Business English Instructor - Kelley Secrest

Kelley has four years of teaching experience in China, working with HuaQiao University of Foreign Languages (华桥外国语学院) in Changchun and with Harbin Engineering University (哈尔滨工程大学) in Harbin. She has taught and developed curriculum for courses such as Advanced Spoken English, IELTS Preparation, and Professional Interpretation. Kelley has also served as a teaching mentor and supervisor for ten new teachers, providing guidance and feedback on lesson plans and helping them adapt to teaching in a Chinese context. Her work as a team leader and teacher in Changchun earned her the distinction of Jilin Province Outstanding Foreign Expert.

Kelley earned a Bachelor's degree in Anthropology from the University of Florida. She has also completed a graduate-level TEFL certificate from Wheaton College, and is currently working on a Master's degree in Applied Linguistics from the University of Massachusetts Boston. In her spare time, Kelley loves to sing and play the guitar, go hiking or bike-riding, and spend time with friends.

Kelley在中国教英文四年,她在长春华侨外国语学院和哈尔滨工程大学工作。她教过高级英语口语、雅思和专业口译,并且做过课程设计。Kelley还指导过十位新老师,成为他们的带教老师,指导并反馈他们的课程设计,帮助他们适应中国的教学环境。她作为学科带头人,获得吉林省杰出外语专家的荣誉。Kelley有佛罗里达大学人类学学士学位。她还在Wheaton College获得研究生级别的TEFL证书。她现在就读于麻省大学波士顿校区研究生课程。在空闲时间,Kelley喜欢唱歌和弹吉他、远足、骑自行车以及和朋友在一起。