Academic Counsel

Providing intellectual and strategic counseling to our company to continuously enhance the Badanamu Learning Program.

ESL Advisory Board

Our advisory board consists of six highly respected scholars who represent a diverse range of expertise including English-language learner (ELL), English as a Second Language (ESL), phonics, phonological awareness, literacy, reading, early childhood, and family.

Senior Advisor

Jeannette Mancilla-Martinez

Jeannette Mancilla-Martinez holds a M.Ed. and Ed.D. in language and literacy from Harvard University. Dr. Mancilla- Martinez is an associate professor of literacy instruction in the Department of Teaching and Learning at Vanderbilt University Peabody College. Her research includes: child development, ELL with a focus on vocabulary, and advancing students’ language and reading comprehension outcomes, including those of students from low-income homes.

Christina Cassanon

Christina M. Cassano holds an Ed.D. from Boston University and currently works in the Childhood Education & Care department at Salem State University. Dr. Cassano specializes in early literacy and language development, science-literacy, and examining the relationship between phonological awareness and vocabulary.

Dina C. Castro

Dina Castro is the current Velma E. Schmidt Endowed Chair in Early Childhood Education at the University of North Texas. She holds a Ph.D. in Early Childhood Education and Special Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Castro’s study focuses on quality and equity in the early care and education for English language learners and children from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds and factors affecting the well-being of immigrant children and their families.

Anne Cunningham

Dina Castro is the current Velma E. Schmidt Endowed Chair in Early Childhood Education at the University of North Texas. She holds a Ph.D. in Early Childhood Education and Special Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Castro’s study focuses on quality and equity in the early care and education for English language learners and children from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds and factors affecting the well-being of immigrant children and their families.

Young-suk Grace Kim

Young-Suk Kim is a professor at the University of California, Irvine. She received her Ed.D. at Harvard University in Human Development and Psychology. Dr. Kim’s specialties are development in language, cognition, and literacy acquisition and instruction across languages and writing systems. In addition, Dr. Kim received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) by former President Barack Obama.

Yuuko Uchikoshi Tonkovich

Yuuko Uchikoshi Tonkovich is a professor at the College of Education and Director of Undergraduate Programs at the University of California, Davis. She received an Ed.D. at Harvard University in Human Development and Psychology. Her research interests include the following: early literacy, English learners, bilingualism and bilingual education, language acquisition, quantitative methods, sociolinguistics, and psycholinguistics.

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