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Ayanna C. Cooper

Cooper, Ayanna
Ayanna Cooper, EdD, is a consultant, advocate for culturally and linguistically diverse learners, and is currently serving on the executive board of TESOL International Association. As owner of ACooper Consulting, her projects involve providing technical assistance internationally and to state departments of education, school districts, and nonprofit organizations. In addition to being an author, Dr. Cooper has contributed to a number of  publications, such as the WIDA Essential Actions Handbook and Language Magazine. She also writes a monthly blog focused on the civil rights of English learners for TESOL International Association. As a plenary speaker and frequent conference presenter, she has had the opportunity to share her work across the United States and internationally. In addition to teaching English as a second language, she has held a number of positions throughout her career, such as English learner instructional coach, urban education teacher supervisor, Title III director, and bilingual program specialist. Dr. Cooper is a U.S. Department of State English Language Specialist alumna.