About Dr. Broady
Christel Broady, Edupreneur, committed to a sustainable world for all in the 21st century via global education, technology, and language
“A different language is a different vision of life”
“Une différente langue est une vision différente de la vie”
– Federico Fellini
Christel Broady, Edupreneur, committed to a sustainable world for all in the 21st century via global education, technology, and language.
Dr. Christel Broady, Professor and Director of ESL Programs at Georgetown College, is a leader at TESOL International and KYTESOL, as well as the Owner of an English Learning and Technology Community of Practice with members in 179 countries: BroadyESL.wordpress.com, BroadyESL (Twitter), and Broadyesl (Facebook).
Her area of specialization is how to effectively use technology in:
· Language instruction
· Teacher training
· And creating and managing professional learning communities
Her interests include advocacy, technology, and professional learning communities in the areas of ESL and World Languages. She is a committed life-long learner. Her practices are rooted in constructivism. She has been teaching online since 1991 and published and presented widely on technology and its role in the process of learning and teaching. In addition she promotes teacher digital life-long learning so that teachers can remove obstacles between digital 21st century students and their learning.
Dr. Broady’s professional leadership includes regional, state, national, and global positions. Examples include president of and board member on the KYTESOL, steering board member of the TESOL Video and Digital Media as well as the Elementary Education IS (globally), TESOL International/NCATE USA ESL program reviewer, Chair of the TESOL International Elementary Education IS (globally), and multiple other positions. Dr. Broady believes that educators need to be professional leaders in order to present the latest in the discipline and mold the status.
Dr. Broady’s list of publications and presentations is extensive. It includes regional, national, and international talks, teacher professional developments, and workshops. Among many other honors, she was chosen by TESOL International as an affiliate’s best presentation.
Professional honors Dr. Broady has received over the past 20 years range from workplace service rewards at several institutions, professional recognitions, to multiple awards from KYTESOL and TESOL International, such as the TESOL International leadership award, and WIDA featured educator. Dr. Broady is proud of her teaching and advising awards and nominations by students received at different institutions as well as of being selected to represent her home state and TESOL International at the 2012 Advocacy Day at Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
- Ruhruniversitaet Bochum (BA equivalent) http://www.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/index_en.htm
- University of Pittsburgh (MA+Teaching Certificate) http://www.pitt.edu/
- University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Ph.D.) http://www.unl.edu/
- TESOL International Leadersip Certificate May 2010 http://tesol.org
Bluegrass Region http://www.visitlex.com/
- Boardmember at KYTESOL http://kytesol.org
- Chair of TESOL International global Elementary IS http://tesol.org
Georgetown College, Kentucky since 2002 http://georgetowncollege.edu
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