WIDA @ Conferences

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Find WIDA across the country and around the world

In addition to hosting the WIDA Annual Conference, WIDA staff participate in many other regional, national and international conferences throughout the year.

 

WIDA @ National Conferences

As keynote speakers, presenters, exhibit booth staff, or attendees, WIDA staff attend conferences to connect with educators. We do so to share research, best practices, and other insights, and especially to answer your questions and listen to feedback.

Look for us at these upcoming conferences:

WITESOL - Nov 2022

November 12, 2022
Verona, Wisconsin

Let's see: A Conversation about Promoting Opportunities for Multilingual Learners
Tim Boals

Learn more about WITESOL.

ELD Professional Learning Conference - Nov 2022

November 15-17, 2022
Virtual

Where’s the Equity in Classroom Assessment for Multilingual Learners?
Margo Gottlieb

Promoting Opportunities for Multilingual Learners through Productive Talk and Engagement 
Tim Boals

In the Classroom: Unpacking Genre with the WIDA ELD Standards Framework, 2020 Edition
Fernanda Kray

Learn more about the Pennsylvania ELD Professional Learning Conference.

Multilingual Illinois Conference - Dec 2022

December 6-9, 2022
Virtual

El desarrollo del español auténtico: WIDA SLD Standards; Ensenando en espanol: Utilizando el Marco ALE en tu salon; La creacion de textos multimodales en el salon de artes de lenguaje
Samuel Aguirre

Learn more about the Multilingual Illinois Conference.

National ESEA Conference - Feb 2023

February 1-4, 2023
Indianapolis, Indiana and Virtual

Prioritizing Educator Collaboration for the Success of Bi/Multilingual Learners
Samuel Aguirre

Learn more about the National ESEA Conference.

NAELPA 2022 Annual National Conference - Feb 2023

February 21-22, 2023
Portland, Oregon

Assuming Greatness: Leveraging Family/Caregiver Engagement to Support Multilingual Learners
Samuel Aguirre

Learn more about the NAELPA 2022 Annual National Conference.

NABE - Feb 2023

February 22-25, 2023
Portland, Oregon

Engaging in the practical application of translanguaging en las artes del lenguaje
Tim Boals & Yvonne Williams (WCEPS)

Pre-Conference Institute: Engaging in the practical application of translanguaging en las artes del lenguaje; El desarrollo del espanol autentico: WIDA SLD Standards; Ensenando en espanol: Utilizando el Marco ALE en tu salon; Empowering teacher voices for equitable bilingual tools; Bringing Equity to Support Multilingual Learners through Standards-Based Approaches; La creacion de textos multimodales en el salon de artes de lenguaje
Samuel Aguirre

Learn more about the NABE.

AAAL - Mar 2023

March 18-21, 2023
Portland, Oregon

Understanding and leveraging ELD standards implementation: a joint moment of collaborative inquiry
Fernanda Marinho Kray & Hannah Park

Using AS-units in context: Applying sociolinguistic validity to coding assessment data
Jason A. Kemp & Gordon B. West

Learn more about AAAL.

WIDA @ International Conferences

WIDA supports global and regional conferences with keynote speakers, workshop presentations and sponsorships. Join us at a future conference to connect with WIDA while expanding your network.

SENIA - Feb 2023

SENIA (Special Education Network and Inclusion Association) Conference
February 16-18, 2023
Johannesburg, Africa

Keynote: Centering Student Voice: Identity and Agency in a Multilingual and Multimodal World
Presenter: Jon Nordmeyer

Pre-conference: Beyond Co-teaching: Building a Culture of Collaboration to Support Diverse Learners
Presenter: Jon Nordmeyer

Workshops:

  • Listening to Student Voices 
  • All Teachers, All Students: Finding the Language in the Learning 
  • Translanguaging: Multilingualism as a Superpower 
  • An Essential Partnership: EAL and Learning Support 
    Presenter: Jon Nordmeyer

Learn more about SENIA.

EARCOS - March 2023

EARCOS (East Asia Regional Council of Schools) Teacher's Conference
March 23-25, 2023
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

Pre-conference: Beyond Co-teaching: Building a Culture of Collaboration to Support Diverse Learners
Presenter: Jon Nordmeyer

Workshops:

  • Translanguaging: Multilingualism as a Superpower 
  • All Teachers are Language Teachers
  • Presenter: Jon Nordmeyer

Learn more about EARCOS

AMISA  - Mar 2023

AMISA Educator's Conference
March 28-31, 2023
Guatemala City, Guatemala

Collaboration for Content and Language Development: A Blueprint for Multilingual Learners' Success
Alisa Rhoads

Learn more about AMISA Educators' Conference.