Jacqueline Gardy is an Education Subject Matter Expert in the field of TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC at the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in the Office of English Language Programs. She currently serves as the Content Development Editor, where she develops and curates open educational resources for English language teachers and students worldwide and leads a team of 13 virtual consultants working on a variety of projects. Previously, she served as a Global Programs Officer, a Technical Writer-Editor, and a Team Lead on major projects. Before working at State, she was an English Language Fellow in Novi Sad, Serbia, through the State Department’s English Language Fellow Program, and was a high school ESOL teacher and community college ESL teacher. Her interests are in design thinking and human-centered design, creative thinking, educational technology, leadership, motivation, and management for success.
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