Lourdes Lucía Travieso-Parker, Ph.D.
Lecturer in Spanish and
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

B.S.,  Business Education, New York University
M.A., Business Education, New York University
M.A., Urban Studies, Occidental College (Los Angeles, CA)
Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction and second language education, Virginia Tech

PK-12 Teaching Experience:
High school teaching, business education and Spanish, (New York City and Virginia)
Teaching ESL program in K-12 levels, (Virginia).
Director of Bilingual Teacher Corps (New York City)
Director of Multilingual Education Programs (Chicago, Illinois)

Research Interests:
  • Bilingual and multicultural education
  • Second language acquisition
  • Second language learners
  • Critical pedagogy
  • Immigration and refugee issues
  • Social justice and educational equity
  • Service learning
Travieso-Parker, L. (2009).  Policies, pedagogy, and practices:  Educational experiences of Latino English Language Learners in Virginia. Deutschland, Saarbrűcken.  

Recent Presentations
Virginia ESL Supervisors’ Association, VESA, (2013).  Travieso-Parker, L. CNU. ESL Refugees, Organizations and Service Learning: Winning Collaborations

Lourdes Lucía Travieso-Parker