Cherice Montgomery holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum, Teaching, and Educational Policy with an emphasis in Learning, Technology, & Culture from Michigan State University. Her research explores the potential of transliteracy, social technologies, and design-based pedagogies for affecting change in world language teacher education and professional development.

Cherice’s professional endeavors have included the design and facilitation of a variety of grant-funded summer institutes and webinars aimed at helping world language educators to develop skills in mentoring, leadership, pedagogy, project-based language learning, and technology. She has also served as co-chair of the ACTFL Pimsleur Research Award Committee, as an advisory board member for several different Language Resource Centers, and as a member of the New Visions in Foreign Language Education Task Force. Her work is informed by a diverse array of K-16 teaching experiences, and she has been honored with several awards for excellence in teaching, including the Kansas Foreign Language Teacher of the Year Award and the Brigham Young University Faculty Women's Association Teaching Award.

Cherice currently coordinates the Spanish Teaching Major Program at Brigham Young University, where she teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in assessment, language teaching methods, literacy development, and technology, and mentors pre-service teachers in the field of dual language immersion.

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Bethany Daniel


Bethany Daniel received a B.A. in French Studies and an M.A. in Second Language Teaching from Brigham Young University and is currently a curriculum developer in Washington, D.C. She has also taught French at the middle school and university levels. Her professional interests focus on critical thinking, proficiency development, and pedagogical design and technology integration.