College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

World Languages and Cultures

English Learner Institute: Instructional Practices to Develop Complex Written Language

Presented by the Monterey Bay World Language Project and the California Reading and Literature Project

Dr. Joanna Wong
Dr. Joanna Wong


March 4, 2017

Day 1 (March 4, 2017)

9:00-12:00 Keynote speaker: Dr. Joanna Wong

12:00-1:00 lunch provided

1:00-3:00 Processing, instructional implications led by CSMP Teacher Leaders

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Joanna Wong, Assistant Professor in the CSUMB Elementary Education Program, is committed to preparing teachers to provide culturally and linguistically responsive language and literacy education to diverse students. She grounds her teaching and research in over 14 years of experience working in the Oakland Unified School District as an elementary teacher, site-based instructional coach at a dual-language immersion school, and district literacy specialist. Dr. Wong holds a Ph.D. in Language, Literacy, and Culture with specializations in Second Language Acquisition and Writing, Rhetoric, and Composition Studies from the UC Davis School of Education.

March 18, 2017

Day 2 (March 18, 2017)

9:00-12:00 Reflecting/sharing/additional study facilitated by CSMP Teacher Leaders

12:00-1:00 lunch provided

1:00-3:00 Planning facilitated by CSMP Teacher Leaders