Tell us a little bit about yourself?
(Places you’ve lived, where you went to school, jobs, teaching jobs etc…)
Lived in Pontiac/Clarkston/Detroit area all my life until 2001 when my son graduated high school. I went to China to teach English in a middle school, returned to Pontiac for 9 months, then went back to the same city in China to work at the local university, which I loved.
In 2003 I went back to Pontiac and lived until March 2007, when I came to Korea.
How long have you been in Korea?
3 1/2 months
Where have you worked in Korea?
Hamyang, Seosang, Anui high schools and middle schools
What is your fondest memory of Korea?
The 4th of July. We had a get together at my neighbor’s, had dinner, went to the local park and shot of fireworks, while singing patriotic songs
What is your worst of Korea?
Being sick and fighting with the system to get communication set up in my home.
Do you have any advice for future English teachers in Korea?
Be strong and insistent for what you know is right.