Clearing a Path for Renewal and Growth


  • Alexandra J. Reyes Georgia Southern University
  • Eliana Hirano Berry College
  • Abdulsamad Hamaidan University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • Ethan Trinh Georgia State University



The spring 2024 issue of GATESOL Journal invites readers to consider how they traverse the path of multilingual learner education. The articles in the issue trace the historical policies that have led to the current state of education for multilingual learners, provide a checkpoint for evaluating assessment, create a plan for visualizing the destination, and explore artificial intelligence tools to help navigate the road ahead. This issue will highlight how language educators can work with and for their students to cultivate language across contexts through interrogating assessment results, reflecting on the trajectory of language policy, envisioning the future, and harnessing technology tools.

Author Biography

Alexandra J. Reyes, Georgia Southern University

Alexandra J. Reyes, Ph.D. [she/her/ella]
Associate Professor and Program Director,
Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students (TCLD)
Department of Middle Grades and Secondary Education
College of Education
Georgia Southern University



How to Cite

Reyes, A. J., Hirano, E., Hamaidan, A., & Trinh, E. (2024). Clearing a Path for Renewal and Growth. GATESOL Journal, 33(1), 1–2.



From the Editor(s)