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bilingual education coordinator

Cynthia Marie Gross Alvarez, American Bilingual education coordinator. appointed commissioner Mayor's Commision on Latino Affairs, Philadelphia, 1994; appointed Governor's advisory county education subcommittee Board Education, Harrisburg, since 1991; appointed member of advisory county Hispanic Schools Fund, Philadelphia, 1994. Member ASCD, National Association Bilingual Education, Pennsylvania Association Bilingual Education, Phi Delta Kappa.

Background

Alvarez, Cynthia Marie Gross was born on December 30, 1951 in Aquadilla, Puerto Rico. Daughter of James Louis and Emma Antonia (Alvarez) G.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education, Duquesne University, 1973. Master of Education, Temple University, 1979. Doctor of Education, Temple University, 1983.

Career

Teacher, Philadelphia Board Education, 1973-1979, 82-83;teacher, Philadelphia Board Education, 90-91;assistant to dean, Fairleigh Dickinson U., Teaneck, New Jerseydirector office bilingual education issues, New Jersey Department Higher Education, Trentonsupervisor bilingual program, Passaic (New Jersey) Board Educationcoordinator office education for Latino students, Phils. School District, since 1994. Visiting instructor West Chester (Ohio) U., since 1994, Kean College, Union, New Jersey, since 1990, LaSalle U., 1996.

Summer program evaluator Migrant Education, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, since 1994.

Membership

Appointed commissioner Mayor's Commission on Latino Affairs, Philadelphia, 1994. Appointed Governor's advisory council education subcommittee Board Education, Harrisburg, since 1991. Appointed member advisory council Hispanic Schools Fund, Philadelphia, 1994.

Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Association Bilingual Education, Pennsylvania Association Bilingual Education, Phi Delta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, reading, piano, dance, art collecting.

Connections

father:
James Louis G.

mother:
Emma Antonia (Alvarez) G.