Dr. Barbara Jones is a Santillana National Consultant. Dr. Jones has an EdD from the University of Houston in Teacher Education, with an emphasis on teacher professional development, and post-doctoral studies in Educational Administration from Arizona State University and Sam Houston State University. She is currently an Adjunct Professor and has been a Visiting Assistant Professor at St Thomas University (Houston, Texas), Principal of Donna C. Lewis Elementary (Spring ISD, Texas), a Title I dual language Exemplary School, and an Assistant Principal in Scarborough Elementary in Houston ISD. Dr. Jones has had extensive experience as a district programmatic evaluator for bilingual programs, dual language programs, Spanish language programs, ESL and bilingual teacher and school site administrator trainer and teacher coach. She has recently developed a series of lectures on different aspects of the impact of the Common Core in second language learning and Spanish NLA for Jersey City Public Schools and NYC Department of Education. Dr. Jones currently resides in Houston, TX. She is fully bilingual.
Dr. Jones will be hosting the Common Core Text Complexity in Spanish: Is Not As “Complex” As It Seems! Webinar on August 27 and 28, 2013 Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity. Click here for more information.