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Dr. Sarah Albrecht

Dr. Sarah Albrecht

Dr. Sarah Albrecht

Assistant Professor of EducationUrban Education


Dr. Sarah Albrecht is an assistant professor of bilingual education in the Department of Urban Education at the University of Houston-Downtown. She is committed to equitable outcomes for bilingual and heritage language learners through biliteracy and teacher preparation. As such, her research interests include biliteracy, pedagogical translation in bilingual and world language environments, bridging the gap between bilingual education in the primary grades and heritage language education in the secondary grades, and bilingual teacher preparation. Years of classroom experience inform her research and practice. Dr. Albrecht has presented on pedagogical translation at local, national, and international conferences, webinars and workshops.

Degrees Earned

Utah State University, B.A., Spanish

University of Arizona, M.Ed.

New Mexico State University, M.A., Spanish Linguistics

University of Arizona, Ph.D., Language, Reading and Culture

Courses Taught

PED 3314, Academic Proficiencies for the Bilingual Classroom Teacher

BED 3314, Children's Literature in Spanish

BED 4301, Teaching Language Arts and Reading in Spanish

Experience Qualifications