Prof. Tatyana Kleyn
City College of New York, City University of New York
Department of Teaching, Learning, and Culture, Programs in Bilingual Education & TESOL
Office: NAC 4/211B
Tatyana Kleyn is the 2014-15 president of the New York State Association for Bilingual Education (NYSABE) and a Fulbright Scholar in Oaxaca, Mexico. She served as acting co-PI for the CUNY New York State Initiative on Emergent Bilinguals that supports administrators in developing school-wide bilingual ecologies. In 2007 she received an Ed.D. in international educational development at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her dissertation, focused on the intersections of bilingual and multicultural education in Spanish, Haitian, Chinese and Russian bilingual classrooms, earned second place in the Outstanding Dissertation Award for NABE. She is author of “Immigration: The Ultimate Teen Guide” (Scarecrow Press, 2011) and co-author of “Teaching in Two Languages: A Guide for K-12 Bilingual Educators” with Adelman Reyes (Corwin Press, 2010). She is the director of the documentary “Living Undocumented: High School, College and Beyond.” Tatyana has published about the educational of the Garífuna in Honduras and ‘Long-Term English Learners’ in NYC secondary schools (with Kate Menken). She was an elementary school teacher in San Pedro Sula, Honduras and Atlanta, Georgia.