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WIDA 2017 Annual Conference Oct. 16-19 in Tampa

August 17, 2017

Experience the magic of the WIDA 2017 Annual Conference. A conference by teachers for teachers. This is the largest event dedicated to administrators and educators in any capacity that support pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade language learners.

WIDA 2017 Annual Conference logoUnder the theme, “United in Purpose, Unique in Practice,” the conference takes place Oct. 16-19 at the Tampa (Fla.) Convention Center.

Keynote speakers include: Alberto M. Carvalho, superintendent for Miami-Dade County Schools; Okhee Lee, professor in the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University; and Annela Temmant, associate professor of second language education at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

More details and registration information for the WIDA 2017 Annual Conference is available here.

WIDA, which is housed within the Wisconsin Center for Education Research at UW-Madison’s School of Education, advances academic language development and academic achievement for children and youth who are culturally and linguistically diverse through high quality standards, assessments, research, and professional learning for educators.

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