Category: Innovative and Sustainable Practices in Intensive English Programming

Developing Sustainable Short-Term Revenue Generating Programs in Intensive English Programs

Wednesday, May 31
11:15 AM – 12:45 PM
Table 52

This poster shares model practices in establishing innovative programs beyond intensive English for college students. This poster will be of most interest to international educators in search of creative ideas for sustainable programs.

Ekaterina V. Gay

Regional ELC Assistant Director
Miami University Middletown
Middletown, OH

Originally from Kyrgyzstan, Ekaterina moved to Russia and lived there for ten years before she came to the United States. She graduated with a Master’s Degree in Teaching English and French as Second Languages from Penza State Pedagogical University in Russia. Ekaterina has been lucky to travel to a number of states in the United States and quite a few countries in the world, such as Canada, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Turkey, Bulgaria, Sweden, Republic of Crimea, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, South Korea, Thailand. Ekaterina is fluent in Russian, English, French, and she speaks a little bit of Spanish. She is very passionate about languages, learning, and teaching them. Ekaterina requires a lot of herself and expects the same of the others around her: complete engagement, and 100% devotion to the language.

Ekaterina is passionate about developing strong and effective programs that serve current needs of various student populations and bring more international students to campuses around the United States. Ekaterina loves all positive things and she enjoys sharing strong positive energy in her professional interactions.