Graduate Research Associates
Mariannella has most recently worked as an elementary ESL specialist. She has a Master’s degree in Reading from TWU. She is currently working on a Ph.D. in Reading also from TWU. Her research interests are within the scope of Response to Intervention as it pertains to culturally and linguistically diverse students. Mariannella has also worked as an elementary bilingual classroom teacher, English as a Foreign Language teacher, bilingual literacy and dyslexia interventionist, and Title I bilingual literacy and data coach. Her certifications include EC-6 Bilingual (Spanish) Generalist and K-12 Reading Specialist. She currently works as a graduate research associate as part of the ELLevate grant.
Tricia has most recently worked as an elementary assistant principal. She got her Master's degree in Educational Administration from TWU and is a full-time doctoral student majoring in Special Education. Her research interests are gender biases in identification, implementation of interventions, and programming for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Tricia has also worked as a general education teacher, Instructional Specialist and Response to Intervention Coordinator. She currently works as a graduate research associate as part of the ELLevate grant.
Victor has most recently worked as an elementary music dual language teacher. He earned a Master's degree in Music Education with a related field in bilingual education from UNT. He is currently working on a Ph.D. in Reading from TWU. His research interests include the intersections between language and music learning, arts integration, and culturally sustaining pedagogies. He is a member of the editorial board for the online music education journal Reverberations: Teachers Teaching Teachers. He currently works as a graduate research associate as part of the ELLevate! and PIONERAS grants.
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