International Newsletter: April 2022

WIDA Global Community of Practice Capstone Celebration

WIDA International School Consortium member schools are encouraged to attend this virtual mini-conference on May 12.

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Register for the WIDA Institute in Madison, Wisconsin

WIDA International Programs is excited to return to in-person professional learning with a WIDA Institute this summer. Register by May 7 to take advantage of early bird pricing!

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ICYMI: The Advancing ALTELLA team released its first Toolkit!

Use the six elements in Advancing ALTELLA Toolkit No. 1: Applying the Framework to better understand students’ language and disability needs.

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Ask Fatima: Using WIDA with International Baccalaureate

This month Fatima explores how the International Baccalaureate can be used with WIDA.

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Spotlight: Maura Herrera and Samantha Olson-Wyman

This month, we continue our Spotlight series featuring our WIDA Global Community of Practice Community Gardeners.

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Focus school: Marist Brothers International School

Read about Marist Brothers International School and their journey implementing WIDA resources and assessments while celebrating student learning.

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Share your WIDA story!

We invite you to be a featured Focus School for an upcoming WIDA International Newsletter. Becoming a WIDA Focus School gives you a chance to showcase innovation at your school and recognize your program within the global community.

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In WIDA News: April 2022

Interested in WIDA news and events beyond the International Newsletter? Visit the News page for articles on a variety of topics of interest to educators, regardless of location.

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WIDA resources and research: April 2022

To support multilingual students and educators, WIDA provides resources and research on a range of topics. See what’s new, review what you might have missed, or have a sneak peek at what is coming soon.

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(re)Tweet of the month: April 2022

Read, retweet and follow global colleagues.

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Welcome International School Consortium members: April 2022

Please welcome the following schools who joined, or renewed memberships with, the WIDA International School Consortium last month.

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Conferences and professional learning

WIDA participates in many conferences and professional learning events around the world. Join us virtually at a number of events dedicated to leading the field in working with multilingual learners.

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