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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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Kelly Krahenbuhl

Human Resources Manager
Phone:
(608) 263-4776
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Lorena Mancilla

Director of WIDA Early Years
Phone:
(630) 430-6206
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Lynne Kroll

Client Insights Specialist
Phone:
(608) 263-5681
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Merideth Trahan

Chief of Staff
Phone:
(608) 262-4405
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Rachel Maske

Financial Specialist
Phone:
(608) 263-4220
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Rebecca Quigley

Web Solutions Analyst
Phone:
(608) 261-1871
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Rhonda Stravinski

HR Coordinator
Phone:
(608) 890-3571
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Scott Gomer

Senior Marketing Manager
Phone:
(608) 265-4791
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Selena Franklin

WIDA Marketing Specialist
Phone:
(608) 890-2857
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Timothy Boals

Senior Research Scientist
Phone:
(608) 263-4326
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