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Enhancing Practice with Early English Language Learners

April 29, 2011

This conference was co-sponsored by The Education Research Section (ERS), The Future of Children journal, The Woodrow Wilson School (WWS) and the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER).

Conference Presentations

 Please click on an individual's name to view their presentation. 

 What Does Research Have to Say?

  • Marta Tienda, Maurice P. During Professor in Demographic Studies. Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School; Director, Program in Latino Studies
  • Robert Crosnoe, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Sociology and Population Research Center, University of Texas at Austin
  • Fred Genesee, Psychology Department, McGill University
  • Lynn Karoly, Senior Economist, RAND

Assessment and English Language Learners

  • Sandra Barrueco, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology & Fellow of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, The Catholic University of America
  • Elizabeth Franks, Language & Literacy Associates for Multilingual and Multicultural Education (LLAMAME, LLC)
  • Alexandra Figueras-Daniel, Research Coordinator, National Institute for Early Education Research

Preschool Research Network

  • Sharon Ayers, Ph.D., National Institute for Early Education Research

Professional Development and English Language Learners

Creative Ways to Teach English Language Learners

  • Margarita Calderón, Professor Emerita, Johns Hopkins University
  • Sandee McHugh-McBride, Early Childhood Co-Representative, NJTESOL-NJBE Executive Board; Lecturer, Rutgers Graduate School of Education