Webinars and in-person workshops


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Attending to Equity through Bilingual Instruction (Webinar series)

This bilingual webinar series will invite participants to explore instructional planning for the bilingual classroom from an asset-based, equity-informed perspective, recognizing that emergent bi/multilinguals bring many contributions to the school community.

Webinar International Español

Interpreting ACCESS for ELLs Score Reports for Instruction (webinar or 1-day workshop)

The ACCESS for ELLs Score Reports provide specific information on students’ academic English language proficiency. During this training, participants will explore how the WIDA Standards and Assessment System is connected to the ACCESS for ELLs score reports. Participants will examine the different types and uses of score reports. They will also make connections between the students’ proficiency scores and WIDA Performance Definitions.

  • October 13, 2022: 4:00pm-6:00pm US Central Time
  • November 10, 2022: 4:00pm-6:00pm US Central Time
Scheduled Webinar Assessment

Pedagogía con Respeto: Exploring Spanish Language Development (2-hour webinar)

This bilingual webinar uses an interactive approach to introduce the theoretical and pedagogical foundations of the WIDA Spanish Language Development Framework. Participants will reflect on current practice to determine ways to apply the WIDA Standards and related tools, such as Las definiciones de desempeño, to inform instruction and assessment.

Scheduled Webinar International Español

Planning with the WIDA ELD Standards Framework Facilitated eWorkshop (webinar series)

This eWorkshop of three 1-hour sessions is designed for educators and leaders who are responsible for language development within content learning and implementation of the ELD Standards Framework. Participants will receive resources for using the ELD Standards Framework in instructional planning. Teams are strongly encouraged to attend the webinars together.

  • October 18-20, 2022: 4:00pm-5:00pm US Central Time
  • November 8-10, 2022: 4:00pm-5:00pm US Central Time
  • December 13-15, 2022: 4:00pm-5:00pm US Central Time
  • January 4-6, 2023: 4:00pm-5:00pm US Central Time
  • February 13-15, 2023: 4:00pm-5:00pm US Central Time
English Scheduled Webinar International

Scaffolding Learning through Language (webinar series or 2-day workshop)

This workshop provides educators with a fresh look at how to engage multilingual learners in rigorous content area learning with a balance of challenge and support. The purpose of the workshop is to encourage educators to consider classroom practices that move multilingual learning forward and upward together within the content of meaningful experiences where learning is mediated through language.

English Webinar International

WIDA MODEL Online Test Administration Webinar Series

This WIDA MODEL training webinar series of two 2-hour sessions is for educators who are preparing to administer the WIDA MODEL Online assessment for grades 1-12. WIDA MODEL can be used as an identification/placement assessment for newly enrolled ELLs or as an interim progress monitoring assessment. During this training, participants will learn how to administer and score each of the four domain assessments as well as how to navigate and perform key functions in the MODEL Online Test Administrator Interface.

  • October 4 and 11, 2022: 6:00am-8:00am US Central Time
  • October 12-13, 2022: 9:00am-11:00am US Central Time
  • November 1-2, 2022: 3:00pm-5:00pm US Central Time
Scheduled Webinar International Assessment