Fabianne GondimGraduate Assistant
M.A., Educational Psychology with a specialization in School Psychology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2021
B.A., Languages with teacher certification, major in Portuguese as a Foreign Language, Federal University of Bahia, 2016
B.A., Languages with teacher certification, major in Portuguese Language and English, Federal University of Bahia, 2013
Fabianne "Fabi" Gondim joined the department in the fall of 2021 as a Graduate Assistant working with Drs. Deryl Hatch-Tocaimaza and Dr. Elizabeth Niehaus. Fabi is a Ph.D. student in the School Psychology program. Fabi's work involves a variety of research, teaching, and/or administrative tasks for the department.
Originally from Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, Fabi began her professional career in 2012 as an English-as-a-Foreign-Language (EFL) teaching assistant at her former university (Federal University of Bahia). There she taught English to the university’s undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and staff. After graduation, she got a job as an EFL teacher in a private English course, where she taught children (ages 5+), adolescents, and adults until she moved to the USA in 2015. In the U.S., she worked as a teaching assistant at the SCC-Lincoln Public Schools Family Literacy Program, where the lead teacher and herself taught English as a second language (ESL) to the parents of elementary-school students, and as an adjunct instructor at the Southeast Community College's (SCC) ESL Program, where she taught immigrants and refugees. Fabi stopped teaching in 2017 because she became a research assistant at the Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools (CYFS), where she has performed data management and analysis tasks for two of their research projects until she changed position and joined the EDAD team. In her free time, Fabi likes to read books, listen to music, watch TV series, and hang out with her friends.