About Kathleen Contreras

Dr. Kathleen Contreras is a bilingual teacher educator teaching at California State University, Channel Islands in the School of Education and the Chicano Studies Department.  She earned her B.A. and bilingual teaching credential at UCLA, a Master’s in Bilingual Education at UCSB, and a PhD in Urban Schooling & Teacher Education from UCLA.  Her career in teacher education is dedicated to aspiring future bilingual educators.  See attached CV for career details.

Kathleen is the author of four books for children, including Pan Dulce (Scholastic, Inc.); Braids/Trencitas (Lectorum); Sweet Memories/Dulces Recuerdos (Lectorum), and Harvesting Friends/Cosechando Amigos (Arte Público Press).