Lane, Teresa M.A.T.L., M.A.
Assistant Professor of Spanish and TESL
M.A., ESL, University of Hawai’i at Manoa; M.A.T.L., Spanish, University of Southern Mississippi, Mexico Program
B.A., Spanish and Anthropology, Wichita State University
Tess Lane teaches all levels of Spanish as well as Introduction to Linguistics and Sociolinguistics in the TESL programs. She has presented papers and workshops on language pedegogy at Hawai’i TESOL, Hawai’i Association of Language Teachers, International TESOL, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), and the National Foreign Language Resource Center of Hawai'i. She has recently published a series of interviews with Guatamelan women, entitled Las Voces de Las Mujeres de Xelaju (2005), published by the NFLRC Hawai'i on DVD. This video-interview project has expanded online at San Diego State University's LARC Digital Media Archive (2006), with the addition of interviews with women from Michoacan, Mexico, and, available in 2007, Peruvian and Basque women.
Ms. Lane has traveled extensively in Mexico and Central America, and she most recently studied in el Pais Vasco. She is on the Executive Board of the Hawai’i Association of Language Teachers, and is advisor to the Latinos Unidos club and Sigma Delta Mu Spanish Honor Society.