Resumes and Experience

DR. BRENDA K. CUSTODIO

custodio.1@osu.edu

 

Education

1992      Master of Arts in TESOL.                                                      Ohio State University     Columbus, Ohio

2001      Doctor of Philosophy in TESOL/Children’s Literature.       Ohio State University     Columbus, Ohio

2004     Licenses in Educational Administration and Supervision.    Ashland University         Ashland, Ohio

 

Publications

Supporting the Journey of English Learners after Trauma.  Co-authored with Judith O’Loughlin. University of Michigan Press, 2021

Students with Interrupted Formal Education:  Bridging Where They Are and What They Need.  Co-authored with Judith O’Loughlin.    Corwin Press, 2017

How To Design and Implement a Newcomer Program. Allyn and Bacon, 2011

Pocket Guide to Columbus. 1992 

Franklinton:  History and Heritage. 1997

"Students with Interrupted Education:  Understanding Who They Are."  American Educator.  Spring 2020.

“Literature-based ESL for Secondary School Students,” TESOL Journal, 1998

“Newcomers Get with the Program,” American Language Review, 1999

Author of numerous teacher guides for Lotus House Publications, 1992-2007

 

University Teaching Experience

Adjunct Professor for The Ohio State University  (2002-Present)

            5620    Studies in Second Language Acquisition

            5615    TESOL Methods

            7189    Field Experience in TESOL

            5610    Language Arts in the Bilingual / Multicultural Classroom

            727      Sheltered Instruction for Content Teachers (SIOP)

            727      Working with Refugee Students (co-sponsored by the Ohio Dept. of Ed.)

 

Adjunct Professor for Ohio Dominican, Otterbein, and Ashland University

            TESOL Methods

            Sheltered Instruction 

            ESL Literacy  

 

Educational Consultant Business:  Newcomer and ELL Services

*Supporting schools with high numbers of English learners with limited literacy skills, refugee backgrounds, and interrupted education

National Professional Development Grant Consultant/Ohio State 2009-Present

Washington DC Schools 2017-2019

Dublin City Schools 2017

School District of Lancaster, PA  2016-17

Akron City Schools 2013-14

East Linden ES, Columbus City Schools 2014-15

Ohio Department of Education 2014

Mifflin High School, Columbus, OH 2016-17

 

Program Developer 

English Language Specialist Program for the US Embassy in Rwanda: 2020

Created an virtual training program for elementary and for secondary English teachers on best practices for teaching reading

National Professional Development Grant through Ohio State University 2009- Present

Creator of online component of teacher training module for candidates seeking alternative licensure and coach for candidates in the program

US Together Refugee Resettlement: 2018 Vocational Adult ESL Program 

Teaching English Through Content:  2019 In person training for teachers in the Boneza District, Western Rwanda

 

International Teaching Experience

              Sydney, Australia                       1997

            Shizuoka, Japan                        2002 

            Puebla, Mexico                         2009

            University of Wuhan, China   2013

            Boneza, Rwanda                       2019 and 2020

 

Virtual Teaching Experience

National Professional Development Grant through Ohio State University 2009- Present

            Created the online component of several teacher training modules for candidates seeking alternative licensure 

            Helped to create videos of best practices for teaching English learners

TESOL Methods courses for Ohio State University, Ashland University, and Ohio Dominican University 

            Developed and taught online TESOL methods courses, both synchronous and asynchronous

Webinars and professional development workshops

            Presented online over several platforms, see below for topics

 

K-12 Teaching Experience

2005-2012       Columbus City Schools          Vice Principal/Columbus Global Academy

1999-2005       Columbus City Schools          ESL Coordinator/Resource Teacher

1985-1999       Columbus City Schools          Middle School ESL teacher

 

Professional Memberships

Ohio TESOL

TESOL International

 

Professional Responsibilities

CAEP site reviewer 2019

Chair for Refugee Concerns IS, TESOL, Inc.  2013-2016

Conference Chair for Ohio TESOL, 2012-2014

Past-President of Ohio TESOL

Professional Development Committee of International TESOL

NCATE/CAEP SPA Reviewer for TESOL, 2004-2016

Past-Chair of Secondary Interest Section of International TESOL

Served on committee to develop ESL standards for the Ohio Department of Education

Member of fairness and sensitivity committee for Ohio Graduation Test/PARCC

Co-owner of Lotus House Publications, a publishing company for ESL materials

 

Awards 

Winner of Ameritech Impact II Disseminator Grant five consecutive years, 1990-1994

National Winner of Excellence in English Award from English-Speaking Union, 1997

Recipient of Winston Churchill Traveling Fellowship to Australia, 1998

Moira McKenzie Literacy Grant Recipient, 1996

Ohio TESOL Outstanding Achievement Award, 1995 and 2000

Ohio TESOL Lifetime Achievement Award, 2016

 

ESL Administrator/Coordinator for Columbus Public Schools

Coordinate ESL program at the middle and high school level

Develop and implement newcomer program and sheltered courses at secondary level

Coordinate summer school and after school programs

Assess students for initial placement into program and annual reevaluation

Coordinate teacher preparation training through The Ohio State University

Write grant proposals for state and federal funds

Present staff development workshops at local, state, and national level on:

  • Multicultural literature in ESL classrooms

  • Meeting the needs of refugee students

  • Establishing a newcomer program

  • Working with students from diverse cultural backgrounds

  • Federal and state guidelines for ESL programs 

 

Workshops
(for audiences of K-12 educators including ESL, classroom/content, instructional supervisors, refugee resettlement workers and school district administrators with new or increasing ELL populations)

 

How to Establish a Newcomer Program. Brenda Custodio and Sharon Tate. 

First National Conference for Educators of Newcomer Students.  Washington, D.C.:

September 26-27, 2002. Audience:  K-12 Educators

 

How to Establish a Newcomer Program. Brenda Custodio.  Ohio TESOL.

October 2005.  Audience:  K-12 ESL Educators 

 

Sharing ESL Methods with Mainstream Teachers. Kate Reynolds, Judith O’Loughlin, and Brenda Custodio. Elementary Education and Secondary Education Intersection, TESOL. March 2004 and March 2005. Audience: K-12 Educators

 

How to Establish a Newcomer Program. Brenda Custodio and Mary Donovan.  TESOL Academy.  Chicago, IL: June 23-24, 2006.  Audience:  K-12 Educators

 

Starting a Newcomer Program.  Brenda Custodio.  OKI Conference.  Cincinnati, OH:  May 6, 2008. Audience:  K-12 Educators 

 

How to Establish a Newcomer Program. Brenda Custodio and Mary Donovan.  TESOL PCI.  New York, NY:  April 2, 2008. Audience:  K-12 Educators

 

Starting an ESL Program. Judith O’Loughlin and Brenda Custodio.  TESOL Webinar.  November 2008. Audience: K-Adult Educators, both ESL and EFL

 

Working with New Arrivals. Deborah Short, Heidi Platt, and Brenda Custodio. SSIS Academic Session.  TESOL.  Boston, MA:  March 2010. Audience:  K-12 Educators

 

How to Design and Implement a Newcomer Program. Brenda Custodio.  Pearson Webinar.  March 25, 2011.  Audience:  K-12 Educators 

 

Best Practices for Student with Interrupted Formal Education. Brenda Custodio and Judith O’Loughlin, ASCD. Philadelphia, PA:  March 25, 2012 Audience:  K-12 Educators

 

How to Establish a Newcomer Program, Brenda Custodio and Judith O’Loughlin, 

            CABE, Long Beach, CA, February 13, 2013 Audience:  K-12 ESL and Bilingual Educators, school principals, supervisors, and instructional aides

 

Guest speaker at Refugee Youth and Violence Conference sponsored by University of Tennessee.

            May 30-31, 2013.  Washington, DC.

 

Working with ELLs and Their Families.  Diversity Seminar Speaker.  Mount Vernon Nazarene University.  October 23, 2013.  Audience:  all education students at MVNU

 

Helping Newcomers Meet the Challenges of the Common Core.  Brenda Custodio and Judith O’Loughlin.  California Reading Association, November 1-2, 2013, Sonoma State University, Sonoma, CA Audience:  K-12 Reading Specialists 

 

Establishing a Newcomer Program and Introducing Standards-Based Instruction and Assessment.

            Brenda Custodio and Judith O’Loughlin.  Ohio TESOL Conference, November 15, 2013. 

 

How to Establish a Newcomer Program. Brenda Custodio and Judith O’Loughlin,

            TESOL PCI Portland, OR: March 25, 2014 Audience:  K-12 Educators

 

Newcomer Programs:  Supports for New Arrivals.  Thursday, October 23, 2014.

            2014 National Refugee and Immigrant Conference, Chicago, IL.

            Audience:  Refugee resettlement workers and school employees

 

Literacy Development for Secondary ELLs.  Iowa Conference on Culture and Linguistic Diversity.  November 10-11, 2014.  Pre-Conference Institute for Educators.

 

Best Practices for Newly-Arrived Immigrants.  Iowa Conference on Culture and Linguistic Diversity.  November 10-11, 2014. Audience:  K-12 educators.

 

Developing Resilience in Second Language Students.  Ohio TESOL.  November 14, 2014.

            Co-presented with Judith O’Loughlin.

 

Workshop for Educators on Unaccompanied Minors.  Ohio Dominican U.  April 28, 2015.

 

Best Practices for English Language Learners.  Mahoning County ESC.  June 16-17. 2015.

 

Five Best Practices for New Arrivals.  WIDA Conference.  October 15-16, 2015.

            Co-Presented with Judith O’Loughlin.

 

Picture Books for Secondary ELs.  Ohio TESOL Conference.  Oct. 30, 2015.  Co-Presented with Judith O’Loughlin.

 

Educational Considerations for Students with Undocumented Status.  Ohio Commission on Latino Affairs.  January 2016.

 

How to Design and Implement a Newcomer Program.  Regional Educational Laboratory Workshop.  March 8, 2016.

 

Latino Students with Interrupted Education.  Ohio Latino Education Summit.  Toledo, OH.  March 11, 2016.

 

Refugees in Central Ohio Classrooms.  Central Ohio Education Collaborative Conference.  Westerville, OH.  March 19, 2016.

 

Five Best Practices for New Arrivals.  Pre-Convention Institute.  TESOL 2016.  Baltimore, MD.

 

Issues and Challenges of Students with Interrupted Education.  TESOL 2016.  Baltimore, MD.

 

Five Best Practices for New Arrivals. Sanibel Leadership Conference, Clearwater Beach, FL

June 22, 2016.  Co-presented with Judith O'Loughlin

 

Issues and Challenges for Students with Interrupted Formal Education, Ohio TESOL, Columbus, OH.  October 7, 2016

 

Working with ELLs and their Families, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.  Nov. 2, 2016

 

Facilitator for panel on challenges of refugee integration, Refugee Integration Conference, Columbus, OH.  November 4, 2016

 

Educating ELLs in Central Ohio.  Licking Heights School District PD Day, Blacklick, OH.  November 8, 2016.

 

Using Children's Literature in an ESL Classroom, Columbus ESL Department PD Day, Columbus, OH.  November 9, 2016

 

Educating Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Learners.  SCOPE Conference, Columbus, OH.  November 14, 2016.

 

Issues and Challenges for Students with Interrupted Formal Education.  CATESOL, San Diego, CA.  November 19, 2016

 

Issues and Challenges for Students with Interrupted Formal Education.  Central Ohio ESL Collaborative, Columbus, OH.  December 7, 2016

 

Issues and Challenges for Students with Interrupted Formal Education.  Pickerington Local Schools Winter Conference, Pickerington, OH January 20, 2017

 

Pre-Conference Institute:  Supporting Students with Interrupted Education.  Monday, March 20, 2017.  1:00 to 5:00 pm.  Co-Presented with Judith O'Loughlin 

 

Discussion of Issues Regarding Students with Interrupted Education. Facilitators:  Judith O'Loughlin and Brenda Custodio.  Wednesday, March 22, 2017.  

 

Issues and Challenges of Students with Interrupted Education.    Co-Presented with Judith O'Loughlin.  Friday, March 24, 2017. 

 

Five Best Practices for New Arrivals.  Invited Session for K-12 Day.  3:00 and 4:15 pm.  Co-Presented with Judith O'Loughlin. Saturday, March 25, 2017.  

 

Supports for Students with Interrupted Formal Education.  Dublin (OH) City Schools.  

June 8, 2017.

 

Strategies for Modifying Lessons for English Learners.  ReImagine Conference.  Columbus City Schools.  Africentric Early College.  June 14-15, 2017.

 

Effective Sheltered Instruction Strategies for SIFE Learners.  SIOP National Conference.  Newport Beach, CA.  June 24, 2017.  Co-Presented with Judith O’Loughlin.

 

Fostering Resilience in SIFE Learners.  SETESOL.  Birmingham, AL.  Co-Presented with Judith O'Loughlin.October 6, 2017.

 

Supporting SIFE Learners.  WIDA Conference.  Tampa, FL.  Co-Presented with Judith O'Loughlin.October 18, 2017.

 

Supporting Our SIFE Learners.  Featured Speaker w/ Judith O’Loughlin.  2017 Ohio TESOL.

 

Classroom Supports for English Learners.  PD for Dublin City Schools with Dr. Bev Good.  2017

 

Literacy Strategies for English Learners in the Content Classroom.  Washington CH.  October 2018.

 

Building Resilience in English Learners.  Eakin ES.  Columbus City Schools.  October 10, 2018.

 

Ten Thirty-Minute PD Activities.  Ohio TESOL Fall Conference.  October 12, 2013.  Co-Presented with Mark Paskert.

 

Supporting Students with Interrupted Education.  Michigan TESOL.  Ypsilanti, MI.  October 19, 2018.

 

Supporting Students with Interrupted Education.  Keynote Speaker at PACE Day for LATESOL.  November 1, 2018.

 

Supporting Students with Interrupted Education.  PCI at TESOL.  Co-Presented with Judith O'Loughlin.  Atlanta 2019

 

Supporting Students with Interrupted Education.  PD workshop for Washington DC schools.  April 12, 2019

 

The 6 Principles for Exemplary Teaching.  Re-Imagine Conference for Columbus City Schools, June 2019

 

Building Resilience in Newcomer Students.  Workshop for Southeast TESOL. Orlando FL.  Co-Presented with Judith O'Loughlin.  November 2019

 

Supporting English Learners with Trauma.  Learning Forward Conference.  Columbus OH.  Co-Presented with Judith O'Loughlin.  July 2020

 

Supporting Students with Interrupted Education.  MIDTESOL.  Co-Presented with Judith O'Loughlin.  October 3, 2020.

Helping Newcomers Build Resilience:  The "I Have, I Am, I Can Model".  MIDTESOL.  Co-Presented with Judith O'Loughlin.  October 3, 2020.

Helping Newcomers Build Resilience:  The "I Have, I Am, I Can Model".  CATESOL.  Co-Presented with Judith O'Loughlin.  October 8, 2020.

Students with limited or interrupted formal education: What we have learned and next steps.  Invited Speakers at MDTESOL.  Co-Presenter with Luis Penton Herrera and Judith O’Loughlin. November 7, 2020.

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Judith B. O’Loughlin, M.Ed.

 joeslteach@aol.com

 

Skills and Subject Area Expertise

  • Experience providing professional development for ESL and mainstream teachers working with English Language Learners in regular education classrooms, differentiated instruction, assessment, and collaborative teaching

  • Curriculum development, with an emphasis on developmental reading, reading and learning through the content areas, working with the young ESL/EFL learner

  • Standards development and alignment, correlating language arts standards and the Pre-K-12 English Language Proficiency Standards Development of curriculum models based on state English language development standards

  • Course development for online and blended graduate programs, leading toward teacher endorsement/credential and/or graduate degrees (e.g., New Jersey City University, Kaplan, and the University of Missouri, Kansas City, ObaVerse – TESOL and CAL)

 

Professional Experience

October – November, 2018 Visiting Faculty Member, Focus on the Young Learner, SOKA University, Tokyo, Japan

2003-2020 Independent ESL Consultant/Teacher-Trainer - Certified Pearson S.I.O.P. Trainer (2004) and W.I.D.A. Certified Consultant (2010)

2001-2012      Adjunct Professor, Graduate Program, ESL and Bilingual Certification, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ, USA (online from 2003).

2013–Present Adjunct Professor, Graduate Program, The Ohio State University Research Foundation, Project KNOTtT Teacher Preparation Federally Funded Project “Transition to Teaching.” Currently consultant for the EFs4ELs grant project.

2003 –2012    Consultant, Center for Applied Linguistics for Graduate Course Development and Implementation and ESL/ELL Curriculum Projects:

  • 2008 -2010 (A) Adjunct Professor, Graduate Program, TESOL Certification, University of Missouri, Kansas City, Kansas City, MO, USA (Project EXCELL Office of English Language Acquisition Grant, University of Missouri, Kansas City and North Kansas City Schools) (Blended Teaching – online and face-to-face)

  • 2007- 2010 (B) Curriculum Mapping Project – North Kansas City Schools, as one of the Project EXCELL grant goals.

  • 2005-2007 (C) Curriculum Model Development Project, based on the MA ELPBO, ELL State Standards, MA Department of Education.

    • 2005-2007 (D) Adjunct Professor, Graduate Program, TESOL Certification,

Cambridge College and MA Department of Education (Blended Methods of ESL course)

  • 2003-2005 (E) Adjunct Professor, Graduate Program, TESOL Certification, Heritage University, Yakima, WA (Blended Methods ESL course)

1988—2003    ESL Specialist and Special Education Teacher, Ho-Ho-Kus Public School, NJ, USA (low incidence population of English Learners)

1986-1988      ESL Specialist, Special Services School District, Bergen County, NJ 1982-1988 - 1995    Adult Education Instructor and Adult ESL Program Designer, Paramus

Community School for Adult and Continuing Education, NJ (Sole developer of standards and curriculum, as well as teacher for the program)

1978 –1995     Adult Education ESL Teacher, Hackensack Evening School for the Foreign Born, Hackensack, NJ, USA

 

Education

1995-1997   Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, Two Certifications: NJ USA Teacher of the Handicapped, Post-Masters Certification Program, Grades K-12; NJ Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant Endorsement, Post-Masters Certification Programs

1990            M.Ed. William Paterson University, NJ USA Elementary Education with ESL Specialization Additional NJ Certifications: Teacher of English, grades 7-12; Teacher of Elementary Education, multiple subjects,

 

Honors

  • Title VII Bilingual/ESL Teacher Training Grant Awardee

  • President’s Award, NJTESOL/NJBE, Inc., for Leadership in the Field of Teaching and Advocacy for Language Minority Children, 2004

  • Award -Excellence in Teaching Multicultural Education, Multicultural Teacher of the Year, Seton Hall University, Orange, NJ, 2003

    • Who’s Who In American Women, 1999 – to present

    • Kappa Delta Pi – education honor society

    • Pi Lambda Theta – education honor society

    • TESOL 50 at 50 – Recognized for Significant Contributions to the Profession. (April, 2016)

 

Publications
  1. O’Loughlin, J.B. & Custodio. (2021) Supporting the Journey of English Learners After Trauma. University of Michigan Press ELT: Ann Arbor, MI.

  1. Custodio, B & O’Loughlin, J.B. (2017) Students with Interrupted Formal Education: Bridging Where They Are and What They Need. Corwin, A Sage Publishing Company: Thousand Oaks, CA.

  2. O’Loughlin, J. B. “Chapter 10: Beyond History: Glimpses Into the Past Through Picture Books,” in The CCSS in English language arts in grades k-5. Alexandria, VA: TESOL, Inc.

  3. O’Loughlin, J. (2013) “What Time is it?” in Gottlieb & Ernst-Slavit (eds.) Academic Language in Diverse Classrooms: Mathematics, Grades 3-5, Promoting Content and Language Learning. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin.

  4. O’Loughlin, J. & Carnuccio, L. (Oct., 2012) “Blending Common Core and TESOL Standards for ELLs,” in TESOL Connections: Keeping English language professionals connected.http://newsmanager.commpartners.com/tesolc/issues/2012-10-01/email.html

  5. O’Loughlin, J. (Oct., 2011) “Experience Speaks: On Coteaching and Collaboration,” in TESOL Connections: Keeping English language professionals connected.http://newsmanager.commpartners.com/tesolc/issues/2011-10-01/4.html

  6. O’Loughlin, J. B. (2011). “Voices from the field: Teacher reflections on co-teaching experiences,” in Honigsfeld, A. & Dove, M. (Eds.) Co-teaching and other collaborative practices in the EFL/ESL Classroom: Rationale, research, reflections, and recommendations. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

  7. O’Loughlin, J.B. (2010) Academic language accelerator. Oxford University Press.: Oxford, UK.

  8. O’Loughlin, J.B. (2008) with Cheryl L. Huffman, Lynore M. Carnuccio, and Roger Rosenthal, “Leadership in addressing linguistic and cultural diversity in low-incidence public school settings,” in Coombe, C., McCloskey, M.L.,Stephenson, L., and Anderson. N.J. (eds) Leadership in English language teaching and learning. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.

  9. O’Loughlin, J.B. (2003). Cross-content standards: Language arts literacy and ESL, K-12, New Jersey Department of Education, Office of Bilingual and Equity Issues, Trenton, NJ.

  10. O’Loughlin, J.B. (April, 2003) “Collaborative Instruction,” in ELL Outlook, Online Newsletterhttp://www.coursecrafters.com [Alex Ragan, Research Analyst/ Writer, Course Crafters, Inc. Editor,]

  11. O’Loughlin, J.B., with Cheryl L. Huffman, Lynore M. Carnuccio, and Roger Rosenthal [September-October, 2003] “Small Numbers, Big Challenges: Designing and Delivering Programs for Low Incidence English Language learners,” NABE News.

  12. O’Loughlin, J.B. (2003) “Collaborative Instruction,” in ELL Outlook, Online Newsletterhttp://www.coursecrafters.come [Alex Ragan, Research Analyst/ Writer, Course Crafters, Inc. Editor,]

  13. O’Loughlin, J.B. (2002) “Student Performance Indicators,” with L. Carnuccio, in Program evaluation: English as a second language: A comprehensive guide for standards-based program evaluation for schools committed to continuous improvement. National Study for School Evaluation,

  14. O’Loughlin, J.B. (2001) “Heard on the Web: Discussion of Appropriate Materials on the EEIS- L,” and Book Review: “My ABC Storybook,” in TESOL Journal.

  15. O’Loughlin, J.B. (2001),“Terrorism and War Change the Roles of ESL/Bilingual Educators.” NJTESOL/NJBE Voices, New Jersey Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages and New Jersey Bilingual Educators

  16. O’Loughlin, J.B. (2001) “Collaborative Instruction,” in Teaching ESL K-12: Views from the Classroom Helene Becker, with commentary from Else Hamayan, Newbury House Teacher Development, Heinle and Heinle, Thompson Learning, ISBN: 083847901.

  17. O’Loughlin, J.B., (2000) “Egg-citing Animals,” with J. Haynes in Smallwood, B.A.). (Ed.) Integrating the ESL atandards into classroom practice. Grades pre-K – 2. Alexandria, VA: Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages .

  18. O’Loughlin, J.B. (1999-2001) “Adaptations for Content Area Instruction in the Elementary School,” with J. Haynes (1999) and “Acts of Advocacy: Advocacy Project Ends with State Adoption of ESL Standards Into Code,” (2001), in TESOL Matters

  19. O’Loughlin, J.B. (1999-2001) “Adaptations for Content Area Instruction in the Elementary School,” with J. Haynes (1999) and “Acts of Advocacy: Advocacy Project Ends with State Adoption of ESL Standards Into Code,” (2001), in TESOL Matters (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages)

  20. O’Loughlin, J.B. (1999) “Retell, React, Respond in Writing: in Teachers learning with children:  The Newsletter of the JALT Teaching Children SIG.  TESOL International.

 

Presentations: (Partial List for 2008-2021)
  • Starting an ESL Program. Judith O’Loughlin and Brenda Custodio.  TESOL Webinar.  November 2008. Audience: K-Adult Educators, both ESL and EFL. Requested by Pearson after TESOL initial webinar: “How to Design and Implement a Newcomer Program.” Brenda Custodio.  Pearson Webinar.  March 25, 2011.  Audience: K-12 Educators 

  • Best Practices for Student with Interrupted Formal Education. Brenda Custodio and Judith OLoughlin, ASCD. Philadelphia, PA:  March 25, 2012   Audience:  K-12 Educators, Curriculum Coordinators, ESL Supervisors

 

  • Establishing a Newcomer Program and Introducing Standards-Based Instruction and Assessment.  Brenda Custodio and Judith O’Loughlin.  Ohio TESOL Conference, November 15, 2013.  K-12 Educators and Directors of Instruction

 

  • How to Establish a Newcomer Program Brenda Custodio and Judith O’Loughlin, TESOL PCI, Portland, OR: March 25, 2014. K-12 Educators

 

  • Developing Resilience in Second Language Students. Ohio TESOL.  November 14, 2014. Brenda Custodio and Judith O’Loughlin. K-12 Educators and Supervisors of Instruction

 

  • Five Best Practices for Academic Success for New Arrivals. April 16 and 17, 2015 Idaho ESEA, Title I Conference, Boise ID (Presented twice by request – Three hours on 4/16/15 and 1.5 hours on 4/17/15) Brenda Custodio and Judith O’Loughlin K-12 Educators

 

  • WIDA National Conference, October 16, 2015, Las Vegas, NV:  Five Best Practices for Academic Success for New Arrivals. Brenda Custodio and Judith O’Loughlin.  WIDA state directors and school district representatives.

 

  • Five Best Practices for Academic Success for New Arrivals, Brenda Custodio and Judith O’Loughlin. April 4, 2016.  Pre-Convention Institute.  TESOL Convention.  Baltimore, MD. K-12 Educators and Supervisors.

 

  • Educating Students with Interrupted Formal Education.  April 7, 2016.  Brenda Custodio and Judith O’Loughlin.  TESOL Convention.  Baltimore, MD. General Audience.

 

  • Welcoming Newcomers.  June 23, 2016.  Brenda Custodio and Judith O’Loughlin.  Sanibel Leadership Conference.  Clearwater Beach, Florida.  Audience:  ESL and Bilingual Coordinators in Florida. Supervisors of Instruction in Florida.

 

  • Supporting Students with Interrupted Formal Education, March 20, 2017.  Brenda Custodio and Judith O’Loughlin, TESOL Convention, Seattle, Washington.

 

  • SIOP National Conference, Newport Beach, CA.  Effective SIOP Instruction Strategies for SIFE Learners.  June 29-30, 2017. Brenda Custodio and Judith O’Loughlin.  SIOP trained educators.

 

  • WIDA Annual Conference, Tampa, FL.  “Supporting Students with Interrupted Formal Education,” October 18, 2017.  Brenda Custodio and Judith O’Loughlin

 

  • Featured Invited Session – Supporting Students with Interrupted Formal Education.  Ohio TESOL, October 27, 2017, Columbus Ohio. Brenda Custodio and Judith O’Loughlin. K-12 Educators, Supervisors, and Administrators.

 

  • Invited Plenary, Breakout Session – Helping Newcomers Become Resilient: The I Have, I Am, I Can Model.  NNETESOL, Burlington, VT November 4, 2017   Judith B. O’Loughlin K-12 Educators. (Replicated for TESOL International Conferences 2019, 2020, and 2021 – virtually presented)

 

  • Invited Speaker, Iowa Language and Cultures Conference, November 7-8, 2017. Five Best Practices for Students with Interrupted Formal Education and Building Learner Resilience.  Judith O’Loughlin. K-12 Educators and Supervisors

 

  • JALT (Japanese Association of Language Teaching).  November, 2018.  Invited Plenary Speaker.  Three Strategies for Fostering Learner Resilience. JALT Junior featured session: Picture Book Visuals and Text Enhance Comprehension.

 

  • Supporting Students with Interrupted Education.  March 2018, 2019, and upcoming for 2021 (virtually)  Brenda Custodio and Judith O’Loughlin.  TESOL Convention, Chicago.  Half Day PCI; Atlanta, Full Day PCI. J-12 Educators and Supervisors.

 

  • NJTESOL-NJBE 50th Anniversary Conference:  New Brunswick, NJ.  Students with Interrupted Formal Education (5/30/19) and Building Resilient Learners, (5/29/19) with Brenda Custodio. Adjudicated presentations. (Special recognition as a Past President of the organization.)

 

  • Cobb County Public Schools, Marietta, GA. July 25, 2019 - Strategies for Supporting Newcomers.  With Brenda Custodio. Two half-day sessions for teachers.  Invited speakers.

 

  • CESA 6 Regional Center, Oshkosh, WI Virtual Presentation:  Students with Interrupted 
    Formal Education: Bridging Where They Are and What They Need.  (Invited speaker) K-8 regional ESL teachers.

 

  • Southeast Regional TESOL Conference, October2019, Orlando, FL 

    • Pre-Conference Institute – The Six Principles for Exemplary Teaching of English Learners: Empowering Teachers and Learners (Invited Presentation)

    • Motivating All Educators to Move from Obstructive to Constructive Beliefs about English Learners(invited presentation)

    • Helping Newcomers Become Resilient: “I Have, I Am, I Can with Brenda Custodio

  • Learning Forward Conference, Columbus, OH (virtual -pre-recorded) Supporting English Learners with Traumawith Brenda Custodio.  July, 2020 

 

  • MIDTESOL.  Supporting Students with Interrupted Education with Brenda Custodio  October 3, 2020. 

 

  • CATESOL State Conference.  Helping Newcomers Build Resilience:  The "I Have, I Am, I Can Model" with Brenda Custodio.  October 8, 2020.

  • MDTESOL. Invited Speakers. Students with limited or interrupted formal education: What we have learned and next steps.   Co-Presenter with Brenda Custodio and Luis Penton Herrera. November 7, 2020.  

 

  • IATEFL, June, 2021.  Invited Speaker for Pre-Conference Event. Panel of Speakers. Session:  Migrant Narratives in EFL and ESOL Classroom

Complete List of TESOL, NABE, CABE, CATESOL, CRA, and ASCD presentations available upon request.