Teaching Teachers

A new $2.7 million U.S. Department of Education grant for the Title III National Professional Development Project SUCCESS will help UNT students who want to work as bilingual and English as a second language teachers. The five-year grant allows 15 future teachers in the Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD each year to participate in professional development sessions on how to develop family literacy and culturally responsive instruction for English language learners. The principal investigator is Rossana Boyd, director and principal lecturer of the Bilingual/ESL Teacher Education Programs, and co-principal investigator is Ricardo Gonzalez-Carriedo, assistant professor of teacher education and administration.