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.

UW-Madison learning opportunities for WIDA member schools

We are pleased to share these events offered by the University of Wisconsin–Madison office of Professional Learning and Community Education (PLACE). Readers of the WIDA International Newsletter will receive a 20% discount – just use the code “WIDA” at registration.

Building the Social-Emotional Learning or SEL Classroom

  • Seven self-paced, asynchronous modules are available now! | Online
  • Educators know that the best instruction considers the needs of the whole child and includes social and emotional development. Building the Social-Emotional Learning or SEL Classroom supports teachers to integrate the concepts of SEL into their everyday teaching.

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: A list of upcoming events with partner organizations such as JAWS FOBISIA and AIELOC

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

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: Access to assessment training, instructional resources and videos from recorded conference presentations