Began Doctoral Fellowship: Summer 2009.
Program Area & Faculty Mentor: ESOL/Bilingual Education; working with Dr. Ester de Jong
Primary Research Interests: Academic language in dual language programs: teachers’ understanding.
Courses Taught at UF: TSL 4324, “ESOL Strategies for Content Area Teachers”
Recent Conference Paper Presentation: Ester de Jong & Katherine Barko-Alva, “Academic Language in Theory, Policy, and Practice.” American Educational Research Association. Philadelphia, PA. April 2014.