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Jen was raised in the Rocky Mountain West of the US and currently lives in Portland, Oregon. She earned a degree in Arts & Letters with a concentration in Linguistics and <em>ESOL</em> teaching methods from Portland State University. Her background includes IELTS and TOEFL tutoring, as well as literacy and conversation studies. With her combined business and education experience, she has been helping students for more than 20 years. Jen love teaching and learning about different cultures. She is especially good at making students feel comfortable speaking and giving positive feedback when needed. Jen’s students become more fluent and greatly improve their spoken English skills after classes with her.  She enjoys photography, reading, baking and hiking.

Teaching Experience
  • Over 20 years of teaching experience
  • Teaching ESOL since 2014
Certifications and Diplomas
  • Bachelor of Arts and Letters with a minor in Linguistics, Portland State University
  • Jen is friendly and easy to talk to with a love of cultures, languages, travel, cooking, reading and dance.