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Friday, September 21
 

3:00pm CDT

English Teachers as Citizen Diplomats
In an increasingly globalized world, English language skills are in high demand in nearly every country because of the educational and economic opportunities they provide. Meet TESOL professionals who are alumni of U.S. State Department programs and learn how they supported U.S. foreign policy by strengthening English teaching around the world.

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Christopher Hastings

ESL Coordinator, Southwest Tennessee Community College
Dr. Hastings has spent 16 years teaching ESL/EFL and training teachers. Before coming to Southwest Tennessee Community College, he was a State Department English Language Fellow in Russia and China. In addition to teaching in Colombia, Brazil, South Korea, and Saudi Arabia, he was... Read More →
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Andrew Shannon

Teach Abroad!, English Language Programs, U.S. Department of State
Representative Contact: Andrew Shannon - outreach@elprograms.orgThe English Language Fellow Program sends experienced U.S. TESOL professionals on paid teaching assignments at universities and other academic institutions around the world.As a U.S. Department of State public diplomacy... Read More →


Friday September 21, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm CDT
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