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Samuel Aguirre

Madison, WI
Samuel Aguirre is the Director of WIDA Español and Assistant Director of Consortium Relations at WIDA. He bridges Spanish instruction with English language development to support bilingual education in the U.S. and abroad. His work expands across the U.S. in WIDA and non-WIDA states. Sam manages the research, development, and delivery of resources in Spanish, including standards, professional learning, and assessments. He also oversees WIDA consortium-related activities. His life experiences as an emergent bilingual in the U.S., a classroom educator, advocate of culturally and linguistically-diverse communities, and director of multilingual services at a state education agency provide a strong foundation for his role at WIDA.