Keynote Speaker: Tan K Huynh
@TanKHuynh is a secondary school teacher specializing in English language acquisition, an author, podcaster, and consultant. He has taught students from 5th to 10th grade in domestic public, private, and charter schools, but the bulk of his experience has been in international schools. He has also taught social studies and spends much of his days co-planning and co-teaching. Tan is trained in sheltered instruction, WIDA, culturally-responsive instruction, International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program, and the Collaborative Instructional Cycle. Tan shares his application of research-based strategies on his blog, podcast, and online courses, with the hopes of celebrating teachers who answer the call to serve multilingual learners. He holds a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction specializing in language acquisition and a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Spanish.
Tan Huynh has lived the life that many English language learners live which gives him a unique understanding of the challenges our students face. Tan currently lives and teaches in Vietnam. He travels a lot to participate in conferences around the world, he co-authored two books, DIY PD: A Guide to Self-Directed Learning for Educators of Multilingual Learners and Long-Term Success for Experienced Multilinguals. You can learn more about his work by going to TanKHuynh.com.