Dr. Sniad is Associate Dean for Teacher Education at Temple University and faculty member in TESOL. In addition to university teaching and administration, she has held positions directing a college access program in Camden, NJ, teaching English as a second language in the US and abroad, and leading a national training program for out-of-school education at a non-for-profit. She is the proud recipient of the 2014 Temple College of Education Owlie Award for Innovative Teaching, the 2016 College of Education Graduate teaching award, and 2017 Temple University Lindback Award for Excellence in Teaching. Her B.A. and M.A. in Linguistics are from the University of Florida, and her Ph.D. in Educational Linguistics is from the University of Pennsylvania.