The Massachusetts Association for Bilingual Education, along with Dual Language Programs and affiliate organizations in Connecticut (CAPELL), and Rhode Island (RITELL), is delighted to host this third conference for teachers, school and district leaders, support staff, and all those interested in and dedicated to Dual Language Education.
LILIA I. BARTOLOMÉ is Professor of Applied Linguistics at the University of Massachusetts at Boston. She previously taught at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, San Diego State University and worked as an elementary school bilingual teacher and bilingual reading specialist before entering the academy. As a teacher educator, Bartolomé’s research interests include the preparation of effective teachers of linguistic minority students in multicultural contexts as well as immigrant parent instruction around the acquisition of English and learning about US public schools in order to better assist their children. Bartolomé has published extensively. Her publications include the following books: Ideologies in Education: Unmasking the Trap of Teacher Neutrality; The Misteaching of Academic Discourses; Immigrant Voices: In Search of Pedagogical Equity (with Henry Trueba), and Dancing with Bigotry: The Poisoning of Cultural Identities (with Donaldo Macedo).