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Meet the Expert Series

Dr. Cynthia Lundgren

Dr. Cynthia Lundgren is an assistant professor at The Center for Second Language Teaching and Learning at Hamline University's Graduate School of Education in St. Paul, MN. In this interview, Dr. Lundgren offers a blueprint for administrators who are serving a new or changing population of ELLs. Topics covered include creating a welcoming culture, assessment, language instruction, staffing, and professional development.

The full transcript of Dr. Lundgren's interview and her biography are also available. In addition, Dr. Lundgren has contributed to the following resources from Colorín Colorado.

Video Interview

New ELLs


Assessment


Language Instruction


Professional Development


Biography

Dr. Cynthia Lundgren is an assistant professor at The Center for Second Language Teaching and Learning at Hamline University's Graduate School of Education in St. Paul, MN. Dr. Lundgren teaches future ESL and Bilingual teachers. Prior to working at Hamline, Dr. Lundgren worked as a K-12 ESL teacher in schools around the U.S. and in Colombia. She taught in Minneapolis Public Schools and served as a mentor teacher for ESL teachers new to the district. Her special interests are reflective practice and the development of cultural sensitivity.