Evaluator, Consultant, Professor Emerita
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Evaluator, Consultant, Professor Emerita


Kathryn Lindholm-Leary, Ph.D  has over 30 years of experience working with two-way/dual language education programs. Here, you can learn more about Kathryn and her work, read or download selected publications or presentation handouts, or find some resources on two-way/dual language education, English language learners (ELs), and preschool dual language learners.

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I consult with various state departments of education, the US Department of Education, and other professional organizations and community agencies. I have authored or co-authored four books and many chapters and journal articles on the topics of dual language education and child bilingualism and have presented my findings at over 125 local, state, national and international conferences.

My research was also used by the U.S. Secretary of Education to establish Title VII funding and program priorities for two-way/dual language programs, and has been cited in the Congressional Record. More recently, I have worked with the National Academy of Sciences in their report on the development of English/Dual language learners, and my research was cited to define dual language programs by the U.S. Department of Education in the Federal Register.

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I am available for consulting with schools, school districts,
and community agencies in the following areas: 


▪ Evaluation of dual language programs
▪ Evaluation of preschool programs with dual language learners
▪ Evaluation of family engagement programs
▪ Evaluations of dual language charter schools
▪ Assistance with using research to improve dual language program practice
▪ Assistance with developing evaluation plans for dual language programs
▪ Presentations to school boards, administrators, teachers
▪ Keynote and other presentations at conferences

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Thank you so much for wanting to get in contact with me.  You can email me directly at klindholmleary@mac.com  

Please allow 1-2 Business Days for me to get back to you.