2021 Maryland TESOL Association Conference Chair- Breaking Through, Pushing Forward Together
2018 UMD Provost's Excellence Award for Professional Track Faculty- Accomplishments in Service Recipient
2017 UMD College of Education Distinguished Outreach Award Recipient
Director, TESOL Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program for mainstream public school teachers learning to work with English learners in:
Current TESOL Outreach Programs
1. Prince George's County, MD (Summer 2017-Summer 2022)
2. Anne Arundel County, MD (Start Date: 2018-2019; 2020-2021; 2022-2023)
Developer & Director, Ed.D. in School System Leadership- Specialization in TESOL & Dual Language Education (Closed Cohort with Prince George's County Public Schools start date Fall 2022)
Recent Talks/WorkshopsSupporting Maryland's multilingual learners. Presentation given at the University of Maryland's College of Education Assessment Retreat (May 2021).
Interviewing for Success: Preparation, Presentation, & Perspective. Invited workshop for Project RISE (Research Institute for Scholars in Education) (February 2021).
Merging marginalized populations (with Ebony Terrell Shockley & Christy Tirrell Corbin). Presentation given at the Maryland State Department of Education's Supporting Diverse Populations Series (November 2020).
Invited Committee Member- Maryland Together: Maryland Recovery Plan. Baltimore: Maryland State Department of Education (Spring/Summer 2020).
Understanding the Professional Development Grant. Co-facilitator (with L. Jones). Maryland TESOL Association (March 2020).
Understanding the Promotion Dossier (Facilitator). Panel presented at the inaugural University of Maryland Professiontal Track Faculty Symposium (November 2019).