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Katy Walter Lichon, Ph.D.

Director, English as a New Language; Faculty, ACE Teaching Fellows

Katy Walter Lichon serves as the Director for the English as a New Language (ENL) Program and is a faculty member with ACE Teaching Fellows. Lichon received her B.B.A. in marketing and management from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, her M.Ed. from the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana, and her Ph.D. in educational philosophy from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Lichon has taught in Atlanta, Chicago, and Santiago, Chile. She is passionate about linguistics, language acquisition, the role of maternal speech, and ensuring that English language learners thrive in our Catholic schools. Lichon has also helped to begin the two-way immersion program at Holy Cross School in South Bend, Indiana. She believes that educators are pivotal in forming a school environment where ELLs and their families are honored as assets in the school community. She resides in South Bend with her husband and three-year-old little girl.

Contact

  • 574.631.2554
 
 

Interested in ENL?

Learn more about the ENL Program by contacting Katy Lichon, Ph.D., at , or 574-631-2554.

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