Lee F Wilberschied (Dr. Lee), Ph.D.
 Title: Associate Professor
 Dept: Modern Languages
 Office: RT 1610
 Phone: 216-687-4648
 Fax: 216-687-4650
 Email: L.WILBERSCHIED@csuohio.edu
 Web: http://www.csuohio.edu/class/modernlanguages/facstaff
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. RT 1610, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Second/Foreign Language Learning: Needs of African-American learners, English Language learners (ELLs), and heritage language learners, Learning styles and strategies, service learning; listening comprehension Teacher Recruitment and Retention: African-American teacher candidate needs, (Auto)biography and narrative in theory building, mentor and trainer reflectivity, teacher cognition and reflection
Ph.D., The Ohio State University
M.A., Spanish, University of Akron
B.A., Spanish, Cleveland State University
B.A., French, English, Cleveland State University
Brief Bio:
Lee Wilberschied, Spanish and Foreign/Second Language Instruction, considers it a privilege to be on the faculty of the university where she completed her undergraduate studies, having her respected former professors as colleagues. She is a member of the ACTFL New Visions Task force on Teacher Recruitment and Retention. Her research work has included recruitment and retention of preservice and inservice foreign and second language teachers, service learning in language instruction and teacher training, and peer mentoring.
Honors and Awards:
Teacher of the Year, North Royalton Schools
For contributions to profession and community
Teaching Areas:
Foundations of bilingual education; methods (foreign, second, bilingual), Spanish 101-202 (teaching and program coordination)
Professional Affiliations:
African American Linguists (AAL)
American Council of Teachers of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP)
American Association of Teachers of French (AATF)
American Educational Research Association (AERA)
College Language Association (CLA)
Ohio Foreign Language Association (OFLA)
Professional Experience:
Teaching Positions

Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio
Departments of Modern Languages and Teacher Education
Assistant Professor of Spanish and Foreign Language Education
Associate Professor of Spanish and Foreign Language Education
Member, College of Graduate Studies
Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish and Foreign Language Education

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
College of Education, Literacy in ESL, Foreign Languages
Assistant Professor of Foreign Language and TESL Education
Member, Graduate Faculty

The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
College of Education, School of Teaching and Learning
Instructor, Second Language Methods

North Royalton City Schools, North Royalton, Ohio
Teacher of English, English as a Second Language, French, and Spanish

Lakewood City Schools, Lakewood, Ohio
Teacher of English and French

Administrative and Supervisory Positions

Cleveland State University, Department of Modern Languages
Faculty Co-Director, Cuernavaca, Mexico, Study Abroad Program
North Royalton City Schools, North Royalton, Ohio
Chair, Foreign Language Program

The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Field Supervisor
Admissions Officer/ Adviser
Administrative and Research Assistant
Educational Studies and TESOL department chairs
University Service:
     CSU - The University at Large

College of Graduate Studies, Admissions and Standards Committee
Member, Global Learning Task Force
Member, Graduate Studies Faculty
Representative, Organization of African-American Linguists
University of Cincinnati - The University at Large
Member, Service Learning Task Force
Member, Initiative for Service Learning
Member, Service Learning Advisory Board
Member, Reappointment, Promotion, Tenure Committee
Evaluator, Cincinnatus scholarship competitions

     CSU College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences - Department of Modern Languages

Member, Search Committee, Spanish term faculty position
Member, Search Committee, tenure-track Arabist position
Chair, Curriculum Committee
Chair, Search Committee, Spanish term faculty position
Member, Search Committee, Visiting Arabist position
Substitute member, Search Committee for Spanish tenure-track faculty
Member, Spanish Program Graduate Studies Committee
Substitute Researcher to NAFSA Conference, Seattle, WA
Member, International Studies Committee
Independent study courses
Representative, College Language Association

     CSU College of Education - Department of Teacher Education

Interviewer, Quality Urban Educator Candidates
Hispanic Minority Recruitment
Member, Search Committee, College of Education, TESOL position

     UC College of Education

Representative, Expo of Excellence
Representative, Wilberforce Initiative
Member, College Senate
Member, Research and Development Committee
Member, Library Committee
Member, Library Committee         

     UC Division of Teacher Education

Chair, Portfolio Evaluation for Awards
Chair, Study on mentoring, Teacher Education Program
Member, Search Committees, TESL tenure-track positions         
Member, RPT Committee
Team Leader, Jennings Foundation Grant, Dayton Public Schools
Professional Service:
Standards for Teacher Education - Bilingual licensure/ endorsement - Ohio Department of Education - 2007

Foreign Language Annals
Modern Language Journal
(Guest Reviewer) Crossing Over proceedings
(Guest Reviewer)Teacher Education and Special Education
proposals for International Society for Language Study Conference
proposals for Central States Conference
proposals for AERA Conference

State Standards for ESL Students                 
OhioTESOL Newsletter

Special Interest Group, ACTFL, Teachers of African-American Students
Program Committee, International Society for Language Studies

Crossing Over, CSU
International Society for Language Study Conference sessions
Ohio TESOL sessions
International Society Educational Biography Conference sessions
Romance Languages and Literatures Conference, UC
OFLA sessions

     Committee Member
OFLA/Central States Conference, Hospitality Committee
Ohio Department of Education, Alternative Assessment for LEP Students
Ohio Department of Education, Educator Talent Pool
North Central Association, Steering Committee, School Improvement

     Executive Board Member
Executive Board, Vice-President for Public Relations, OFLA

     Advisory Board
Ohio Board of Education Foreign Language Benchmarks
Ohio Board of Education, Lau Center

     Founding Member
New Visions National Task Force, Recruitment/Retention of FL Teachers  

     Instructor and Mentor
Summer Intensive Program, Huancayo, PerĂº,
Universidad de PerĂº de Las Andes (unfunded)
Community Service:
Cincinnati Public Schools, for Hispanic Friendly Schools Initiative
Grace Literacy Center                                                  
Su Casa/St. Charles Borromeo ESL Outreach Program

     Local School Decision-Making Committee
Academy of Multilingual Immersion Studies

     Board of Advisors
Buhrer Bilingual Elementary School
Su Casa Hispanic Ministries

Spanish for Educators of Spanish-Speaking Children, Princeton Schools
ESL for college graduates  Su Casa Hispanic Ministries
Research Grants:
Co-investigator, (Maria Angelova, PI) Project Reach $1.4 million (funded 2007-2012)

Ohio CORE grant, faculty group member, $1 million (funded August 1, 2006)

Latinos Transitioning to Teaching, U.S.D.E. $339,165 (not funded

Start-up funds, CSU Graduate Council, $3500 (funded)

Improving Pronunciation with Authentic Sound Patterns, NSF, $11,900
with C. Aufderhaar, doctoral student, (not funded)

Expanding Linguistic Communities of Practice beyond the Classroom,
Pedagogy Grant, $1000, with C. Gerdes (funded)
Improving Pronunciation through Technology Use         
Graduate Student-Faculty Mentoring Grant, $675,
with C. Aufderhaar, (funded)

Dean's Awards for Publication and Presentations, $350

Native Speaker Mentors in the ESP/EVP Classroom:
Does L2 Performance Increase through Classroom Interaction with Peers?
Pedagogy Grant, $1000, with C. Gerdes, masters student, (funded)
Exploring the Future of Service-Learning in Higher Education
with M. J. Woeste, doctoral student, (funded)

How Do Rural and Suburban School Districts Serve
New Language Minority Populations?
Graduate Student-Faculty Mentoring, $550,
with L. Bauer, doctoral student (funded)

Dean's Awards for Publication and Presentations, $250

Advance Organizers and Video, Faculty Mentoring, $500,
with P. Berman, masters student (funded)

Dean's Awards for Publication and Presentations, $300

Increasing Capacity for Professionalization for Teachers of LEP students,
Title VII grant, $240,000
(Principal Investigator, wrote renewal proposal;
extension granted July 1, 2000-June 30, 2003)

Manney Literacy Center Services, Service Learning Grant,
Faculty consultant, (Dr. P. Freppon, P.I.) $5,000 (funded)

Authentic Video in a FLES Chinese Class,
Faculty Mentoring $500, with P. Berman, masters student (funded)

Authentic Video in a FLES Chinese Class,
with P. Berman, masters student (funded)  

Increasing Faculty Involvement in Service Learning, Learn and Serve Ohio,
$30,000, Principal Investigator (funded)

Increasing Capacity for Professionalization for Teachers of LEP students,
Title VII grant, $250,000, Faculty consultant for Greater Cincinnati
ESL Consortium (GCEC) (funded)

Teacher Access to Professional Organizations' Activities,
Regional Professional Development Center $10,000,
for Greater Cincinnati ESL Consortium (GCEC), co-P.I. (funded)