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#LiteracyMatters in Aldine ISD: Chapter 2 has ended
Welcome to Aldine Independent School District’s #LiteracyMatters: Chapter 2 Conference!


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Logistics:
  • Session recordings will available until July 2022. 
  • Certificates of attendance will be generated and sent emailed as of February 16, 2022. 
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Dr. Sandra Mecuri

Educational Consultant

Dr. Mercuri is a nationally recognized Educational Consultant in the area of second language acquisition, dual language education, and curriculum integration for biliteracy development. She has over 28 years of experience in teaching in K-12 schools and at the university level in Argentina and the United States.  At the university level, Dr. Mercuri taught courses in bilingual education and biliteracy. She is currently working on research on the development of academic language across the content areas, language transfer and the effect of long-term professional development on bilingual and ESL teachers’ instructional practices. Dr. Mercuri provides professional development for teachers and administrators as well as for parents.  She presents at national and international conferences on issues of second language acquisition and bilingualism, dual language education, translanguaging pedagogy and ESL strategies. 

Dr. Mercuri has published articles in the TESOL Quarterly, Talking Points, EJLTS, JMER, TESOL Connections, MEXTESOL, and the NABE journal as well as the Spanish professional journals The Colombian Journal of Bilingual Education: GIST and the Revista Edicación y Pedagogía and more than ten chapter books. Dr. Mercuri is the author of the book titled Supporting Literacy Through Science: The Challenge of Teaching Science in a Time of Accountability.   She has also co-authored the book Dual Language Essentials for teachers and administrators with Drs. Yvonne and David Freeman and Research-based Strategies for English Language Learners with Denise Rea.  She is currently working on a Spanish book on methodologies for teaching content and bi-literacy in the bilingual and dual language classroom to be published by Caslon.

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