Sarah Capitelli, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Teacher Education
Sara Capitelli came to USF from Stanford where she completed
her Ph.D. in Educational Linguistics. Before her work at Stanford,
Dr. Capitelli taught elementary school for seven years, two in
Venezuela and five in East Oakland in a Spanish-bilingual
classroom. She is particularly interested in better understanding
and improving conditions for learning and teaching in
linguistically segregated schools.
Ph.D., Education with specialization in Educational Linguistics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
M.A., Early Childhood Education, Mills College, Oakland, CA
B.A., History, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
California State Multiple Subject (Elementary) Clear Credential; CLAD; BCLAD
Oral language development of English Language learners, literacy development in English for bilingual children.
- Education of Bilingual Children: Theory and Practice
- Methods and Materials in the Language of Emphasis: Spanish
Valdes, G., Capitelli, S., & Alvarez, L. (2010). Latino
children learning English. Steps
in the Journey. New York, NY: Teachers College Press.
Hatch, T. with Eiler White, M., Raley, J., Austin, K., Capitelli,
S., & Faigenbaum, D. (2006). Into The Classroom: Developing the
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. San Francisco:
Capitelli, S. (2005). Finding Myself in My Inquiry: A
Teacher's Story. In L. Friedrich, T. Malarkey, E. Radin
Simons, C. Tateishi, & M. Williams (Eds.), Working Toward Equity: Writings and
Resourrces from the Teacher Research Collaborative.
Berkeley, CA: National Writing Project.