Supreet Anand, PhD

Deputy Director, OELA
United States Department of Education

Dr. Supreet Anand has been working in the field of education for more than twenty-five years. She currently serves as the deputy director for the Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA). As the deputy director for OELA she informs policy on English Learners (ELs) and supervises OELA’s role in disseminating information about educational research, practices, and policies for ELs through the National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition. She also supervises the discretionary grant programs under Title III. Previously, Dr. Anand worked as a supervisory group leader leading a state support group in the Office of State Support (OSS) at the U.S. Department of Education’s (ED). Ms. Anand holds a Ph.D. in applied linguistics and language education from University of Maryland, College Park; an MS in applied linguistics from Georgetown University, Washington D.C. and an MA in English literature from Punjab University, India.