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Clare Roach, M.Ed.

Coordinator of Dual Language, English as a New Language

Clare Roach - English as a New Language

107 Carole Sandner Hall

Clare Roach is the Coordinator for Dual Language and a core member of the ENL Professional Development Team. She also serves as the Coordinator of the Two-way Spanish Immersion Program at Holy Cross School in South Bend, Indiana. 

Roach holds a B.A. in political science and Spanish and a M.Ed. from the University of Notre Dame. A graduate of the ACE Teaching Fellows Program, she has experience teaching and leading at the elementary, middle and high school levels. Her interest in multilingual education has led to the publication of English Oral Language Assessment (ACE Press, 2013), Our Legacy and Our Future: A Framework for Serving English Learners in Catholic Schools (NCEA Press, 2017), Supporting English Learners: A Diocesan Handbook for K-12 (NCEA Press, 2018), and Ten Days to Becoming a Better Educator of English Learners (NCEA Press, 2018), as well as numerous articles in diverse publications. She is a guest writer for Edutopia.

Roach lives in Granger, Indiana, is the mother to four children, and maintains an active presence in the local education community. She holds elected office as a local School Board Trustee.