Maite (María Teresa) Sánchez
Maite T. (María Teresa) Sánchez is an Assistant Professor of Bilingual Education in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching at Hunter College. She is the Advisor for the CUNY Initiative on Immigration & Education (CUNY-IIE). From 2012 to 2017 she served as Project Director of CUNY-New York State Initiative for Emergent Bilinguals (CUNY-NYSIEB) (www.cuny-nysieb.org). Before arriving to New York, she was a Senior Research Associate at Education Development Center (EDC) where she worked on several projects related to the education of language minoritized students. Maite has also experience in project evaluation, professional development and materials development all related to supporting the education of bilingual, and emergent bilingual students. With a Ph.D. in education (from Boston College), a M.Ed. in education (from Northeastern University), and a B.A in psychology (from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú), Maite’s research focuses on language education policy and practice, bilingual education, translanguaging pedagogy and bilingual teacher preparation.