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Last chance: 2023 WIDA Annual Conference proposals are due January 31.

The conference will take place October 17-20, 2023 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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A trusted, comprehensive approach to supporting, teaching and assessing multilingual learners


WIDA designs language development standards for early childhood and K-12 multilingual learners.



WIDA offers a variety of research-based assessments to measure language proficiency.



WIDA provides educators with key resources and instructional tools to support multilingual learners.



WIDA provides professional learning opportunities aimed at empowering educators, and research to inform the field.


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The WIDA Consortium is a member-based organization made up of U.S. states, territories and federal agencies, and is dedicated to the research, design and implementation of a high-quality, standards-based system for K-12 English learners.

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A global network of schools using WIDA resources and assessments to support multilingual learners

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Featured Interns: Jeanne Beck and Wenyue Ma

Meet Jeanne Beck and Wenyue Ma, the 2022 WIDA Summer Research Interns! Jeanne and Wenyue are graduate students who spent the summer working with the WIDA assessment team. Read this interview to get to know Jeanne and Wenyue and what they worked on during their internships.