ESOL Champions


Meet our FIRST ESOL Champion – Becca Reed

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Becca Reed

Here’s Becca chatting with our SIG Co-ordinator, Lesley Painter-Farrell:


Becca Profile PicA graduate of The New School’s MA TESOL program, Becca began her teaching career with young learners in South Korea before returning to teach adult ELLs in the USA. Most recently, Becca has become a rising voice in ESOL advocacy and public policy with coalitions serving New York City and New York State and co-leads the NYS TESOL Adult Education/ESOL SIG’s new Advocacy Group. Formerly the ESOL Services Coordinator at the Central American Refugee Center (CARECEN), Becca now works as the Development Coordinator for CARECEN, fundraising and advocating for the immigrant communities of Long Island and greater New York City regions.