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3130 Raymond Dr
Atlanta, GA 30340
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Jason D. Mizell is a 20-year veteran literacy and dual language (Spanish/English) teacher. He has taught and directed literacy, English and Spanish programs in the United States and South America. Jason earned his doctorate at the University of Georgia in Language and Literacy Education. His interconnected areas of research focus on Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy, Systemic Functional Linguistics, Genre pedagogy, Critical Race Theory, Latino/a Critical Race Theory, and Youth Participatory Action Research in K-12 educational settings and pre-service teacher education. In addition to his Ph.D., Jason earned his master’s degree in Bilingual, Multicultural Education from the University of Connecticut, Storrs and his undergraduate degree from Columbus State University where he graduated with honors.
Jason has conducted research and presented at both national and international conferences in regard to K-12 culturally sustaining literacy and curriculum development. He has also facilitated multiple national and international in-service teacher workshops that have focused on English Language Arts, English as a Second and/or Foreign language, and youth civic agency. Additionally, Jason has co-written several academic articles that have been published in peer-review journals and others that are currently under review.
Jason and his spouse, David, are raising a wonderful son who loves video games, cats, dogs, and is on the autism spectrum.
As a parent and educator, Jason believes that education should be designed to meet the present and future needs of EVERY student and their community.