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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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Nicholas Kraninger

WIDA Data Warehouse Analyst
Phone:
(608) 263-7168
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Sakine Gocer Sahin

Research Associate
Phone:
(608) 262-7594
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Stephen O'Connell

Assessment Content Development Manager
Phone:
(608) 263-0576
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Tameka Porter

Associate Researcher
Phone:
(608) 890-3298
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Consortium and State Relations

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Andrea Cammilleri

Client Relations Specialist
Phone:
(608) 890-1662
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Jessica Davis

Client Relations Specialist
Phone:
(608) 265-5077
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Jonathan Gibson

State Relations Specialist
Phone:
(385) 201-9414
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Kristen Burton

Assessment Communications Specialist
Phone:
(608) 262-7406
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Kristopher Stewart

State Relations Specialist
Phone:
(608) 263-4046
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Maureen Keithley

State Relations Specialist
Phone:
(502) 742-7510
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