Hannah Grant Boyajian

Hannah Grant Boyajian has taught English at INTO Colorado State University, la Universidad de Tarapacá, Chile and the Universidad de Oviedo, España.  In addition, she has also taught Spanish at the undergraduate level at Colorado State.   Her professional interests include curriculum design, materials development, and exploring the issues of learning styles in the classroom. She holds an M.A. in TESOL from Colorado State University and a BA in Spanish and International Relations from SUNY New Paltz.

Amy Pascucci

Amy has an MA in TESOL from American University and a BA in Middle Eastern Studies from New York University.  She has taught ESL in secondary education, adult education, community colleges, and intensive English language programs.  In 2007-2008, Amy worked as a U.S. State Department English Language Fellow in Cairo, Egypt helping to develop and run the English Language Resource Center at Al-Azhar University.  Amy currently works as a rater for the TOEFL exam, teacher trainer, and ESL teacher in several intensive English language programs at MIIS.

Courtney Pahl

Courtney has a Master's degree in TESOL from the Monterey Institute of International Studies and a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Spanish from Willamette University. She taught English as a foreign language (EFL) for four years in Vina del Mar, Chile and traveled all over South America. This past year she worked for the U.S. State Department as an English Language Fellow in Brasilia, Brazil, where she helped implement various English language projects throughout the region.

Jennifer Hickey

Jennifer Hickey earned an MA in TESOL at the Monterey Institute of International Studies and has been teaching TESOL students—from beginners to advanced learners—at the Institute since 2010. She has also served as a writing tutor for graduate students in such fields as nuclear nonproliferation, public policy, and language education.

Lisa Leopold

Lisa Leopold has taught at the Monterey Institute of International Studies, Illinois Central College, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Joliet Junior College, and at El Centro de la Niña Trabajadora in Quito, Ecuador.  Her teaching experience includes instructing university undergraduate and graduate students, community college students, refugees, and children.  She has also researched and produced a proposal for an intensive English as a Second Language curriculum for a community college.