Hallie Wallack has been teaching English as a Second Language for over 20 years. Hallie has a Master’s degree in Teaching English as a Second Language. Hallie has taught in Colombia, England, Switzerland, and the Dominican Republic. She enjoys international cuisine and trading recipes with her students. Hallie has been teaching at the International Language Institute, MD, since 2001. She is the Program Director of the International Language Institute, MD.
Fredrik Skoglund is the President of Transemantics, Inc. which owns the International Language Institutes in Maryland and in Washington, DC. Fredrik has a Master’s degree in Business Administration and worked as a Financial Analyst for many years before becoming one of the owners of Transemantics, Inc.
Raul is our daytime Admissions Representative. He has degrees in Radio Broadcasting, Spanish Language and Literature and Technology in Education. He is fluent in Spanish and English. He also is a DJ at a salsa club!
Leicy is our evening and Saturday Admissions Representative.
Debra “JJ” Armour
Debra made the move to teaching ESL after she retired from her career in banking. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, an MBA in Organizational Behavior and Development, and a TESOL certificate. She has been at ILI, MD since 2013.
Steven is a former Philosophy professor from the University of Maryland and George Washington University. He is also a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Steven studied logic, classical languages and over ten foreign languages! He started teaching at ILI, MD in 2007.
Ann joined the ILI staff in 2011. Ann has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and an MBA from Indiana University. Teaching English is her second career, and we’re glad she made the change!
Stephanie began teaching here in 2006. In addition to being a dynamic English teacher, Stephanie is also a certified speech pathologist. Ask her to help you if you have pronunciation problems!
Jennifer studied English Literature at the University of Rochester in New York. She worked as an English Teacher as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Thailand.
Tina has her degree in Latin American Studies and more than 25 years of teaching experience. She enjoys winter sports, getting to know her students and talking about her two children! Tina has been with us since 2001.
Emily has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland, and a Master’s in Creative Writing from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. She also studied and taught in the Czech Republic. Emily has been with us since 2007.
Laura has a Bachelor’s Degree in Russian and English and more than 15 years of teaching experience. Laura plays the harp and enjoys folk dancing. Ask her if she knows a dance from your country! Laura began teaching here in 1997.