ECIS ESLMT Conference Copenhagen (2-5 March, 2017)
"The Power of Multilingual Classrooms in International Education: Implications for Curriculum Design, Teaching and Learning" 
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Mindy McCracken

International School of the Hague
Mother Tongue and Identity Language Leader/EAL Teacher
The Netherlands
Mindy holds a degree in Environmental Studies and a Multiple Subject Teaching credential with a built-in CLAD (Cross-Cultural, Language and Academic Development) concentration to support second language learners. This specific expertise has been essential for her successful classroom teaching in both American and International School Settings where the core student population has primarily been EAL learners. She has both EAL and TESMC trainer certifications and is currently working towards her Masters Degree in Linguistics.

Using the research from past ECIS MLIE conferences, Mindy has collaborated with both EAL and Home Language teams to raise the profile and practical application of home languages and additional language learning across her school. She is currently the Mother Tongue and Identity Language Leader of the International School of the Hague, overseeing the development of innovative, home language programming both within the curriculum and after school. Mindy has been also an active member of the ECIS MLIE Committee since 2017.