Sally Hood is an associate professor in the University of Portland’s School of Education. Sally is a former high school French teacher (eight years), has experience teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) at all grade levels (four years), and has taught in teacher education programs at the university level for fourteen years. She completed her PhD (2002) in Language Education and Teacher Education at Indiana University. While completing her doctorate, she initiated, planned, and facilitated numerous professional development projects for language teachers in Indiana, and continued this type of work in Eugene, Oregon before coming to UP during the summer of 2005 as a Visiting Professor. At UP, she teaches the World Language Methods course, courses in the Reading Endorsement Program, and courses in the English to Speakers of Other Languages Endorsement Program. Sally regularly supervises World Language student teachers. Sally focuses on classroom-based research, collaborating with language teachers to document and reflect on effective instructional practices for students developing multilingual skills. Currently, Sally is working on a project that involves videotaping instructional practices of highly skilled Spanish immersion and English language development teachers. The videotapes will be part of an online professional development program for teachers around the world who wish to improve their language pedagogy. Sally also is developing instructional materials that promote oral language development for students learning world languages in a classroom setting.