Dr. de Oliveira’s engagement work focuses on preparing all teachers to teach the content areas to ELLs. She was the inaugural recipient of the university-level Faculty Engagement Scholarship Award at Purdue University for her engagement work with schools in Indiana.
In Miami, she is as a Professor-in-Residence at Sunset Elementary School, an international school with many multilingual students. In this role, she supervises student teachers, serves as a liaison to University of Miami faculty, and provides professional development for the school.
In addition to her work as a teacher and researcher, Dr. de Oliveira has been working actively as a consultant for various colleges and universities as well as K-12 schools both in the United States and abroad.
She has presented keynote and plenary addresses at a wide range of local, national and international conferences.
Dr. de Oliveira’s consulting may include (but is not limited to) the following areas:
- Preparing content area teachers to work effectively with ELL writers in K-12 schools.
- Preparing teachers to address the needs of ELLs in K-12 mainstream programs.
- Developing second language writing programs in international contexts.
For more information, please see her CV.