About the Project
By strengthening and promoting language education for all Wisconsin students at all levels, K-16, the Wisconsin Language Roadmap Initiative aims to ensure that Wisconsin’s future workforce is able to effectively engage and compete in increasingly interconnected global markets, serve diverse local communities, and participate in professional and personal networks that cross linguistic, cultural, and national boundaries. Learn more.
In the News
Mar. ’18: Can Spanish avoid America’s language graveyard?, The Economist
Feb. ’18: Speaking more than one language can boost economic growth, World Economic Forum
Feb. ’18: Language Summit draws representatives from business, healthcare, education and government, Press Release
Jan. ’18: Wisconsin business, educators look to future of language, Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR)
The Wisconsin Language Roadmap is an initiative of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Language Institute and International Division, with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. It is funded by a grant from The Language Flagship, a national effort to change the way Americans learn languages. The Language Flagship is a public/private partnership sponsored by the National Security Education Program (NSEP).