WIDS Staff

Leah Osborn
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Leah Osborn

Director, (800) 677-9437

Leah Osborn started with WIDS in 2000 as a learning design consultant, who collaborated on statewide curriculum initiatives in Wisconsin, and delivered instructional design consulting services to college, university, K-12 and corporate clients throughout the United States. She was promoted to associate director of consulting services in 2010, and then to director of the WIDS division in 2013.  

Prior to coming to WIDS, Osborn served as curriculum specialist at Austin Community College in Texas; and as dean of manufacturing, engineering and electronics and at Moraine Park Technical College (Moraine Park) in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.

Osborn, who earned her bachelor’s degree in industrial arts education from the University of Vermont, also holds an associate’s degree in computer integrated manufacturing from Moraine Park, and a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from the University of Texas at Austin. Currently, Osborn is engaged in a doctoral program in adult learning at the University of Connecticut.

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WIDS By The Numbers

WIDS By The Numbers

  • 5000+ hours on business/government training projects
  • 1000+ curriculum development projects
  • 1500+ course alignments to state/national standards
  • 200+ Technical Skill Attainment curriculum project
  • 100+ courses reviewed for grant-based criteria
  • 160+ years instructional design experience
  • 25+  organizational years implementing curriculum best practices