Doctor of Philosophy, August, 1994
University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
Major: Curriculum and Instruction
Minor: Higher Education/Bilingual Education
Dissertation: Site-Based Decision Making:
Current Principals' Leadership Skills
Master of Education, August, 1987
University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
Major: Special Education
Bachelor of Science, May, 1982
University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas.
Major: Elementary Education
Minor: Bilingual Education
Texas Elementary Certificate
Texas Bilingual Education/ESL Endorsement
Texas Educational Diagnostician Certificate
Texas Generic Special Education Certificate
Research Assistant, Handicapped Minority Research Institute, Office of Bilingual/Special Education, University of Texas at Austin.
Research and Teaching Assistant, Special Education Department, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas.
Not teaching this quarter.
Ramirez, L (2002). Abstracts from China-U.S. Conference on Middle School Education Beijing China. Book: Portraits of Teachers in Multicultural. (Settings: A Critical Literacy Approach was translated for conference).
Ramirez, L. & Gallardo, O. (2001). Settings: A Critical Literacy Approach. Portraits of teachers in multicultural settings. Needham Heights, MA. Allyn and Bacon.
Ramirez, L. (April 2013) Grant Development Institute, California Council on Teacher Education
Ramirez, L. (2013) Empowering our students, Following Cesar Chavez Example, Hayward City Hall.
Ramirez, L. 2012) Leadership in action: From cradle to career transforming one community at a time, Early Childhood Conference, University of the Philippines"The Urban Teacher Academy Recruitment Link to the Teacher", January 1, 2009, CA, General public
"Future of Bilingual Education", November 1, 2003, San Jose, CA, 13th Annual California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education
Teacher Development Strategies: Reflection on 3 Successful Models,ï¿½, January 1, 2003, Honolulu, Hawaii, Hawaii International Conference on Education
"Portraits of Teachers in Multicultural Settings", November 24, 2002, Beijing, China, 2002 China-US Conference on Middle School Education
"Crossing Borders with Adult Literature: Fostering Perspective Talking Among Preservice and Inservice Educators, April 3, 2002, San Diego, CA, Association for Childhood Education International
"Winning the Struggle for Social Justice", March 19, 2002, Philadelphia, PA, National Association for Bilingual Education Conference
"Portraits of Teachers in Multicultural Settings: A Critical Literacy Approach, March 19, 2002, Philadelphia, PA, National Association for Bilingual Education Conference
Creating a Culture of Opportunity: Providing Funds of Knowledge to Latinos and English Language Learners, January 1, 2002, Rosemead Unified School District, General public
Dia de los Muertos en Oaxaca, Mï¿½xico, January 31, 2001, Los Angeles, California, California Association for Bilingual Education
"Una jornada transformativa en Oaxaca, Mexico", January 31, 2001, Los Angeles, CA, California Association for Bilingual Education
Co-Director: Seminar on Transformative Literacy: Teotitlan del Valle, January 1, 2001, Oaxaca, Mexico, General public
"Effective Literacy Strategies, Methodologies, and Optimal Learning Conditions."Celebrating Success and Confronting Leadership, Literacy, Language and Culture: Challenges in California Schools, April 1, 1999, CA, General public
"Promoting Literacy: Into Through and Beyond Multicultural Education.", January 1, 1999, CA, Compton School District
Education Program, February 24, 1998, Dallas, TX, National Association for Bilingual Education
"From ï¿½Choloï¿½ to President: Letting go of Victimization.ï¿½, February 4, 1998, San Josï¿½, California, California Association for Bilingual Education
Integrating a Focus on Social and Moral Development in Teacher Education: What Might a Constructivist Approach Look Like?, November 14, 1997, New York, NY, Annual Conference of the Association for Constructivist Teaching
" The Theory of "O", My We Have Bilingual and Multicultural Adults in Our Schools!ï¿½, September 1, 1997, San Diego, CA, National Association for Adults with Special Learning Needs
"Environmental Education: A Different Approach", July 1, 1997, Maui, Hawaii, The Annual International Congress on Challenges to Education: Balancing Unity and Diversity in a Changing World
"Monolingual Student Teachers in Bilingual Settings: From Theory to Practiceï¿½, March 1, 1997, San Diego, CA, California Association for Bilingual Education
"The Center for Educational Leadership: School-University Collaborative for P-12 Reform, February 1, 1997, Phoenix, AZ, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
"Modify: Help All Students Succeed", January 1, 1997, New Orleans, Coucil for Exceptional Children Symposium on Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Exceptional Learners
"A Leadership Development Experience: Teachers and Parents as Decision Makers", November 1, 1996, Marina del Rey, CA, California educational Research Association
"Recruitment and Retention of Bilingual Education Master Scholars", January 1, 1995, Phoenix, Arizona, National Association for Bilingual Education Conference
"Whole Language A La Frontera", January 1, 1994, Los Angeles, CA, National Association for Bilingual Education Conference
"Innovative Strategies for ESL Teachers", January 1, 1993, Houston, Texas, National Association for Bilingual Education Conference
"Creating the Quality School", January 1, 1992, Norman, Oklahoma, National Conference." University of Oklahoma Center for the Study of Rural Small Schools National Conference
"The Site Based Decision Making Change Process", January 1, 1992, Albuquerque, New Mexico, National Association for Bilingual Education Conference
Project STEM, US Department of Education , May 2012-June 2017, $1,927,819, PI Lettie Ramirez In Partnership with Fremont Unified.
Hayward Promise Neighborhood, July 1, 2012 - 6/30/2015, $980,000, W.K. Kellogg, PI Lettie Ramirez
CCTE New Faculty Support , May 2012-May 2013, $3,500 American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) to CCTE. (I participated in writing this grant.)Project TEACH, U.S. Department of Education, Teacher Quality Enhancement Grants, , Received August 17, 2005, $840,071.00, For October 1, 2005 to September 30, 2006,
Project DREAMS: Developing Reading, English, Language Arts, Math and Science Teachers, U.S. Department Education, Transition to Teaching Program, , Received September 28, 2002, $343,277, For October 1, 2002 to September 30, 2003, Recruitment and Professional Development
Project TNT: Teachers in Training, U.S. Department Education, Title VII Bilingual Education: Career Ladder Program, 84.195E, , Received August 8, 2001, $481,960*, For September 1, 2001 to August 31, 2003, Recruitment and Professional Development
Project SABER: Students, Assistants and Bilingual Educators Reaching-Out, U.S. Department Education, Title VII Bilingual Education: Career Ladder Program, 84.195E, , Received July 21, 2000, $605,915*, For September 1, 2001 to August 31, 2003, Recruitment and Professional Development
Professor, California State University, Hayward
Director U.S. Department of Education - Grants that recruit and provide $8,435,436 of financial support to over 1,250 current and future teachers.
Multicultural/Diversity Task Force Committee Service
Ed Psych/Teacher Ed. Committee on New Special Education Standards Committee Service
CSU Hayward Advisory Council to the Special Education Division Committee Service
Collaborative Leadership Committee Service
Special Events Committee Service
CSUH Special Education Division SEAS Advisory Committee Service
Chair, Leadership Recruitment and Development Committee Service
DEPARTMENT OF TEACHER EDUCATION COMMITTEE SERVICE
MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
Participated in California State University International Program CLAD/BCLAD. Program designed and coordinated by the CSU International Teacher Education Council, approved by the California State Commission on Teacher Credentialing and also recognized by the Federal Secretriat of Education of Mexico.
Taught Psychological Foundations and Social Studies
Taught undergraduate and graduate classes in Foundations of Bilingual Education, ESL in the Content Areas, Language Literacy and Culture, Introduction to Elementary Education, and supervised elementary education student teachers.
Participated in the restructuring of a Master of Education degree program
Sponsored BESO (Bilingual Education Students Organization)