Keynote 2023

WAESOL is very pleased to welcome Dr. Denise Furlong as the 2023 WAESOL Conference Keynote Speaker.

Dr. Denise Furlong

Dr. Denise Furlong holds an Ed.D. in Literacy Education with a concentration in educating English learners from Rutgers University.  She is currently an Assistant Professor and the Director of Advanced Studies for Reading Specialists & ESL at Georgian Court University in New Jersey.  She has nearly 25 years of experience in teaching multilingual learners and coaching their teachers in a variety of K-12 educational settings.  In addition to K-12, Dr. Furlong has also enjoyed the opportunity to work with adult English learners at the university level and within various community environments . Her book, Voices of Newcomers: Experiences of Multilingual Learners, has been honored as an outstanding teacher resource for multicultural education and is the 2023 recipient of Delta Kappa Gamma’s Educator Book Award.

Dr. Denise M. Furlong
Furlong Educational Consulting, LLC