Olga DeJesus, Ed.D.
Program Chair, TESOL, Bilingual Advanced Certificate Programs
Department of TESOL
Graduate School of Education
Areas of Expertise
TESOL, bilingual students, English language learners with disabilities, and language acquisition
Dr. DeJesus currently serves as the Chair of TESOL/Bilingual Advanced Certificate Programs at the Graduate School of Education. She most recently served as Associate in Bilingual Special Education at NYSED. In the past, she was an Assistant Professor at Mercy College and a Bilingual Special Education Evaluator at Achieve Beyond Pediatric Therapy & Autism Service.
Dr. DeJesus received her Ed.D in Educational Leadership from Liberty University, her M.S. in School Building Leadership from Mercy College as well as her M.S. in Elementary Education, and her B.A. in Psychology from Baruch College.
Memberships and Affiliations
- National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE)
- New York State Association for Bilingual Education (NYSABE)
- New York State TESOL (NYTESOL)
Fluent in Spanish and French