Gerena, Linda

Overview

Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education


    Degree Institution Field Dates
    PhD  San Diego State University and The Claremont Graduate University  Language and Cross Cultural Education; Educational Policy; Bilingual Education.  2002 
    MA  New York University, New York  Linguistics and TESOL K-12  1985 
    MA  California State University, Los Angeles  Bilingual/Urban Elementary Education  1982 
    BA  Brooklyn College, City University of New York  Spanish Language and Literature  1975 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    York College  Associate Professor  Teacher Education  September 2008 to present 
    St. Petersburg College  Professor  Teacher Education  January 2003-August 2008 
    California State University San Marcos  Instructor  Bilingual Education  September 1994-August 1998 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience


  4. Non Academic Experience


  5. Employment Record At This Institution

    Rank Dates
    Associate Professor  Sept 2008-Present 
  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        Gerena, L. & Ramirez-Verdugo, M.D.. "Analyzing Bilingual Teaching and Learning in Madrid, Spain: A Fulbright Scholar International Collaborative Research Project.." . GIST- Education & Learning Research Journal. 8 June 2014: 16-26.

        Gerena, L & Ramirez-Verdugo, M.D.. "A Fulbright Research Study: Analyzing Bilingual Education in Madrid, Spain." Biblioteca Benjamin Franklin. In Print April 2014: .

        Gerena, L. & Keiler, L.. "Effective Intervention With Urban At Risk Secondary English Language Learners: A Case Study Using Peer Teachers In An Innovative Summer Course." Bilingual Research Journal. 35,1 2012: 76-97.

        Gerena, L. & Keiler, L.. "Supporting At-Risk English Language Learners in an Urban Secondary Science Classroom: Developing Content Literacy Strategies in a Peer Enhanced Restructured Classroom." International Journal of Arts and Sciences. 4,16 2011: 297–314.

        Gerena, L.. "Building Vocabulary Using Student Centered, Active and Participatory Strategies In a Content and Language Integrated Learning Environment." Teaching Times. Fall, 2011 2011: 8-9.

        Gerena, L. & Keiler, L. "Innovative Solutions to Help Teachers of ELs in a Math and Science Classroom." AccELLerate!. 3,4 2011: 9.

        Gerena, L. "Student attitudes towards biliteracy in a dual immersion program." The Reading Matrix Journal. 10,1 2010: 55-78..

        Gerena, L. "Parental voice and cultural context in a two-way bilingual setting.." Urban Education. 46,3 April 2010: 342 – 370.

        Gerena, L. "Supporting ELL Writing in College Level Classes." DisCover. Volume 2.1 Fall 2009 2009: 123-144.

        Dupoux, E., Gerena, L., & Ariza, E.W.. "Exited ESOL HS Students’ Perceptions Of Best Strategies For Developing English Language Proficiency: A Comparison of Sheltered English vs. Mainstream English-Only High School Instructional Models." ABAC Journal. 29 no 1 2009: 1-23.

        Gerena, L. & Ariza, E.W. "The Role of Faculty Collaboration In Producing Highly Qualified K-12 ESOL Teachers: Community College and Beyond." Perspectives On Community College ESL: Volume III: Faculty Administration and the Working Environment. III May 2008: 115-124.

        Gerena, L. "Transitioning From a Two Year to a Four-Year Program: Establishing Baccalaureate Degrees in Education with ESOL Endorsement." Sunshine State TESOL Journal. Vol 2 Issue 2 Fall 2003: 9-16.

        Gerena, L. "Dual Immersion: A Driving Force for Policy Reform and Language Transformation." Journal for Early Language Learning. Vol. 8 No. 1 Fall 2002: 8-28.

        Gerena, L. "Critical Bilingual Education: Counter Hegemony And Schooling." Bicultural Studies in Education. Institute For Education In Transformation. 1998: 143-164.

      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings

          Gerena, L.. "Developing Literacy Strategies in the PERC Classroom: Supporting Secondary Science and Math Students." Proceedings from The 11th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education. January 2013. Jan 2013: 8.

          Gerena, L.. "International Cooperation and Collaboration: A Fulbright Scholar’s Experience in Researching Bilingual Programs and Practices in Spain." International Conference on Education Research and Innovation (ICERI). Proceedings of the 2012 ICERI Conference. Nov 2012: 9.

          Gerena, L.. "Providing Literacy Strategies To English Language Learners In Urban Secondary Math And Science Classes: The Peer Enabled Restructured Classroom (PERC) Model." International Conference on Education Research and Innovation (ICERI). Proceedings of the 2012 ICERI Conference. Nov 2012: 9.

          Gerena, L.. "Empowering  English  language  learners  to  build  autonomy  and   motivation  in  urban  secondary  Math  and  Science  classes:     The  peer  enabled  restructured  classroom  (PERC)." Views on motivation and autonomy in ELT: Selected papers from the XXXVII FAAPI Conference. September 2012: 27-38.

          Gerena, L.. "Fulbright Scholar Support For Professional Development Of Teachers And Language Assistants (Auxiliares De Lengua) In Bilingual Programs In La Comunidad De Madrid." Proceedings of INTED 2012 Conference.. March 2012: 495-503.

          Gerena, L & Glaser, D.. "Action Research In Higher Education: Using a Tuning Protocol to Improve Oral And Written Communication Skills, Critical Thinking Skills, And Reflective Practice Through Engagement and Active Participation.." Proceedings from The 10th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education. January 2012: 106-115.

          Gerena, L.. "Developing Literacy Strategies To Support English Language Learners in a High School Science Peer Enhanced Restructured Classroom (PERC).." Proceedings from The 10th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education.. January 2012: 97-105.

          Keiler, L. & Gerena, L.. "Supporting English Language Learners in Urban At Risk Secondary Schools: Using Literacy Strategies To Support ELL Learning of Science in a Peer Enhanced Restructured Classroom.." Proceedings from The 9th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education: Honolulu, HI.. January 2011.: 12.

          Gerena, L. & Glaser, D.. "Developing A Mechanism for Increasing Communication Skills, Critical Thinking and Reflective Practice: The Tuning Protocol. Honolulu, HA. January 2011. (Based upon research funded by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning: CETL)." Proceedings from The 9th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education: Honolulu, HI.. 2011: 8.

          Gerena, L. & Keiler, L. "Supporting Secondary English Language Learners in an Urban, At-Risk Peer Enhanced Restructured Classroom (PERC): Strategies in a Science Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) Environment.." Proceedings from the International Conference for Education Research and Innovation (ICERI).. 2010: 10.

          Gerena, L., Glaser, D., & Keiler, L.S.. "Using A Tuning Protocol To Improve Student Reflection, Higher Order Thinking Skills, Communication Skills, Engagement, And Active Participation In Higher Education Contexts." Proceedings from the International Conference for Education Research and Innovation (ICERI).. 2010: 10.

          Gerena, L.. "Written Discourse in College Classes: How can Faculty Guide and Support their ELL Students? How faculty can use a Tuning Protocol to help their ELL students improve their writing and written communication skills." Hawaii International Conference on Education. Jan 2010: 10.

          Keiler, L.& Gerena, L.. "Supporting ELL students’ learning of biology: Vital skills for peer instructors in the secondary science classroom." Hawaii International Conference on Education:. Jan 2010: 10.

          Gerena, L, Keiler, L, & Glaser, D.. "Using A Tuning Protocol (TP) As A Means To Improve College Students’ Reflective Practice, Higher-Level Critical Thinking, And Communication Skills." International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI) Madrid, Spain. Nov 2009: 12.

          Gerena,L. & Keiler, L. "Using Peer Tutors With At Risk High School English Language Learners: A Case Study of the Effectiveness of Personal Assisted Learning (PAL) In A Special MSPinNYC Summer Course." International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI), Madrid, Spain. Nov 2009: 12.

          Gerena, L & Keiler, L.. "Peer Tutoring and Academic Success: The Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) Classroom In MSPinNYC." International (IATED) Barcelona, Spainal Association for Technology, Education and Development, , Spain. July 2009: 11.

          Gerena, L.,Keiler, L. Levine, J.McCauley,T., Mills, P.,. "Peer Enabled Restructured Classrooms: A field trial experiment leading to a successful model for the urban classroom." National Science Foundation: Washington, DC.. Jan 24- 26, 2010,: .

        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:

      Gerena, L. "Using Literacy Strategies with Secondary English Language Learners (ELLs) and Former English Language Learners (F-ELLs).." In E. N. Whelan Ariza, (Ed) Not for ESOL Teachers: What Every Classroom Teacher Needs to Know About the Linguistically, Culturally, and Ethnically Diverse Student Second Edition. Boston: Allyn & Bacon. 2012: .

      Gerena, L. "Grammar in the ESL classroom: What should mainstream teachers know? In E.N.Whelan Ariza (Ed). Fundamentals Of Teaching English To Speakers Of Other Languages In K-12 Mainstream Classrooms. Kendall Hunt Publishing Co.." In E.N.Whelan Ariza & S. I. Lapp. Literacy, Language, and Culture: Methods and Strategies for Mainstream Teachers with Not-so-Mainstream Learners. Charlotte, NC: Kona Publishing and Media Group, HED. ISBN: 978-1-935987-30-7. 2012: .

      Gerena, L. "Bilingualism and primary language literacy. In E.N.Whelan Ariza & S. Lapp, (Ed). Language, Literacy, and Culture: Methodologies for K-12 teachers of ELLS in the mainstream classroom. Boston: Allyn and Bacon." In E.N.Whelan Ariza & S. I. Lapp. Literacy, Language, and Culture: Methods and Strategies for Mainstream Teachers with Not-so-Mainstream Learners. Charlotte, NC: Kona Publishing and Media Group, HED. ISBN: 978-1-935987-30-7. 2012: .

      Gerena, L. "CALLA: The cognitive academic language learning approach. In E.N.Whelan Ariza & S. Lapp, (Ed). Language, Literacy, and Culture: Methodologies for K-12 teachers of ELLS in the mainstream classroom. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.." In E.N.Whelan Ariza & S. I. Lapp. Literacy, Language, and Culture: Methods and Strategies for Mainstream Teachers with Not-so-Mainstream Learners. Charlotte, NC: Kona Publishing and Media Group, HED. ISBN: 978-1-935987-30-7. 2012: .

      Gerena, L. "The Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP): In E.N.Whelan Ariza & S. Lapp, (Ed). Language, Literacy, and Culture: Methodologies for K-12 teachers of ELLS in the mainstream classroom. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.." In E.N.Whelan Ariza & S. I. Lapp. Literacy, Language, and Culture: Methods and Strategies for Mainstream Teachers with Not-so-Mainstream Learners. Charlotte, NC: Kona Publishing and Media Group, HED. ISBN: 978-1-935987-30-7. 2012: .

      Gerena, L. "What do mainstream teachers need to know about grammar? In E.N.Whelan Ariza & S. Lapp, (Ed). Language, Literacy, and Culture: Methodologies for K-12 teachers of ELLS in the mainstream classroom. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.." In E.N.Whelan Ariza & S. I. Lapp. Literacy, Language, and Culture: Methods and Strategies for Mainstream Teachers with Not-so-Mainstream Learners. Charlotte, NC: Kona Publishing and Media Group, HED. ISBN: 978-1-935987-30-7. 2012: .

      Gerena, L. "What mainstream teachers need to know about writing and culture: Writing is a cultural event. In E.N.Whelan Ariza & S. Lapp, (Eds). Language, Literacy, and Culture: Methodologies for K-12 teachers of ELLS in the mainstream classroom. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.." In E.N.Whelan Ariza & S. Lapp, (Eds). Literacy, Language, and Culture: Methods and Strategies for Mainstream Teachers with Not-so-Mainstream Learners.. 2011: .

    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  7. Other Publications

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:
      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  8. Presented Papers, Lectures, And Exhibitions And Performances

    "Analyzing Bilingual Teaching and Learning in Madrid, Spain: A Fulbright Senior Scholar Research Project" May 2014: York College Provost Lecture Series,.

    "New Trends in Bilingual and Inclusive Education in US and Spain" April 2014: IV Workshop on Language Acquisition and Language Learning. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), Madrid Spain..

    "A Fulbright Collaborative International Research Experience at UAM: Analyzing Learning and Teaching in Bilingual Education in US and Spain" January 2014: II International Seminar on Educational Research Applied Language Learning and LiteratureUniversidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM): Madrid Spain.

    "Using Digital Resources to Build Fluency, Vocabulary, and Pronunciation" November 2013: TESOL France.

    "Bilingual Education Perspectives, Attitudes and Effective Practices" July 2013: Bilingual Campus 3-Alcala de Henares, Spain.

    "A Fulbright Senior Scholar Research Project: Analyzing Learning And Teaching In Bilingual Education In La Comunidad De Madrid" May 2013: I International Conference On Bilingual Education In A Globalized World: Comparison between Spain and the United States, Alcalá de Henares, Spain.

    "Analysis of Learning and Teaching in Bilingual Education in CLIL Approaches: The ALTBE Project." April 2013: CLIL Conference-Modernizing Educational Practice Perspectives in Content and Language Integrated Learning. University of Silesia, Poland..

    "Fulbright Research: Bilingual Education Perspectives, Attitudes, and Effective Practices." March 2013: TESOL Spain: Sevilla, Spain.

    "Developing Literacy Strategies in the PERC Classroom: Supporting Secondary Science and Math Students" January 2013: Hawaii International Conference on Education (HICE). Honolulu, HI.

    ": International Cooperation and Collaboration: A Fulbright Scholar’s Experience in Researching Bilingual Programs and Practices in Spain" November 2012: York College.

    "International Cooperation and Collaboration: A Fulbright Scholar’s Experience in Researching Bilingual Programs and Practices in Spain" November 2012: International Conference on Education Research and Innovation (ICERI). Madrid Spain.

    "Interactive Strategies To Build Vocabulary, Comprehension, Higher Order Thinking Skills, And Authentic Assessment Tools In The CLIL Classroom." May 2012: TESOL France.

    "Assessing Bilingualism: Impact of US Bilingual Programs and Its Implication in Spain CLIL Experiences." April 2012: II Workshop on Language Acquisition and Language Learning.

    "Effective Teaching, Learning, and Assessment in the CLIL Classroom." April 2012: Granada English Teachers Association (GRETA).

    "Fulbright Scholar Support for Bilingual Education in Spain:Preparing Bilingual Teachers And Developing Effective Bilingual Programs" March 2012: TESOL Spain.

    "Fulbright Scholar Support For Professional Development Of Teachers And Language Assistants (Auxiliares De Lengua) In Bilingual Programs In La Comunidad De Madrid" March 2012: International Technology, Education and Development Conference - INTED.

    "Fulbright Scholar Support for Bilingual Education in Spain" February 2012: Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.

    "The Why and How of Effective Teaching, Learning, and Assessment in the CLIL Classroom." February 2012: Department of Education- de Castilla y Leon.

    "Cultural Education, and Scientific Interchange between Spain and the United States of America:" February 2012: Fulbright Commission Spain.

    "Fulbright Commission Spain: Cultural Education, and Scientific Interchange between Spain and the United States of America" February 2012: 2012 Seminar for Fulbright Grantees: Keynote Speaker and Moderator for US Research Scholars & Visiting Professors.

    "Action Research In Higher Education: Using a Tuning Protocol to Improve Oral And Written Communication Skills, Critical Thinking Skills, And Reflective Practice Through Engagement and Active Participation" January 2012: Hawaii International Conference on Education.

    "Developing Literacy Strategies To Support English Language Learners in a High School Science Peer Enhanced Restructured Classroom (PERC)." January 2012: Hawaii International Conference on Education.

    "Fulbright Scholar Support of Bilingual Education" October 2011: Congreso Internacional de Enseñanza Bilingüe en Centros Educativos (CIEB II) Madrid, Spain.

    "Supporting At-Risk English Language Learners (ELLs) In An Urban Secondary Science Classroom: Developing Content Literacy Strategies In A Peer Enhanced Restructured Classroom (PERC)" June 2011: The International Journal of Arts & Sciences (IJAS) Conference for Academic Disciplines. Prague, Czech Republic.

    "Building Critical Literacies With Second Language Learners In The Biology Classroom" June 2011: International Symposium on Bilingualism (ISB8)-Oslo, Norway.

    "Developing Comprehension Skills Through Math and Science Content Area Reading Activities" March 2011: TESOL New Orleans.

    "Developing Vocabulary To Increase and Improve Second Language Acquisition" March 2011: TESOL New Orleans.

    "NCTM Colloquium:English Language Learners Achieving Academic Success in Mathematics" March 2011: TESOL New Orleans.

    "Publishing in the TESOL Journal (TJ)" March 2011: TESOL New Orleans.

    "Supporting Language Acquisition in Bilingual Classrooms: Effective Strategies to Build Vocabulary" March 2011: TESOL Spain.

    "Developing A Mechanism for Increasing Communication Skills, Critical Thinking and Reflective Practice: The Tuning Protocol" January 2011: Hawaii International Conference on Education 2011: Honolulu, HI.

    "Supporting ELL students’ learning of biology: Vital skills for peer instructors in the secondary science classroom" January 2011: Hawaii International Conference on Education 2011: Honolulu, HI.

    "Using A Tuning Protocol To Improve Student Reflection, Higher Order Thinking Skills, Communication Skills, Engagement, And Active Participation In Higher Education Contexts" November 2010: International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI). Madrid Spain.

    "Supporting Secondary English Language Learners in an Urban, At-Risk Peer Enhanced Restructured Classroom (PERC): Strategies in a Science Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) Environment." November 2010: International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI). Madrid Spain.

    "Building Vocabulary To Support Language Acquisition" November 2010: TESOL France.

    "Why Math is Difficult for ELLs. What Can Teachers Do?" November 2010: School Science and Math Association (SSMA). Ft. Myers, Florida,.

    "Publishing in TESOL Journal" March 2010: TESOL 2010 Annual International Conference.

    "Communication, Language and Reasoning in Mathematics for English Language Learning Students" March 2010: TESOL 2010 Annual International Conference.

    "Teaching Grammar Across the Grades: Can Grammar Be Fun?" March 2010: TESOL Spain.

    "An Intergenerational Learning Network. Peer Enhanced Restructured Classrooms (PERC): A successful model for the urban classroom" January 2010: 2010 Math and Science Partnership (MSP) Learning Network Conference (LNC) MSP.

    "Supporting ELL students’ learning of biology: Vital skills for peer instructors in the secondary science classroom" January 2010: The 8th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education.

    "Written Discourse in College Classes: How can Faculty Guide and Support their ELL Students? How faculty can use a Tuning Protocol to help their ELL students improve their writing and written communication skills" January 2010: The 8th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education.

    "Writing and Grammar in Culturally Explicit Rhetorical Discourse." November 2009: TESOL France Colloquium. Paris, France.

    "Using peer tutors with at risk high school English Language Learners: A case study of the effectiveness of Personal Assisted Learning (PAL) in a special MSPinNYC summer course." November 2009: International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI) Madrid, Spain.

    "Using A Tuning Protocol (TP) As A Means To Improve College Students’ Reflective Practice, Higher-Level Critical Thinking, And Communication Skills.”" November 2009: International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI) Madrid, Spain.

    "Links between the NCTM Process/Assessment Standards and English Language Learners." October 2009: School Science and Mathematics Association Annual Conference, Reno NV..

    "Peer Tutoring And Academic Success; The Personal Assistance Learning (PAL) Classroom In MSPinNYC (Math Science Partnership)." July 2009: International Association for Technology, Education and Development. Barcelona, Spain..

    "Why is Math Difficult for ELLs and What Can Teachers Do?" May 2009: DOE Unlocking the Potential of Mathematics Instruction for English Language Learners.

    "How to Publish a Book for TESOL" March 2009: TESOL Annual International Conference. Denver, CO.

    "ELLs and Math: NOT The Same In Any Language" March 2009: TESOL Annual International Conference. Denver, CO.

    "Writing Strategies for Intermediate to Advanced ELLs" March 2009: TESOL Annual International Conference. Denver, CO.

    "Everything You Need to Know About Working With ESL Students" October 2008: CETL Workshop Presentation, York College.

    "Teaching Literacy Based Strategies for Intermediate to Advanced ELLs" May 2008: Sunshine State TESOL.

    "What’s Going on in Your Neck of the Woods with ESOL Inclusion" May 2008: Sunshine State TESOL.

    "Publishing in Essential Teacher" April 2008: TESOL Annual International Conference.

    "Guidance Counselor Issues for ELLs" April 2008: TESOL Annual International Conference.

    "St. Petersburg College of Education Elementary and Exceptional Education Infused ESOL Program Design" June 2007: Sanibel State Leadership Conference.

    "Strategies For English Language Learners With Learning Disabilities" May 2007: 30th Annual Sunshine State TESOL Conference.

    "Preparing the Inclusive Teacher: Teaching ESOL Students in Inclusive Settings" April 2005: Council For Exceptional Children Conference.

    "Student Attitudes Towards Literacy in Two Languages" March 2005: The 5th International Symposium on Bilingualism.

    "The Experiment in Educational Policy" September 2004: Florida Department of Education: State Board of Education.

    "Dual Immersion and Language Transformation: Factors for Policy Reform" May 2003: The 4th International Symposium on Bilingualism.

    "Student Attitudes Towards Literacy in Two Languages" January 1999: National Association of Bilingual Education (NABE).

    "Continuing to Create Educational Equity and Excellence Through Partnership" February 1998: National Association of Bilingual Education (NABE).

    "Establishing Effective Educational Programs Through Partnerships" February 1997: National Association of Bilingual Education (NABE).

    "Establishing a Two-Way Bilingual Program: Educational Change Through Community Partnerships" February 1997: California Association of Bilingual Education (CABE).

    "Critical Pedagogy: Personal and Practical Applications in a Bilingual/Multicultural Setting" March 1996: National Association of Bilingual Education (NABE).

    "And Bilingualism for All: A Review of Two Way Bilingual Programs" January 1996: California Association of Bilingual Education (CABE.

    "Leadership: Making It Happen" April 1994: California State University, San Marcos.

    "Teacher Training Institutes" 1979-1989: Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).

    "TESOL and Bilingual Education" May 1984: Puerto Rico Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (PRTESOL)..

    "Similarities and Differences of Education in Mexico and The United States: The Relationship of Education Between The United States and Mexico" Mexico City 1980: First International Conference of Bilingual Educators.

    "Using Games To Develop Language Acquisition" November 2011: TESOL France.

  9. Patents

    None

  10. Work In Progress

    1. Books in progress:
    2. Papers in Progress:

      Gerena, L.. "Supporting Students In Urban Secondary Math And Science Classes: Literacy Strategies In The Peer Enabled Restructured Classroom (PERC)." Education & Urban Society. In progress: .

      Gerena, L & Ramirez-Verdugo, M.D.. "Voices of Bilingualism: A Case Study of Bilingual Learners in Madrid, Spain.." Journal of Immersion and Content-Based Language Education. In Progress: .

    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:

      Gerena, L. & Glaser, D.. "Improving Communication, Critical Thinking, and Reflective Analysis Skills in Higher Education: The Tuning Protocol.." Urban Education. March 2014: .

    4. Research in progress:
  11. Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

    Fulbright Senior Research Scholar Award - The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to “increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries”.: 2011-2012.

    Fulbright Specialist Award: US Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.: 2011-2016.

    English Language Specialist (ELS): US State Department: Selected 2011.

    National Honor Societies: Kappa Delta Pi, Sigma Delta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi: 1975-present.

    Embassy of Spain Fellowships (3 consecutive awards): 2000-2003.

    Title VII Fellowship: San Diego State University: 1998-1999.

    California State University Fellowship: The CSU Doctoral Incentive Program: 1997-1998.

    Title VII Fellowship: CSU Los Angeles: 1979-1980.

    Magna Cum Laude: Bachelor of Arts: 1975.

  12. Grants-In-Aid

    MSPinNYC Peer Assisted Learning (PERC):Member of a National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant in Collaboration with Hunter/York College Faculty, At risk urban ELLs in the secondary science and math classes: Understanding student needs and providing support for success. 2009-Present: NSF grant academic year and summer grant work.

    CETL Grant 2009: York College, Using a Tuning Protocol to Affect Millennial Students’ Reflective Practice, Communication Skills and Critical Thinking Skills. 2009-2010: 3,000.00.

    Responsive Research Network (RRN) in Mathematics and Science Education, What Must Tutors Know In Order To Be Successful At Helping Other Students Learn And How Can Tutors Effectively Support The Learning Of ELL Students?. 2009-2010: 15,000 (Collaborative with faculty peer).

    California State University Fellowship, The CSU Doctoral Incentive Program. 1997-1998: Tuition grant.

    Title VII Fellowship: San Diego State University, Promoting Language Transformation And Policy Reform In Education Through Two Way Immersion. 1998-1999: Tuition grant.

    Title VII Fellowship: CSULos Angeles, Creating a Resource Center for Bilingual Education Programs. 1983-1984: Tuition grant.

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      Chair, Curriculum Committee, Department of Teacher Education: 2009-present.

      Innovations to Curriculum: Developing and Adding Childhood/English to the NYC BPS program: 2014-2015.

      Teacher Education Field Committee: 2008-2010; 2014-2015.

      Department Representative to the Pathways Committee: 2012-2103.

      Department P & B: 2010-present.

      Teacher Education Unit Committee (TEUC): 2012-present.

      Teacher Education Liberal Arts and Science Advisory Committee (LASAC): 2009-2012.

      Innovations to Curriculum: Developing a Supplementary Credential in TESOL for existing teachers: 2009-2010.

      Assessment Committee, Department of Teacher Education: 2008-2010.

      Program Development and Curriculum updating: 2008-present.

    2. Service to the School

      Student Learning Outcome Assessment Committee: 2012.

    3. Service to the College

      York College Senate: 2012-Present.

      York College Faculty Caucus: 2012-present.

      York College Curriculum Committee: 2010-Present.

      English Composition Faculty Interest Group (FIG): 2009-2010.

      Provost’s Faculty Advising Committee: 2009-2010.

      NCATE Teacher Education Department Team: 2008-2010.

    4. Service to the Graduate Center
    5. Service to the University

      Literacy Special Interest Group (SIG) Member: 2009.

  14. Offices Held In Professional Societies

    Section Editor: Vocabulary. The TESOL Encyclopedia of English Language Teaching.: 2013 to present.

    Member of the International TESOL Serial Publication Standing Committee: 2011-2015.

    Member: International Scientific Advisory Board, EDULEARN11, Barcelona, Spain: 2011.

    Member: International Scientific Advisory Board, EDULEARN11, Barcelona, Spain: 2011.

    TESOL Journal Editorial Advising Board Member: 2010-present.

    TESOL Journal (TJ):Editorial Review Member: 2009-present.

    TESOL Elected to National Office: Nominating Committee: 2009-2010.

    Section Editor of the “Out of the Box” in the International TESOL Quarterly Publication Essential Teacher.: 2007-2009.

    Member of the International TESOL Peer Reviewed Book Publication Standing Committee: 2006-2011.

  15. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

    Editorial Review Board: Argentinian Journal of
 Applied Linguistics (AJAL): 2012-Present.

    Editorial Review Board - Bilingual Research Journal: 2012-Present.

    TESOL Serial Publications Review Board: 2011-Present.

    Editorial Review Board-Urban Education Journal: 2010-Present.

    Invited Guest Speaker-University of Cordoba, Spain: 2010.

    Keynote Speaker, Universidad de Cordoba, Spain. Second Language Acquisition and Bilingual Education in the United States: 2010.

    TESOL, Inc Nominating Committee: 2009-2010.

    TESOL Journal Editorial Advisory Board: 2009-Present.

    Invited Speaker, York College Convocation: 2009.

    TESOL International Conference Proposal Reader/Reviewer: 2008-2010.

    Member of a National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant on Peer Assistant Learning (PAL). Investigating peer tutoring as an intervention for struggling high school ELL students in Math and Biology: 2008-Present.

    Florida State Department of Education: Statewide Course Numbering System: 2008.

    National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) 38th Annual Conference, Executive Local Planning Committee; Co-chair Entertainment Committee: 2008.

    Member of the St. Petersburg College President’s Committee on Academic Honesty: 2007.

    TESOL Book Publications Review Board: 2006-2011.

    Presentation to the Open World Delegation from Russia; Kursk State University: 2006.

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
      EDUC 432 Supervised Teaching in Elementary School 
      EDUC 431 Supervised Teaching in Elementary School 
      EDUC 370 Content Literacy for EO and ELL Students 
      EDUC 369 Early and Emergent Literacy: EO and ELLs 
      EDUC 345 Teaching English as a Second Language through the Content Areas 
      EDUC 312 Literacy Instruction and Children’s Literature in the Early and Primary Years 
      EDUC 268 Teaching the Linguistically Diverse Student in Bilingual and Mainstream Classes 
      EDUC 269 Theories of Bilingualism and Bilingual Education in the Urban School 
      EDUC 281 Field Experience in Childhood and Adolescent Development 
      EDUC 280 Child and Adolescent Development for Teachers 
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):

      Teaching Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies to English Language Learners (ELLs) K-12, EDUC 379.

      Advanced Socio-Linguistics and Literacy for K-12 English Language Learners (ELLs), EDUC 378.

      Teaching the Linguistically Diverse Student in Bilingual and Mainstream Classes, EDUC 268 (Formerly EDUC 269).

      Early and Emergent Literacy for EOs and ELLs, EDUC 369.

      Content Area Literacy Instruction for EO and ELL Students, EDUC 370.

      Participation for Childhood English Majors in the NYC BPS Program, Childhood English BPS Program Development.

      ESL Self Certification for Program Completers or In Service Teachers, ESL Minor currently under development.

Gerena, Linda
 

Gerena, Linda
Associate Professor
Teacher Education