Our Staff

Clarke T. Woodger

President & CEO

-19 years principle provider of ESL in the Intermountain West
-Developed the Advanced Modular ESL Curriculum™ and the Modular ESL Enrollment Plan™ both of which have altered and enhanced how English as a Second Language is delivered and approached.
-Studied Business, Social Work and Language
-Entrepreneur of  6 different businesses
-Retired from State of Utah Department of Social Services
-Fluent in Spanish
-Extensive World Traveler

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Dr. Kay Smith, Ed. D

Vice President
Professional Development and Special Projects

-BS English
-M Ed. Educational Leadership
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-Over 30 years in education

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Ken Herbert

Vice President
Curriculum Development & Special Projects

-MA Second Language Acquisition
-TESL Graduate Certificate
-30 years ESL and Foreign Language instruction
-Fluent in German, Spanish and Japanese

EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

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Anton Langer

Education Director

-BA in Linguistics
-Minor in TESOL
-7 years language teaching experience

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Andrea Dietrich

Teacher

-BA in Spanish Secondary Teaching
-Minor in ESL
-30 years experience in ESL teaching

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Berta Roundy

Teacher

-BA in English/Spanish Translation
-BS in Family Studies
-Tutor in English and Spanish
-Fluent in Spanish

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Carlen Wirth

Teacher

-BA in Latin American Studies

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Darrik Cheney

Teacher

-BS in Socio-Cultural Anthropology
-College teaching assistant

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Francien Jones

Teacher

-BA in Spanish Translation.
-Experience teaching both Spanish and ESL in various settings.

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Jacob Storrs

Teacher/Student Recruiter

-MS in International Affairs and Global Enterprise
-BS in Anthropology
-Minor in Spanish
-International Volunteer Service in India, Brazil and Taiwan
-Fluent in Portuguese with elementary abilities in Chinese

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Jenna Cooper

Teacher

-Masters in Creative Writing
-BA in English

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Karel Simms

Teacher

-BS in Education
-Masters of Education
-27 years teaching experience

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Katie Watkins

Teacher

-BA in Latin American Studies
-4 years teaching experience

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Keaton Studebaker

Teacher

-Associate Degree in TESOL
-TESOL Teaching Certificate

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Marlyn Flores

Teacher

-BA in Latin American Studies
-Minor in English
-Experience in creating and researching curriculum material for local and national school districts.

STAFF

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Nila Bair

Student Services Director

-BA in English
-10+ years Corporate Experience
-4 years Youth Mentor

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Coulton Woodger

Sales and Marketing Director

-3 years Retail Management
-Fluent in Greek

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Aubry Nerdin

Graphic Designer

-BA in Graphic Arts

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Bradley Mattice

Statistical Analyst

-AAS in Computer Information Specialist
-Fluent in Spanish

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Diana Darrington

Executive Assistant

-Certifications in CCNA, MCNE, Network+
-20+ years IT experience
-3+ years HR experience

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Kim L. Smith

TOEFL/Praxis Series Test Center Administrator

-BA in Chinese and Asian Studies
-40 years experience in Education
-Fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese

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Makram Ibrahim

Specialist for Asia, Middle East and Europe

-BS in Information System
-Fluent in Arabic, Italian and German

Pamela Smith

Pamela Smith

TOEFL/PRAXIS Series Test Center Proctor

-AA in Buisness
-18 years in Accounting and Office Administration

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Tina Huntsman

Assistant Registrar

-9 years experience Administrative Assistant

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Trina Perry

Registrar/DSO

-Registered Nurse
-25 years with State of Utah