Rebecca earned a degree in Journalism and Dance from SUNY Brockport and a Masters in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) from New York University. She also studied education in Ghana and China. She has taught English as a Second Language since 2006 when she moved to Japan. In Japan, she taught ages 2-80 at a language school. After teaching in Japan, she taught ESL at a public middle school/high school in China. After living abroad, she moved to Manhattan to teach ESL at a private language institute for adults. In 2009, she received a grant from CUNY and the Mayor’s Office of New York to develop curriculum for the We Are New York Project, which helps immigrants in the city learn English through television programming. In 2012, Rebecca became the Director of ESL at a private international school in NYC. Rebecca has taught thousands of students over the years and many of them have gone onto Ivy League schools.