Dr. Hamilton to present on “Choosing Civility” for CCPL

Dr. Hamilton will present her workshop entitled “Cultural Competencies and Language” to Cecil County Public Library (CCPL) staff on Staff Day. This time her workshop will encompass the theme “Choose Civility” to align with CCPL’s Choose Civility Initiative. This initiative is based on the book Choosing Civility: The Twenty-five Rules of Considerate Conduct by P.M. Forni. Dr. Hamilton will…

New Publication on African American English

Check out Dr. Hamilton’s most recent paper, with co-authors Eusabia Mont and Cameron McLain.  If you think that African American English-speakers use improper grammar or  leave off ‘ed’ when using the past tense, think again! Deletion, Omission, Reduction: Redefining the Language We Use to Talk About African American English  

Dr. Hamilton introduces ASHA’s SIG 1 Perspectives: African American English

Dr. Hamilton served as guest editor for the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association’s (ASHA) special interest group 1 (Language Learning and Education) set of papers on African American English. Watch the introductory video that sets the stage for 4 articles that challenge readers to examine their perspectives on African American English.  

Cultural Competencies and LanguageWorkshop

Dr. Hamilton presented a training on Cultural Competencies and Language on June 12th to Montgomery County Public Libraries. This was her second time presenting to this wonderful group of library staff and administrators. Thank you Kate Tavakolian for bringing me back!   Whether you work in schools, libraries, medical settings, or industry, Dr. Hamilton will work…

Dr. Hamilton to present on language, literacy, and culture @ NAEYC

Are you an early childhood educator? Do you work with African American children who come to school speaking a version of English that’s different than “school” English? Come listen to Dr. Hamilton’s talk at the 2018 National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. featured information photo courtesy of…