Dr. Jana Echevarria is Professor Emerita at California State University, Long Beach where she was selected as Outstanding Professor in 2005. Her research focuses on effective instruction for English learners, including those with learning disabilities. Additionally, she is a co-developer of the SIOP Model (Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol) and co-author on the SIOP Model book series. Dr. Echevarria is also a member of McGraw-Hill Education’s team of authors for Wonders, a connected suite of programs to support core English Language Arts instruction for non-EL and EL students. She received her Ph.D. in Education from UCLA and is a member of the California Reading Hall of Fame.
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