Nitza Vega-Lahr, Ph.D.

Nitza was born in Havana, Cuba and grew up in Colombia, South America. She directs the Dual Language Learners Program, bringing content expertise in the area of cultural competence and support to dual language learners. In this role, Nitza is also the project director of the Georgia Coalition for English Learners, a diverse partnership of individuals and organizations committed to bringing about transformative change in language and literacy outcomes for dual language learners in our state. Nitza is a bilingual developmental psychologist with many years of experience in research and administration in early childhood education.

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