B.A. in German and Linguistics (minors in English and History), Augsburg College, Mpls, MN 1988; Zwischenprüfungen: Linguistik, Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften und Technik, Universität Stuttgart 1988 - 1994; M.A. TEFL (minor in Linguistics), U of MN 1998.
Work as Director of Studies of a private language school in Stuttgart Germany specializing in training adults in various languages and communication skills for business purposes. Previously freelance TEFL. Most of my duties involve staff recruitment, training,quality control and management - an HR department in one person!
Member of BESIG/IATEFL, formerly member of TESOL and MinneTESOL. Member of Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Society.
Play in, lead and/or compose and arrange for various jazz formations in Stuttgart, Germany, including the UniBigBand Stuttgart and the Louisiana Funky Butts.