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Registration for the 2022 WIDA Annual Conference is open!

Learn more about the keynote speakers, session offerings, registration details, and more. Register by May 31st to receive the early-bird rate!

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WIDA designs language development standards for early childhood and K-12 multilingual learners.

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Featured Educator: Christy Osborne

Oakland Schools Intermediate School District Waterford, Michigan

In this edition of Featured Educator, you get double the fun content! Not only do you learn about the incredible Christy Osborne and her life as an English learner consultant, but you also get a sneak peek at her 2022 WIDA Annual Conference session! Two must-read topics brought to you in a Q&A format.

Get familiar with 2022-23 WIDA AMS enhancements

Find out about enhancements to WIDA AMS that are set to go live for the 2022-23 school year! Browse this article to learn about changes to the WIDA AMS landing page, test practice and sample items with accommodations, customer service tools and the test monitoring application.