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.