Elena Andrei
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 Title: Assistant Professor
TESOL Program Coordinator
 Dept: Teacher Education
 Office: JH 331
 Phone: 216-687-2148
 Email: e.andrei@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. JH 331, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Education:
Ed.D., University of Virginia
M.Ed., Wake Forest University
M.A., University of Bucharest, Romania
B.A., University of Craiova, Romania
 
Brief Bio:
Elena Andrei teaches TESOL courses for pre-service and in-service teachers and coordinates the TESOL program. She researches second language literacy, teacher education, and non-native English speaking teachers.

Her previous professional experience includes being an English as a second language teacher (ESL) and ESL school coordinator in Charlotte, NC and English as a foreign language teacher in her native Romania. Previously to coming to CSU, Elena Andrei was an Assistant Professor of Literacy and Coordinator of the TESOL Graduate Certificate at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, SC.
 
Honors and Awards:
TESOL 30 Up and Coming: one of the 30 nominees of emerging leaders in the TESOL professional organization and TESOL profession: TESOL 50th anniversary convention: 2016

Outstanding Graduate Teacher Assistant Award in the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, & Special Education: 2012
 
Research Grants:
Banks, T. I. & Andrei E. (Funded). Dual Resident Education Action Model: Project DREAM. Ohio Deans Compact on Exceptional Children ($225,000).

Salerno, A. S., & Andrei, E. (under review). Moving beyond deficit-oriented perspectives of English learners in TESOL Educator preparation programs. TESOL International Association, TESOL Research Mini-Grants ($1,148).