Janis Amara Birdsall
MAT, School For International Training
BA, University Of Hartford
Master of Arts in TESOL, Low Residency
Language Teacher Education
Janis Birdsall teaches two classes for the Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL, Low Residency) program: Approaches to Teaching Second Languages and Teaching the Four Skills. She also supervises the interim-year teaching practicum and reads independent professional projects. In addition to her work in teacher education, Janis teaches French to students in grades 6-12 in the Connecticut public school system. She has worked with several New England schools to develop or redesign their foreign language programs, and she facilitates peer mentor groups for teachers in southeastern Connecticut.