Yohimar Sivira

Yohimar Sivira

Yohimar is a PhD student in Curriculum and Instruction: Languages, Literacies, Cultures and Communities and the UofL Holmes Scholar 2019. She holds a MA in TESOL from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. Yohimar came to the US through a Fulbright Scholarship for the Faculty Development Program 2016-2018 after working in Venezuela for 9 years as an EFL instructor. her research interests are related to bilingual education, English Language Learners (ELLs) and language policies supporting ELLs in elementary and secondary education.