University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 100425

Position Summary:
WIDA, an organization within the University of Wisconsin-Madison Wisconsin Center for Education Research, is a national leader in the development of preK-12 English Language Development standards and assessments ( The organization is also committed to bilingual development which currently includes preK-12 Spanish Language Development (SLD) Standards and professional learning opportunities. This position is located in the Professional Learning Department, which designs and delivers innovative professional development opportunities related to the implementation of the WIDA standards and assessment products.

While it is preferred that the selected candidate live in or relocate to the Madison area, remote appointment is a viable option. Visit for more information on what Madison has to offer.

WIDA has a deep and profound commitment to diversity and social equity both as a goal and as a valuable means to support educators working with Multilingual Learners and to ensure student success. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Principal duties:
* In collaboration with team members, develop professional learning workshops and related resources for educators serving Multilingual Learners.
* In collaboration with team members, develop online professional learning e-workshops and resources for educators.
* Facilitate a variety of WIDA face-to-face professional learning events and e-workshops.
* Collaborate with team members to develop resources and/or provide training and assistance on the WIDA system, including the WIDA standards, assessment and instructional frameworks.
* Work with team members to collect, analyze and synthesize key stake holders data in order to make improvements to WIDA Professional Learning products and services.

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