMS, Set up test sessions, assign accommodations. (Nov. 19)
Session 5: Understanding ACCESS Data: How to use ACCESS Data to plan for instruction. (May 6)



About the facilitator:


Fran Veguilla is a transformational leader, committed to equitable practices that help eliminate barriers for our more marginalized students and their families, so that they can fulfill their true potential. Fran has over 15 years of experience as a classroom teacher, bilingual/EL teacher, mentor, instructional coach, PLC facilitator, and advocate for change. Fran holds a Master’s degree in Bilingual Education from Rockford University and an Educational Leadership degree from Edgewood College. She is a collaborative leader who envisions schools and programs where diversity, inclusivism, and culture are seen, valued and celebrated.



In-Person Events: Participants who are fully vaccinated are not required to wear a mask when attending events at CESA 2. Participants who are not fully vaccinated are required to wear a mask when attending events at CESA 2. Please be respectful of other participants’ comfort levels. Until further notice, workshops will be limited to 50 participants. Social distancing should be self-monitored at each participant’s comfort level.

Cancellation Policy: Registered participants will receive a refund if they cancel prior to 3 working days before an event, minus any material costs that have already been incurred. Cancellations must either be made on MyQuickReg or by emailing Because of our commitment to the presenter and the food vendor, participants who cancel less than 3 working days prior to the event or who do not attend the event, will be billed the full fee. CESA 2 reserves the right to cancel any event. Registered participants will be notified via phone and email if a cancellation occurs and will receive a full refund. 

Inclement Weather Policy: Every effort will be made to hold an event. CESA 2 will notify participants via email as soon as possible if an event has been cancelled due to weather conditions.

Disclaimer: CESA 2 will do its best to accommodate general dietary requests; if your dietary need is very specific or severe, you may want to bring your own lunch to ensure your comfort and health. CESA 2 does not assume liability for adverse reactions to food consumed or items one may come into contact with while eating at a CESA 2 event. If you have a dietary need or food allergy, please go into your MyQuickReg profile and update the special accommodations section. Notice of a special dietary need must be made 2 weeks in advance of the event.

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