Renata S. Pienkawa

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Program (What area of CES): 
Professional Development

An immigrant herself, Renata S. Pienkawa earned her M.A. in TESOL from Teachers College, Columbia University. She has been an ELL teacher, program coordinator, and teacher trainer/consultant for over three decades, predominantly in the Amherst School System. Renata is a highly recognized trainer in English language education, who has developed and provided hundreds of trainings and workshops to teachers all over the Commonwealth and beyond. She is currently an adjunct faculty at the School of Education and Child Study at Smith College. Renata believes in capturing the depth of the present moment for teaching, inspiring, and making a difference in our fragmented world.