Sonia Upton

Communications Specialist


Sonia Upton, Ph.D.

Sonia Upton, Ph.D., is a communications specialist at WIDA. As part of the Communications and Marketing department, she provides process and systems development for the Client Services team. Sonia also manages data reporting, webinar development and training, and is involved in educator recruitment for assessment events. Her experience includes multiple leadership positions at the school, district and state levels, an ESL program reviewer, school transformation leader and program consultant. Sonia also served as author and co-author on TESOL publications and curriculum development for educational publishers. She holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education, as well as a master’s degree in early childhood education and reading instruction with an ESL endorsement. Sonia also earned a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Organizational Development.







Contact Information
Phone: (608) 265-5648
Office: Ed Sciences