Senior Outreach Specialist
Amanda Spalter started at WIDA in 2006, primarily working on a professional development grant team. She now works in the Research and Development department and collaborates with the Early Years team. Amanda has delivered ongoing professional development with district coaches and school-based leadership teams to help them use data to promote lannguage development and learning for multilingual children and youth.
Amanda has worked with schools to develop and implement community-based educational programs for bilingual students in collaboration with families and community members. She also worked at an educational nonprofit leadership development program for culturally and linguistically diverse students. She graduated from Columbia University in New York City with a degree in Anthropology focusing on linguistics and Spanish. She completed a doctoral program in Educational Psychology at UW-Madison.
Phone: (608) 890-4378
Office: 796 Ed Sciences