WIDA at International Conferences: September Updates

WIDA will be at several conferences during the 2019-2020 school year. Visit our WIDA @ Conferences page to learn about opportunities to reconnect with former colleagues, meet new friends and expand your personal learning network.

International Conferences

  • TAISI (The Association for International Schools of India)
    • September 20-22: Bangalore; India
  • Tri-Association (The Association of American Schools of Central America, Colombia-Caribbean and Mexico)
    • September 26-28, 2019: Monterrey, Mexico
    • Exhibitor: Mariana Castro
  • Teach to Lead Summit
    • October 4-5, 2019: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    • School Mentor: Jon Nordmeyer
  • RISS (RtI for International Schools Summit)
    • October 25-27: Singapore, Singapore
    • Invited Speaker: Jon Nordmeyer
  • EARCOS Leadership (East Asia Regional Council of Schools)
    • October 31-Nov 2: Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
    • Special Presenter: Jon Nordmeyer
      • Assessing English Language Learners: Turning Data into Action
      • Collaboration to Support Multilingual Learners: NCPA and WIDA, with co-presenters Patrick Kane and Christine Palumbo
  • AISA (Association of International Schools in Africa)
    • November 21-23, 2019: Capetown, South Africa
    • WIDA Exhibitor: Fatima Rivera
  • New Directions (British Council)
    • December 8-9, 2019: Yokohama, Japan
    • WIDA Presenters: Tim Boals, Mark Chapman and Alicia Kim
      • Making Identification and Placement Decisions for K-12 English Learners in US Public Schools

WIDA Annual Conference: Providence, Rhode Island, October 15-18, 2019

  • Sign up for the WIDA Annual Conference now with the Autumn Advanced Rate through September 30
  • Global educators are invited to meet WIDA researchers and leadership team members at our annual International Breakfast
  • Keynote Speaker: José Olivarez is the son of Mexican immigrants and the author of a book of poems, Citizen Illegal, a finalist for the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award. In 2018, he was awarded the first annual Author and Artist in Justice Award from the Phillips Brooks House Association. His work has been featured in The New York Times, The Paris Review, Chicago Magazine & elsewhere. And in October, he’ll speak to hundreds of educators at the 2019 WIDA Annual Conference. Don’t miss your chance to hear from this dynamic speaker and receive a free copy of his book, Citizen Illegal.