WIDA Español

boy at desk in classroom with other students

Resources and professional development for educators supporting Spanish language development for multilingual learners

WIDA recognizes the need for quality bilingual education that includes strong Spanish language instruction and assessment for multilingual students. WIDA Español offers educators who teach academic content and language development in Spanish a comprehensive system for supporting such instruction and assessment. This system allows educators the opportunity to focus on emergent multilingual students' full range of language skills.

WIDA Español products and services can be delivered directly to your school or district to support educators in Spanish language programs.

The resources and components of WIDA Español are flexible enough to work alongside existing content curriculum, structures and initiatives in schools, and align to the WIDA English Language Development system or other English language development standards.

older student raising hand at table with other students working

Spanish Language Development Standards

Expectations for Spanish language learners along the language development continuum.

older woman and girl on her lap reading from a book

Resources in Spanish

Additional tools and resources to support Spanish language development


two women working and talking at a table in a room with others

WIDA Español Professional Learning

WIDA Español provides professional learning opportunities for educators working with Spanish language programs.