B.A. in Asian Languages, University of California, Berkeley; M.A. in East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University; M.A. in Education, Stanford University. Since 1998 Welton has been chair to the English language development department at Homestead High School. In addition, he holds the position of teacher on special assignment in which capacity he has worked to restructure and align the English language development curriculum throughout his district. Welton presents at conferences frequently on various topics in education. Previous presentations have included: “Theme-based Instruction: Developing Cognitive, Academic and Sociolinguistic Competence,” “Bells and Whistles: Using Multimedia to Instruct World Languages,” and “Strategies in Vocabulary Instruction for English Language Learners.”
Currently, Welton is a District Program Administrator for English Learners at Fremont, Union High School District, Sunnyvale, California.
Kwong's areas of special interest include adult learning and professional development, curriculum reform and perhaps starting a small school!
Welton is now District Program Administrator for Engish Learners at Fremont Union High School District.