WIDS Staff

Leah Osborn
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Leah Osborn


As director of WIDS since 2013, Leah Osborn leads a team of highly qualified Learning Design Consultants with the goal of providing creative, state-of-the-art instructional design solutions to our clients. 

Leah started with WIDS in 2000 as a learning design consultant, collaborating on statewide curriculum initiatives in Wisconsin, and delivering instructional design consulting services to college, university, K-12, government and corporate clients throughout the United States, Canada, and the Middle East. In addition to her WIDS experience, Leah has been a college administrator, curriculum specialist, and instructor. 

Leah holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Arts education from the University of Vermont, an Associate Degree in Computer Integrated Manufacturing from Moraine Park Technical College, a Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Ph.D. in Adult Learning from 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