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!

2021 Presenters:

Laura Gardner

Laura Gardner, MSW
Immigrant Connections

Kathy Lu headshot

Kathy Lu
Immigrant History Initiative

Christina Michaud, EdM
Arts and Sciences Writing Program, Boston University

Julia Mushalko headshot

Julia Mushalko
Tenement Museum

Jalene Tamerat, EdD
Charles Sposato Graduate School of Education

Julia Chang Wang headshot

Julia Chang Wang
Immigrant History Initiative

Paul Watanabe

Paul Watanabe, PhD
Institute for Asian American Studies, University of Massachusetts

Jeffrey P Winer headshot

Jeffrey P. Winer, PhD
Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School

Past Presenters:

David Aguayo

David Aguayo
University of Missouri,
Educational Leadership and Policy

Monica Bauer

Monica Bauer
Anti-Defamation League

Candace J Black

Candace J. Black, PhD
Boston College School of Social Work

Julie Bradley

Julie Bradley
Teaching Tolerance advisory board member

Stephen Burby

Steve Burby
Brentwood School District

Sara Burnett

Sara Burnett
LMNO Educational Consulting

Cynthia Carvajal, PhD

Cynthia Carvajal, PhD
Initiative on Immigration and Education, City University of New York

Barbara Cervone

Barbara Cervone
What Kids Can Do

Carol Chandler Rourke

Carol Chandler-Rourke
University of Massachusetts Boston

Stacy Davison

Stacy Davison
formerly with the Anti-Defamation League

Liz Dawes Duraisingh
Jean-Michel Dissard

Jean-Michel Dissard
producer, I Learn America

Lisa Dorner

Lisa Dorner
University of Missouri /
Missouri Dual Language Network

Dawn E. Duncan

Dawn E. Duncan
Concordia College / Narrative 4

Susan Eaton

Susan Eaton
Brandeis University

Westy Egmont

Westy Egmont
Immigrant Integration Lab
at Boston College

Kristin Espinar

Kristin Espinar
Language On

Laura Gardner

Laura Gardner, MSW
Immigrant Connections

Emily Francis
Concord High School, NC
Andrea Garcia Fernandez

Andrea Garcia-Fernandez
Year Up

Alaísa Grudzinski

Alaísa Grudzinski
Molloy College

Jake Halpern headshot

Jake Halpern
author, Welcome to the New World

Marcia Drew Hohn

Marcia Drew Hohn
The ILC Public Education Institute

Andrea Honigsfeld

Andrea Honigsfeld
Molloy College

Silja Kallenbach

Silja Kallenbach
World Education, Inc.

Amaha Kassa

Amaha Kassa
African Communities Together

Tatyana Kleyn

Tatyana Kleyn
City College of New York

Eileen Kugler

Eileen Kugler
Embrace Diverse Schools

Katie Li

Katie Li
Charlestown High School; Internationals Network for Public Schools

Sarah Lynn

Sarah Lynn
Pearson English Language Teaching

Chiara Magini

Chiara Magini
The ILC Public Education Institute

Julie Mann

Julie Mann
Newcomers High School, NY

Amy Melik

Amy Melik
Teaching Tolerance advisory board member

Fatuma Mohamed

Fatuma Mohamed
Maine Immigrant and Refugee Services

Denzil Mohammed

Denzil Mohammed
The Immigrant Learning Center’s Public Education Institute

Rachel Peric

Rachel Peric 
Welcoming America

Theo Rigby

Theo Rigby
iNation Media

Lorna Rivera

Lorna Rivera
University of Massachusetts Boston

John Rogers

John Rogers 
Institute for Democracy, Education and Access, UCLA

Susan Rojas

Susan Rojas
The Immigrant Learning Center, Inc.

Federico Salas-Isnardi

Federico Salas-Isnardi
FSI Diversity and Educations

Jared Sanchez

Jared Sanchez
University of Southern California

Sarang Sekhavat

Sarang Sekhavat
MA Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition

Michael Sheridan

Michael Sheridan
Community Supported Film

Sarah Sheya

Sarah Sheya 
Out of Eden Learn

Judy Shreves

Judy Shreves
Warren County Schools, MI

Kira Simon

Kira Simon
Anti-Defamation League

Jinnie Spiegler

Jinnie Spiegler
Anti-Defamation League (ADL)

Adam Strom

Adam Strom
Re-imagining Migration

Jalene Tamerat, EdD

Jalene Tamerat, EdD
Charles Sposato Graduate School of Education

Claire Tesh

Claire Tesh
LMNO Educational Consulting

Usha Tummala-Narra

Usha Tummala-Narra
Lynch School of Education, Boston College

Phitsamay Uy

Phitsamay Uy
University of Massachusetts Lowell

Elizabeth Venditto

Elizabeth Venditto
formerly University of Minnesota

Paul Watanabe

Paul Watanabe
University of Massachusetts Boston

Partners:

ABE listserv

Brooklyn Public Library

Bridging Refugee Youth & Children’s Services (BRYCS)

Cambio Center

CATESOL Inland Empire Chapter

Catholic Charities

Collaborative for Educational Services

Embrace Diverse Schools

English for New Bostonians

I Teach NYC

Immigration Advocate Network

Literacy Information and Communication System (LINCS)

Massachusetts Nonprofit Network

MIDTESOL

MinneTESOL Journal

Re-Imagining Migration

Teach Immigration

The Teacher Collaborative

Young Non Profit Network

Young elected officials network

Spread the word