Ann: 25 years and counting as a teacher of ESL within a large urban high school; 4 years as a private teacher of adult English Language Learners. Jeff: Five years in the high school classroom, teaching mainstream English courses with a heavy emphasis on writing and Journalism. Now teaching basic reading and writing courses as an adjunct at a community college. He also taught summer school at a high school for four years, the last of them as director of the summer school program. Prior to entering education he spent 25 years in Journalism, starting as a news reporter at the Lowell, MA, Sun and finishing up as Night Sports Editor of the Boston Herald.