University of Wisconsin–Madison

Coming late-November: The Wisconsin Language Roadmap report

Read the draft recommendations from the report here. More

Strategic Goals and Recommendations for a World-Ready Wisconsin are Now Available!

Read the finalized set of recommendations here. More

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.

Upcoming Roadmap Events

Presentation on State Language Roadmap Initiatives: State-Level Leadership and Advocacy: Language Roadmap Initiatives
Saturday, November 17, 2018 ∙ ACTFL 2018 Annual Convention ∙ New Orleans, LA

Presentation: Wisconsin Language Roadmap: Leading for Equity in Access to College, Career and World Readiness. January 23-25, 2019 ∙ WASB State Education Convention ∙ Milwaukee, WI


The Wisconsin Languag Roadmap is an initiative of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Language Institute and International Division. 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).