- Teaches students:
- Ages 15+
- Teaching since:
Courtney has been teaching since 2012 and is available for private lessons 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.
Taught Listening & Speaking, Writing, Grammar, and Debate to international students at Humboldt State.
Taught ESL, GED, and Workplace Readiness classes for College of the Redwoods at locations throughout Humboldt county. My classes were community-focused and are highly adaptable based on student interest and need.
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.
Taught English as a Foreign Language at a Chinese design school in Hefei. These classes were part of a partnership with Central Michigan University.
As a teaching assistant I taught 5 sections of English Composition and 1 section of Composition for Speakers of Other Languages.
TESOL International Association’s mission is to advance professional expertise in English language teaching and learning for speakers of other languages worldwide.
Sigma Tau Delta, International English Honor Society, was founded in 1924 at Dakota Wesleyan University. The Society strives to Confer distinction for high achievement in English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies; Provide, through its local chapters, cultural stimulation on college campuses and promote interest in literature and the English language in surrounding communities; Foster all aspects of the discipline of English, including literature, language, and writing; Promote exemplary character and good fellowship among its members; Exhibit high standards of academic excellence; and Serve society by fostering literacy.+ Read More
Courtney has been such an inspirational teacher. She has taken me from absolute zero to feeling like I can actually do something with confidence now. This during only two lessons. Courtney has a very gracious and friendly teaching style with me which I find very patient and comforting while learning something challenging.+ Read More
This was my first lesson with Courtney and am already looking at the schedule for possible next lessons. Courtney is very patient and encouraging. Thanks to her I have confidence that I will actually be able to learn knitting which seemed impossible before tonight. Thank you Courtney! I am so happy to have found a teacher like you. See you very soon.+ Read More
Excellent class, feedback and learning
Courtny is a teacher who has a lot of experience, knowledge, kindness, patience and cute smiles. Her lesson is fun and she is a great motivator to learn English for me.
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.
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.+ Read More
Professional, resourceful, tech-savvy, friendly, helpful, creative, experienced, ... I have a long list of adjectives to describe Courtney!
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.
She is the best teacher have met. She has a good way of teaching and provides materials.
Courtney is an experienced and talented writer as well as a dedicated educator. I cannot recommend her highly enough.