Katherine Barko-Alva

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 PresentationEster de Jong & Katherine Barko-Alva, “Academic Language in Theory, Policy, and Practice.”  American Educational Research Association.  Philadelphia, PA.  April 2014.