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Dr. Martha Foote

 Martha M. Foote, Ed. D.

Dr. Foote is Associate Professor and Head of the Curriculum and Instruction Department at A&M-Commerce where she has been a teacher educator for 11 years.  Her areas of research Reggio Emilia Inspired approaches to education, family involvement, and literacy.  Among her accomplishment are department head for five years, mixed graduate and undergraduate teaching, developing three new doctoral special topics courses, and 17 published articles/book chapters in national, peer-reviewed publications.


Dr. Chris Green

Chris Green, Ph. D.

Assistant Professor, Dr. Green currently directs the graduate and undergraduate bilingual/ESL teacher preparation program at A&M-Commerce.  A former bilingual teacher, elementary principal, and bilingual coordinator, she also served 12 years as an education associate for the Intercultural Development Research Association.  There she designed and conducted hundreds of teacher workshops and directed Title VII and other multiyear projects funded by the USDE, TEA, NSF, and the Ford Foundation.  Her Ph. D. in Reading and Bilingual Education is from the University of Texas in Austin, her M.A. in Reading is from Teachers College-Columbia University, and her B.A. in Spanish Literature is from Rutgers University.  Her research interests include biliteracy development and technology tools for language and literacy development.  Dr. Green is fluent and literate in English, Spanish, and French.

Chris_ Green@tamuc.edu

Dr. Carole Walker

Carole Walker, Ed. D.

Associate Professor, Dr. Walker has directed the Greenville Center of the NET CPDT since coming to Commerce in 1995 from the Duval County (Florida) Public Schools.  There she held a number of school - and district-based leadership roles including directing two Magnet Schools of America grants.  Her doctorate is from the University of Florida where her dissertation concerned teaching behaviors associated with the academic achievement of gifted and academically talented African American students.  Cooperative learning workshops done with a Duval County colleague for ACTFL and the design of the elementary French/Spanish immersion magnet school at John E. Ford Elementary School will be helpful in the accomplishment of Project ¡Listo! goals.


Peggy Gray

Peggy Gray

Peggy Gray is the ¡Listo! Grant budget and logistics coordinator. A former English and Spanish secondary school teacher, she also served three years as the Director of the P-16 Educational Improvement Consortium (PEIC) at A&M-Commerce. Supported by grants from TEA and The Meadows Foundation, she managed school performance coaches who designed academic and professional interventions to low-performing but high-potential area districts. Peggy is also currently supervising and assessing performance of Alternative Teacher Certification interns.