Jean Daugherty

Jean Daughterty

ESL Associate Director
ESL Academy
I was born and raised in Northern California. I received my B.A. in History with a Minor in Spanish from Brigham Young University in Utah. I also had the opportunity during that time to live in the Canary Islands. This experience allowed me begin my acquisition of a foreign language, and it was also my first time living abroad which was very exciting. After receiving my degree, I decided to...
Dr. Fatima Esseili

Fatima Esseili

Dr. Fatima Esseili
ESL Academy/English
Fatima Esseili is Associate Professor in the Department of English and Director of the ESL Academy. With over 15 years of experience in the field of Second Language Studies, Fatima has taught a variety of graduate and undergraduate courses in national and international contexts including China, Lebanon, Mexico, Qatar, and the UAE. In addition, she has taught various EAP and ESL courses in different US institutions including the University of...
Kadie Goodman

Kadie Goodman

Program Manager
ESL Academy
I was born and raised in Pennsylvania. I have been working with English language learners for over 20 years. I started out as a conversation partner while studying a B.S in Spanish at Penn State University. I taught English as a second language in Mexico, Korea, San Diego, and Denver. In 2011 I shifted my focus from teaching to working in administration. I love working with international students and helping...
Kyra Scrimgeour

Kyra Scrimgeour

ESL Program Coordinator
I was born and raised in Colorado. My B.A. in English is from the University of Colorado Denver. I started my career in international higher education at the ESL Academy as a student worker. In addition, I hold a certification in Teaching English as a Foreign Language from the University of Toronto. I am extremely passionate about the intersection of English language and international education, and I love working with...