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Join us at the WATESOL Fall 2018 Conference! 

Saturday, October 6th  | Trinity Washington University

KeynoteBuilding Community and Collaboration in the Classroom: Examples from Teachers

Speaker: Luciana C. de Oliveira, President of TESOL International Association

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 classrooms. 

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.

Our Fall 2018 Conference Sponsors




Cambridge University Press


Alphabet Publishing

Easy English News

ELTS/Color Vowel Chart

National Geographic Learning

Oxford University Press

Pro Lingua Associates

Saddleback Education Publishing

Tempo Bookstore

TESOL International

Townsend Press

U.S. Department of State

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