WIDA Professional Development consists of four main types of offerings:
- Workshops: One-hour to two-day offerings, can be face-to-face or web-based
- Academies: Three- to five-day face-to-face offerings for 25-30 participants
- Institutes: Intensive workshops requiring follow-up work for participants to receive authorization or certification
- LADDER for Language Learners: A 12-18 month professional development offering to support schools and districts in making data-informed improvements to their programming and instruction for ELLs
WIDA also hosts an annual conference designed to promote collaboration among educators of language learners:
If you are interested in WIDA professional development, please fill out the Request form or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where is WIDA PD happening?
New London, WI
Federal Heights, CO
These events are sponsored by state or local educational agencies. To participate, please contact your local professional development coordinator.