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

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.

Wisconsin Arts Integration Symposium
April 21-22, 2023 | MYArts: 1055 E. Mifflin Street, Madison, WI

Teachers, teaching artists, and community educators are all invited to play, experience, and connect.

This year's symposium, which focuses on fully integrating social emotional learning through the arts, will offer workshops featuring practices, routines, and learning objectives that center identity, agency, and belonging for student and educator empowerment.

Learn more and register now at

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.
  • WIDA International Secure Portal: Access to assessment training, instructional resources and videos from recorded conference presentations.
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Learn how WIDA serves multilingual students, and how educators around the world use WIDA to improve teaching and learning.