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Carla Amaro-Jimenez

[Carla Amaro-Jimenez]

Associate Professor, Curriculum and Instruction
Last Updated: October 28, 2021
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Research Interests

Research Interests
Dr. Amaro-Jiménez's research focuses on the intersections between teacher preparation, classroom instruction, and family involvement to identify additive practices to support K-20 learners in diverse 21st century classrooms.

Biography

Biography

Dr. Carla Amaro-Jiménez is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA). As an experienced bilingual education teacher and educator, she now works with pre- and in-service teachers as well as administrators who work with English learners and their families. Her research focuses on the intersections between teacher preparation, classroom instruction, and family involvement to identify additive practices to support English learners in diverse 21st century classrooms. She also is the Director of the Pathways to College Access and Career Readiness Program, which includes the implementation of UTA-manned GO Centers and parent/community outreach.

Education

Education

    • 2008 EdD in Literacy/Teaching English as a Second Language
      University of Cincinnati
    • 2003 MED in Literacy/Teaching English as a Second Language
      University of Cincinnati
    • 2001 BS in Early Childhood Education
      Universidad Latina De Costa Ri

Appointments

Appointments

    • Sept 2016 to Present Associate Professor of Bilingual/ESL Education
      Curriculum & Instruction, University of Texas at Arlington
    • Sept 2010 to Aug 2016 Assistant Professor of Bilingual/ESL Education
      Curriculum & Instruction, University of Texas at Arlington
    • Sept 2009 to Aug 2010 Visiting Assistant Professor of Bilingual/ESL Education
      Curriculum & Instruction, University of Texas at Arlington
    • Sept 2008 to Aug 2009 Title III Program Coordinator, Lecturer, Internship Supervisor
      Curriculum & Instruction, University of Texas at Arlington
    • Aug 2007 to Aug 2008 Student Teaching & Internship Supervisor
      Early Childhood Learning Community Online Program, University of Cincinnati
    • Aug 2004 to Aug 2005 Instructor
      Early Childhood Learning Community Online Program, University of Cincinnati
    • Aug 2003 to Aug 2004 Instructor/Teaching Assistant
      Center for English as a Second Language, University of Cincinnati
    • Aug 2002 to Aug 2003 Dual Immersion Early Childhood Teacher
      Bilingual Preschool Developmental Center, University of Cincinnati

Awards and Honors

    • Apr  2019 UTA's Piper Professor Nominee sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    •  2018 Faculty Development Leave sponsored by Unviersity of Texas at Arlington
    • May  2018 Arlington Sunrise Rotary’s Teacher of the Year Award sponsored by Arlington Sunrise Rotary
    • Mar  2018 Academy of Distinguished Teachers’ Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    •  2017 Nominee for the President's Award for Excellence in Teaching. sponsored by College of Education. University of Texas at Arlington
    •  2017 Outstanding Teaching Award sponsored by Awarded the UT System’s Regents’
    •  2016 Nominee for the President's Award for Excellence in Teaching sponsored by College of Education. University of Texas at Arlington
    •  2016 Nominee for the President's Award for Excellence in Teaching sponsored by College of Education. University of Texas at Arlington
    •  2016 Nominee for the UTA’s Piper Professor Award sponsored by College of Education. University of Texas at Arlington
    •  2015 Nominated for the President’s Excellence in Teaching by an Untenured Faculty Member sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington.
    •  2015 Outstanding Teaching Accomplishment Awar sponsored by College of Education. University of Texas at Arlington
    •  2015 Outstanding Teaching Award sponsored by Nominated for UT System’s Tenure-Track Faculty Member.
    •  2014 Nominated for the Piper Professor Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington.
    •  2014 Selected as a Faculty Research Associate for the Center for Mexican American Studies sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    •  2014 Service Learning Faculty Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington.
    •  2013 Nominated for the Piper Professor Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington.
    •  2013 Selected as a Faculty Research Associate for the Center for Mexican American Studies sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    •  2012 Nominated for the Piper Professor Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington.
    •  2012 Nominated for the Service Learning Faculty Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington.
    •  2011 Nominated for the President’s Excellence in Distance Education Teaching sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    •  2011 Nominated for the President’s Excellence in Teaching by an Untenured Faculty Member sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington.
    •  2011 Recipient of the UT Arlington's 2011 Faculty Scholar for Service-Learning sponsored by Center for Community Service Learning. University of Texas at Arlington.
    •  2010 Recipient of the University of Texas at Arlington’s (UTA) Service Learning Faculty Fellows Program sponsored by Center for Community Service Learning. University of Texas at Arlington.
    •  2009 Recipient of the Garvin Distinguished Dissertation Award sponsored by College of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services, University of Cincinnati.
    •  2008 Recipient of the Outstanding Doctoral Student in Literacy/TESL Award sponsored by College of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services, University of Cincinnati.
    •  2006 Grant Writing Workshop Award sponsored by The Graduate School, University of Cincinnati.
    •  2004 Affiliate Membership Award sponsored by Ohio TESOL.

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Support & Funding

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • Past to Present The UTA College Readiness Program sponsored by  -  $0
      Carla Amaro-Jimenez (Funded)
    • Oct 2015 to Sept 2021 Supporting Innovation, Diversity, Excellence, Access and Success (I.D.E.A.S.) sponsored by  -  $2621654
      (Funded)
    • Sept 2017 to Aug 2021 THECB Work-Study Mentorship sponsored by  -  $566223
      Carla Amaro-Jimenez (Funded)
    • Sept 2015 to Aug 2017 THECB Work-Study Mentorship sponsored by  -  $273794
      Carla Amaro-Jimenez (Funded)
    • Sept 2011 to Aug 2017 Improving Preparation for All Teachers to Serve English Learners sponsored by  -  $1933717
      (Funded)
    • Sept 2013 to Aug 2015 UTA College Readiness Program sponsored by  -  $250000
      Carla Amaro-Jimenez (Funded)
    • Aug 2014 to Aug 2015 Pathways to College Access Research sponsored by  -  $7500
      Carla Amaro-Jimenez (Funded)
    • June 2013 to June 2015 FWISD GO Centers Project sponsored by  -  $19750
      Carla Amaro-Jimenez (Funded)
    • Sept 2011 to Aug 2013 UT Arlington College Readiness Program sponsored by  -  $10500
      Carla Amaro-Jimenez (Funded)
    • June 2012 to May 2013 Analyzing the Effectiveness of GO Centers and the Mentoring Between Latina/o High School Students and Bilingual College Mentors sponsored by  -  $10000
      (Funded)
    • Dec 2010 to Aug 2012 The UTA College Readiness Program sponsored by  -  $6100
      Carla Amaro-Jimenez (Funded)
    • Sept 2011 to July 2012 Identifying the Professional Development Needs of Teachers at a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse, Minority-Majority Charter School sponsored by  -  $3000
      (Funded)

Publications


      2018
      2016
      • Book Chapter
        Using multimodal literacies to support language development for English language learners. In In J. Keengwe (Ed.)
        [Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Semingson, P]. "Handbook of research on promoting cross-cultural competence and social justice in teacher education (pp. 320-338). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.". DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-0897-7.ch017
      • Book Chapter
        “All of them are Mine:” Lessons Learned from a Teacher Working with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Children.
        [Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, ]. "In H. Bohart, H. B. Collick, & K. Charner (Eds.), Spotlight on Young Children: Teaching and Learning in Primary Grades (pp. 114-122. ".

      2012
      • Book Chapter
        Advancement in Online Education: International Perspectives and Practices (pp. 101-121).
        [Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Beckett, G]. "TESL Professionals’ Virtual “Treasure Box:” Motivations and Applications for Online Asynchronous Discussions. In Lin, Q. (Ed.). Advancement in Online Education: International Perspectives and Practices (pp. 101-121). Nova Science Publishers, New York, NY.".

      2010
      • Book Chapter
        English Language Arts and Reading
        [Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Semingson, P]. "In Luis Rosado. (Eds.), The Best Teachers Test Preparation for the TExES Generalist EC-6. Piscataway, NJ: Research and Education Association.".

      2020
      • Journal Article
        "Feel Like More than a Number in the Classroom:” Faculty Perceptions of Professional Development for Student Success.
        [Amaro-Jiménez, Carla, Martinez-Cosio, Maria, Patterson, Oliver, Clark, Kametrice , Luken-Sutton, Jennifer]. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1177/1538192720950863
      • Journal Article
        Identifying the Impact of College Access Efforts on Parents’ College Preparedness Knowledge
        [Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Mohan, Pant, Holly, Hungerford-Kresser, DeHartog, Jason]. School Community Journal. 30(1), 139-159.
      • Journal Article
        Engaging Faculty in Student Success: The Promise of Active Learning in STEM Faculty in Professional Development
        [Macaluso, Robin, Amaro-Jiménez, Carla, Veerabathina, Nilakshi, Martinez-Cosio, Maria, Luken-Sutton, Jennifer, Patterson, Oliver]. College Teaching Journal.

      In Process
      • Journal Article
        Identifying Barriers Impeding Bilingual and ESL Teacher Candidates’ Success on State Licensure Exams
        [Rosado, Luis, Amaro-Jiménez, Carla, Pant, MohanD, Curtis, MaryM, Nandakumar, Vandana]. NABE Journal of Research and Practice. Accepted.
      • Journal Article
        Partnering for Change: Lessons from Nearly a Decade of College Access Efforts for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students and Families
        [Amaro-Jiménez, Carla , Hungerford-Kresser, Holly, Esquivel, Sandra, Doddy, Melondy, Daniel, Brenda]. School Community Journal. Accepted.
      • Journal Article
        Beyond Standards: Emphasizing College and Career Readiness in Teacher Preparation.
        [Hungerford-Kresser, Holly, Amaro-Jimenez, Carla]. Teacher Education & Practice Journal. Accepted.

      2019
      2018
      • Journal Article
        “When parents get involved, things just get better:” Lessons from Latina/o Parents’ Experiences in Public Schools.
        [Martinez-Hickman, Olga , Amaro-Jimenez, Carla]. NABE Perspectives.

      2016
      • Journal Article
        Teaching With a Technological Twist: Exit Tickets via Twitter in Literacy Classrooms
        [Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Pole, K, Hungerford-Kresser, H]. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy : A Journal From the International Reading Association. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jaal.572

      2015
      • Journal Article
        Stories to our Children: Developing Authentic Literature for Latino Children.
        [Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Rosado, L, Kieffer, I]. The School Community Journal.

      2014
      • Journal Article
        All of them are Mine:” Lessons Learned from a Teacher Working with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Children
        [Amaro-Jimenez, Carla]. Young Children.
      • Journal Article
        Blogging with Pre-Service Teachers as Action Research: When Data Deserve a Second Glance
        [Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Hungerford-Kresser, H, Wiggins, J]. Teachers as Action Research: When Data Deserve a Second Glance. Educational Action Research Journal. Online First: DOI: 10.1080/09650792.2014.880361. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09650792.2014.880361
      • Journal Article
        “Textbooks come Alive:” Engaging Pre-Service Teachers in Service Learning to Enhance their Learning about English Language Learners.
        [Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Ruebel, K]. Tapestry Journal: An International Multidisciplinary Journal on English Language Learner Education.

      2013
      • Journal Article
        Successes and Challenges of Implementing an Additive, College Access and Readiness Program for Latina/o High School Students.
        [Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Hungerford-Kresser, H]. Current Issues in Education, 16(3) 1-13..

      2012
      • Journal Article
        Consejos de los Expertos: Entablando un Canal Directo de Comunicación entre los Padres de Familia y quienes Trabajan con Ellos
        [Amaro-Jimenez, Carla]. NABE Journal : the Journal of the National Association for Bilingual Education.
      • Journal Article
        Service Learning = Preparing Teachers to Better Understand Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners
        [Amaro-Jimenez, Carla]. Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 38(2), 211-213. DOI:10.1080/02607476.2012.656448. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02607476.2012.656448
      • Journal Article
        Urban-Schooled Latina/os, Academic Literacies, and Identities: (Re)Conceptualizing College Readiness
        [Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Hungerford-Kresser, H]. PennGSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 9(2), 1-14..
      • Journal Article
        “Getting the Elephant out of the Room:” Teachers and Administrators’ Perceptions of the Challenges and Future of Bilingual Education
        [Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Torres-Elias, A]. Journal of Bilingual Education Research & Instruction.

      2011
      • Journal Article
        Learning from our Mistakes: What Matters when Incorporating Blogging as Active Learning in the Content Literacy Classroom
        [Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Hungerford-Kresser, H, Wiggins, J]. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy : A Journal From the International Reading Association. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/JAAL.00039
      • Journal Article
        Tapping into the Funds of Knowledge of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students and Families
        [Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Semingson, P]. NABE Journal : the Journal of the National Association for Bilingual Education.

      2010
      • Journal Article
        “Sometimes I Can't Help You We’ll Try:” Latina Mothers' Participation in their Children's Biliteracy Learning in the Home
        [Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Semingson, P]. National Journal of Urban Education and Practice.

      2012
      • Conference Proceeding
        Rewards and Challenges of Authoring Videos: Pre-Service Teachers’ Experiences in a Course for Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners
        [Amaro-Jimenez, Carla]. "In Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (pp. 3811-3815). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. ".

      2011
      • Conference Proceeding
        Using Professor Authored Videos to Support Literacy Learning and Lesson Plan Design for Preservice Teachers
        [Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Semingson, P]. "In Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (pp. 734-739). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. ".
      • Conference Proceeding
        What can be Learned from Latino Children’s Use of Computer-Based, Drill-and-Kill Practice in School?
        [Amaro-Jimenez, Carla]. "In Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (pp. 3674-3676). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. ".

      2010
      • Conference Proceeding
        Interactive Whiteboards: All-in-one Tool for ESL Teaching and Learning.
        [Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, beckett, GH]. ". In proceedings of E-Learn 2010 - World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 2331-2337). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. ".

      2019
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        UTA’S student success and faculty satisfaction driven by AHE partnership
        [Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Martinez-Cosio, Maria, Luken-Sutton, Jennifer].

Presentations

    • August  2020
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Polanco, Paul (Author & Presenter), "Meeting the Needs of English Learners with Remote Instruction. Professional Development for Arlington ISD Teachers". (August , 2020).
    • July  2020
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, "Lessons from Working with Students and Families". (July , 2020).
    • April  2018
      Semingon, Peggy, Pole, Kathryn , Mason, Melanie, , "Effectively engaging adult learners with social media: Best practices and lessons learned". (April , 2018).
    • March  2018
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, "Pathways to Success: University, Parents and Community Partnerships Leading to Student Success". (March , 2018).
    • March  2018
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, "Using Interactive Notebooks Effectively in your Bilingual & ESL Classroom". (March , 2018).
    •  2017
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Hungerford-Kresser, H, "Beyond Buzzwords: What does College and Career Readiness Mean to Pre-Service Teachers?". ( , 2017).
    •  2017
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, "Interactive Notebooks 101: What you Need to know to Use them Effectively in your ESL and Bilingual Classroom". ( , 2017).
    •  2017
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Hungerford-Kresser, H, "The Power of Partnerships in Researching College and Career Readiness and Underserved Populations". ( , 2017).
    •  2017
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, "Using Interactive Notebooks Effectively in your Bilingual & ESL Classroom.". ( , 2017).
    •  2016
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Burrell, S, Perry, A, Burckhalter, M, , "Using Universities' Peer Mentors and College Advisors to Increase College Access Services for an Urban School District. ". ( , 2016).
    •  2014
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Hungerford-Kresser, H, "First-Generation College Students’ Perspectives on What College Readiness Entail.". ( , 2014).
    •  2014
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, , "Fostering the Home-School Connection between Pre-Service Teachers and Culturally/Linguistically Diverse Families through ‘Family Suitcases.’ ". ( , 2014).
    •  2014
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, "Service-Learning in TESOL Higher Education.". ( , 2014).
    •  2014
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, "“It’s NOT just a notebook:” Research-based strategies, tips and tricks for implementing Interactive Notebooks". ( , 2014).
    •  2013
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Hungerford-Kresser, H, Rosado, L, "Hopes and Dreams: Latina/o Parents’ Perspectives on Creating a College Pathway for their Children". ( , 2013).
    •  2013
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, "Implementing Effective, Research-Based Instructional Literacy Strategies in your Bilingual and ESL classroom". ( , 2013).
    •  2013
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, "Implementing Interactive Notebooks in your Classroom: Why and How to use them. ". ( , 2013).
    •  2013
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, "Interactive Notebooks 101: What you Need to know to Use them Effectively in your ESL and Bilingual Classroom". ( , 2013).
    •  2013
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Rubel, K, "Pre-Service Teachers’ Blogging to Learn About (and from) English Language Learners. ". ( , 2013).
    •  2013
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Hungerford-Kresser, H, Wiggins, J, "Successes and Struggles of Blogging with Pre-Service Teachers: When Data Deserves a Second Glance". ( , 2013).
    •  2012
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, "Estrategias para el Desarrollo del Vocabulario Académico de las Ciencias y las Matemáticas.". ( , 2012).
    •  2012
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, "From Research to Practice: Literacy Strategies for Bilingual and ESL Classrooms". ( , 2012).
    •  2012
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Hungerford-Kresser, H, "Growing Pains and Growing Joys: Implementing the AVID Teacher Preparation Initiative.". ( , 2012).
    •  2012
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Semingson, P, Parker, Y, "Points of Tension in Online Asynchronous Discussions in a Graduate-Level Writing Pedagogy Course. ". ( , 2012).
    •  2012
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Hungerford-Kresser, H, Rosado, L, "“They Will Succeed:” What Latina/o Parents Desire to Create a College Pathway for their Children. ". ( , 2012).
    •  2011
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, "A-Z Strategies for ESL/bilingual classrooms". ( , 2011).
    •  2011
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Ruebel, K, "Diverse Voices, Unique Experiences: What Pre-Service Teachers Gain from Course-Aligned Field Experiences with Diverse Children and Families. ". ( , 2011).
    •  2011
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Ruebel, K, "Partnering for Change: Teacher Induction in a New Era.". ( , 2011).
    •  2011
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Semingson, P, "Sometimes I Don't Know How to Help you But I'll Try:" Latina Mothers' Participation in their Children's Biliteracy Learning in the Home. ". ( , 2011).
    •  2011
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Hungerford-Kresser, H, Rosado, L, "Successes and Challenges of Implementing an Additive, College Access and Readiness Program for Latina/o High School Students. ". ( , 2011).
    • December  2010
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Ruebel, K, "“We need to blog with them?” Using Blogging as a Tool for Fostering Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration in a Teacher Preparation Program. Symposium, Transforming Teacher Preparation with Digital Pedagogies: Outcomes and Lessons Learned. ". (December , 2010).
    •  2010
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Semingson, P, "Sometimes I Don't Know How to Help you But I'll Try:" Latina Mothers' Participation in their Children's Biliteracy Learning in the Home". ( , 2010).
    • October  2010
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, "). Incorporating Developmentally, Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Practices into a Diverse ‘Learning Zone.’ ". (October , 2010).
    • October  2010
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, "The ‘Family Suitcases’ Project: Directly Linking School and Home Learning for Bilingual Children". (October , 2010).
    • April  2010
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Semingson, P, "Spreading the “Wealth of Knowledge:” Personal Narratives of Literacy Sponsors". (April , 2010).
    • October  2009
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Semingson, P, "Creating ‘Family Suitcases’ to Foster the Parent-School Connection and Increase ELL’s Academic Achievement". (October , 2009).
    • October  2009
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Semingson, P, "Let’s Play and Learn: Implementing Teacher-Created Board Games in ESL and Bilingual Classrooms". (October , 2009).
    • February  2009
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Rosado, L, "Producing Quality Dual Language Teachers and Administrators for Programs in Elementary Education". (February , 2009).
    • January  2009
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, "Strategies for Students’ Appropriation of New Content Area Knowledge in the Second Language". (January , 2009).
    • October  2008
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, "Implementing a Dual-Language Program: Experiences of a 50/50 Two Way Teacher/Researcher.". (October , 2008).
    • October  2008
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Holstrom, L, "Online learning for Spanish Speakers. ". (October , 2008).
    • June  2008
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, "). What computer-based, “drill-and-kill” practice provides to Latino/a English language learners (Paper presentation, Accepted). ". (June , 2008).
    • April  2008
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, "Challenges of (and Strategies for) Conducting a Longitudinal, Multisite, Mixed-Method Study for Dissertation Research in TESL (Accepted). ". (April , 2008).
    • March  2008
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Beckett, G, "On using online asynchronous discussions in graduate school: TESL students and faculty perceptions and experiences (Paper presentation). ". (March , 2008).
    • February  2008
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Beckett, G, "Maximizing technology use for English language learning/instruction (Paper presentation)". (February , 2008).
    • February  2008
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Aristizabal, A, "Using distance education to meet your educational goals: On-line learning for Spanish-speakers (Workshop)". (February , 2008).
    • November  2007
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, "). Illustrating the benefits and challenges of working at a dual immersion program". (November , 2007).
    • April  2007
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, "Latino/a Children’s ESL and Subject-Matter Appropriation through Technology-Mediated Activities.". (April , 2007).
    • October  2006
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, "Crafting your dissertation proposal.". (October , 2006).
    • October  2006
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, "Creating content-based L2 lessons from start to finish". (October , 2006).
    • March  2006
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, "A review on computer assisted language testing". (March , 2006).
    • March  2005
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, "The nuts-and-bolts of computer assisted language testing". (March , 2005).
    • September  2002
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Pittinger, S, "The Bilingual Preschool Developmental Center: A Model and Curriculum for Best Practices (Poster presentation). ". (September , 2002).
    • August  2002
      Amaro-Jimenez, Carla, Pittinger, S, Zeno, G, "The Bilingual Preschool Developmental Center: A Model and Curriculum for Best Practices (Poster presentation). ". (August , 2002).

Courses

      • BEEP 4384-002 LIT METHODS ESL/BILING CLSRMS
        (Course Id: 101530)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • BEEP 4384-005 LIT METHODS ESL/BILING CLSRMS
        (Course Id: 101530)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • EDUC 5329-001 CLASSROOM MGMNT AND DISCIPLINE
        (Course Id: 101347)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2021
      • BEEP 4385-002 SHELTERED ENGLISH INSTRUCTION
        (Course Id: 111512)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • BEEP 4385-003 SHELTERED ENGLISH INSTRUCTION
        (Course Id: 111512)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • UNIV-ED 1000-008 FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE
        (Course Id: 112266)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • BEEP 4384-002 LIT METHODS ESL/BILING CLSRMS
        (Course Id: 101530)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • BEEP 4384-005 LIT METHODS ESL/BILING CLSRMS
        (Course Id: 101530)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • BEEP 5321-001 ESL METHODS FOR EC-6 LEARNERS
        (Course Id: 101533)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2020
      • BEEP 5391-001 INDEPENDENT RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 101538)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2020
      • BEEP 4385-001 SHELTERED ENGLISH INSTRUCTION
        (Course Id: 111512)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • BEEP 4385-002 SHELTERED ENGLISH INSTRUCTION
        (Course Id: 111512)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • BEEP 4385-003 SHELTERED ENGLISH INSTRUCTION
        (Course Id: 111512)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • BEEP 4385-005 SHELTERED ENGLISH INSTRUCTION
        (Course Id: 111512)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • BEEP 4384-002 LIT METHODS ESL/BILING CLSRMS
        (Course Id: 101530)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • BEEP 4384-005 LIT METHODS ESL/BILING CLSRMS
        (Course Id: 101530 | Mav Course: No)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • LIST 5362-001 LITERACY INSTR ESL/BIL SETTING
        (Course Id: 101565)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • BEEP 4384-001 LIT METHODS ESL/BILING CLSRMS
        (Course Id: 101530)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • BEEP 4384-002 LIT METHODS ESL/BILING CLSRMS
        (Course Id: 101530)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • BEEP 5321-001 ESL METHODS FOR EC-6 LEARNERS
        (Course Id: 101533)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2018
      • LIST 5362-001 LITERACY INSTR ESL/BIL SETTING
        (Course Id: 101565)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • LIST 5362-002 LITERACY INSTR ESL/BIL SETTING
        (Course Id: 101565)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2018
      • BEEP 5391-001 INDEPENDENT RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 101538)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • LIST 5354-105 MULTICULTURAL LIT CHILDREN
        (Course Id: 101561)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2018
      • BEEP 4385-003 SHELTERED ENGLISH INSTRUCTION
        (Course Id: 111512)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • BEEP 4384-001 LIT METHODS ESL/BILING CLSRMS
        (Course Id: 101530)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • BEEP 4384-002 LIT METHODS ESL/BILING CLSRMS
        (Course Id: 101530)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • BEEP 5321-001 ESL METHODS FOR EC-6 LEARNERS
        (Course Id: 101533)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2017
      • LIST 5362-001 LITERACY INSTR ESL/BIL SETTING
        (Course Id: 101565)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
      • LIST 5362-002 LITERACY INSTR ESL/BIL SETTING
        (Course Id: 101565)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
      • BEEP 4385-001 SHELTERED ENGLISH INSTRUCTION
        (Course Id: 111512)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • BEEP 4385-002 SHELTERED ENGLISH INSTRUCTION
        (Course Id: 111512)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • BEEP 4384-004 LIT METHODS ESL/BILING CLSRMS
        (Course Id: 101530)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • LIST 5362-001 LITERACY INSTR ESL/BIL SETTING
        (Course Id: 101565)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2016
      • LIST 5362-002 LITERACY INSTR ESL/BIL SETTING
        (Course Id: 101565)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2016
      • BEEP 4306-001 FAM LITERACY & 2ND LANG ACQUIS
        (Course Id: 101523)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BEEP 4384-005 LIT METHODS ESL/BILING CLSRMS
        (Course Id: 101530)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2016
      • BEEP 4385-001 SHELTERED ENGLISH INSTRUCTION
        (Course Id: 111512)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BEEP 4384-001 LIT METHODS ESL/BILING CLSRMS
        (Course Id: 101530)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BEEP 4384-004 LIT METHODS ESL/BILING CLSRMS
        (Course Id: 101530)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BEEP 4306-001 FAM LITERACY & 2ND LANG ACQUIS
        (Course Id: 101523)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BEEP 4306-005 FAM LITERACY & 2ND LANG ACQUIS
        (Course Id: 101523)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2015
      • BEEP 4384-001 LIT METHODS ESL/BILING CLSRMS
        (Course Id: 101530)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • BEEP 4384-004 LIT METHODS ESL/BILING CLSRMS
        (Course Id: 101530)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • BEEP 5321-001 ESL METHODS FOR EC-6 LEARNERS
        (Course Id: 101533)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2014
      • BEEP 4384-001 LIT METHODS ESL/BILING CLSRMS
        (Course Id: 101530)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BEEP 5321-001 ESL METHODS FOR EC-6 LEARNERS
        (Course Id: 101533)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2013
      • BEEP 4306-001 FAM LITERACY & 2ND LANG ACQUIS
        (Course Id: 101523)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BEEP 4384-001 LIT METHODS ESL/BILING CLSRMS
        (Course Id: 101530)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BEEP 4312-001 SCIENCE AND HEALTH EDUCATION I
        (Course Id: 111462)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BEEP 5321-001 ESL METHODS FOR EC-6 LEARNERS
        (Course Id: 101533)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2012
      • BEEP 4306-001 FAM LITERACY & 2ND LANG ACQUIS
        (Course Id: 101523)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BEEP 4385-001 SHELTERED ENGLISH INSTRUCTION
        (Course Id: 111512)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BEEP 4384-001 LIT METHODS ESL/BILING CLSRMS
        (Course Id: 101530)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BEEP 4312-001 SCIENCE AND HEALTH EDUCATION I
        (Course Id: 111462)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BEEP 5321-001 ESL METHODS FOR EC-6 LEARNERS
        (Course Id: 101533)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2011
      • BEEP 4306-001 FAM LITERACY & 2ND LANG ACQUIS
        (Course Id: 101523)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BEEP 4306-002 FAM LITERACY & 2ND LANG ACQUIS
        (Course Id: 101523)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BEEP 5318-001 FOUNDATIONS IN BILINGUAL EDUC
        (Course Id: 101532)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BEEP 4384-005 LIT METHODS ESL/BILING CLSRMS
        (Course Id: 101530)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BEEP 4311-001 MATH IN DUAL LANGUAGE SETTINGS
        (Course Id: 101524)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BEEP 5321-001 ESL METHODS FOR EC-6 LEARNERS
        (Course Id: 101533)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2010
      • BEEP 4306-001 FAM LITERACY & 2ND LANG ACQUIS
        (Course Id: 101523)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BEEP 4306-004 FAM LITERACY & 2ND LANG ACQUIS
        (Course Id: 101523)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BEEP 4384-002 LIT METHODS ESL/BILING CLSRMS
        (Course Id: 101530)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BEEP 4311-002 DUAL LANGUAGE MATH & SCIENCE
        (Course Id: 101524)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • BEEP 5318-001 FOUNDATIONS IN BILINGUAL EDUC
        (Course Id: 101532)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • BEEP 3382-001 INTRO TO SPECIAL LANG PROGRAMS
        (Course Id: 101521)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009

Service to the University

    • 2020 to  Present Committee Member
      C&I's Dept. Chair Search Committee
    • 2019 to  Present Committee Chair
      Bilingual Education Faculty Search Chair/Committee
    • 2019 to  Present Faculty Mentor
      CRTLE Faculty Mentor
    • 2019 to  Present Committee Member
      Office Moves Committee/Task Force
    • 2019 to  Present Committee Member
      PhD Application Working Group
    • 2019 to  Present Committee Member
      Rebalancing Task Force
    • 2018 to  Present Committee Member
      Academy of Distinguished Teachers
    • 2018 to  Present Committee Member
      COEd Doctoral Degree Proposal Committee Meeting
    • 2018 to  Present Committee Member
      COED Research Committee
    • 2018 to  Present Committee Member
      Promotion and Tenure
    • 2016 to  Present Committee Member
      COEd Doctoral Degree Proposal Committee Meeting
    • 2016 to  Present Committee Member
      Education Professions Council
    • 2011 to  Present Committee Member
      AVID Teacher Preparation Initiative
    • 2011 to  Present Interim chair and member
      Rules and Elections Committee
    • 2011 to  Present Committee Member
      university-wide STEM Education Initiative
    • 2010 to  Present Committee Member
      COEHP’s P-16 Councils
    • 2008 to  Present Director
      Pathways to College Access and Career Readiness Program – formerly called the UTA College Readiness Program
    • 2019 to  2020 Committee Chair
      Bilingual Education Search Committee
    • 2018 to  2019 Committee Member
      COEd Associate Dean for Educator Preparation
    • 2016 to  2019 Committee Chair
      Executive Education Professions Council
    • 2008 to  2018 Faculty Advisor
      G-Force Program at UT Arlington
    • May 2017 to  Aug 2018 Program Coordinator
      Bilingual Education Program
      I was the Program Coordinator for the Billingual Education Program for the 2017-2018 academic year.
    • 2015 to  2017 Committee Member
      60 x 30 Conference Committee
    • 2015 to  2017 Committee Member
      UTA’s Undergraduate Assembly
    • 2016 to  2016 Committee Member
      COEd Dean Search
    • 2011 to  2016 Committee Member
      UTA Committee on Committees
    • 2013 to  2015 Committee Member
      Traffic and Parking Appeals Panel
    • 2012 to  2015 Committee Member
      COEHP’s Research Committee
    • 2011 to  2014 Committee Member
      Teacher Induction Proposals Committee
    • 2010 to  2013 Committee Chair
      C&I Website Committee
    • 2011 to  2012 Committee Member
      Engaged Department Initiative
    • 2010 to  2011 Committee Member
      COEHP's Strategic planning team
    • 2010 to  2011 Committee Member
      CREATE team
    • 2010 to  2011 Committee Member
      EC-6 search committee
    • 2010 to  2011 Faculty Mentor
      Honors student Nely Tinajero
    • 2009 to  2011 Judge
      ACE
    • 2010 to  2010 Faculty participant
      International Education Week

Service to the Profession

    • 2013 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Paper reviewer for the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Conference
    • 2012 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Action in Teacher Education Journal.
    • 2012 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Educational Action Research Journal
    • 2012 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Journal of College Reading and Learning, TESOL
    • 2010 to  Present
      Committee Chair
      NABE’s Parent/Family Involvement SIG
    • 2010 to  Present
      Reviewer, Conference Paper
      The American Education Research Association Conference
    • 2007 to  Present
      Reviewer, Conference Paper
      National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) Conference
    • 2012 to  2015
      Committee Member
      Hispanic Research Issues SIG Nominations Committee for the American Educational Research Association (AERA)
    • 2012 to  2015
      Committee Member
      Second Language Acquisition SIG Nominations Committee for the American Educational Research Association
    • 2011 to  2013
      Co-Chair
      AERA’s Division K Graduate Students’ Committee
    • 2011 to  2013
      Committee Member
      National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) Conference Proposal Committee (2011, 2012 and 2013 Conferences)
    • 2010 to  2011
      Chairperson
      NABE’s English Language Learners in Secondary Settings SIG
    • 2007 to  2007
      Editorial Review Board Member
      Featured in a series of effective practices videos created for native Spanish speaker professionals working in early childhood classrooms. The creation of the videos was funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Human Health and Services, the Administration of Children and Families, and the Office of Head Start.
    • 2005 to  2007
      Reviewer, Conference Paper
      National Education Computing Conference
    • 2006 to  2006
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      TESL Canada Journal
    • 2005 to  2005
      Designed online content for the companion website of the book: “English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) Teaching and Learning: Classroom Applications for Pre-K Through 12th Grade Students' Academic Achievement & Development” by Gonzalez, Yawkey and Minaya-Rowe (2005). Book published by Allyn & Bacon. http://wps.ablongman.com/ab_gonzalez_esl_1
    • 2004 to  2005
      Designed and maintained the website for OTESOL - http://www.ohiotesol.org
    • 2004 to  2005
      Board Member
      Ohio Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (OTESOL) Association and the Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana Association for Bilingual Education
    • 2002 to  2003
      Designed and maintained the website for the Bilingual Preschool Developmental Center at the University of Cincinnati – http://www.uc.edu/bpdc
    • 2002 to  2003
      Editorial assistant and website designer
      NABE’s Journal of Research and Practice - http://www.uc.edu/njrp