Conferences

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Connect with WIDA, connect with others

Conferences provide a valuable space for WIDA to connect with educators across the country and around the world. We learn from practitioners and share the latest news, research and resources from WIDA.  

WIDA is proud to support conferences with keynote speakers, session and workshop presenters, sponsorships, and exhibit booths. 

When you meet WIDA staff at conferences, you can expect them to be knowledgeable, responsive and friendly – and excited to connect with you.  

WIDA Annual Conference 

The WIDA Annual Conference is the largest conference dedicated to PreK-12 English language learner educators and administrators. Offering more than 100 educator-developed sessions and more, it is truly a conference by teachers, for teachers.

To find out more, please visit the WIDA Annual Conference page. 

WIDA at National Conferences 

WIDA also participates in a variety of regional and national education conferences.  

Recent appearances include: 

  • International TESOL Conference 
  • La Cosecha Conference 
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children Conference 
  • National Head Start Conference 
  • National Title I Conference 

To find out more, please visit the WIDA at National Conferences page. 

WIDA at International Conferences 

International Conferences provide an opportunity to connect with educators from the WIDA International School Consortium and across the wider global education community. WIDA welcomes collaboration with global partner organizations to connect research and practice for educators. Recently, we have been invited to present at the following: 

  • ACAMIS Early Childhood Conference in China 
  • AAIE Conference in New York City 
  • CEESA Annual Conference in the Czech Republic 
  • AASSA Educators Conference in Ecuador
  • ELMLE Educators Conference in Spain
  • ELLSA Conference in Thailand

To find out more, please visit the WIDA International Conferences page.  

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About WIDA

Learn more about our organization – our core philosophy, what we’re dedicated to and what we have to offer.

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WIDA Professional Learning

WIDA offers a variety of professional learning opportunities to support educators of multilingual learners.

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WIDA Memberships and Programs

Learn more about the WIDA Consortium, WIDA International School Consortium, WIDA Early Years Partnerships and WIDA Español.