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Dr. Audrey Heining-Boynton

Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Dr. Audrey L. Heining-Boynton has been a professor of Education and Romance Languages at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, as well as a national and international consultant in K–16 world languages. She has also taught Spanish, French, and ESL at the K–12 level. Dr. Heining-Boynton served as President of ACTFL, the National Network for Early Language Learning, and was President of the National Federation of Modern Language Teachers’ Association. She has been a board member of ACTFL as well as the Michigan and North Carolina state world language associations. Winner of the prestigious ACTFL Anthony Papalia Award for Excellence in Teacher Education, the Foreign Language Association of North Carolina’s Teacher of the Year, and the UNC-CH Access Award for outstanding work with learning-disabled students, Dr. Heining-Boynton has authored and co-authored over 150 books, articles, and curricula. She received her PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from Michigan State University.