Courtney King

Courtney K.

Eureka, CA

About Courtney K.

Background check: Last verified 03/13/2017
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Courtney teaches: Ages 5 and up
Teaching since: 2012
Last sign in: Yesterday

Overview

Courtney Elizabeth King has been teaching since 2012 and is available for private lessons in person or online. Courtney possesses a passion for the English language, and she uses this passion to help students improve their writing, speaking, and reading skills. She has studied to teach native speakers and non-native speakers of English and can tailor her lessons to match any student goal.

Courtney attended Truman State University where she graduated with a B.A. in English in 2011. After that, she moved across the country to Washington State University where she received her M.A. in English Literature and began teaching international students. After that, she moved back to the midwest where she worked on her M.A. TESOL at Central Michigan University while teaching English to speakers of other languages full-time. She completed her M.A. TESOL in 2016.

Experience

Non-Credit Associate Faculty
Feb 2017 - Present
College of the Redwoods

I teach ESL and GED classes for College of the Redwoods at locations throughout Humboldt county. My classes are community-focused and are highly adaptable based on student interest and need.

English Language Institute Lecturer
Aug 2013 - Jan 2017
Central Michigan University

Taught all levels and all skills in the English Language Institute. These courses were designed to teach academic English skills to international students of different backgrounds and language levels.

English Teacher
May 2016 - Jun 2016
Anhui Jianzhu University

Taught English as a Foreign Language at a Chinese design school in Hefei. These classes were part of a partnership with Central Michigan University.

Composition Instructor
Aug 2011 - Jun 2013
Washington State University

As a teaching assistant I taught 5 sections of English Composition and 1 section of Composition for Speakers of Other Languages.

Education

M.A. TESOL
Jan 2014 - May 2016
Central Michigan University
M.A. in English Literature
Aug 2011 - May 2013
Washington State University
B.A. in English Literary Criticism
Aug 2007 - May 2011
Truman State University

Languages Spoken

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Appraisal Training
Mar 2017
CASAS

Implementation Training
Mar 2017
CASAS

eTests Online Proctor Certification
Mar 2017
CASAS

Online Course Design
Apr 2016
CMU Global Campus

Online Teaching
Jun 2015
CMU Global Campus

Awards

Best of Affiliates Presentation 2016
Mar 2016
TESOL International
Best Presentation
Jul 2014
Michigan Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages

Affiliations

TESOL International Association
Jan 2016

TESOL International Association’s mission is to advance professional expertise in English language teaching and learning for speakers of other languages worldwide.

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ESMERALDA S. May 4, 2017
· English · Online
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Joel Mar 14, 2017
· · Courtney is an enthusiastic, dedicated teacher who loves to help others. Her professional attitude is match only by her commitment to her work. She's also just a super-cool person.
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Ben Mar 13, 2017
· English · In studio Courtney is professional, knowledgeable, thoughtful, and someone who not only makes it fun to learn but easy as well. Students thrive under her instruction, and having seen firsthand the quality of her work and the positive effects on the faces of her smiling students, I recommend her enthusiastically. You will be glad you hired her.
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Khila Mar 13, 2017
· ESL · Professional, resourceful, tech-savvy, friendly, helpful, creative, experienced, ... I have a long list of adjectives to describe Courtney!
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Claire Mar 13, 2017
· ESL · In studio At CMU, Courtney was our go-to teacher for higher-level, ESL composition classes. She is extremely professional and has a great rapport with her students.
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Ahmed Mar 13, 2017
· English Literature · In studio She is the best teacher have met. She has a good way of teaching and provides materials.
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Adam Mar 13, 2017
· · Courtney is an experienced and talented writer as well as a dedicated educator. I cannot recommend her highly enough.
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