NYS TESOL Member of the Month for November 2016
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- Eligibility – Nominee is a current NYS TESOL Member.
- Selection Criteria – Nominee demonstrates a commitment to the field.
– In addition to 12 months of recognition on our website, each year the
12 Members of the Month will be entered into a Raffle for a
complimentary registration to the NYS TESOL Annual Conference.
– Click the link below and tell us about your nominees contributions
to the field and/or our community of educators and students. A
NYS TESOL committee will review the entries and select the monthly
Meet the NYS TESOL Member of the Month for November 2016
Denise Gonez Santos
Denise Gonez-Santos was born in Buffalo, New York to Ana and Eduvijis
Gonez. She has 32 years of experience in education, focusing her career
on the education of children learning English as a second language. She
earned her Bachelor's of Science degree at D'Youville College and her
Master's in Education at SUNY Buffalo. Currently, Denise is the
Executive Director of the Regional Bilingual Education - Resource
Network (RBE-RN) West located at Erie 1 BOCES. Denise began her career
as a bilingual education teacher at Herman Badillo Bilingual Academy in
Buffalo, NY. She is the recipient of numerous education and community
service awards and states that her happiest achievement in life is that
of wife to Miguel Santos and mother to their two sons Jacob (22) and
NYS TESOL is an amazing professional network that has
allowed her to connect with colleagues all over the state educating
English Language Learners. The organization's activities and support
gives her the chance to learn and grow professionally. Her absolute
favorite part of the NYS TESOL organization is the wonderful and truly
gifted teacher members in the Buffalo Region she gets to work with
closely each year. They make local NYS TESOL activities worthwhile in
every way and she loves them all.
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