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.

Upcoming featured professional learning opportunities

Stretching Your Co-Teaching: Collaborating with WIDA (2-day Workshop)
How do teachers work together to serve multilingual learners in today's schools? Andrea Honigsfeld and Jon Nordmeyer will explore collaboration. This advanced workshop will energize your collaboration and set you up for success in the coming school year.

Date and Location
March 11-12, 2023 | Rome, Italy

Register for Rome

For additional information, visit the International Workshops webpage.

The University of Wisconsin–Madison office of Professional Learning and Community Education (PLACE) will offer a 20% discount for readers of this newsletter—just use the code “WIDA” at registration.

Foundations of Student-Centered Instructional Coaching
June 25 – July 29, 2023 | Online
Registration is open! This is the first of four courses in the fully-online Student-Centered Instructional Coaching Certificate Program where current and aspiring coaches engage in dialogue and job-embedded professional development to ground their coaching work in student evidence and further refine coaching practices.

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.

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.
  • 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.
  • WIDA International Secure Portal: Access to assessment training, instructional resources and videos from recorded conference presentations.
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WIDA in Global Contexts

Learn how WIDA serves multilingual students, and how educators around the world use WIDA to improve teaching and learning.