Resources and PD Opportunities for English Language Teachers
In this demonstration, the RELO team from the U.S. Embassy in Lima, will introduce the Regional English Language Office, its mission, programs, different resources available and opportunities available for English teachers from public and private institutions throughout the Region. Attendees will discover plenty of digital materials that they can use interactively in their classes and free PD opportunities in the field.
Denise Lowery is the Regional English Language Officer (RELO) for the Andes and Southern Cone region, working with U.S. Embassies throughout the region to promote English language programming for English language educators and learners. She has previously served in Europe, Near East Asia, and Washington D.C.
Marcela Raffo has been the Regional English Language Office Specialist in the US Embassy in Lima since 2007. Before then, she worked as an English teacher and coordinator. She holds a bachelor’s degree in translation and interpreting and completed certificate programs on Information Sciences and Management, on Neurosciences and Education, and TESOL.