Archives: Instructors

Daniel Han

Degree(s): SUNY/Stony Brook, B.S. in Computer Science Teaching Philosophy: All students can learn and want to learn. It is my job to meet them where they are and move them forward.

John Ha

BPSS Director License BPSS Director Certification Course Multilingual in English and Korean Bachelor’s Degree in International Criminal Justice

Mr. Jorge Taylor

B.A. in English from The University of Queretaro TESOL certified Teaching Philosophy: I view teaching as an interactive experience. It grows as challenges are met and overcome. The acquisition of knowledge is an ongoing process that involves meaningful engagement between students and subject matter.

Ms. Eileen Fitzmaurice

B.A. in English from Rowan University M.A. in Social Psychology from Columbia University TESOL certified Teaching Philosophy: It is very important that I create a comfortable environment and a safe space for learning for my students. Only then will students take risks in the classroom; risks that result in great rewards and optimal growth.

James Hoey

Degree(s): B.A. in English (with a focus on Education), Queens College, City University of New York, NY Teaching Philosophy: My philosophy of education is influenced by the diversity of New York City where I was born and raised. Through natural conversation with a focus on the correct grammar structures of the language, I believe anyone […]

William Becker

Degree(s): TEFL Certificate, International TEFL Academy B.A. in Philosophy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL Teaching Philosophy: My teaching philosophy is based on the Socratic method, maximizing discussion and guiding students towards a better understanding of the language via guided questions and meaningful dialogue. Learning this way, students maximize their use of English and develop critical […]

Elliot Bauer

Degree(s): M.A. and B.A. in Teaching English/ESL and German, Linguistic University, Vilnius, Lithuania Certificate in Teaching ESL, Stubbs Institute, New York Teaching Philosophy: I try to place myself in my students’ shoes by understanding how difficult it is to learn a foreign language. I myself have struggled learning German and French. On the other hand, […]

Kelly Kennedy

Degree(s): M.A. in TESOL/Bilingual Education, King’s College, PA B.A. in History, King’s College, PA Teaching Philosophy: My educational philosophy is very student-centered. I am grateful that our school supports our teachers so well that it enables us to provide tailored instruction to each individual student. We spend a lot of time on group discussion, critical thinking, […]

Vikram Bal

Degree(s): M.M. in Vocal Performance, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ B.S. in Music & Anthropology, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY CELTA Certificate, International House, Mexico Teaching Philosophy: I believe that language is the threshold to human connection, and at its base form, lies the need for expression. My teaching approach is to be compassionate and patient […]

Xiao Wang, School Registrar / Admissions Representative / School Agent

Xiao Wang

Degree(s): M.I.B., Hult International Business School, Boston, MA B.B.A., Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS