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.