Kathy Najafi holds an MAELT (Masters in English Language Teaching) from Reading University, London, U.K. She has extensive ESL/EFL teaching experience in the United Arab Emirates, Iran and the United States. Besides teaching all English subject areas, Kathy is a published author, editor, translator and curriculum developer. She is the author of numerous VESL manuals for Houston Community College and Lone Star College. Ms. Najafi is also creator, co-producer and host of HCCTV's 'Bridging Cultures'. A past president of TexTESOL IV, Kathy also enjoys presenting on Cross-Cultural Awareness / Intercultural Communication. She is currently a professor in the Intensive English Department at Houston Community College.
Cynthia Fettig has extensive teaching and training experience in the English Language Teaching field. She is also an experienced writer, editor, and curriculum designer. She has written and developed a wide variety of print, online, and multimedia products for learners of all ages, as well as resources for teachers around the world. Cynthia received her MAT in TESOL at the School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vermont.