Ivannia Soto is an Associate Professor of Education where she specializes in language acquisition, systemic reform for English language learners (ELLs), secondary literacy and urban education. She has presented on literacy and language topics at various conferences, including the National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) and the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Soto-Hinman has also served as a consultant to WestEd and a variety of districts in California, providing technical assistance for systemic reform for ELLs and Title III. She is an educational consultant at Stanford University, working with the School Redesign Network (SRN) on systemic high school and district redesign. Soto-Hinman is the co-author of The Literacy Gaps: Building Bridges for ELLs and SELs, released by Corwin Press in August 2009. She is also a contributing author on Houghton Mifflin's Reading Intervention Program Portals for Ells.