Meet Our Teachers

C.C.B. School of Atlanta Teachers:

 

Prospective Teachers: Please send resume to ccbatlanta[at]gmail.com if interested in a teaching position.

 

 

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Benjamin

ESL Instructor

Ben has grown up in many places but he is originally from California.  He has been living in Atlanta since returning to the United States from Korea with his wife and three children. His hobbies are listening to music and helping people learn about what the Bible says about Jesus. Ben has always enjoyed exploring cultures and histories.  He studied International Affairs in college at The George Washington University and Intercultural Conflict Resolution in graduate school at California State University Dominguez Hills. He researched how peacebuilding efforts would benefit from integrating intercultural training into study abroad and language education programs. Ben has enjoyed spending the past eights years helping adult students learn to communicate in English and prepare to adjust to life in the USA. Recently, Ben received his Masters of Education in TESOL for Adults at Regent University.

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Alizah

ESL Instructor

Alizah is originally from Florida and has been teaching and tutoring ESL in the Atlanta area and online since 2001. Her academic background includes a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling and certificates in TESOL and Compton P-ESL (Pronouncing English as a Second Language). In her free time, Alizah loves to ride bikes with her young daughter and take long walks with their dog Cooper who is a Jack Russell mix. She also enjoys yoga, blogging, and hiking, and attends local art, music, and food festivals whenever possible.

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Leticia

ESL Instructor

Leticia Guice is obtaining a Ph.D. degree in English as a Second Language from Northcentral University. Currently, she is ABD, or All but Dissertation is complete.  Her experiences include teaching English/Language Arts in Georgia and Florida public school systems, since 2003.  Also, she has had a great opportunity managing a writing center and teaching English on a collegiate level at Allen University, Atlanta Metropolitan College and Springfield College. Leticia’s hobbies consist of listening to good music; she loves to line-dance and step, and her all-time favorite is roller skating. Leticia spends much of her time conducting research, and she spends some time traveling to different states.

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Alicia

ESL Instructor

Alicia has both a Master of Arts degree in TESOL and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education and English as a Second Language from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.  Alicia has been teaching English language learners since 2009.  Most recently, Alicia taught for two years at an intensive English institute for adult students in Indiana before moving to Atlanta in May 2016 to begin studying for a Ph.D. in Curriculum Development and Instruction.  Alicia enjoys cooking, traveling, and going to the cinema.

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Andrew

ESL Instructor

Andrew is a TESOL professional for about 8 years. In 2003, he graduated with Honors from the University of Chicago with a B.A. in Comparative Literature. Since then, he was awarded an M.A. in TESOL from Teachers College | Columbia University. He has worked at a number of IEP programs since, and is now currently also working with Georgia State University as a part-time instructor. In his free time, he enjoys learning and translating French, studying the classics (Homer, Shakespeare, and Dante), and dabbling in Biblical Greek. He very much enjoys reading the New Testament with an eye for its original language. He currently resides in Marietta, Georgia, where he can be found frequenting the local independent bookstores.

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Brittany

ESL Instructor

Brittany has both a Bachelor’s degree in Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language and a Master’s degree in Secondary Education specializing in ESL from Liberty University. Her teaching experiences include instructing at various higher-education IEP programs to teaching community ESL classes for adults. While currently living in Clarkston, GA, she has previously taught ESL in India, Turkey, and Greece. If not in the classroom, Brittany can be found traveling, hanging out in coffee shops, learning another language, or running.

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Elizabeth

ESL Instructor

Elizabeth has been involved in education for the past 18 years. She has a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in education and taught English in the public schools for seven years. She then went on to be a corporate trainer and traveled around the country delivering seminars to business professionals on topics such as business writing, communication, and leadership. In 2013, she made the transition to ESL. She earned her TESOL/TEFL certification and taught English in South Korea for 2 ½ years. Elizabeth is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and lived in North Carolina for 2 years before settling in the Atlanta area. During her free time, she enjoys cooking, hiking, reading, and spending quality time with family and friends.

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James

ESL Instructor

James Walker has a BA in Political Science and an MA in Russian East European Studies from the University of Illinois. He has four years of experience teaching in both the USA and Turkey and has traveled extensively throughout eastern and western Europe. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, writing, and philosophy.

 

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Kristy

ESL Instructor

Kristy graduated from California State University- Los Angeles with a B.S. in Accounting and from University of Phoenix with a degree in English Literature. She went on to teach TOEFL and ESL in South Korea for seven years. Over the years, she has published several ESL reading comprehension and grammar books in South Korea. Due to her love of interacting with students and helping them learn English as effectively as possible, Kristy believes that teaching is her lifetime career. Kristy strongly believes that communicating English at an interpersonal level should be most valued.