Introduction to WIDA

This course is an introduction for educators looking to meet the needs of their English Learners. In this course, participants will learn what their responsibilities are as teachers working with English Learners. They will gain exposure to the newly adopted WIDA Standards while learning how to incorporate them into their daily lesson plans. This course gives the student a broad overview of the Standards, Can-Do Descriptors, Lesson Planning, and teaches the student how to write an MPI.

To inquire about bringing an NNU Workshop to your district or building, please contact the Center for Professional Development at


Dr. Kelsey Williams

Dr. Kelsey Williams has been working with at-risk, non-traditional student populations for over 10 years. She has experience teaching oversees. Currently, she is working as the administrator at Another Choice Virtual Charter School in Boise, ID.

Students who qualify for and desire accommodations in this course due to a disability, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, must follow the NNU Disability Services Policies and Procedures as put forth by the office of Disability Services. Any student may review a copy of these policies and procedures at Call 208-467-8463 or email for further information.