B.A./M.A. in EFL and Art Education, University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice, Czech Republic
M.A. in Art Education, ESL and English certifications, Marywood University
Ph.D. in English (Composition and TESOL), Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Daniela DiGregorio is a dedicated multilingual educator, researcher and presenter. She has presented at national and international conferences and published articles on education and ESL issues. She is originally from the Czech Republic where she used to teach English as a Foreign Language to Czech students in grades 9-12 and adults in the evening courses. After she moved to the United States, she completed her education and worked as an ESL Curriculum Specialist for Northeastern Educational Intermediate Unit 19. She taught ESL K-12, administered ESL Consortium Program and provided professional development to school districts in Lackawanna County. Later she worked in the North Pocono School District as an ESL Program Specialist and Teacher. In addition, she taught undergraduate and graduate courses as an adjunct professor at Marywood University and Wilkes University. In 2009, she completed a Ph.D. degree in Composition and TESOL from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. The title of her dissertation was " The phenomenon of international adoption with a focus on second language acquisition: A case study of internationally adopted children and adolescents from Russia." She holds PA Level II certification for ESL Program Specialist PreK-12, English 7-12 and Art PreK-12.