Olga DeJesus, Ed.D.

Program Chair, TESOL, Bilingual Advanced Certificate Programs

Associate Professor

Department of TESOL

Graduate School of Education

Olga DeJesus

Areas of Expertise

TESOL, bilingual students, English language learners with disabilities, and language acquisition


Dr. DeJesus currently serves as the Chair of TESOL/Bilingual Advanced Certificate Programs at the Graduate School of Education. She most recently served as Associate in Bilingual Special Education at NYSED. In the past, she was an Assistant Professor at Mercy College and a Bilingual Special Education Evaluator at Achieve Beyond Pediatric Therapy & Autism Service.


Dr. DeJesus received her Ed.D in Educational Leadership from Liberty University, her M.S. in School Building Leadership from Mercy College as well as her M.S. in Elementary Education, and her B.A. in Psychology from Baruch College.