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Dolly Aizenman

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DOLLY AIZENMAN, ED.D. #305.674.3407

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

20 years experience in teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages;
10 years of teaching pre-service teachers and supervising intern teachers;
served on statewide committee to develop Florida Teacher Certification Examination competencies in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages;
served on Barry University Charter School Advisory Committee;
served on Palm Beach County School District Professional Development Advisory Committee;
conducted Multicultural Education, Training and Advocacy (META) and Clinical Education training mandated by the State of Florida, 1994 to present.
Academic Director of the Neytz haChochma ESE elementary school, 1998 to present.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Assistant Professor, Barry University, 1994 to 1999, School of Education, Graduate Department, ESOL coordinator.
Assistant Professor, Miami-Dade Community College, 1992 to 1994, English and Humanities.
Visiting Professor, English Department, Florida International University, 1991 to present, Communication.
Instructor, Chair of English Department, Florida National College, 1990 - 1992, ESL.

RELATED EXPERIENCE

State of Florida Elementary Teachers Content (ETC) grant, ESOL area, 1996 - 1997.
Goals 2000 grant with Palm Beach County School District, 1995 - 1996.

WORKSHOPS AND PRESENTED LECTURES

Times, Types, and Stereotypes, paper presented at the Annual International Conference of English teachers, Jerusalem, Israel, 1998. This paper is a part of the ongoing research on cultural and sociological factors that affect the teaching/learning environment and the psychological process of learning. It was also published in the ETS Journal, Tel-Aviv, 1999.
Those Who Can, Teach, presented at the annual Sunshine State TESOL Conference, Orlando, 1999.*How to prevent the so-called “teacher burnout” while working with at-risk student populations. Teaching strategies adaptable to various emotionally charged situation.
CATs in Your Classroom, cross-cultural interdisciplinary workshop, Southeast TESOl, 1994. *These are classroom assessment techniques based on Patricia Gross’ and Thomas Angelo’s work,but adapted specifically to the needs of multicultural classrooms.
Various workshops, seminars, and other types of teacher training conducted annually onthe state, national, and international level.

EDUCATION

Ed. D, Florida International University, 1995. Educational Leadership and Multicultural Psychology.
MS, Florida International University, 1993, TESOL.
MA with Honors, Odessa State University, USSR, 1977, English Education.
BA, Zhitomir College of Music, USSR, 1972, Piano and Music Education.
Seminars in Drama, History of Arts and Civilization, Kharkov Institute of Culture, USSR, 1978.

MEMBERSHIPS

Miami-Dade TESOL Council, founding member/board member.
International TESOL