The AZELLA District Test Coordinator (DTC) is responsible for the AZELLA Assessments - Placement, Spring Reassessment, and the 2021 Stand-Alone Field Test (SAFT).
The Arizona English Language Learner Assessment (AZELLA) is a standards-based assessment that meets both state and federal requirements to measure students’ English language proficiency. AZELLA is used for both placement and reassessment purposes.
Set-up TestNav for the Online Sample Tests You need to download the TestNav application to your computer or electronic device. Once this has been downloaded and set-up, open the application and then select the Mic Check & Sample Tests link. A Username and Password is NOT required for the Online Sample Tests.
Follow the "Category" associated with your AZELLA role for the required training modules. Modules completed under an incorrect category will have to be completed again under the correct Category. Module completions cannot transfer between Categories.
Annual (Year-round) - modules only needs to be completed once per school year - Opens July 13 - ATMS
Test Security and Ethics (required for ALL AZELLA roles)
AZELLA Basics (required for DTCs and STCs)
AZELLA Reports and Corrections (required for DTCs and STCs as well as those with District and/or School Report Access Only in PAN)
AZELLA Technology (required for all DTCs, STCs, and Technology Coordinators)
Student Registrations in PAN (required for DTCs, STCs, and those registering students in PAN for an AZELLA test)
2020-2021 Placement Test Administration - Opens July 13 - ATMS
DTC-STC AZELLA Placement (required for all AZELLA DTCs and STCs)
K-2 Placement Administration (required for all DTCs, STCs, and Test Administrators with districts and charters that serve Kindergarten and Grades 1 and 2 students)
K-2 Placement Data Entry in PAN
3-12 Placement Administration (required for all DTCs, STCs, and Test Administrators with districts and charters that serve Grades 3 - 12 students)
K-2 Placement (IN ADDITION) Understand Scoring - Opens July 6: trainings and qualifications are for AZELLA staff who will be administering the Kindergarten Placement Test (KPT) and those who will be scoring the Stage II (Grades 1 and 2) extended Writing responses. Those required to complete these trainings and qualifications MUST create a brand new account. The KEYWORD to create your account is 2021azella.
Spring 2021 Reassessment Test Administration - coming January 2021
Stand-Alone Field Test (SAFT) Administration - coming January 2021
The AZELLA Inbox should be your first contact concerning AZELLA questions. All questions concerning test administration, students required to test, test schedules, test irregularities, and any issues that arise during test administration should be sent to the AZELLA Inbox.
High Importance – For issues that arise during actual student testing, send an email to the AZELLA Inbox and indicate in the subject line “Students Testing – Need Help”. Mark your email with a High Importance tag. Include a phone number that we can return contact with you if necessary. ADE will respond as quickly as possible. Do not leave a voice message as these calls are not responded to as quickly as emails. In your email include any error message or code that the student or TA is receiving.