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Bilingual/Bicultural Education

In the Department of Arts & Humanities

Welcome to the Program in Bilingual/Bicultural Education

In our increasingly diverse world, the study of multiple languages and in multiple languages is in high demand. The Program in Bilingual/Bicultural Education acknowledges the need to provide students with a foundation for understanding and working with bilingual learners in diverse educational settings. Our program specializes in education that privileges language minority student populations in the U.S. and in the world.

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BBE Shorts: Yijia Zhang

Yijia Zhang uses her personal and cultural artifact, a pillow of the planet Mars, in this short video from the BBE classroom to reflect on aspects of her Chinese heritage as they relate to Sonia Nieto's writings.


BBE Shorts: Emilia Fiallo

Emilia Fiallo teaches 10th and 11th grade English Language Arts. As part of her personal and cultural artifact presentation, Emilia speaks about her personal and professional approach to honoring her students' cultural heritage, while acknowledging their challenges.


BBE Shorts: Milagros Rodriguez

In this short video from the BBE classroom, a bottle of nail polish represents a familial heritage, even legacy, for Milagros Rodriguez.

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Program Director: Carmen Martínez-Roldán

Box: 122

Phone: 212 678 3758    Fax: 212 678 3428   


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