Category: Innovative and Sustainable Practices in Intensive English Programming

Outreach and Assessment: Plan and Budget Before International Students Arrive

Wednesday, May 31
11:15 AM – 12:45 PM
Table 55

This poster demonstrates how intensive English programs (IEPs) can place students, evaluate program effectiveness and communicate program quality to all stakeholders - all starting while the students are in their home countries.

Nik Lajeunesse

Business Development
ITEP International International Test of English Proficiency
Canoga Park, CA

As head of Business Development at iTEP International, Nik works closely with American Intensive English Programs and English as a Second Language for internal English assessment. Having gone to an English-speaking university in French Canada, Nik understands how important English is as a medium for international cooperation and greater global movement.

Daniel A. Lesho

Exec. Vice President
Boston Educational Services
Canoga Park, CA

Dan Lesho has been involved in English language teaching and administration since beginning his career as an EFL teacher in Korea in 1995. After periods teaching English in Korea and Japan, Dan returned to the U.S. to teach at Pitzer College in Claremont, CA and served for seven years as the director of the English Language Institute at the California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. In September 2016, Dan joined iTEP International as Exec. Vice President responsible for test development and IEP outreach.