Expertise

Areas: Education Policy, Comparative and International Education, Applied Linguistics, Latin American Issues/Education, Progressive Education.

Research Areas:

Education Policy, Comparative and International Education, Applied Linguistics (ESL/Bilingual education), Latin American Issues/Education (particularly Central America), Progressive education, authentic and experiential teaching and assessment, diversity issues in education.

  • International Videoconferencing, International Perspectives.
  • Social justice and ESL and mainstream classroom teacher preparation policy.
  • Globalizing college education through videoconferencing.
Communities
Gender Studies
Degrees
PhD, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Educational Theory and Policy - International and Social Foundations, 1991
MA, University of Massachusetts, Boston, Bilingual and English as a Second Language Studies/Applied Linguistics, 1987
BS, Stonehill College, Massachusetts, Biology, 1979
Certifications

1989, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Educational Planning

1986, Harvard University, Bilingual Special Education

1980, Center for Human Potential, Antigua, Guatemala, Peace Corps - Spanish Language, Cross-cultural and Technical Training