Student Spotlight

Presentations, Published Work, and Other Accolades


simone Simone Tuinhof de Moed presented with Dr. Evelyn Torrey at the National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE), in San Diego, CA. Kudos to both ladies for their work and dedication to English Learners.
Presentation Title: Help! I Don’t Speak their Language What Strategies can I use if I don’t speak the language(s) of my ELs? Although ESOL uses English as the language of instruction, how can teachers help ELs achieve success by incorporating their first languages when teaching? What works and doesn’t work? How to infuse technology to promote heritage language development? Pictured L-R: Simone Tuinhof de Moed, Dr. Antonia Darder from Loyola Marymount University, and Dr. Mario Castaneda from California State University-LA.

AllysonHall Allyson Hall has been chosen to be an Agora Ambassador. The Agora Project is a year-long inquiry into ways Florida Atlantic University might better promote a campus culture of awareness and understanding for the practice of civility and civil discourse in an environment of free speech, academic freedom and open dialogue. We are pleased to have our own CCEI doctoral student representing our college. Congratulations Allyson!

Martha Brown, Kerri Kerr, and Cynthia Maceda Martha Brown, Kerri Kerr, and Cynthia Maceda presented in February at the FAU Symposium, “Eugenics: Race, Public Health and the Science of Nationalism”. We applaud this great collaboration between two of our doctoral students and Cynthia Maceda, an undergraduate student in the department of Teaching and Learnig. Presentation Title: Eugenics in Education: The Effects of Tracking and Zero Tolerance Policies on African American Students. Pictured L-R: Kerri Kerr, Cynthia Maceda, and Martha Brown.

 Katie Wolfe Katie Wolfe has been invited by the University of Cambridge, UK to speak at the "Teaching Our Own & Other Faiths in Schools: International Issues in Religious Education" conference on March 21st to 22nd. She along with a graduate student at Harvard Divinity School will be presenting "A Workshop on the Separation of Church and State and Its Effects on American Education" for both American and English teachers, students, and professors. Additionally, during her visit to Cambridge, she will be participating on March 24th in a symposium hosted by the Faculty of Education; there she will discuss her current research, "Is there a future for Religion/Religious Studies Programs? A Content Analysis of Selected Higher Educational Institutions."