Dr. Diane Rodríguez is a Professor at Fordham University, Graduate School of Education. Dr. Rodriguez primary research interest is at the intersection of special education, bilingual and multicultural education, and teacher preparation. She has received numerous grants from the U.S. Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services and the Office of English Language Acquisition. She is the co-author of the book The Bilingual Advantage: Promoting Academic Development Biliteray, and Native Language in the Classroom. She is the President and Founder of Every Girl Is Important Organization. Dr. Rodríguez has been an invited speaker at national and international conferences on Special Education and Bilingual Education. Univision selected Dr. Rodriguez as an example of “Orgullo de Nuestra Comunidad,” which highlights individuals who give back to the community. She was recognized for her work with individuals with disabilities.
Sponsored by Project PRISM, Department of Special Education
Monday, March 12 at 2:45pm to 3:45pm
Townsend Hall, 311