Formerly CBTT, Inc.

Laura Zink de Diaz

Laura is a teacher, administrator and consultant in second language acquisition with over 20 years of  experience from the elementary to the university level in the United States and South America.

Laura has taught English as a Foreign Language, Spanish, French and Russian.  During the 1990s, she was instrumental in establishing a comprehension-based FL program that took her school from offering the traditional 2 languages to college bound students, to 6 languages, in a highly successful program where ALL students studied a language.  More recently, in her home state of Washington, Laura served as Mount Vernon School District's director of Migrant Education and State Transitional Bilingual programs, where she focused on instructional reform .

She is the 2002 Washington State Migrant Education Program Administrator of the Year.  Over the last 14 years Laura has presented workshops on
TPR and related language teaching strategies, integrating technology into language instruction, and Total Quality Education. She is a founder of CBTT, and as such organized and coordinated internationally attended conferences for FL and ESL teachers throughout the l990s.

She is the author of a number of books for language teachers, including The Talking T-Shirt and Other Writing Projects for FL and ESL Students and What Can I Leave for My Sub? Quick and Easy Activities for your Substitute Teacher.

Today Laura, as founder and president of Prolinguistica Corporation, is dedicated to bringing the best instructional methods to all teachers, whether their focus is on foreign language, ESL, or teaching grade level content to English language learners.

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