The faculty at Goal Training Educational Center is an essential element of all aspects of the institution. The school employs a strong cadre of carefully selected academics as the core faculty who oversee instruction under the supervision of the Director of Education.
Our faculty is made up of a team with advanced academic degrees and years of experience in the field of ESL, both in the United States and abroad. Our faculty assists students in making connections between theoretical and practical applications, and brings immediate relevance to content.
Liz, Senior Faculty Member
Liz holds a bachelor degree in TESOL from the Moody Bible Institue and a master degree in TESL from Northeastern IL Univeristy. She has been with Goal Training since October 2009.
"My favorite part of teaching is helping students from all over the world achieve their dreams in English. It is a joy to serve the students in this way and watch them grow in their language skills!"
Eliot, ESL Instructor
Eliot received his MA in TESOL in 2005 from New York University. He's been teaching ESL ever since. Eliot also holds a Masters degree in Theological Studies with a concentration in multicultural education and ethics from Harvard University.
“I enjoy helping students develop confidence as they learn to communicate their ideas more fluently over time. No matter what skill we're working on in class, I want students to communicate about things that really matter to them.”
Laura, ESL Instructor
Laura holds a master’s degree in linguistics with a concentration in T.E.S.L. from Northeastern Illinois University. She has been teaching in the Chicago area since 2007 and began teaching with GT in 2013.
"My favorite part of teaching is watching students grow in confidence. I want every student to feel that they have a voice. Every person has a story to tell and a contribution to make to the human conversation. I want my students to feel that they can speak out no matter what their level of ability."
Lori, ESL Instructor
Lori Hill has been teaching with us since the winter of 2012. Lori has over 10 years of ESL teaching experience. She has a Master’s Of Science Degree in Education with a concentration in ESL from Shenandoah University. In addition to living Overseas, and travelling through Europe, Lori has taught Students from all over the world at every level of English.
“My favorite part of being a Teacher, aside from the honor of teaching, is the gift I get from my ESL Students. I receive education, interaction of cultures, lifetimes, stories and history that could and can never be received elsewhere.”