Language Proficiency Assessments

    • English Language Proficiency Assessment for the 21st Century ELPA21 The English Language Proficiency Assessment for the 21st Century, ELPA21, is a consortium of states committed to supporting educators, member states, and members of the public as they adopt and implement the English Language Proficiency (ELP) Standards and college- and career-ready standards. The consortium is developing an assessment system based on the ELP Standards that will inform instruction so that all English language learners (ELLs) leave high school prepared for college and career success.

    • World Class-Instructional Design and Assessment (WIDA) WIDA advances academic language development and academic achievement for children and youth who are culturally and linguistically diverse through high quality standards, assessments, research, and professional learning for educators.