Kristen Shrewsbury, Coordinator, provides English language coaching in consultations and through group programs. Kristen loves learning and enjoys working with learners of all proficiency levels. She has been privileged to travel extensively in the world, to which she attributes her love for experiencing new cultures and meeting new people. Kristen holds a Masters in Teaching English as a Second Language from the University of Delaware and is currently working on her doctorate at the California Institute of Integral Studies. You can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Jose Morales, Bilingual Student Liaison, began working with ELLS as a sophomore in spring 2011. He is majoring in Converged Media in the School of Media Arts and Design, with a minor in music and creative writing. Jose founded an English Conversation Club that meets weekly throughout the semester. Come talk with him! Jose can be reached at email@example.com.
ELLS Student Employees Emeritus
Weiwei Xu, International Student Liaison, spring 2011, was born in Chongqing, China and is an international student at JMU. She began at JMU through Study Group, an intensive English program, and plans to major in Studio Art.
Andrea “Dre” Secrist, ELLS Assistant, fall 2009-fall 2010, earned both a bachelors (2008) and a masters (2011) at JMU with the goal of being a Spanish and ESL teacher. Dre’s efforts with ELLS shaped the direction of the area and her invaluable contributions paved the way for programs and student employees in ELLS. Dre spent her first professional year after graduate school teaching in Madrid, Spain, for the Ministry of Culture and Education. She currently teaches high school ESL in Manassas Park, Virginia.