Torres-Guzman Honored By AERA
Published in TC People
Maria Torres-Guzman, Professor of Bilingual Education, has received the AERA Bilingual Education SIG Lifetime Achievement Award. Torres-Guzman was recognized for her “long-standing excellence in scholarship related to bilingual education,” her “commitment and service to schools and educators,” and her “mentoring and encouragement of young and emerging scholars.” Torres-Guzman is the recent author of Freedom at Work: Language, Professional and Intellectual Development in Schools, in which, together with Ruth Swinney, she chronicles the transformation of a high-needs Manhattan public school during Swinney’s six-year tenure as principal. She is also co-author, with Ofelia Garcia and Tove Skutnabb-Kangas) of Imagining Multilingual Schools.