TESOL: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

TESOL and Literacy Students and Alumnae Getting Published

Literacy and TESOL students and alumni have been busy.  Here are a few who have gotten published lately...

Anna Sedenka, a current student and alumna of the University, published an article on mindfulness entitled Mindfulness in the Classroom in The Reading Teacher publication.  Anna earned her MS.Ed. in Applied Literacy in 2010 and is currently completing her Certificate of Advanced Study in Literacy Education. Anna shares her love of literacy as a 4th grade teacher at Great Falls Elementary in Gorham.  

Vanessa Valley, who is a candidate for her MS.Ed. in TESOL from the University, published an article on teaching mathematics to English language learners in Networks: An Online Journal of Teacher Research.

Meaghan Bradbury, who is a candidate for her MS.Ed. in TESOL, co-authored an article with her advisor, Andrea Stairs Davenport, on mainstream teachers' perspectives on teaching English language learners in MATSOL Currents, the biannual newsletter of the Massachusetts Association of Speakers of Other Languages.

Beth Skotarczak, who received her MS.Ed. in TESOL from the University in 2017 and is now an ESL teacher in Westbrook, published a paper this year with Andrea Stairs Davenport in TESL-EJ, an international journal.

Check back for more exciting news about the accomplishments of the University’s students and alumni in Literacy and TESOL.