Karen Duncan | Online TEFL Course Instructor

Karen Duncan

What's your role at International TEFL Academy?

I have taught the Online TEFL Certification Course since January 2016.

What is your educational background?

  • Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, Colorado- Master of Arts, TESL/TEFL (Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language), May 2010

  • Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas- Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education, December 2002

  • Minor: Spanish; Endorsement: Teaching English as a Second Language

What is your favorite travel memory?

One of my favorite memories is traveling down from the Great Wall of China via zipline.

What countries have you visited?

Mexico, Belize, Japan, China, Thailand, South Korea, England, Belgium, and Scotland.

What advice do you have for ITA students who want to teach English abroad?

Have an open mind and don’t be afraid to take the first step by yourself!

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