David Malatesta Selected for U.S. Department of State Assignment
July 20, 2018
Niles West High School World Languages teacher David Malatesta will train teachers in English language teaching methodology at the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan as well as the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey.
ESL Teacher Selected for Prestigious State Department Program
July 6, 2018
Colleen Shaughnessy will "conduct a feasibility study and a needs analysis for the African Union, a multilateral organization made up of 55 member states from all of the countries on the continent."
University of Denver Professor Builds Bridges in Iraq Through Teaching
July 5, 2018
Ethel Swartley's two-week class in the northern city of Erbil taught more than 20 Iraqi professors strategies for integrating language teaching into the STEM classroom and for supporting students through that journey.
Fellow Featured in Arizona State University Magazine
July 1, 2018
English Language Fellow Joey Fordyce recently took the stage in the first-ever TEDxED Talk in Ukraine. Her topic, "Improv to Improve Speaking in EFL Classrooms," is the latest highlight of her work with the Fellow Program.
Eastern Washington University Professor to Serve as English Language Specialist in Jordan
June 28, 2018
“This is a fantastic opportunity for me to apply what I’ve learned through my work in Nicaragua about the teaching of English for Tourism,” Petrie said. “I’m very honored to have been chosen and represent Eastern."
The Frugal Five: English Language Fellow’s column in the New York Times
June 27, 2018
"Age has made me a stronger, more outgoing traveler. I really don’t think anyone would want to mess with me." English Language Fellow Susan Spano shares traveling tips and memories in the New York Times column "The Frugal Five."
Eau Claire native finds her vocation as an English teacher abroad
June 23, 2018
English Language Fellow Sara Hendricks recently sat down with the Eau Claire, Wisconsin-based Leader-Telegram newspaper to discuss the path that led her to teaching English and raising her family in Mexico.
BYU-Idaho Alumna Serves as Elite State Department English Language Fellow in Mexico
June 11, 2018
“Everybody is super welcoming and every weekend we are going to someone’s birthday party or somebody’s Quinceañera, so people have really welcomed us to the community,” Hendricks said.
Raised in Riga, teaching in China: Eastern Michigan University alumna serves State Department throughout Asia
June 4, 2018
“You don’t always realize it until you look back on everything you’ve done in a year—that you really have a rare opportunity to touch the lives of so many people and to be forever transformed yourself. I feel so blessed to have this chance."
Southeast Alumnus Serves as U.S. English Language Fellow in Mongolia
May 24, 2018
“I just think it’s really important, maybe now more than ever, to get to know other cultures and people from around the world,” he said. “There is so much more that makes us similar than dissimilar.”