Ana Rawson

Ana Rawson has been teaching pre-k through university level for 30 years. The first ten years were spent in Southern California working as a director for Head Start- Follow Through pre K through grade two, and later as a lead teacher in a dual bilingual program for 5 years. In 1988, she established the ESOL program for WSESU where she is currently directing the program, and teaching at BUHS. During these years she has been involved in acquiring grants to enhance the program, curriculum development, and state projects to meet the requirements of NCLB. Such projects have included writing standards, and test items for the ACCESS test, serving on bias reviews teams, working on standard test alignments at the University of Wisconsin, and developing Staff Development for teachers of ELLs. Ana is currently teaching at SIT in the Master of Teaching Program, and has taught SIOP classes for St. Michaels University. The All Kids class was developed especially for teachers in WSESU working with ELLs in order to meet the requirements of NCLB, and federal mandates.