17 Jan 2018
January 17, 2018

Lisa Frumkes, Ph.D.

Senior Director, Content Development, Rosetta Stone For over 25 years, Lisa Frumkes has worked at the intersection of languages, technology, and education. She holds a PhD in Slavic Linguistics from the University of Washington in Seattle, where she wrote her dissertation envisioning the creation of an e-textbook for elementary Russian. After receiving her doctorate, she.. read more →

12 Jan 2018
January 12, 2018

Lara Lomicka Anderson, Ph.D.

President, National Federation of Modern Language Teacher Associations (NFMLTA) Lara Lomicka Anderson is the President of the National Federation of Modern Language Teacher Associations and Professor of French and Applied Linguistics at the University of South Carolina. She is also currently serving as the Faculty Principal at Preston Residential College at the University of South.. read more →

12 Jan 2018
January 12, 2018

Linda Egnatz

Linda Egnatz is a Nationally Board Certified Spanish teacher at Lincoln-Way West High School in Frankfort, IL.  She is a Past President of the Illinois Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ICTFL) and currently serves the organization as Advocacy Chair and Webmaster. Egnatz is a 2013 Golden Apple Teacher Fellow and was the 2014 ACTFL.. read more →

15 Jun 2017
June 15, 2017

Joel Gómez, Ed.D.

Dr. Joel Gómez holds an Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration from The George Washington University. He received his M.A. in Latin American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin, where he also completed doctoral work in Applied Linguistics and Foreign Language Education Studies. He received a B.A. in Liberal Arts (Spanish and History) from.. read more →

30 Jan 2017
January 30, 2017

Mouna Mana, Ph.D.

Dr. Mouna Mana is Director of Arabic Language & Arab Culture Programs at Qatar Foundation International and a language pedagogy expert with a focus on Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language (TAFL). She has taught Arabic at the university level and with high school heritage learners of Arabic and is familiar with the curricular needs of language learners.. read more →

17 Jan 2017
January 17, 2017

Caitilin Walsh

Caitilin Walsh benefited from stellar language teachers and a Fulbright internship teaching English to French junior high school students in Bourges, France. Caitilin leveraged this into a successful private practice as an ATA-certified French to English translator for the computer industry and food lovers. In addition to her longtime service to her local chapter, The.. read more →

17 Jan 2017
January 17, 2017

David Bong

David is the CEO and Co-Founder of Avant Assessment based in Eugene, Oregon. At Avant, David has led the growth of Avant STAMP (Standards Based Measurement of Proficiency) into an online assessment in 11 languages that is widely used in K-16 programs to improve language program outcomes, and to award competency-based credit and the Seal.. read more →

10 Jan 2017
January 10, 2017

Gregg Roberts

Gregg Roberts is the World Language & Dual Language Immersion Specialist for the Utah State Office of Education. He is also currently the co-project director of the Flagship Language Acquisition Network (F-LAN), a national consortium of 20 states led by Utah and recently funded by the National Language Flagship program (US Department of Defense). The.. read more →

10 Jan 2017
January 10, 2017

David Ellis, Ph.D.

Dr. David Ellis is Executive Director of the National Foreign Language Center at the University of Maryland. In addition to providing overall leadership and direction to the Center, he is principle investigator of STARTALK, a federally funded program designed to increase national capacity in critical-need languages, as well as program manager of the Analysis and.. read more →

23 Jan 2015
January 23, 2015

Betty Rose Facer

Betty Rose Facer  Senior Lecturer and Director of the Language Learning Center at Old Dominion University Betty Rose Facer is Senior Lecturer and Director of the Language Learning Center in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.  She received her M.A. from Syracuse University in French Language and.. read more →