Paul Gregory (Greg) Dekker, M.A.

Senior Literacy and Education Consultant

Degrees

  • M.A., Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington, 1985
  • B.A., Religious Studies, Westmont College, 1982

Current positions

  • Certified Senior Literacy & Education Consultant, SIL International, January 1, 2016–
  • Service Team Coordinator, South Asia Group, NE India, 2013–
  • LEAD Asia, Policy, Strategy, Development, 2008–

Other professional experience and service

  • Consultant to the Department of Education, Philippines, on MTB MLE country-wide implementation, 2008-2011
  • Associate Asia Area Director, SIL Mainland Programs, 2006-2008
  • Contributing Consultant, South East Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO), First Language Education policies, Bangkok, Thailand, 2008
  • Dong MLE Program Evaluation, Guizhou, China, 2008
  • Contributing Consultant, UNESCO Bangkok, Education For All, Mid-Decade Review, 2007
  • SIL Philippines Branch Director, 2000-2005

Professional memberships

  • Linguistic Society of the Philippines, 1988-2012

Language proficiencies

  • English:  ILR 5
  • Lubuagan, Kalinga: ILR 2+
  • Tagalog: ILR 1+

Research interests

  • Program development
  • MTB MLE for multilingual contexts
  • Scale-up strategies including curriculum development
  • Advocacy
United States