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PHOTOS:

Dolly Hathaway implementing the "A-Z Vocabulary Strategy".

Dolly Hathaway
Dolly Hathaway
Dolly Hathaway
Dolly Hathaway
Dolly Hathaway

Kristie Barnhill, a LEAP student, presenting at the TALGS (TESOL/Applied Linguistic Graduate Students) Conference at East Carolina University, 2008. Organized by Linguistics and TESOL students and faculty, TALGS is aimed at providing a serious yet relaxed environment for professionals and graduate students working in TESL/TEFL and a variety of applied linguistics fields to present their work and receive feedback.

Kristie Barnhill
Kristie Barnhill
Kristie Barnhill

Project ECU LEAP participants Mary Cordova and Charetta Walls, from the Pitt County Cohort, presenting at the TALGS Conference, 2008.

Mary Cordova and Charetta Walls
Mary Cordova and Charetta Walls

Project ECU LEAP participant Kelly Jones' work in creating a vocabulary quilt with student notes and illustrations.

Jones Quilt

Duplin County Cohort Opening Session at the Duplin County Board of Education, Kenansville, NC on August 31st, 2010.

Duplin County Cohort
Duplin County Cohort
Duplin County Cohort
Duplin County Cohort
Duplin County Cohort
Duplin County Cohort
Duplin County Cohort
Duplin County Cohort

Dolly Hathaway, Patty Burke, and Amanda Amante (Pitt County Teachers and Project ECU LEAP Participants). And Maria Delgado and Wendy Piro from Lenoir County. NABE 2011 (National Association for Bilingual Education - Feb. 16-18, 2011, New Orleans Convention Center).

Dolly Hathaway, Patty Burke, and Amanda Amante

Multi-State University Collaboration: Responding to the Professional Development Needs of Teachers of English Language Learners. This symposium presents the preliminary outcomes of a 5-year innovative collaboration among five universities in multiple states of concept knowledge and strategies needed to address the differentiated needs of cultural and linguistically diverse (CLD) students through coherent and sustained professional development.

Project ECU LEAP participate with (from left to right):

Dr. Jane Manner (East Carolina University - Project ECU LEAP), Dr. Joan Nielson (Morningside College- Iowa), Dr. Janet Penner-Williams (U. of Arkansas), Dr. Socorro Herrera (Kansas State University - Center for Intercultural and Multilingual Advocacy)

Project ECU LEAP participants

Dr. Socorro Herrera, Shabina Kavimandan, and Dr. Jane Manner at the Project ECU LEAP Summer Institute in May 2011.

Dr. Herrera
Project ECU LEAP Summer Institute
Project ECU LEAP Summer Institute

COMAU (Consejo Mundial de Académicos e Investigadores Universitarios)

Havana, Cuba - February 2, 2012

Program

Abstract

COMAU Poster

Dr. Jane Manner and Dr. Diane Rodriguez - Convention Center, Havana Cuba

Dr. Manner and Dr. Rodriguez

Dr. Jane Manner and Meredith Rendall (Project Manager, Technology Services for Faculty, New York University). Convention Center, Havana Cuba.

Cuba Presentation

This is a primary school visited by Drs. Rodriguez and Manner during the conference in Havana, Cuba on February 1, 2012. This school serves children from age 2-6, and operates long hours to accommodate working families.

Cuba School

Copyright © 2012 Meredith B. Rendall.  All Rights Reserved.


This is Dr. Manner bringing up the rear of the group tour outside the school.

Cuba School

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The school also operates as an extended day child care center, so personal hygiene is part of the daily routine.
Cuba School

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The daily menu and pricing are posted on the wall.
Cuba School

Copyright © 2012 Meredith B. Rendall.  All Rights Reserved.


Dr. Manner distributed pencils to the 5 and 6 year olds in an upstairs classroom.

Cuba School

Copyright © 2012 Meredith B. Rendall.  All Rights Reserved.


Miami International Airport heading to Havana, Cuba.
Miami to Cuba

Copyright © 2012 Meredith B. Rendall.  All Rights Reserved.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION for BILINGUAL EDUCATION (NABE) Presentation - February 16, 2012

Lenoir County teachers and Project ECU LEAP participants.