Bio's - Executives
George Settlemir is a public school teacher at the elementary and middle school levels and a district coordinator in Gangwondo, South Korea. He is originally from the United States, but he has been working in public schools in Korea for more than half a decade. His undergraduate work was in business (Economics) and he is currently studying for his Masters in TESOL. He is very active in the local TESOL community, presenting on everything from classroom management to project based learning at various workshops and conferences around Korea. His professional interests are gamification, project...
Jeffrey Walter has been teaching EFL for over fifteen years, including more than a
decade in Korea. He has taught in a wide variety of settings and to different age groups.
He started as an Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) in elementary and middle schools
with the JET Programme in rural Japan, before moving to Korea where here has worked
at a hagwon, an intensive teacher-training program, and three universities. He is
currently an Assistant Professor at Sangji University in Wonju, where he has been since
Jeffrey has an MA in...
John Breckenfeld is a full-time visiting professor of the English Language and Literature
Department at Gangneung-Wonju National University. Since 2010, he has taught EFL in
Gangneung for over three years, including kindergarten, elementary, and adult
John received a Master of Education Degree at UCLA in June, 2013, while teaching 4th
Grade (homeroom) in Los Angeles (2011-2013). His professional interests include
cultural studies, multi-cultural student/family experience in Korean public schools, ELT
Michael Free is from Canada (Toronto and Montréal). He holds two Masters degree, in TEFL (University of Birmingham) and Arts (McMaster University). He has worked in Korea for 10 years now, primarily within the public school system, and always in the beautiful, spacious province of Gangwon. He is very active in professional development, organising and presenting at conferences large and small, and doing teacher-training sessions whenever feasible. His professional interests include pronunciation, English as a lingua franca, and humanist education. He is currently a Visiting Professor in the...
Sunette Labuschagne is a qualified pre- and junior primary teacher from South Africa. She’s
been teaching English with the EPIK program in Korea at elementary school level since April
2009. She holds a BA degree in Health Sciences and Social Services with specialization in
Psychological Counselling and is currently in the process of obtaining her Trinity Diploma in
TESOL. She’s been involved in giving advice and guidance to student teachers from the
Chuncheon Teacher’s University during their practicums at the public school she used to work...