Dr. Deborah Healey was the 2019-2020 President of the Board of Directors of TESOL International Association. She has been an online and face-to-face teacher educator focusing on technology in education. She has also taught ESL and EFL at community colleges and language institutes. She is a contributor to two TESOL Technology Standards publications, the TESOL Encyclopedia of ELT, the Routledge Handbook of Language Learning and Technology, and more. She has presented extensively internationally (Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and North America). Her first Academic Specialist assignment was in 1996 in Austria, on the topic of using the (new! exciting!) World Wide Web in language teaching. Her more recent talks have been on gamification. Her doctorate is in Computers in Education. More about Dr. Healey is at https://www.deborahhealey.com.
Read Dr. Healey’s keen insight about what Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion mean for English language learning and the TESOL profession in the 30@30 featured story Three 30@30 Specialists Mark Milestones in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.