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.

Featured professional learning opportunities

Introduction to WIDA, the Global Network: Discover What Your Multilingual Learner Can Do.
This free webinar will introduce international and independent schools to WIDA. As a university-based research center, WIDA supports a global network of more than 500 international schools with assessments, instructional resources and professional learning to help schools to build capacity for serving multilingual learners through an asset-based approach. WIDA supports member schools in integrating language and literacy into all subject areas and promotes collaboration to ensure all teachers take responsibility for all students. WIDA is also committed to equity and social justice; it is a critical component of our work. Join this session to learn more about how WIDA focuses on both academic language development and academic achievement for culturally and linguistically diverse students.

Attend the live webinar on May 26 from 9-10am EDT for a chance to win one free registration for the Virtual Institute, a $550 value. Register now to reserve your spot!

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Additional learning opportunities

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.

WIDA Symposium: The next steps in build capacity and improve your school-wide systems.

WIDA Workshops: A deep dive into a variety of defined topics, offered virtually and face-to-face.

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: Contains eLearning modules; and coming soon, 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.