What Ms. Litt does: She is an instructor mainly in the Intensive Program, but she also has taught in the Business Intensive Program and the Institute of Academic Studies. She serves on the Educational Technology Committee and the Student Communication Task Force. Currently, she is part of a team developing a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) called English for Journalism.
Experience: She joined the English Language Programs as a lecturer in October 2011 and became a Language Specialist in January 2015. In addition to her work at ELP, she mentors TESOL MSEd candidates at the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. Before coming to ELP, she worked as an instructor at the Drexel University English Language Center where she primarily taught in their academic preparation programs as well as the First Year Writing Program. She has also worked for Temple University as an adjunct instructor and for the School District of Philadelphia as an Elementary ESL teacher. Before teaching, she worked as an administrator for the Center for Health Equality at the Drexel University School of Public Health where she coordinated professional development opportunities for public health workers and graduate students.
Travels: Traveling and language learning are her passions. She is currently studying Arabic, and she has studied at the Lebanese American University in Beirut in their intensive Arabic program.
M.S.Ed. in TESOL, University of Pennsylvania
M.S.Ed. in Elementary Education, University of Pennsylvania
B.A. in Political Science, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Talk to Ms. Litt about: Assessment - Ms. Litt is a certified rater for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), the modified Oral Proficiency Interview (ACTFL MOPI), and is the course manager for the TOEFL preparation courses in the Intensive Program.