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Registration and Testing

To achieve a Bilingual/Multilingual Seal, students must satisfactorily complete all required English Language Arts credits and demonstrate proficiency in another language through a language proficiency assessment approved by the Minnesota Department of Education.
State-approved assessments are:

  • the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), Assessment of Performance toward Proficiency in Languages (AAPPL) Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish
  • standards-based Measurement of Proficiency Assessments (STAMP) Arabic, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (Simplified and Traditional), Polish, Russian, Spanish, and Turkish

The assessment(s) are an online test of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. The AAPPL Measure and STAMP Assessments will take place from March 12 – 22, 2018.

Note: Final Registration through ParentVue/FeePay will be available on January 2, 2018 and will close on January 31, 2018.

Apple Valley High School – March 13, 2018 – Pre-register.
Contacts: David Swanson or Tracy Cavalli

Eagan High School – March 12, 2018 – Pre-register.
Contacts: Janelle Graham or Dena Thorson

Eastview High School – March 22, 2018 – Pre-register.
Contacts: Elizabeth Perona or Kris Valdivia

Rosemount High School – March 16, 2018 – Pre-register.
Contacts: Jennifer Boldus or Heather Walseth or Susan Sullivan

Eagan High School – Saturday, March 17, 2018 – Pre-register.
Contact: Michelle DeMers

School of Environmental Studies – March 20, 2018 – Pre-register.
Contact: Stephanie Steinbron

Cultural Family Advocates – Milca.Dominguez@district196.org or Alix.Chance@district196.org

At this time the assessments are open to grade 12 students, (see recommended criteria) interested in earning the World Language Certificate or Bilingual/Multilingual Seal. To register for the AAPPL Measure or STAMP in January 2018, please complete the online registration and submit payment online using ParentVue/FeePay.

Resources for Minnesota bilingual and multilingual seals and certificates

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.