Kathryn Lindholm-Leary is professor emerita of Child and Adolescent Development at San Jose State University, where she taught for 28 years.  Kathryn has worked with over 75 two-way and developmental bilingual programs from PreK through 12 over the past 30 years and has written books, chapters, and journal articles, and has given presentations to researchers, educators, and parents on the topics of dual language education and child bilingualism.  More recently, she worked with the National Academy of Sciences in their report on the development of English/Dual language learners. Kathryn has served on advisory boards or as consultant to federal and state departments of education, various professional organizations, and other agencies, school districts, and schools.