Before joining the ALI in 2005, Tammy completed her ESL Certification at the University of Texas, Arlington, and she worked with international and immigrant students through non-profit organizations, high schools, and community colleges.
Kate holds a Master’s in TESOL from Canterbury Christ Church University in Canterbury, England and an ICELT Certificate (In-Service Certificate in English Language Teaching) from the British Council. She has been teaching at the ALI for many years and has taught basic to advanced students. Prior to teaching at the ALI, Kate taught at the Language School of the University of Guanajuato in Mexico. While there she taught in a variety of university settings, including to English language students and as a teacher trainer in the BA, TESOL program. She is fluent in Spanish and has traveled to several Spanish-speaking countries.
Steve has 25 years of experience in international education in Latin America, Asia and the United States, conducting teacher trainings, and teaching both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. His specialty area is Cross-Cultural and Diversity Studies, included as well in interdisciplinary Discourse. In addition, he has taught ESOL, Spanish, and French. Of his publications, he is an award winning translator. His Ph.D. studies research focus is Intercultural Transitions between Latin America and the United States.
Clint has lived and worked abroad in China and Taiwan for two years, and directed Intrax International Institute for six years before joining the ALI.
Janine has her B.A in Human Resources from the University of Kansas and a Masters in Business Administration from Rockhurst University. She completed her Masters in TESOL at UMKC in 2012. Janine has been with the ALI since 2010. She has taught in South Korea and has taught in Brazil through the State Department's Partners in Americas program. Prior to working at UMKC, Janine worked for Fortune 100 companies such as AT&T, Verizon, and Lucent Technologies, where she was responsible for developing technology solutions for businesses and managing multi-discipline teams.
Michael Turner graduated from Truman State University in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science in English and from the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon with a Master’s degree in Linguistics in 1999. Michael’s interests include interlanguage phonology and computer assisted language learning.