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Learn about the people of WIDA

WIDA's diverse staff hail from around the world to around the corner. A number of our researchers and developers are nationally known experts in the fields of language development, education policy and psychometrics. Many of our professional staff are former teachers themselves, or have personal or career backgrounds in language arts or linguistics. What all WIDA staff have in common is a shared commitment to social justice for linguistically and culturally diverse children.

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Aaron Burreson

Digital Content Specialist
Phone:
(608) 262-9873
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Amy Kucharik

WIDA Project Manager
Phone:
(608) 263-5058
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Andrew Kahn

Finance Manager
Phone:
(608) 262-2534
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Avianca Taylor

WIDA Senior Financial Specialist
Phone:
(608) 261-1031
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Bob Rossa

Information Processing Consultant
Phone:
(608) 263-4764
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Brandon Gingher

WIDA PMO Manager
Phone:
(608) 265-0404
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Christy Reveles

WIDA Project Manager/Organizational Development Specialist
Phone:
(608) 261-1169
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Craig Neuroth

WIDA Financial Analyst
Phone:
(608) 263-4249
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Dan Machmeier

Director of Information Technology
Phone:
(608) 890-3387
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Drake Accardi

WIDA Project Manager
Phone:
(608) 262-1613
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