International Newsletter: September 2018

Recruitment Partners

WIDA has been building partnerships with recruiting organizations and accreditation agencies to support the critical work of international educators.

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Research Requests!

Have you ever asked, “I wonder what current research suggests…” about a particular topic or approach at your school?

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WIDA Website and International Secure Portal

Have you explored the new WIDA website yet?

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New WIDA Logo

WIDA is proud to share its new logo, capturing both the global nature of our organization and the focus on language that is central to our work.

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September Spotlight

Melissa Paton facilitates WIDA professional learning events in both international and U.S. contexts.

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You asked, we're answering: WIDA staff respond to questions we often receive from international schools.

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WIDA Symposium

What is a WIDA Symposium and who should consider attending?

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Global Professional Learning

Visit the International Professional Learning page to check the upcoming WIDA professional learning opportunities near you.

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WIDA at International Conferences

WIDA will be at several international conferences during the 2018-2019 school year. Visit our WIDA @ International Conferences page to learn about opportunities to reconnect with former colleagues, meet new friends and expand your personal learning network.  

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New International Consortium Members

Welcome to our newest consortium members!

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Focus School: Cotopaxi Academy

Academia Cotopaxi American International School is a private, independent, coeducational, and inclusive American international day school serving students from Preschool through Grade 12. The School was founded in 1959 and is located in Ecuador’s capital city, Quito. The student body is proudly international with 850 students representing 38 countries.

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Become a WIDA Focus School

Tell us about the ways WIDA has helped your school discover what your learners can do. Please contact Jenny Hill-Wild at to nominate your school – or a colleague’s – to become a Focus School for an upcoming issue of the WIDA International Newsletter.