Silvia Dorta-Duque de Reyes, M.A.
Silvia Dorta-Duque de Reyes, M.A., NABE Leadership Award Winner, served as an expert panel member for the development of the California ELD Standards and subsequently contributed as a Curriculum Framework and Evaluation Criteria Committee member for the California Department of Education. Her area of expertise is biliteracy with a focus on academic language, writing, and the organization of instruction for explicit teaching of Spanish-to-English cross-linguistic transfer. In collaboration with the California Department of Education, she coordinated the Spanish translation and linguistic augmentation of the Common Core State Standards for Language Arts and Mathematics. Silvia is currently a national biliteracy consultant and collaborating author for Benchmark Education Company.