WITESOL is excited to announce that our closing plenary speaker is Dr. Daniella Molle, a professional development researcher with WIDA.
Dr. Daniella Molle conducts qualitative research that can inform professional learning initiatives specifically designed for teachers of multilingual students. She is interested in designing and exploring different approaches to working with educators to support the academic success of multilingual students. She is involved in investigations of what educators learn during professional development, how they put that knowledge into practice, and how their practice facilitates the academic literacy development of multilingual students. She earned her doctoral degree from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.