Differentiating the Early Childhood Advisory Group (ECAG) English Language Arts Standards for Dual Language Learning in Early Childhood Literacy Coursework. Pat Chamberlain, presenter

  Higher Education Faculty Series:  March 6, 2015

connect language arts standards with English and Spanish language development standards
analyze issues related to biliteracy
include culturally and linguistically responsive practices into course projects 
review resources 

Dr. Patricia Chamberlain has over thirty years of experience in the field of education. Pat has served in such roles as faculty member, principal, director, supervisor, parent educator, and teacher of various programs. Pat's focus is in bilingual education. For a number of years, Pat was a consultant at the Illinois Resource Center assisting programs. Pat has her Master's Degree from Northern Illinois University and certifications in special education supervisor, bilingual-Spanish, English as a second language and general administrative. She has presented a number of workshops locally and nationally. Pat's work has been published in Linguathon. She currently serves on the Illinois Early Learning Council-Diversity Committee and is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Illinois-Chicago and the Erikson Institute.