Meet The International TEFL Academy Instructors

International TEFL Academy Professor

Kari Redmond

Online TEFL Class Professor

What Class Do you teach at international tefl academy & when did you start?

I have taught the Online TEFL/TESOL Certification Course since August, 2017.

What is your educational background?

  • Master's in Education from University of Colorado
  • Bachelors in English from Colorado State University
  • Certifications: TEFL & Celta




  • I have taught ESL at Colorado State University for 9 years
  • I have taught Language arts to high school students at various schools in the states and abroad


  • ESL in Chile and English as a subject to high school students in Honduras

What's Your Favorite Travel Memory?

The moment I stepped foot in Antarctica. A lifetime goal of visiting all seven continents was completed along with my first solo backpacking trip from Santiago, Chile, all the way south.

International TEFL Academy Instructor


What countries have you visited?

I have a goal of traveling to every country in the world. I am currently at 57, so I won’t list all of those. My most recent trip took me to SE Asia where I traveled in Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, and Cambodia

What Advice Do You Have for ITA Students Who Want to Teach English Abroad? 

Be open to going anywhere. When I got placed in Chile, I honestly knew nothing about it, but I’m so glad I went. I met the best friends and learned about a whole new culture.

"I’m happy to share my story in hopes of helping other
International TEFL students connect to the world."

International TEFL Academy Professor