Creating Language-Rich Academic Learning Environments


Biographies for all three of the keynote speakers are available. Find out more information about:

Pedro Noguera

Elena Izquierdo

Luis Moll


The Conference will also feature Libia Gil, Assistant Deputy Secretary and Director, Office of English Language Acquisition, U.S. Department of Education.


  • Presentation handouts and PowerPoint presentations are now available on the Schedule & Sessions page.
  • The final conference program is now available
  • We have reached our maximum capacity and registration for the 2014 WIDA National Conference is NOW CLOSED.
  • It is with great regret that Pauline Gibbons is unable to attend the Conference. We have enlisted Elena Izquierdo to replace her keynote address and pre-conference institute
  • The Sheraton Atlanta Hotel is SOLD OUT. Please see the Hotel & Travel page for alterative lodging options
  • A draft of the conference program is now available. Download your copy today and start planning your WIDA Conference experience.


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