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

Monica Bauer, Anti-Defamation League

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, formerly with the Anti-Defamation League

Liz Dawes Duraisingh, Project Zero

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, Brandeis University

Westy Egmont, Immigrant Integration Lab at Boston College

Kristin Espinar, Language On

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

Andrea Garcia-Fernandez, Year Up

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 Together

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

Rachel Peric, Welcoming America

Theo Rigby, iNation Media

Lorna Rivera, University of Massachusetts Boston

John Rogers, Institute for Democracy, Education and Access, UCLA

Susan Rojas, The Immigrant Learning Center, Inc.

Federico Salas-Isnardi, FSI Diversity and Educations

Jared Sanchez, University of Southern California

Sarang Sekhavat, MA Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition

Sarah Sheya, Out of Eden Learn

Judy Shreves, Warren County Schools, MI

Kira Simon, Anti-Defamation League

Jinnie Spiegler, Anti-Defamation League (ADL)

Adam Strom, Re-imagining Migration

Claire Tesh, LMNO Educational Consulting

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

Phitsamay Uy University of Massachusetts Lowell

Elizabeth Venditto, formerly 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

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


MinneTESOL Journal

Re-Imagining Migration

Teach Immigration

The Teacher Collaborative

Young Non Profit Network

Young elected officials network

Spread the word