Integrating English Learner Needs in an Elementary Teacher Education Program: Moving Forward


  • Manka Varghese University of Washington
  • Audrey Lucero University of Oregon
  • Kerry Soo Von Esch University of Washington

Author Biographies

Manka Varghese, University of Washington

Manka M. Varghese is an associate professor in Language, Literacy and Culture at the University Washington whose research focuses on language minority teacher education and access to higher education of language minority children.

Audrey Lucero, University of Oregon

Audrey Lucero is an assistant professor of Language and Literacy Education at the University of Oregon whose research focuses on the development of biligualism and biliteracy in young language minority children.

Kerry Soo Von Esch, University of Washington

Kerry Soo Von Esch is a clinical faculty teaching associate in Language, Literacy, and Culture at the University of Washington whose research focuses on teacher leadership, professional development and learning for equitable English learner instruction.


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