First Name: 
Laura
Last Name: 
Porter
Bio: 

Laura Porter has been an ESOL educator since the 90s when she started teaching informally as a Peace Corps volunteer. Subsequent graduate studies led to a Master of Arts in Teaching ESOL and Spanish as well as a varied career teaching adults from many different countries in the United States for diverse reasons. She has provided teacher training to public school teachers and adult educators and presented workshops on a range of topics, including curriculum development, vocabulary development, goal setting, and bringing "green" topics into the ESOL classroom. Laura currently provides ESOL PD to educators in Massachusetts and consults on grant writing for nonprofits.