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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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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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Sonia Upton

Client Relations Specialist
Phone:
(608) 265-5648
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Professional Learning

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Alisa Rhoads

Professional Learning Specialist
Phone:
(843) 540-2427
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Amy Faust Fraser

WIDA Professional Learning Specialist
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Analleli Muñoz

Professional Learning Specialist
Phone:
(630) 677-3998
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Christina Nelson

Professional Learning Specialist
Phone:
(608) 263-4235
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Edith Nava

Professional Learning Specialist
Phone:
(630) 426-9631
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Jen Aleckson

Assistant Director, Professional Learning
Phone:
(608) 890-1812
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Jennifer Daniels

Professional Learning Specialist
Phone:
(269) 953-3515
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