Join us at the WATESOL Fall 2018 Conference!
Saturday, October 6th
Trinity Washington University
Keynote: Building Community and Collaboration in the Classroom: Examples from Teachers
Speaker: Luciana C. de Oliveira
Dr. Luciana C. de Oliveira is President (2018-2019) of TESOL
International Association. She is Professor and Chair of the Department
of Teaching and Learning at the University of Miami, Florida. Her
research focuses on issues related to teaching English language
learners (ELLs) at the K-12 level, including the role of language in
learning the content areas, and teacher education, advocacy and social
justice. Currently, Luciana’s research examines scaffolding practices
for teaching the content areas to ELLs in elementary
Luciana is the series editor of five volumes focused on the Common Core and ELLs (2014-2016) with TESOL Press. She has authored, co-authored, edited, or co-edited 21 books and has published over 180 refereed journal articles and book chapters. Luciana has over 20 years of teaching experience in the field of TESOL and was an elected board member for the TESOL International Association (2013-2016) before being elected President. Among many awards and honors, she was the recipient of the Mid-Career Award (2017) by the Second Language Research special interest group and the Early Career Award (2012) by the Bilingual Education Research special interest group of AERA.