Charity N Tatah Mentan MA

  • Research Associate
  • Email :: tata0006@umn.edu
  • Phone :: +1 612-625-6585
  • Address ::
    • Inst on Community Integration
    • 150 Pillsbury Dr SE [map]
    • 202C Pattee Hall
    • Minneapolis, MN 55455-0226

Charity Funfe Tatah Mentan, Ph.D., is a Research Associate with the National Center for Education Outcomes (NCEO). She is currently developing materials on parental involvement in K-12 schools for teachers and immigrant families -- specifically, English language learners (ELs) and English Language learners with disabilities. Dr. Tatah Mentan is involved in developing online teacher training modules for accessibility of instruction and assessment. She holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, a Master's degree in Adult Education, another Master's in Education Policy and Administration, and an Executive Master of Public Affairs from the University of Minnesota. She is a Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow with a diploma in International Human Rights law from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs. She also holds a Master of Laws in Philosophies of Laws and Legal Perspectives from the University of Yaoundé 11, Cameroon. Dr. Tatah Mentan has been serving the underserved immigrant community as an Executive Director of Africa Network for Development Incorporated (ANDI), a non-profit organization she founded in 2005. Her research interests are immigrant education and employment, parental involvement, community integration, service learning, shared leadership, community engaged research, communal good, intercultural communication, and peace building.