385 Wirtz Drive De Kalb, IL 60115 Tel.: 815-753-4600 ELS Center Hours: AM to PM (closed on weekends and holidays) On the campus of: Northern Illinois University For more information on this institution's programs click here ELS/De Kalb is located 100 km west of Chicago on the main campus of Northern Illinois University, a world-class research and teaching institution in America's heartland, where high-tech facilities blend with beautiful natural scenery to create an ideal place for study.
The city of De Kalb's low cost of living and small-town charm and safety make this location great for students with families. A strong tradition of excellence in teaching at ELS/De Kalb helps prepare students for success at university and beyond.
You and your family can be assured that you have a university placement and ELS registration prior to departing for the USA. I grew up near De Kalb but have lived all over the United States.
I enjoy challenging students to achieve their full potential. I have a Bachelor’s degree in Literature and Master’s degrees in both Literature and in Teaching English as a Second or Other Language (TESOL).
Before becoming the Academic Director, I was an instructor here for four years.
Once these requirements are fulfilled, you are able to fully matriculate.
These requirements will be outlined on your Conditional Letter of Admission, and your selected ELS center will assist you in completing all of the necessary requirements for matriculation.
I also spent four and a half years teaching in South Korea and a year teaching writing to university students in New York City.