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Thursday, August 20, 2015

New Faculty Focus: Dual Language and English Learner Education

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Please join us in welcoming our new faculty from the department of Dual Language and English Learner Education.

DLE, Sera Hernandez
Dr. Hernandez specializes in critical pedagogical practices with emergent bilingual students and the sociocultural and political contexts of language learning and teaching in California schools and communities. She was a dissertation fellow for the UC All Campus Consortium on Research for Diversity (UC/ACCORD) and has worked in public K-12 schools and universities for over 15 years as a teacher, counselor, professional developer, and teacher educator.

 Her research interests include bilingualism, biliteracy, dual language education, critical family literacy, language socialization, and second language acquisition. Her research on language socialization, classroom discourse, and Latino parent involvement has been featured in the Review of Research in Education journal and several edited volumes.