Rita Deyoe-Chiullan, Ph.D.

National Faculty,
Department of Teaching and Learning

Dr. Rita Deyoe-Chiullán is an international educator and taught at universities and a private bilingual school in Colombia, South America. In the U.S., she taught graduate education courses for teachers and administrators for sixteen years. More recently, she taught bilingual/regular elementary/ middle school, followed by a few years as a bilingual specialist in an alternative teacher certification program. 

Since retiring from Texas public schools, Dr. Deyoe-Chiullán now teaches part-time at universities. Her scholarly efforts focus on bilingual/ESL teacher preparation, primarily as chapters in monographs for educators. Recently, she has edited a peer-reviewed online journal, Texas English Language Teaching (TexELT) for the TexTESOL V Executive Board where she serves as Publications Coordinator.

Education

  • Doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction and MC and BL
    Kansas State University
  • Bachelor's in Speech and Linguistics
    Kansas State University
  • Master's in Speech and Linguistics
    Kansas State University

Research Interests

  • Bilingual education
  • ESL and TESOL teacher preparation
  • Applied linguistics for language teachers

Program Affiliations

Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction Doctor of Education

This customizable degree is designed to help you advance your understanding of a wide range of curriculum development and instructional methods that can improve teaching and learning in diverse educational settings.

64

Semester Credits

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Ed.D. in Instructional Technology Doctor of Education

This customizable degree is designed to help you advance your understanding of methods of instructional technology for a wide range of educational settings. Through a tailored approach to the dissertation process, you can complete the program in as little as three years.

64

Semester Credits

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Ed.D. in Leadership Doctor of Education

This customizable degree is designed to help you advance your leadership and research skills within your chosen discipline, whatever that may be. Through a tailored approach to the dissertation process, you can complete the program in as little as three years.

64

Semester Credits

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M.Ed. in English as a Second Language and Bilingual Education Master of Education

This program addresses the needs of teachers who are interested in working with linguistically and culturally diverse non-native English speakers. It is aligned to the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards: English as a New Language.

34

Semester Credits

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M.Ed. in Teacher Leadership Master of Education

This degree is designed to equip you with the knowledge and tools to help other teachers reach their full potential. You’ll learn to interpret research on leadership models, teacher evaluation, and motivation, and use it to develop professional learning opportunities that promote continuous improvement

31

Semester Credits

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M.Ed. in Teaching English Learners Master of Education

English language learners are the fastest growing student population and educators need specialized training to work with them effectively. This program is built to help teachers reach these students, bridge cultural gaps, and differentiate their curriculum according to individual student needs.

31

Semester Credits

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Certificate in English as a Second Language and Bilingual Education Certificate

This certificate was designed for current K-12 teachers who are interested in working with English language learners. Throughout your coursework, you will get strategies for supporting students as they learn English.

18

Semester Credits

K-12

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Certificate in Teaching English Learners Certificate

This program is designed to prepare educators to bridge cultural gaps and differentiate curriculum to meet the needs of the fastest growing student population: English language learners.

16

Semester Credits

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