Join WIDA in 41 states, territories and federal agencies, and more than 400 schools around the globe
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Why Join WIDA?
Complete support from a leading research center – from standards and instruction to assessments and professional learning
Proven, Research-Based Resources
Thoroughly researched tools and services, proven in the field and developed at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, a top institution of higher learning in the field of education
Educators and leaders in the field collaborate with WIDA to develop meaningful, practical tools and resources
The most widely-used language standards, assessments, professional learning and educator resources for multilingual learners
"It sounds corny, but one of the most exciting times of my year is when the ACCESS scores come out, and I can see our students’ scores and where they show growth. It’s so rewarding for me to see our students making progress."
Cathy Fox, ELL Teacher
Central Falls, RI
WIDA Consortia and Programs
The WIDA Consortium is made up of 40 U.S. states, territories and federal agencies dedicated to the research, design and implementation of a high-quality, standards-based system for PreK-12 English language learners.
WIDA International School Consortium
A global network of schools using WIDA resources and assessments to support multilingual learners.
WIDA Early Years
A developmentally sound framework for supporting and instructing multilingual children from ages 2.5-5.5 years.
A framework for supporting Spanish language development in Pre-K through Grade 12 programs.