Rita Deyoe-Chiullan, Ph.D.
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.
Recent Honors and Awards
Who's Who in the World 2021
ACE Celebrity for 2019
ACE Celebrity for 2016
Doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction and MC and BL
Kansas State University
Master's in Speech, Education and Curriculum/Instruction
Kansas State University
Bachelor's in Speech, Education and Curriculum/Instruction
Kansas State University
- Bilingual education
- ESL and TESOL teacher preparation
- Applied linguistics for language teachers
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.
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.
Ed.D. in Leadership Doctor of Education
The Doctor of Education in Leadership program 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.
Ed.D. in Public Health Education Doctor of Education
Ed.D. in Second Language Instruction Doctor of Education
The Doctorate of Education in Second Language Instruction is designed for professionals with a master’s degree who wish to advance their second language instruction skills and knowledge at the post-master’s level. Through a tailored approach to the dissertation process, you can complete the program in as little as three years.
Students will gain experience as a scholar practitioner with the necessary skills to utilize innovative curriculum, current technology, and instruction methods relevant to second language learners’ educational needs in a variety of professional settings. Students engage in scholarly research throughout the coursework to support their final dissertation at the end of their program.
Ed.S. in Second Language Instruction Educational Specialist
The Educational Specialist in Second Language Instruction is for professionals with a master’s degree who wish to advance their second language instruction skills and knowledge at the post-master’s level without having to complete a dissertation. Students will become more effective leaders in the field of Second Language Instruction through in-depth knowledge of research-based theories of language acquisition, assessment and instructional methods, strategies that promote cultural understanding, and current best practices to meet the needs of second language learners across diverse educational settings.
M.Ed. in English as a Second Language and Bilingual Education Master of Education
The Master of Education in English as a Second Language and Bilingual 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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Micro-Credential English as a Second Language and Bilingual Education Micro-Credential
The English as a Second Language and Bilingual Education micro-credential provides students with information to work with second language learners in a variety of settings. This micro-credential provides content addressing key foundational theories and research-based strategies to support the educational or instructional needs of second language and bilingual learners.