Mary Lynn Redmond is professor and director of Foreign Language Education at Wake Forest University (NC) where she also serves as chair of the Department of Education.
teaches undergraduate and graduate level courses in K-12 methodology and research and supervises student interns.
Prior to her
work at the university level, Redmond
taught French in grades K-12 in both public and private schools.
She received her BA and EdD at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro and her MAEd at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Redmond has held numerous state and national positions, including president of the Foreign Language Association of North Carolina (FLANC) and president of the National Network for Early Language Learning (NNELL).
She held the position of executive secretary of NNELL from 2003-2006.
A member of ACTFL since 1990, her professional service activities include chairing the Florence Steiner K-12 Award Committee (1999) and nominations committee (2003), participating on the strategic planning committee (2004), and serving as a member of the New Visions project and Teacher Development Group.
She was also a member of the task force that developed the ACTFL/NCATE Teacher Standards.
Redmond recently served as the external evaluator for the federal grant project on dual language/immersion for the North Carolina Public Schools which led to a K-5 curriculum and teaching licensure in immersion.
Redmond's contributions to the profession have been dedicated to the promotion of high quality K-12 proficiency-oriented foreign language programs.
is a frequent presenter at state, regional, and national conferences and has coordinated several teacher development institutes at the state and national levels.
research covers a wide range of topics, and she
has published articles in The French Review, Hispania, Foreign Language Annals, Learning Languages, and The Language Educator.
received the 2004 SCOLT Teaching Award and the 2005 ACTFL/NYSAFLT Papalia Award for Excellence in Teacher Education.