Immigrant Student Success Presenters and Partners

Immigrant students are the leaders of tomorrow. As we strive to better integrate and educate our immigrant students, The ILC Public Education Institute thanks the following esteemed educators from across the United States who presented at our Immigrant Student Success online workshops and the organizations that spread the word about this important work. Thank you!



David Aguayo,University of Missouri, Educational Leadership and Policy

Stephen Burby, Brentwood School District

Sara Burnett, LMNO Educational Consulting

Barbara Cervone, What Kids Can Do

Carol Chandler-Rourke, University of Massachusetts Boston

Stacy Davison, Anti-Defamation League

Jean-Michel Dissard, producer, I Learn America

Lisa Dorner, University of Missouri/Missouri Dual Language Network

Dawn E. Duncan, Concordia College/Narrative 4

Susan Eaton, One Nation Indivisible and Harvard University

Westy Egmont, Immigrant Integration Lab at Boston College

Kristin Espinar, Arkansas State University

Laura Gardner, Gardner and Associates: Immigrants, Refugees and Schools

Andrea Garcia-Fernandez, Year Up (former undocumented student)

Alaísa Grudzinski, Molloy College

Marcia Drew Hohn, The ILC Public Education Institute

Andrea Honigsfeld, Molloy College

Silja Kallenbach, World Education, Inc.

Amaha Kassa, African Communities United

Tatyana Kleyn, City College of New York

Eileen Kugler, Embrace Diverse Schools

Katie Li, Charlestown High School; Internationals Network for Public Schools

Sarah Lynn, Pearson English Language Teaching

Chiara Magini, The ILC Public Education Institute

Julie Mann, Newcomers High School, NY

Denzil Mohammed, The Immigrant Learning Center’s Public Education Institute

Lorna Rivera, University of Massachusetts Boston

Susan Rojas, The Immigrant Learning Center, Inc.

Federico Salas-Isnardi, Literacy Texas

Jared Sanchez, University of Southern California

Sarang Sekhavat, MA Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition

Judy Shreves, Warren County Schools, MI

Claire Tesh, LMNO Educational Consulting

Usha Tummala-Narra, Lynch School of Education, Boston College

Phitsamay Uy University of Massachusetts Lowell

Elizabeth Venditto, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Paul Watanabe, University of Massachusetts Boston



ABE listserv

Brooklyn Public Library

Bridging Refugee Youth & Children’s Services (BRYCS)

Cambio Center

CATESOL Inland Empire Chapter

Catholic Charities

Embrace Diverse Schools

English for New Bostonians

Immigration Advocate Network


MinneTESOL Journal

Teach Immigration

Young Non Profit Network

Young elected officials network