Faculty and Staff
Dr. Cristian Aquino-Sterling
Dr. Cristian Aquino-Sterling teaches courses in the bilingual Multiple Subject and Single Subject credential program and in the MA degree programs. Dr. Aquino-Sterling's research interests pertain to the preparation of bilingual and dual-language teachers for Global Citizenship (language proficiency, intercultural competencies, and critical literacies), and education and development in relation to Haitian and Haitian-Dominican children in the Dominican Republic.
Dr. Cristina Alfaro
Dr. Cristina Alfaro teaches courses in the bilingual credential program, M.A. degree program, and Dual Language Professional Development program.
Dr. Elsa Billings
Dr. Elsa Billings teaches courses in the bilingual Multiple Subject and Single Subject credential program and in the MA degree programs. Dr. Billings' research interests include the preparation of teachers to effectively teach in diverse classroom settings; academic equity issues, especially concerning language minority children; and the use of technology such as video cases in teacher education and professional development.
Dr. Karen Cadiero-Kaplan
Dr. Cadiero-Kaplan has a range of publications concerned with the role of education and language policies in curriculum development and teacher's professional development for meeting the needs of English learners and diverse student populations. Her overriding concern is how literacy processes are utilized, developed, and integrated into classroom practice, teacher development, school curriculum and policy. And further, how these processes are influenced by political ideologies.
Dr. Alberto M. Ochoa
Dr. Alberto Ochoa teaches courses at the credential, M.A. and doctoral level focusing on bilingual teaching strategies, action research, and social systems socio-cultural-political foundations in the multicultural-multilingual context.
Dr. Evangelina Bustamante Jones
Associate Professor Emerita
Dr. Evangelina Bustamante Jones teaches courses in the Bilingual Credential Multiple and Single Subject credential programs, as well as in the M.A. degree programs. Her expertise is literacy in L1 and L2.
Dr. Natalie Kuhlman
Dr. Natalie Kuhlman is a Professor Emeritus in the Policy Studies in Language and Cross-Cultural Education Department. Now retired, she continues to work with school districts and other educators in the areas of standards and assessment.
Adjunct Faculty & Lecturers
- Dr. Tamara Collins-Parks
- Sarah Maheronnaghsh, Ph.D., Single Subject Secondary & Multiple Subject Elementary Advisor
- Lisa M. Sparaco, Ph.D.
- Ms. Lydia Morales-Hoffman
- Jorge Ramirez, Ph.D.
- Carmen Quintana, Ph.D.
- Marian Aste, Single Subject Secondary Bilingual Block Coordinator
- Celia Ramirez, Ph.D.
- Amanda Matas
- Diane Rider
Adjunct faculty that serve in a variety of contexts for the MS and SS Bilingual Credential programs. All are experienced in teaching and learning methodology in the bilingual classroom context.
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