- Cama-i, quyana tailuci!
- (Central Yup’ik)
- "Greetings, thank you for coming!"
On June 10, 2021, the Alaska State Board of Education adopted the WIDA English Language Development (ELD) Standards Framework, 2020 Edition: Kindergarten – Grade 12 as the English Language Proficiency standards for Alaska. Districts, schools, and educators should be using the WIDA ELD Standards Framework, 2020 Edition as of the 2021-2022 school year. These standards comply with all federal requirements under the Every Student Succeeds Act and are used by teachers around the world, including those in the 41 states, territories and federal agencies in the WIDA Consortium.
Standards & Related Resources
Most of the resources listed below are publicly available. Resources that require access to WIDA’s Secure Portal will be indicated as such.
WIDA ELD Standards Framework, 2020 Edition – Direct link to PDF of 2020 Edition.
WIDA ELD Standards Framework Resource Page – Landing page for 2020 Edition-related resources, including WIDA’s ELD Standards Statements, Key Language Uses, Language Expectations, and Proficiency Level Descriptors.
WIDA ELD Standards Framework Comparison Chart – Compare different editions of WIDA’s ELD Standards Framework.
ELD Standards Framework Professional Development – Links to webinars, eWorkshops, and more (some resources require WIDA Secure Portal access).
Guiding Principles of Language Development – WIDA’s overarching foundational beliefs about how multilingual learners use and develop language.