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Connecting Communities through Our Languages, Cultures, and Stories

Forty-two Years of Educational Excellence for English Learners & Biliteracy for All

March 29 - April 1, 2017

Anaheim Marriott and Hilton Hotels
Anaheim, California 

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Karla Lomelí

Stanford University
Karla Lomelí is a Doctoral candidate in Race, Inequality, and Language in Education (RILE) the newest program in Social Science, Humanities, and Interdisciplinary Policy Studies in Education (SHIPS) at Stanford University. Her research interests involve studying the intersection between race and language and its implications on language and literacy development as it relates to Immigrant-origin Latino students and their academic achievement. Prior to Stanford, she was an English Language Arts teacher for ten years and an instructional coach.

Karla's recent research explores the ways that teachers respond to curricular change as observed in a small charter High School in California with immigrant-origin Latino students. The study presented in this session is concerned with analyzing the effects of the implementation of one such reading and writing intervention with bilingual Latino/a students. Focusing on teachers’ responses to that intervention after a four-year period. The Language and Literacy intervention had at its purpose the development of reading and writing proficiency of the predominant population of bilingual immigrant-origin Latino/a students.

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