LEO (Learning, Education, Opportunity) Collaboration with CET (Center for Employment Training)

* Helped coordinate a collaboration between CET and MIIS to help migrant workers in central California. The projectbrings migrant workers to MIIS for English instruction given by current TESOL students. More information Original Curriculum


* Designed original curricula and lessons for Traveling Ed. the curricula concentrated on a travelers journey through South America and was intended to educate American students about South American culture and language

Bilingual Education Research Project


* Conducted research on bilingual education at a Salinas elementary school and explored the relationship between activities and student engagement 


Teaching English and HIV education in Benin, West Africa


* Designed and implemented curricula incorporating HIV/AIDS education in the English language classroom. Also conducted teacher training in which teachers were taught how to incorporate HIV-related themes into the classroom

Original Reading and Writing Test


* Designed original advanced English writing and reading test, and piloted test at Monterey Peninsula College