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Tatyana Kleyn
Campus Affiliation: City College of New York
Phone: 212-650-5184
Degrees/Diplomas: Ed.D Teachers College Columbia University
Research Interests: bilingualism in education, teaching immigration, race and culture in Garifuna communities

Tatyana Kleyn is an associate professor in the Bilingual Education and TESOL program at the City College of New York. Tatyana is a RISLUS associate and acting co-PI for the CUNY-NYS Initiative on Emergent Bilinguals that supports administrators in developing school-wide bilingual ecologies.  In 2007 she received an Ed.D. in international educational development at Teachers College, Columbia University.  She is author of “Immigration: The Ultimate Teen Guide” (Scarecrow Press, 2011) and co-author of “Teaching in Two Languages: A Guide for K-12 Bilingual Educators” with Adelman Reyes (Corwin Press, 2010). She is the co- director and producer of “Living Undocumented: High School, College and Beyond,” a documentary geared toward high school students.  Tatyana has also published about the cultural, linguistic and educational needs of the Garífuna people in Honduras. She has been involved in a study of long-term English learners (with Kate Menken) in NYC.  She was an elementary school teacher in San Pedro Sula, Honduras and Atlanta, Georgia.