Katherine Moran, PhD

Director of Adult Language and Communication

At CAL, Kate creates and delivers professional development for PK-12 educators and trainers with the Language and Literacy Department and works with the Adult Language and Literacy team, particularly on the English for Heritage Language Speakers program.

She has a background in discourse analysis and corpus linguistics and is interested in register variation, particularly across academic disciplines and content areas. Kate has taught in a range of contexts including university undergraduate and graduate programs, teacher preparation programs, in-service teacher education, and elementary ESOL. Kate is committed to improving equity and access to education for multilingual learners.

When not at CAL, Kate can often be found making things--whether it be knitting or sewing projects, naturally leavened breads, ice cream, or whatever outlandish Halloween costumes her kids can think up.