Dr. Tatiana Joseph, who was elected to the Board in April 2013, is an assistant professor in Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Dr. Joseph has been involved in education for a number of years: as an educator, as an educational researcher, and as a mentor. Her research interests include second-language acquisition, bilingual education, first-language maintenance, Latino identity, urban education, and multicultural education.
In addition to teaching, Dr. Joseph is highly involved in service both in and outside of the university. At UWM, she is currently involved with various programs to strengthen the community. Outside of the university, she is committed to maintaining and strengthening her community. She volunteers her time coordinating various community events with different organizations such as Mexican Fiesta. She also assists neighborhood youth with pre-college advising. Finally, Dr. Joseph is an active participant in her neighborhood association.
Dr. Joseph is also a certified Spanish teacher and a native Spanish speaker who was born is San José, Costa Rica. She did her undergraduate work at Marquette University, where she majored in secondary education and Spanish. She also received both a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction, with an emphasis in bilingual education/ESL, and a Ph.D in urban education from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Source: Milwaukee Board of School Directors website.
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