Tim Hernández

Tim is a proud Chicano from the Northside of Denver, Colorado. A recent graduate of the University of Northern Colorado where he studied English with emphases in Secondary Education and Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), he was also a Multicultural Outreach and Recruitment Ambassador where he focused on diverse collegiate recruitment for UNC, the first Latinx Student Body President at UNC, and a McNair Scholar where Identity Based Education finds its roots. Since graduating, Tim has interned for Senate Majority Leader Schumer with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, has remained an active member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated, and been a committed community organizer from Denver to Washington, D.C. He currently teaches in Denver Public Schools.


Jeri Kraver, Ph.D.

Dr. Jeri Kraver is the Director of the English Education Program at the University of Northern Colorado. Originally from New York City, Dr. Kraver attainted her Bachelor's Degree in Theology from Georgetown University and her Doctorate in English Literature from the University of Kentucky. An Americanist, her research first dealt with American ex-patriot writers who spent time in Mexico and Central America, but now revolves around items such as Holocaust Education, Popular Culture in the Classroom, and many other areas. Currently, she prepares preservice English teachers with her passionate team at UNC, as well as chases after her energetic dog, Amos, who is a wonderfully ornery canine.