Harold Bratovich earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from University of Houston. He holds a Diploma in TEFL and has been a Trainer for the International TEFL Certificate program at Global Language Training. Mr. Bratovich worked as an English teacher in Houston Texas, and worked in the ELT field in Latin America for 15 years. He worked as a center director, regional manager and teacher trainer for ELS Language Centers, conducting continuous in-house teacher training programs. He has also conducted trainings in the USA, UK, Canada, El Salvador, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Colombia and Ecuador. Mr. Bratovich is also a consultant for international high schools in bilingual education. He is a current member of TESOL international organization. He has been a consultant for Cambridge University Press and other international publishers
Maya Briggs earned a Masters in Education (TEFL) from Bristol University, UK. She holds both a Certificate and Diploma in Teaching English as a Foreign Language. Maya has worked as a teacher and teacher trainer for the last 15 years, in both high schools and institutions, including the British Council. She was also Academic Coordinator and has worked on teacher training programs on behalf of Cambridge University Press. She currently dedicates her time to teacher training (CLIL), translations, editing and in her free time works as a volunteer for a Leaving Care organisation.
Maxine Acosta earned a Bachelor of Arts majoring in French, Spanish and English Literature from The University of Sydney, Australia. She holds a Graduate Diploma in Education specialising in ESL/EFL teaching methodology and is currently finishing an MBA. Ms. Acosta has worked in the field of ESL teaching and curriculum development in adult migrant programmes, correctional centres, language institutes, universities and high schools both in Australia and Latin America. She has been a TEFL trainer at various institutions and has worked in bilingual schools in many countries around the world as an English Literature teacher. She is also trained in the International Baccalaureate Programme in the Diploma and Middle Years Programme. She is an active participant in all activities related to ELT abroad.
Dave Procter graduated from the University of Leeds with a BA Joint Honours Degree in Geography and Spanish. He started his ELT career in 2006 with the British Council Language Assistant Scheme in Santiago, Chile and also worked with them in Cali, Colombia, both times at reputed higher education establishments. Mr. Procter holds a University of Cambridge CELTA certificate and has taught at English in Colombia, as well as at one of the UKÃ‚Â´s most prestigious and highly regarded summer schools. He has written several articles for Ã‚Â´The GuardianÃ‚Â´ and is currently based in Latin America where he teaches English Literature and Social Studies in a bilingual school.
Kenneth Bornhorst earned a Bachelor of Science in Communication from Ohio University. He holds a Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, a Certificate in Online Tutoring, and a Diploma in TEFL education. Kenneth has worked as a TEFL teacher trainer, EFL teacher, university professor in universities and language centres in both Central and South America since 1999. Kenneth is an active participant in ELT related matters abroad.
Georgia Ferguson earned an MA in TEFL from Swansea University, Wales and a B.A. in Educational Psychology from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. She also has a certificate and a diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. Georgia has been working as a Teacher Trainer and Academic Manager for the last 13 years in Canada, the U.K., Egypt, Spain and Greece. She has also worked as an EFL/ESL teacher, both in private and government funded schools. She is an experienced Cambridge ESOL and I.E.L.T.S. examiner and has worked for several years for the British Council in Athens, Greece.
Colin Jacobs is a graduate of East Ham College in London where he studied to become a telecommunications engineer. After working in England for several years as an engineer, he travelled to Latin America in 1982 to begin his teaching career. Mr. Jacobs has worked in prestigious international schools, language centres and corporate clients. He holds a Diploma in TEFL and is an active participant in TEFL related matters. Mr. Jacobs is also an oral examiner for the University of Cambridge ESOL examinations.
Lionel Ferer graduated from the Royal Academy of Music Ã¢â‚¬â€œ London. He holds a CELTA certificate and a DELTA diploma and has been teaching English at all levels since 2000 at many language centres in England and Latin America. He has been assistant director of studies in different language centres abroad. He also has extensive experience teaching one-to-one, business English and IELTS and is currently an IELTS speaking examiner. Lionel has also worked for the British Council giving CLIL training sessions and as a TKT teachersÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ assessor.
Johanna Paredes holds a TEFL Certificate and a TEFL Diploma. After graduating from College in the US she started her English teaching career. She has been teaching English since 2007 in the USA and Latin America. She has taught in various universities and language centres and was an Academic Coordinator conducting continuous in-house trainings and workshops for teachers. She has extensive experience teaching English to university students and corporate students. She is also an international examiner, test coordinator and envigilator. She is an active participant in all activities related to ELT abroad.