She has over two decades of experiences as a K-12 and university educator in Mexican and U.S. schools as a bilingual and ESOL educator. Kasun has a well-respected body of research with transnational Mexican families, spanning borders in multi-sited work. Most recently, she has been involved in local Latino family community organizing at a Georgia Dual Immersion elementary school. Her publications have appeared in Teachers College Record, Anthropology & Education Quarterly, and Equity & Excellence in Education.
Associate Professor and Department Chair of the Department of Early Childhood and Elementary Education.
She spent the first 6 years of her career as a Spanish-English bilingual elementary teacher and bilingual literacy specialist in school districts. Since that time and for the past 13 years, she has worked as a teacher educator focused on culturally and linguistically relevant pedagogy and researched culturally and linguistically relevant teaching practices. She is currently PI on two National Professional Development.
Projects, Juntos and ESCUELA.
Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Early Childhood and Elementary Education.
She brings experience as a bilingual education teacher, curriculum specialist, and school administrator to her work in the Center for Transnational and Multilingual Education. Her research focuses on families and community, bilingual education, and the global flow of education policies. Her publications address such topics as critical perspectives on teaching and learning, culturally and linguistically relevant pedagogy, and language and power. She is internationally recognized for her work on Funds of Knowledge.
Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership in the Department of Educational Policy Studies.
She is an assistant professor of educational leadership at Georgia State University. She holds a dual-title Ph.D. from The Pennsylvania State University in Educational Theory and Policy and Comparative International Education.
Assistant Professor in Language and (Bi)Literacy Education in Early Childhood and Elementary Education.
She is a former language educator who has taught English as a Foreign/Second Language to children and youth in Costa Rica and the U.S. and trained pre-service and in-service teachers in linguistically diverse school settings in both countries.
Assistant Professor of Language and (Bi)Literacy Education in Early Childhood and Elementary Education.
Assistant Professor of Deaf Education and Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Deaf Education.
M. Garrett Delavan
Assistant Professor of World Language, Dual Language, and ESOL Education Coordinator of M.A.T. ESOL Online.
He spent 18 years of his career in education teaching ESOL to adults and high school-aged youth (9 years) and Spanish to middle school students (9 years). For the past 5 years, he has worked as a researcher and teacher educator focused on race and class in language education policy discourse, equitable access to bilingual programs, and environmental justice curriculum in language education classrooms.
Assistant Professor of Language and (Bi)Literacy Education, Dept. Early Childhood & Elementary Education.
She is an assistant professor of reading and (bi)literacy in the Georgia State University College of Education & Human Development’s Department of Early Childhood and Elementary Education. She has over a decade of experience as an educator, first as a dual language and ESL elementary school teacher in Texas and Mexico, and now as a teacher educator in the areas of language and literacy.
Assistant Professor of Language and (Bi)Literacy Education, Dept. of Early Childhood and Elementary Education.
Salmerón is a former elementary school teacher in New York City and Beirut, Lebanon. Her teaching and personal experiences led to her research focused on multilingual students and families’ language and literacy practices and preparing teachers to work with students from a wide range of cultural and linguistic communities.
Renata Love Jones
Assistant Professor of Language, Literacy and Culture in the Dept. of Early Childhood and Elementary Education.