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WIDA 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.

Dr. Timothy Boals serves as the Executive Director of the WIDA Consortium. Dr. Mariana Castro, Director of Standards at WIDA, serves on the NDLF Advisory Committee.


To be the most trusted and valued resource in supporting the education of language learners.


Visit the WIDA website to learn more.