Tatyana Kleyn is Gladys Correa Memorial Award recipient for expertise in bilingual education

Tatyana Kleyn, associate professor and director of the Programs in Bilingual Education and TESOL at The City College of New York’s School of Education, is the 2019 recipient of the Gladys Correa Memorial Award from the New York State Association for Bilingual Education. Kleyn received this award for her growth and expertise as a bilingual educator.

As faculty advisor to the Dream Team, Kleyn received the Early Career Award for the Bilingual Research SIG for the American Educational Research Association. From 2014-2015, she served as president of the New York State Association for Bilingual Education and a Fulbright Scholar in Oaxaca, Mexico.

She is co-PI for the Multilingual Learner Project, which works in collaboration with New Visions to prepare high school content teachers to better teach their bilingual students.  She was also a research associate and acting co-PI for the CUNY New York State Initiative on Emergent Bilinguals, which supports educators across New York by using students bilingualism as a resource and creating school-wide multilingual ecologies.

Kleyn is also an expert in immigration, undocumented immigrants, Dreamers, TESOL, multilingual learners and immigrant students. Kleyn and CCNY’s other faculty experts can be contacted through our faculty experts’ page.

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