English Language Institute

Erin Frankel

  • Instructor

Education & Training

  • M.A. English and Language in Education, University of Reading, England
  • B.S. Speech Communication, Syracuse University
  • B.S. Spanish, Syracuse University

ESL and Teaching Interests

  • Writing and intercultural communication

Presentations and Publications

  • 2016 Properly Pronouncing Student Names, Free Spirit Publishing
  • 2016 Empowering Students to Take Ownership of School Climate, Free Spirit Publishing
  • 2014/17 Presenter and Facilitator of workshops and assemblies on writing
  • 2009-2010 Textbook contributor ESL Reading Comprehension Activities, Santillana Publishing Spain
  • 2012/15 The Weird Series. Four-part picture book series translated into five languages including supplemental teacher guide for classroom use.

Professional Memberships

  • International Literacy Association
  • Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators

Overseas Experience

  • Spain 1993-2008, 2011-2013
  • England 1997-1999


  • Spanish

Personal Interests

  • Spending time with my family and dog, writing children’s literature and poetry, activism, mentoring, hiking, cooking, kayaking