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KEN BEATTY

Anaheim University TESOL Professor, has worked in Asia, the Middle East, and North and South America, lecturing on language teaching and computer-assisted language learning from the primary through university levels. He’s author/co-author of 148 textbooks and has given 500+ teacher-training sessions and conference presentations in 35 countries. 

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GUSTAVO GONZáLEZ

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Gustavo González graduated as a teacher of English at I.S.F.D. N° 5 in Pergamino (Argentina) and holds a postgraduate degree from UBA, the National University of Buenos Aires. He also holds a postgraduate diploma in Education and New Technologies from Flacso (Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales) and a diploma in Neurosciences for Educators (Asociación Educar and UBA).

He has been in the ELT field since 1993, working as a teacher, school coordinator, teacher trainer and presenter. He has been delivering seminars and workshops all over Argentina, South, Central and North America, China, Singapore and Spain. He is one of the contributors to the book “Imagination, Cognition & Language Acquisition: A Unified Approach to Theory and Practice”, published by the New Jersey City University and has also written some articles for OUP (Oxford University Press), IATEFL (International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language) and other institutions. He is a teacher trainer for the Oxford Teachers’ Academy (OTA), freelance PD trainer for Oxford University Press, Trinity College London and Buenos Aires Players, an educational theater company.

He is a former vice president of APIBA, the Buenos Aires English Teachers’ Association and former vice president of FAAPI, the Argentine Federation of English Teachers’ Associations.

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DAVID WHITE

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David, who has lived in Peru since 2001, has enjoyed a 19-year career as an English teacher. He has also worked as an Academic consultant in both Peru and Ecuador for several international book companies and distributors and has been an oral examiner for the University of Michigan exams.


During his 19 years of experience teaching, David has taught Advanced English, ESP, methodology, academic writing and International Exam preparation for various prestigious institutions, schools and universities. David has also been a teacher trainer, mentor and program coordinator as well as presenting conferences and workshops both nationally and internationally.


Today, David and his wife Claudia are the Managing Directors of English For You Language Institute as well as being the Headmaster of the American School, a bilingual IB school in Trujillo. David has also written more than 150 internationally published articles relating to English and teaching methodology. In addition, David is the Editor of English Teachers World: English Interactive and The English Teachers Voice, social media sites and blogs dedicated to sharing grammar, vocabulary, music, methodology and articles with English teachers all around the world. Presently, David is presently writing a series of bilingual children’s books.

LUCIANA FERNÁNDEZ

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Luciana Fernández is a graduate teacher of English and a teacher educator who has 27 years´experience in the field of education. She has specialized in Methodology, Teaching Practice, Early Years Education, Literacy and Critical Thinking.

 

She holds a Diploma in Educational Research from University of Cambridge, Faculty of Education. She has also two postgraduate certifications in Teaching for Comprehension and Thinking Cultures (FUNDACIES, Colombia).


Luciana has presented at numerous congresses and conventions both nationally and internationally and was awarded an IATEFL scholarship in 2016. At present she is a Senior Academic Consultant for National Geographic Learning and Trinity College London Argentina and she is an Educational Advisor at several schools.

She has been both a teacher and Head teacher at several institutions in Buenos Aires and has been a teacher trainer at ESSARP (English Speaking Scholastic Association of the River Plate) for the past fourteen years.

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JUAN MANUEL PÉREZ

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Juan Manuel Pérez has worked as an English Teacher, Interpreter, Translator, and Academic Coordinator for over 19 years at different schools and companies teaching English at all levels.

He is an expert in giving teacher training courses and preparing students and teachers for Cambridge certifications, he has developed and implemented English programs and Teacher Training Courses.


He has been a speaker at different seminars, training sessions, academic presentations and conferences all around Mexico and Latin America. Juan Manuel is an Official Oral Examiner. He is currently an Academic Consultant at Cambridge University Press Mexico.