Dr. Kate Kinsella
Author, English 3D, San Francisco University, Center for Teacher Efficacy

Dr. Kate Kinsella develops custom coursework for employed K–12 educators in San Francisco State University’s Center for Teacher Efficacy. She provides consultancy to state departments of education throughout the U.S., school districts, and publishers on evidence-based instructional principles and practices to accelerate academic English acquisition for language-minority youths. Her professional development institutes, publications, and instructional programs focus on career and college readiness for English learners, with an emphasis on high-utility vocabulary development, informational text reading, and writing. She is the author of instructional programs to support English learners and under-resourced classmates, including READ 180 Universal, English 3D, and the Academic Vocabulary Toolkit. 

Dr. Kate Kinsella develops custom coursework for employed K–12 educators in San Francisco State University’s Center for Teacher Efficacy. She provides consultancy to state departments of education throughout the U.S., school districts, and publishers on evidence-based instructional principles and practices to accelerate academic English acquisition for language-minority youths. Her professional development institutes, publications, and instructional programs focus on career and college readiness for English learners, with an emphasis on high-utility vocabulary development, informational text reading, and writing. She is the author of instructional programs to support English learners and under-resourced classmates, including READ 180 Universal, English 3D, and the Academic Vocabulary Toolkit. 

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Academic Language Preparation Is Key to College Readiness
Helping students distinguish between academic language and everyday English is vital to helping them meet the demands of college readiness coursework, says literacy expert Kate Kinsella.
Dr. Kate Kinsella
Author, English 3D, San Francisco University, Center for Teacher Efficacy
April 03, 2017