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.

Additional learning opportunities

WIDA continues to partner with global and regional organizations to provide opportunities to reconnect with former colleagues, meet new friends and expand your personal learning network. 

  • WIDA @Conferences: Upcoming events with partner organizations
    • AISA (Association of International Schools in Africa)
    • When: January 26, 2022
    • Topic: Advancing Social Justice through the transformation of international schools
    • Presenters: Mariana Castro and Christina Nelson
  • Education Across Frontiers 
    • When: July 8-11, 2022
    • Topic: Learning Support + EAL = Collaboration for Inclusion
    • Presenters: Jon Nordmeyer (WIDA) and Kristel Solomon-Saleem (NFI)

Whether you are looking for an introduction, or a deep dive into advanced topics, WIDA International professional learning opportunities are available. 

  • WIDA Institute: A comprehensive introduction to WIDA resources and assessments, offered virtually and face-to-face
  • Global Community of Practice: The next steps to build capacity and improve your school-wide systems
  • International Workshops: A deep dive into a variety of defined topics, offered virtually and face-to-face
  • International Webinars: Offerings include webinars to help you get started or go deeper and discover what your multilingual learners can do.
  • Distance Teaching and Learning: Micro-offerings from WIDA Professional Learning, as well as a list of other helpful resources for distance learning
  • WIDA International Secure Portal: Access to assessment training, instructional resources and videos from recorded conference presentations