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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

Spring ’14 Office Hours: (TBD)

Tatyana Kleyn is an associate professor in the Bilingual Education and TESOL programs at the City College of New York. Tatyana is 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.  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 co- producer and director of “Living Undocumented: High School, College and Beyond,” a documentary geared toward secondary students.  Tatyana has also published about the cultural, linguistic and educational needs of the Garífuna people in Honduras. She has been involved in a study of long-term English learners (with Kate Menken) in NYC.  She was an elementary school teacher in San Pedro Sula, Honduras and Atlanta, Georgia.

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