NYS TESOL Member of the Month for June 2019
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- Eligibility – Nominee is
a current NYS
- Selection Criteria –
a commitment to the field.
– In addition to 12 months of recognition on our web site, each year
12 Members of the Month will be entered into a Raffle for a
complimentary registration to the NYS TESOL Annual Conference.
– Click the link below and tell us about your nominees contributions
to the field and/or our community of educators and students.
NYS TESOL committee will review the entries and select the monthly
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Meet the NYS TESOL Member of the Month
for June 2019
Dr. Joshua Pangborn
New York City Region
(view video below)
Dr. Joshua R. Pangborn is the Regional Trainer for the East Coast and
Academic Director of Kaplan International in the Empire State Building,
where he has worked since 2005. Joshua received his doctoral degree in
English Literature in 2014 from St. John's University.
In 2010, Joshua founded the Kaplan Theatre Ensemble, the theatre
program unique to Kaplan Empire State. The program focuses on providing
English Language Learners with an opportunity to perform on stage in
English. Joshua, an award-winning playwright, writes the plays for the
students. In collaboration with NYS TESOL, Joshua has hosted
mini-conferences at Kaplan for the past three years. Last year, he was
a featured speaker at the annual NYS TESOL conference.
When not at Kaplan, Joshua runs SideKick Productions, an award-winning
production company focused on LGBT and body positive representation in
film and television. With thousands of subscribers on YouTube and an
international fan-base, the company is best known for their flagship
series Skeleton Crew, now entering production on its fifth season. The
series features an international cast, with actors from all over the
United States, Europe, South America, and East Asia.
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Celebrating Our Past Members of the Month
Schuyler Dr. Lucia
Iraida A. Bodre
Region New York City Region Long
Region New York City Region New York
New York City
Rochester/Syracuse Region Long Island
Long Island Region
Pratt-Johnson Carmen Diaz
City Region New York City Region
New York City Region Capital Region
Long Island Region
Suzanne Kaplan-Fonseca Özge Yol
New York City Region Rochester/Syracuse Region