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Laura Kaplan

School of Education

School of Education New York

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Biography


Laura Kaplan completed her doctorate in the Urban Education Program at the CUNY Graduate Center in September 2018. She is the recipient of the 2015 AERA Jean Anyon Award.

Education


BA , Oberlin College , Oberlin, OH
Government

MA , New York University , New York, NY
Latin American and Caribbean Studies

PhD , The Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY) , New York, NY , 2018
Urban Education

MA , The Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY) , New York, NY , 2014
Urban Education

MA , Hunter College, City University of New York (CUNY) , New York, NY , 2002
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Awards and Honors

    2018 - Hostos Community College Unsung Hero Award 2017 - Inter-University Program for Latino Research (IUPLR)-Mellon Dissertation Fellowship 2016 - ARC Knickerbocker Award for Archival Research in American Studies 2015 - Presidential Research Fund Grant 2015 - The Jean Anyon Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Paper The Grassroots Community and Youth Organizing for Education Reform Special Interest Group. American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2014 - CUNY Graduate Center-Humboldt University Summer School Fellowship 2013 - CUNY Graduate Center Graduate Teaching Fellowship

LICENSURES & CERTIFICATES

  • - ACT Writing Test Certified Reader
  • - CAT-W Writing Test Certified Reader

Publications


Kaplan, L. Social Imagination Amid Neoliberal Times Debbie Sonu, Ed. D. Hunter College \& The Graduate Center, City University of New York.

PRESENTATIONS


Kaplan, L. (2019). Education Department and The Office of Student Activities. “Evelina Antonetty and the Struggle for Bilingual Education in New York City,”. Hostos Community College, Bronx, NY

Kaplan, L. (2019). Linguistic Diversity in Higher Education Symposium. “Pedagogical Solutions: Learning from our Students”. The Graduate Center, CUNY, New York, NY

Kaplan, L. (2019). The New York State Association for Bilingual Education (NYSABE) 42nd Annual Conference. “The Pioneers: A Look at the Original Model of Bilingual Education at New York City's First Spanish-English Bilingual Elementary School, P.S. 25, The Bilingual School,”. White Plains, NY

Kaplan, L. (2018). American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting. “Pre-Aspira Educational Equity for Spanish Speakers: The Bilingual/Multicultural Model at P.S. 25,”. New York, NY

Kaplan, L. (2018). Critical Pedagogies at CUNY: Learning through Writing, A CUNY-Wide Composition Conference. “Bringing the Mother Tongue into the ESL Classroom: Experiments in Translanguaging and Writing,”. LaGuardia Community College, Long Island City, NY

Kaplan, L. (2018). New York State Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (NYS TESOL) 48th Annual Conference. “Using Translanguaging to Improve Writing in the Community College ESL Classroom,”. Albany, NY

Kaplan, L. (2018). Oral History Association Annual Meeting. “The Challenges of Dealing with Precariousness, from the Precariat”. Montreal, Canada

Kaplan, L. (2017). New York State Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (NYS TESOL) 47th Annual Conference. “Teaching English Learners in New York City's First Public Bilingual Elementary School,”. Huntington, NY

Kaplan, L. (2017). Oral History Association 51st Annual Meeting. “Building a Community-Centered School in Anti-Community Times: Teachers' Voices from the South Bronx, 1968,”. Minneapolis, MN

Kaplan, L. (2016). American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting. “United Bronx Parents and Community Organizing for Bilingual Education in New York City in the 1960s,”. Washington, D.C.

Kaplan, L. (2016). History of Education Society. “Evelina López Antonetty and United Bronx Parents: The Struggle for Educational Democracy and Bilingual Education in the South Bronx in the 1960s and 1970s,”. Providence, RI

Kaplan, L. (2016). Latino Art Now! Conference. “P.S. 25, South Bronx: Community Control and Bilingual Education,”. University of Illinois, Chicago, Chicago, IL

Kaplan, L. (2016). Third Annual Early Research Scholarship Conference. “The Struggle to Create a School for Their Own: Puerto Ricans and the First Spanish-English Bilingual School in New York City,”. CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY

Kaplan, L. (2015). American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting. “edTPA and the New Taylorism,”. Chicago, IL

Kaplan, L. (2015). American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting. “The Evolution of Bilingual Education as Official Language Policy in New York State: 1960s-Present,”. Chicago, IL

Kaplan, L. (2015). Current Centro Research Presentation. “When the South Bronx Led the Way: Evelina Antonetty and New York City's First Bilingual School,”. Center for Puerto Rican Studies, New York, NY

Kaplan, L. (2015). Early Research and Scholarship Conference. “Community Control and Bilingual Education in the South Bronx,”. CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY

Kaplan, L. (2015). New York State Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (NYS TESOL) 45th Annual Conference. “Inviting in the Mother Tongue: Experiences of a First-Year Seminar to Promote Success Among Spanish-Speaking ESL Students at Bronx Community College,”. White Plains, NY

Kaplan, L. (2015). Oral History Association 49th Annual Meeting. “The Latino Civil Rights Movement in the South Bronx in the 1960s and the Struggle for Bilingual Education,”. Tampa, FL

RESEARCH INTEREST


History of Bilingual Education in New York State, Translanguaging in the ENL Classroom, Grassroots Educational Activism, Critically Compassionate Pedagogy for Latinx Youth

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