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Academic Language Mastery_Culture in Context

Academic Language Mastery_Culture in Context

ISBN-13: 978-1506337159/
ISBN-10: 15063371555
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Language English
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January 6, 2022
Rialto Unified School District Rialto, California
Dr. LeMoine Presenting: Ed. Seminar I “Shifting Paradigms & Building New Schemas for Educating Culturally and Linguistically Diverse SEL Students”

January 29, 2022
Rialto Unified School District Rialto, California
Dr. LeMoine Presenting: Ed. Seminar II “Shifting Paradigms & Building New Schemas for Educating Culturally and Linguistically Diverse SEL Students”

March 30-April 2, 2022
California Association of Bilingual Educators Annual Conference San Francisco, California
Dr. LeMoine Featured Speaker “Advancing Biliteracy and Multilingualism in SELs: Transforming Perceptions, Pedagogy, and Practice in Instruction”

May 2-7, 2022
Rochester Teacher Center: Institute on Teaching & Learning Rochester, New York
Dr. LeMoine, Key Note Address, and Panel Discussant

June 26, 2022
Dr. Noma LeMoine Keynote Address-Master Plan Institute
Los Angeles Unified School District Multilingual Multicultural Education Dept.

Noma LeMoine, Ph.D.

Dr. Noma LeMoine, PH.DNoma LeMoine, Ph. D., is the Chief Educational Officer (CEO) and sole proprietor of LeMoine and Associates Educational Consulting, a company dedicated to assuring excellence in education for traditionally underperforming students including Standard English Learner (SEL) populations.

Dr. Noma LeMoine’s career in education spans 35 years.  She is a nationally recognized expert on issues of language, literacy acquisition and learning in African American and other Standard English Learner (SEL) populations.  She has written and spoken extensively on the topic and is a highly sought-after consultant to colleges, universities, and school districts nationwide.

Dr. LeMoine’s vast experience in education includes serving as a Language and Speech Consultant to Headstart Programs with primary responsibility for training early education teachers in instructional strategies that promote language and literacy acquisition in inner city pre-school students.  She has served as a classroom teacher and “Mentor Teacher” and a Language, Speech and Diagnostic Specialist.  Dr. LeMoine has over 25 years of experience in administrative positions including serving as program Administrator and Coordinator of the Los Angeles Unified School district’s Speech, Language and Aphasia Programs, and as Principal, Investigator and Director of Operations of the NASA funded Maxine Waters Saturday Academy for Student Advancement in Math, Science and Communications a proposal she wrote and was awarded $600,000 by NASA to implement.  Dr. LeMoine has served over 10 years as Adjunct Professor at California Universities and colleges, two years as Commissioner on Education for the California Speech, Language and Hearing Association, and ten years as a member of the National Citizen’s Commission on African American Education, an arm of the Congressional Black Caucus Ed Brain Trust. 

For twenty years, Dr. LeMoine served as Director of the Los Angeles Unified School District’s Academic English Mastery Program (AEMP).  The AEMP implemented in 81 schools, is a comprehensive, research-based program designed to address the language acquisition and learning needs of Standard English Learner (SEL) populations.  The Program supported teachers, administrators, and paraeducators in effectively incorporating culturally and linguistically responsive pedagogy into core instruction.  Under Dr. LeMoine’s visionary leadership, the Academic English Mastery Program became a national model for addressing the language, literacy and learning needs of African American and other students for whom Standard English is not native.  The Program has been featured on 60 Minutes, in periodicals including Education Week and Teacher Magazine, in the PBS Documentary “Do You Speak American” and has been lauded by linguists as the exemplary instructional model for addressing the language acquisition needs of African American Standard English Learners (SELs). 

Dr. LeMoine also served ten years as Director of the Los Angeles Unified School District’s Closing the Achievement Gap Branch.  In this role, she oversaw implementation of the District’s closing the achievement gap initiatives intended to eliminate disparities in educational outcomes for under-achieving students.  During this period the district saw improved academic achievement scores in both African American and Latino/Hispanic student populations.

She holds a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Southern California with a specialization in Language, Literacy, and Learning, a Master’s degree in Language and Speech Pathology and Audiology from California State University at Los Angeles, a second Master’s degree in Education, and a third Master's degree in Practical Theology.

Dr. LeMoine’s research interests and expertise include language and literacy acquisition in Standard English learner (SEL) populations and methodologies for improving language acquisition and learning in culturally and linguistically diverse students.  Dr. LeMoine writes curriculum, designs and conducts professional development for teachers, administrators, paraeducators, and parents and consults with institutions of higher learning and K-12 schools relative to advancing learning in SEL populations.  She has conducted short courses, seminars, and been guest lecturer at Colleges and Universities throughout the United States and Canada, including Harvard and Stanford Universities, Dartmouth College, the University of California at Berkeley, and at Los Angeles, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, the University of Minnesota at Minneapolis, and others. Dr. LeMoine has served on numerous California State Department of Education committees including over 5 years with the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.  Her work has taken her on educational exchanges to Africa, India, China and the Caribbean.

Dr. LeMoine has received many professional honors including, the California Speech, Language and Hearing Association, “Outstanding Achievement Award” (1988), the “Lois V. Douglass, Distinguished Alumnus Award” from the Department of Communication Disorders at California State University, Los Angeles, 1991, and in April of 1992, Dr. LeMoine was named Fellow of the California Speech Language and Hearing Association, one of the organization’s highest honors.  In June of 1995, Noma was the recipient of the NAACP. Legal Defense Fund’s “Black Woman of Achievement Award” and in 1997, Mount St. Mary’s College awarded Dr. LeMoine the “Cultural Fluency Award” in recognition of outstanding contributions to the development of cross-cultural understanding in the Los Angeles Community.  In June of 2005, the Association of California School Administrators bestowed upon Dr. LeMoine the Region XVI Valuing Diversity Award for her work in Los Angeles Unified School District toward closing the achievement gap and in February of 2008, the Southern graduation capCalifornia Chapter of the California Alliance of African American Educators bestowed upon Dr. LeMoine, the Asa G. Hilliard III, “Will to Educate Award” for distinguished service on behalf of African American students.  In June 0f 2009, Dr. LeMoine was honored with the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education “2009 Trailblazers Award” and in November of 2009 she was the recipient of the “Distinguished Educator Award” from the Southern California Affiliate of the National Council of Negro Women.

For more information on Dr. Noma LeMoine, please click on her Curriculum Vita.