WIDA Cohort Open to PQAS Instructors

A new intensive, long-term early learning cohort has been designed for participants to be able to develop and deliver professional development upon completion.

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The target audience for the WIDA Early Years Professional Learning cohort are individuals who are Pennsylvania Quality Assurance System (PQAS) certified and deliver professional development through the PD Registry.

Attendees are required to attend four face-to-face sessions at the Penn Stater in State College, PA on:

  • September 10 - 12, 2019

  • October 8 - 9, 2019

  • November 13 - 14, 2019

  • March 11, 2020

Selected participants will be asked to sign the following acknowledgement and agreement document (Google Doc).

Learn more about the WIDA Professional Learning Cohort with this document (Google Doc). For more detailed information on the cohort in the context of the Professional Learning Pathway, view this document (Google Doc).


The cohort has 20 available spaces and will be awarded based on a first come, first served basis and will be also be considered on the quality of the application and geographic location. Applications for the WIDA Early Years Professionl Learning Cohort are being accepted through August 16, 2019.


For questions please contact:

Barry Wiestling