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Paula M. Moore

Hi, I started at the English Language Institute at Missouri State in 1998. I have lived and taught English in South Korea and Taiwan. While I was in Taiwan, I studied Mandarin Chinese. In my free time, I enjoy reading, canoeing, hiking, and movies.

Kelsey L. Goin

I started at the English Language Institute in 2012. I graduated from Missouri State in 2012 with a BA in Intercultural Communication and Diversity. I love working with students! I speak English and Spanish, but I would like to learn Japanese.

Juan D. Cabrera Hurtado

I began teaching at the English Language Institute in 2013. I hold my MA in English - TESOL and I enjoy researching reading skills in SLA students. I love helping students experience language and culture in the United States.