Martinez-Alba, G., & Cruzado-Guerrero, J. R. (2018). Technology for reading and writing
motivation. In J. I. Liontas (Ed.), The TESOL Encyclopedia of English Language Teaching. Retrieved from https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1002/9781118784235.eelt0962
Cruzado-Guerrero, J. R., & Martinez-Alba, G. (2018). Teaching ELs: Attitudes, beliefs,
and sense of preparedness of preservice teachers. Literacy Issues and Practices, 17 - 27.
Martinez-Alba, G., & Cruzado-Guerrero, J.R. (2018). Second language testing for student
evaluation and classroom research. [Review of the book Second language testing for student evaluation and classroom research, by G. Gorsuch & D. T. Griffee]. Teachers College Record.
Martinez-Alba, G., & Cruzado-Guerrero, J.R. (2018). The ball is rolling: Recruiting
underrepresented students. Profiles in Diversity Journal.
Martinez-Alba, G. (2017). Going in the right direction faster: Increase diversity
and inclusion today. Profiles in Diversity Journal, 38 – 39.
Cruzado-Guerrero, J.R., Martinez-Alba, G., & Mogge, S. (2017). ¡Hablo un poquito
de Español! Strategies to develop a Spanish course using technology in PDS settings.
School University Partnerships Journal, 51 – 61.
Mogge, S., Martinez-Alba, G., & Cruzado-Guerrero, J. (2017). A university-school partnership
to promote school and immigrant community relationships. TESL-E, Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language, 20(4), 1- 10.
Invited Keynote Presentations
Martinez-Alba, G. (2019, May). íLatinx celebracion! Keynote Presented at Latinx
Gala Celebration. Towson, Maryland.
Martinez-Alba, G. (2018, April). íLatinx celebracion! Keynote Presented at Latinx
Gala Celebration. Towson, Maryland.
Martinez-Alba, G. (2018, March). Responding to the growing needs of schools with
English learners: How a small project became a large project. Keynote Presented
at National Council of Teachers of English Assembly on Research Conference (NCTEAR).
Martinez-Alba, G. (2016, August). Creating a tool kit for diversity and inclusion
at a university. Keynote presented at the Women’s Leadership International Conference.
College Park, Maryland.
Martinez-Alba, G. (2019, March). TESOL videographers discuss their moviemaking secrets.
Presented at the Tea with Distinguished TESOLers for the TESOL International Convention.
Martinez-Alba, G., & Turner, D. (2019, February). Caring, committed, and collaborative:
School/community partnerships for responsive practice. Presented at the Council for
Exceptional Children’s National Conference. Indianapolis, Indiana.
Martinez-Alba, G. (2018, November). Evidence-based online instruction: What is working?
Presented at the Maryland TESOL Conference. Baltimore, Maryland.
Martinez-Alba, G., Xu, K., Jacobs, M., & Moran, M. (2018, March). Get published!:
Writing a book for TESOL press. Presented at the TESOL International Convention.
Martinez-Alba, G., & Cruzado-Guerrero, J. (2018, March). Rethinking your online instruction:
Going from zero to hero. Presented at the TESOL International Convention. Chicago,
Cruzado-Guerrero, J. (2018, March). Reading fluency at all levels. Presented at
the TESOL International Convention. Chicago, Illinois.
Martinez-Alba, G. (2017, December). Linguistic diversity and intervention: Supporting
English language learners and developing readers. Chair at the Literacy Research
Association Conference. Tampa, Florida.
Cruzado-Guerrero, J., & Martinez-Alba, G. (2017, December). Responding to shifting
demographic contexts. Invited presentation for Afterschool Alliance. Online Webinar.
Zhang, Y., Wang, Y, & Martinez-Alba, G. (2017, November). Study on academic reading
strategies of Chinese international students from the perspective of pedagogical content
knowledge (PCK). Presented at the Maryland TESOL Conference. Laurel, Maryland.
Martinez-Alba, G., & Cortada, M. (2017, June). Wordless books for classroom motivation
and engagement. Invited presentation at the Children’s Literature Conference at Shenandoah
University. Shenandoah, Virginia.
Martinez-Alba, G., & Cruzado-Guerrero, J. (2017, March). Wordless books: Engaging
lessons to develop literacy skills. Presented at the State of Maryland International
Reading Association Conference. Hunt Valley, Maryland
Martinez-Alba, G., Mogge, S., Huggins, S., Zumpano, A., Laster, B., Cortada, M., &
Kurtz, L. (2017, March). Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Towson university
graduate reading program. Presented at the the State of Maryland International Reading
Association Conference. Hunt Valley, Maryland.
Brinks-Lockwood, R., Martinez-Alba, G., Beckett, G., Byleen, E., DelliCarpini, M.,
Rainville, A., Xu, K. (2017, March). I want to write a book: Getting published
with TESOL. Presented at the International TESOL Convention. Seattle, Washington.
Towson University – Educator of the Year – 2018. Awarded for outstanding performance
and dedication to students at the Center for Student Diversity.
Office of English Language Acquisition – 2017. English learners moving to proficient
outcomes with engagement and rigor (EMPOWER). 2.2 million dollar grant for a five
year period as the co-principal investigator.
International TESOL Ambassador – 2017. Awarded to seven out of 155 applicants to
assist in promoting their international conference and mentor new members. The organization
has over 11,000 members from all over the world.
Towson University - Office of Academic Innovation - Teaching Innovation Award - 2016.
Awarded for an English learner focus faculty team project based in Baltimore City.
- TESOL Publishing Professional Council co-chair
- Latinx Faculty and Staff co-chair
- CAEP Standard 3 Committee chair
- Baltimore – Towson University (BTU) Committee
- College Council
- Teacher Education Executive Board
- Maryland State Department of Education Elementary Literacy Committee
- Maryland State Department of Education Secondary Literacy Committee
- Maryland Early Childhood Leadership Program Advisory Board