Presenter: Walter Secada
Dr. Walter Secada is the senior associate dean and chair of the Department of Teaching and Learning in the School of Education at the University of Miami. Since joining the University of Miami faculty in 2003, Secada has served as associate director and co-PI of Promoting Science among English Language Learners (P-SELL) and has worked on the development of a secondary-school mathematics and science academy that will be built on the University of Miami South Campus property. His research interests include equity in education, mathematics education, bilingual education, school restructuring, professional development of teachers, student engagement, and reform.
Prior to coming to University of Miami, Secada was professor of curriculum and instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and director of Diversity in Mathematics Education, a fellowship training center on learning and teaching funded by the National Science Foundation. He was the editor of the Review of Research in Education published by the American Educational Research Association and series editor for “Changing the Faces of Mathematics” published by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. He has presented at major conferences in the United States, Chile, Peru, Thailand, Taiwan, Greece, Norway, England, Germany and South Africa.