[2015] Robert Ferreiro (C&I 5003 Fall 2015): Sonia Nieto

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[2015] Robert Ferreiro (C&I 5003 Fall 2015): Sonia Nieto

Sonia Nieto

1997 Multicultural Educator of the Year Award from the National Association for Multicultural Education, an Annenberg Institute Senior Fellowship (1998-2000), the Outstanding Language Arts Educator of the Year from the National Council of Teachers of English (2005), and the 2008 Social Justice in Education Award from the American Educational Research Association. In 2011 she was named a Fellow of the American Educational Research Association and a Laureate of Kappa Delta Pi, an education honor society. She has received honorary doctorates from Lesley University (1999), Bridgewater State College (2004), DePaul University (2007), and Manhattanville College (2009).

Culturally Relavent Pedagogy

Dr. Nieto continues to speak and write on multicultural education, teacher preparation, the education of Latinos, and other culturally and linguistically diverse student populations.


1992- Affirming Diversity: The Sociopolitical Context of Multicultural Education(1999). The Light in Their Eyes: Creating Multicultural Learning Communities.(2003). What Keeps Teachers Going?(2005). Why We Teach(2015). Why We Teach Now

Professor Nieto is married to Angel Nieto, a former teacher and a poet and children’s book author, and they have three daughters and twelve grandchildren.

Education for ALL

Multicultural Education



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