-Currently, Coordinator of Academic ESL at Whatcom Community College, Bellingham, WA --Western Washington University --Minnesota State University-Akita, Japan --University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point --Kinjo University, Nagoya Japan --Nagoya International College, Japan --U.S. Peace Corps, Niger, Africa
--Puget Sound Energy Award for Adjunct Faculty Excellence, Whatcom Community College, June 2013 --Conversation Strategies, a textbook that I co-authored with my wife, was presented the “Special Merit Award: Education” by the Vermont Book Publishers Association in 1996.
--M.A. in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, School for International Training, Brattleboro, VT. --B.A. in English and Education, Bradley University
Author of eight textbooks --Basic Conversation Strategies: Learning the Art of Interactive Listening and Conversing. --Conversation Strategies: Pair and Group Activities for Developing Communicative Competency. --Discussion Strategies: Beyond Everyday Conversation. --Writing after Input: Learning the Art of Interactive Listening and Conversing. --Writing Strategies: A Student-Centered Approach (Intermediate). --Writing Strategies: A Student-Centered Approach (Advanced). --The Grammar Review Book: Discovering and Correcting Errors. --Cultural Differences: Exploring and Understanding Cultures using