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C&I's Patsy Vinogradov named 2012 COABE Scholarship Award Winner

Vinogradov resized .jpgThe Department of Curriculum and Instruction would like to congratulate Ph.D. student Patsy Vinogradov for receiving the 2012 Commission on Adult Basic Education Scholarship Award.

Vinogradov has been involved in ESL since 1994. She began teaching in Russia, and later worked extensively with adult immigrants and refugees in Nebraska and Minnesota. Vinogradov has taught at Hamline University since 2002, where she works with graduate students in a unique Adult ESL Certificate program. She also serves as executive assistant for MinneTESOL, the Minnesota TESOL affiliate. Her research interests include literacy development for adult students, especially those with limited first-language literacy. Vinogradov facilitates professional development for teachers of low-literacy adult ESL and maintains the online resource center www.multilingualminnesota.org.

Find more information on the award here.

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