[Edling] "ESL" Job Title- Please Critique!

Myrna Goldstein myrnaenglishfile at gmail.com
Thu Oct 26 02:51:32 EDT 2017


Hi Chelsea,

How about ESL Educator?
After all, education is what we all do and is holistic.

Myrna Goldstein, MATESL
Are You in Your English File?
Eilat, Israel

On Oct 12, 2017 11:00 AM, "Chelsea Walter" <cwalter at coloradocollege.edu>
wrote:

> Hello,
>
> My name is Chelsea Walter and I am the "ESL Specialist" at Colorado
> College. I am looking for input regarding my title, as I feel that it may
> be out of date with current terminology.
>
> A brief description of my work: I provide academic support to culturally
> and linguistically diverse (CLD) students via coursework and individual
> consultations, as well as consult with faculty on best practices (those
> that are particularly culturally responsive) for working with CLD students.
>
> Might any of you have an idea on a more holistic title? I feel that "ESL
> Specialist" conveys a remedial and deficient nature and does not encompass
> the CLD student and educational experience itself, but rather focuses on
> the "ESL" label.
>
> Any feedback is greatly appreciated!
>
> *CHELSEA WALTER, PH.D.*
> *ESL Specialist*
> *Colket Center for Academic Excellence*
> Tutt Library 214
> *chelsea.walter at coloradocollege.edu <chelsea.walter at coloradocollege.edu>*
> *o* (719) 227-8288
> *COLORADO COLLEGE*
> 14 E. Cache La Poudre St.
> Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903
> www.coloradocollege.edu
>
>
>
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