WIDA Fellows

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Nominate an expert educator for the WIDA Fellows program!

WIDA is pleased to announce a call for nominations for the next cohort of WIDA Fellows! In establishing these fellowships, WIDA formally acknowledges the invaluable role of exemplary teachers of multilingual learners in advancing the field in collaboration with professional development and research partners.

Twenty WIDA Fellows will be selected to participate in a growing professional learning community of instructional experts and educational leaders. Selected educators will participate in a professional learning community and have opportunities to contribute exemplars of practice, while providing guidance and feedback on the development of WIDA professional learning materials. 

Benefits of participation include

  • Complementary registration, airfare and lodging to attend the 2024 WIDA Annual Conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from October 15-18, 2024 
  • In-person orientation to meet other WIDA Fellows at the WIDA Annual Conference on October 15, 2024 
  • A $1,000 honorarium at the completion of their term 

Additional details will be provided to accepted WIDA Fellows. 


All nominees must be exemplary educators of multilingual learners in the WIDA Consortium and must participate in the in-person 2024 WIDA Fellows annual meeting on October 15, 2024 during the WIDA Annual Conference. Self-nominations  will not be accepted.  

To nominate an educator, complete the nomination form by March 31, 2024. Applicants will be notified by  June 3, 2024.  

Please send all inquiries topdinfo@wida.us .