Kristin Kline Liu, Ph.D.

Institute on Community Integration
College of Education and Human Development
University of Minnesota
102 Pattee Hall
150 Pillsbury Drive SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0223
 
Phone: 612-626-9061
Email: kline010@umn.edu
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Last Updated: November 21, 2016

 

Primary Activity Coordinators: Cultural Diversity
Research
Discipline Coordinators: Education
Specialty Resource Contacts: Educational Outcomes
English Language Learners with (and without) Disabilities
 
Discipline(s): Education/Special Education
Education: General
English as a Second Language/Bilingual Education
 
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership

Vita/Bio

Kristin Kline Liu is a Research Associate at the National Center on Educational Outcomes. She gathers information and conducts research to inform technical assistance to state departments of education. Kristi has a variety of experiences working on state and federally funded projects relating to large-scale assessment and standards-based instruction for English language learners (ELLs) and ELLs with disabilities. 

Kristi was initially an elementary educator. She went on to obtain a Master's degree in TESOL and a PhD in Second Languages and Cultures Education. She has taught English to students at the secondary, post-secondary and adult levels in the United States. She has also taught language instruction methodology courses to ESL and foreign language teachers. In addition, Kristi has written and presented estensively on assessment and instruction of ELLs and ELLs with disabilities.