Professional Development Specialist
Troy Dassler is a Professional Development Outreach Specialist with WIDA. He has 20 years of teaching experience in ESL/Bilingual Education. He also belongs to the National Association of Science Teachers, Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers, and is part of the national implementation team for the Next Generation of Science Standards. He has been awarded the Toyota Tapestry Award, Top Notch Teacher, and ING Unsung Hero Award. He also gave a TEDx talk on bringing nanoscale science to elementary studentS. He started his career as a Peace Corps Volunteer teaching in Los Chiles de Alajuela in Costa Rica.
Phone: (608) 262-1612