Andrea Flower and Gita Upreti with Tran Templeton

From 2005 to 2007, Andrea Flower, Tran Templeton, and Gita Upreti worked together as doctoral research assistants at the University of Washington (UW) at Seattle. There, they implemented and collaborated on a large-scale research project, headed by Dr. Doug Cheney, which examined the effects of school-wide positive behavioral support on the academic and behavioral functioning…

María Paula Ghiso with Estrella Olivares-Orellana

María Paula Ghiso’s research focuses on the literacy learning of urban and immigrant students, with a particular focus on young children’s writing, responses to literature, and bilingual practices. María Paula was a pre-school and dual language elementary teacher in New York City and has worked extensively with teachers in national and international professional development contexts. In conversation…