If you have any questions, feel free to contact us:


Jolene Jaquays - jjaquays@umflint.edu

Sara Okello - sokello@umflint.edu



We are instructors in the English Language Program at the University of Michigan - Flint:


http://www.umflint.edu/international/elp/english-language-program


Jolene’s Bio:

Jolene Jaquays has taught ESL to preschool through graduate students and Spanish and English at the high school and college level during her 30 years of teaching. She has been a teacher in the English Language Program at UM-Flint since 2011. She completed both her MA in TESOL and her BS in Education at Central Michigan University. She has presented at both the MITESOL and TESOL International conferences. Jolene enjoys sharing her enthusiasm for language and American culture with her international students. Jolene will serve as the President-Elect of MITESOL beginning in October 2015.

 

Sara’s Bio:

Sara Okello, an instructor in the English Language Program at the University of Michigan-Flint, has been teaching for over seven years in the U.S. as well as overseas in China, Korea, and France.  She received her B.A. in English Education with TESOL certification at Cedarville University (Ohio) and her M.A. in TESOL at Eastern Michigan University. She has presented at both the MITESOL and TESOL conferences for the last five years. She also has five publications in the TESOL field. She loves working with international students and helping motivate them to achieve success in the classroom and beyond.