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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

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Jill Kerper Mora

San Diego State University
Jill Kerper Mora is Associate Professor Emerita from the School of Teacher Education at San Diego State University. Dr. Mora’s career as a biliteracy educator began in Texas where she was an elementary bilingual teacher, a secondary Spanish teacher at a Catholic middle school. She also served as a consultant for a Title VII bilingual education project with the Texas Education Agency’s Region IV Service Center in Houston. She has engaged in scholarship, leadership and teaching as a university teacher educator specializing in preparing teachers for work with culturally and linguistically diverse students in Texas, California and Mexico. Before beginning her tenure at SDSU in 1994, Dr. Mora resided in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico where she founded and operated her own consulting company, Realizaciones, S.A. From 2003-2005, Dr. Mora served as Resident Director of the California State University system’s International Program and Bilingual Teacher Credential Program in Querétaro, Mexico. Dr. Mora has received numerous honors and awards for her activism and scholarship in biliteracy education. In 2002, she received the California Association for Bilingual Education Award for Excellence in Research and Scholarly Activity for her MoraModules Website for biliteracy and English language development educators. In 2009, Dr. Mora was recognized with the Promoting Biliteracy Award from the Two-way California Association for Bilingual Education for her strong advocacy for educational equity for language minority students. In her active retirement, she continues to work as a consulting author with Benchmark Education Company and teach courses for the Dual Language/ELD Certificate Program for the SDSU Department of Dual Language and English Learner Education.

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