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For the Specialist 30th Anniversary, the program is proud to honor a select group of 30 Specialists who have made a lasting impact on the Specialist Program and on the TESOL field. This group is called 30@30

Stay tuned as their  extraordinary contributions will be highlighted throughout 2021 and added to their respective profile pages. Learn about each of the 30@30 by clicking on their profile pictures below and by checking out the 30th Anniversary timeline!

David Bohlke

Education Consultant

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Brock Brady

Education Expert, US Peace Corps

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Donna Brinton

Lecturer, Applied Linguistics, University of California Los Angeles (retired)

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Nathan Carr

Professor of TESOL, California State University, Fullerton

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Christine Coombe

Associate Professor, Dubai Men’s College, Higher Colleges of Technology, UAE

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Ayanna Cooper

Consultant/Owner, ACooper Consulting

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Jodi Crandall

Professor Emerita, Department of Education, University of Maryland Baltimore County

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Mark Dorr

Teacher Educator, Orleu National Center for Teacher Development

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Liz England

Liz England & Associates, LLC

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Charles Hall

Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Deborah Healey

Past President, TESOL International Association

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Thomas Kral

US Department of State (Retired)

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Natalie Kuhlman

Professor Emeritus, San Diego State University

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B. Kumaravadivelu

Professor Emeritus, San Diego State University

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Diane Larsen-Freeman

Professor Emerita, University of Michigan; Professor Emerita, School for International Training

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Vivian Leskes

Professor of English as a Second Language, Holyoke Community College

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Linda New Levine

ESL/EFL Consultant

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Paul Kei Matsuda

Professor of English and Director of Second Language Writing, Arizona State University

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Ann McAllen

Adult Programming Coordinator, Whatcom County Library System

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Mary Lou McCloskey

ESOL Specialist, Global Village Project

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Leslie Opp-Beckman

Faculty Emeritus, University of Oregon

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Gregory Orr

US Department of State (Retired Foreign Service Officer)

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Kitty Purgason

Professor Emerita, Biola University

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Spencer Salas

Professor, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

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Mary Scholl

Senior Fellow, Institute for Collaborative Learning

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Joan Kang Shin

Associate Professor of Education, George Mason University

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Eve Smith

City University of Hong Kong

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Ann Snow

Professor and Department Chair, California State University, Los Angeles

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Yilin Sun

Professor, Seattle Colleges

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Kay Westerfield

Global Communication Consulting; Faculty Emeritus, University of Oregon

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