John Cotton

Associate Director of Operations and Staff Development

What John Cotton does: He oversees operations of all the portfolio of the English Language Programs, is responsible for the day to day operation of the Intensive Program, manages instructor recruitment and development, and oversees the various systems that ensure instructor success. 

Experience: He has taught at the ELP since 2007, in various different positions. He has been teaching TESOL since 1999.

Travels: He taught in Oaxaca, Mexico for a total of two years. He taught in Dublin, Ireland for a year and has taught in London, UK on numerous occasions. He has travelled fairly extensively through Europe, and somewhat in North Africa and the Middle-East.

M.A. in TESOL, Portland State University
B.A. in Communication Studies, Nottingham Trent University

Talk to John about: the Intensive Program, strategies for successful language learning, working at the ELP.