Jana Echevarria       Jana Echevarria, Ph.D.                                                                                                    

Jana Echevarria is Professor Emerita  at California State University, Long Beach where she was selected as Outstanding Professor. Her professional experience includes elementary and secondary teaching in general education, special education, English as a Second Language (ESL), and bilingual programs. She has lived in Mexico, Taiwan, and Spainwhere she taught and conducted research. 

Dr. Echevarria's research and publications focus on effective instruction for English learners, including those with learning disabilities. She has presented her research across the U.S. and internationally: Oxford University (England), Witts University (South Africa),  Harvard University (United States), South East Europe University (Macedonia), and University of Barcelona (Spain).

She is co-developer of the SIOP Model (Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol) and co-author on the SIOP Model book series. The SIOP Model of instruction is used widely in all 50 states and numerous countries. http://siop.pearson.com/


Selected publications include the following books published by Allyn & Bacon:






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