Learn how to take control of your professional development. Join Dr. Aileen Hale, Beth Trudell, and Dr. Peter Edwards for a discussion about creating a personal, professional development practice that is enjoyable and applicable. They provide simple strategies to stay professionally connected and inspired.
Aileen Hale, Beth Trudell, and Peter Edwards share experiences and tips from their years as international educators. They emphasize that PD is a lifelong journey that must be navigated with focused attention due to the abundance of available resources and opportunities. Still, enjoyment of the growth process must not be forgotten.
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English Education Specialist
Dr. Aileen Hale, COO of www.TTELT.org, is a global education consultant with expertise in Teacher Training--ESL Methodology and Service-Learning; Curriculum Development; and Customized International Educational Travel. She has taught ESL/EFL for over 30 years and has trained teachers in Albania, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Indonesia, Mexico, Moldova, Poland, S. Korea, and the United States. She is bilingual in Spanish and speaks French and Romanian.
English Language Consultant
Beth began her international teaching career as an English Language Fellow at BRAC University in Bangladesh. She was a Senior English Language Fellow in Pakistan and Afghanistan, where she was part of the team that designed the country’s first MEd for TESOL. After completing her Fellowships, Beth has worked as an English Language Specialist, and she has continued her relationship with BRAC University as a consultant.
She has an MA in English for TESOL from California State University. During her graduate work, she specialized in academic writing.