Dr. John Ippolito
Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, York University
John Ippolito is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education who develops programs in public elementary schools, based in the Greater Toronto Area, that foster dialogue between families and schools and within families themselves. His scholarly interests are centred on minority populations in hyperdiverse societies. Focusing on teacher education, his work spans a broad range of language-related issues including Language Acquisition; Multilingualism; Adult Literacy; Discourse and Ethics. His ongoing interventionist research targets barriers between minority communities and schools with a view to broadened relationships among stakeholders in public education.