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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Barbara Shafran

M.Ed. from Pitt, Spanish and English teacher. Also Intro to Psych and MS Office Applications teacher. Co-founder of The National Center for Non-Profit Excellence (www.thencne.org) which helps non-profits to operate more effectively and the creator of the United We Speak on-line, "urban dialect coaching" curriculum which helps inner-city adults learn Standard American English to improve their employability (www.unitedwespeak.net).

Areas of Interest: 
language education,
Ebonics,
Spanglish,
grant writing

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