Dr Frances Boyd has been at Columbia University teaching language and mentoring teachers for many years. She has developed and taught courses in all levels of academic English, English for Business Purposes, English for International Teaching Fellows, and graduate courses in TESOL Curriculum and Pedagogy.
Frances is a frequent presenter and featured conference speaker and has consulted with universities in China, Colombia, Mexico, and Kyrgyzstan to develop international faculty and academic English Language curriculum.
Frances’ professional work has been recognized with the NYU Malkemes Prize for Professional Writing as well as the New York City Citation for Excellence from the Mayor’s Council on Adult Education.
Frances is the author of a number of series, and a series editor for NorthStar.
Dr Carol Numrich
Dr Carol Numrich has been a member of the full-time faculty at the American Language Program (ALP), Columbia University since 1988. She has led many teaching teams in the ALP’s Intensive Program as a senior lecturer, taught many part-time English courses at the university and traveled internationally to train and consult with language teachers.
From 1993 to 1996, Carol was Visiting Professor at Columbia’s Teachers College, where she directed the MA Program in TESOL and taught graduate courses in pedagogy. She helped to develop and coordinate the International Teaching Assistant Program at Columbia, in which she taught doctoral students in the sciences. She also helped design and taught as part of the summer TESOL Certificate Program. Carol has chaired and helped organize several committees for TESOL as well as co-edited a column from the TESOL Journal.
Carol is the author of a number of series, and a series editor for NorthStar.