Facilitator: Gini Rojas
Course: English Language, Linguistics, and Learning
Dr. Gini Rojas conducts professional training on effective programs and strategies for English learners from pre-school through grade 12 for ESL (EAL) and classroom teachers. She has worked with over 300 international schools on language education policies, programs, and professional development. Dr. Rojas specializes in English as an Additional Language development and in providing access for English-knowing bilinguals through differentiated instruction and progressive scaffolding for developing academic English. She provides professional development sessions, job-embedded coaching, demonstration lessons, and conducts linguistic audits of ESL/ EAL programs. Dr. Rojas is a faculty member and author with ASCD (www.ascd.org) and teaches EAL for Mainstream Teachers for the Teacher's Training Center in Miami or London (www.theptc.org). Dr. Rojas was inducted into the AAIE (Association for Advancement of International Education) in February 2016.