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As members of the Intensive English Language Institute staff, we are dedicated to offering students the opportunity to attain English language fluency and U.S cultural competencies to succeed in college or university studies, advance professionally, and reach personal goals.
Leah GuzmanProgram Coordinator, Community ESLLeah.Guzman@worcester.eduLeah holds two bachelor's degrees, one in English and another in psychology. She earned a M.S. in Nonprofit Management from Worcester State University. Having worked as a paralegal with refugees and immigrants, she also spent years as an ESL instructor and is now the coordinator for IELI. She enjoys meeting students from all over the world and hopes to one day travel to many of the countries whose citizens she has met.Cathy GoodwinStaff Assistant/ESL Instructorcgoodwin2@worcester.eduCathy Goodwin has taught ESL for over 20 years in the United States and internationally. Cathy has a B.A. in Romance Languages from Mount Holyoke College and an M.A. in TESOL from the School for International Training. At IELI she has taught Reading/Writing, Listening/Speaking, Grammar, and iBT TOEFL Preparation.Sandra Medina-VázquezClerksmedinavazquez@worcester.eduSandra completed her bachelor’s degree in psychology, with a concentration in women's studies, and in Spanish from Worcester State University. She is welcoming and generous. Sandra has lived in the Worcester community for many years and is a wealth of information.Instructors