Sarah Rilling is an associate professor in the area of teaching English as a second/additional language (TESL) at Kent State University where she teaches courses in applied linguistics in the Department of English. Research includes pedagogical work and lexical analysis focused on inquiry and action in language teaching and nativization processes in modern language contact. Administrative work has resulted in licensure and endorsement programs in TESOL (teaching English to speakers of other languages) and a Bachelor of Arts in TESL at Kent State University. Maria Dantas-Whitney is Professor of ESOL and Bilingual Education at Western Oregon University. She has been a Fulbright scholar in Mexico and Panama, and has directed professional development programs for K-12 teachers of ELLs in Oregon. She has served as president of Oregon TESOL and ORATE (Oregon Association for Teacher Educators). She is the recipient of the AERA Outstanding Dissertation Award in Second Language Research and the TESOL/College Board Award for Teacher as Classroom Researcher. Her publications and presentations focus on linguistically and culturally responsive pedagogy in teacher education, critical reflective practice, and classroom ethnography.