Jen Ouellette-Schramm, EdD
Jen has been an educator of English Language Learners and their teachers for over ten years, in contexts including Adult Basic Education, Higher Education, and Teacher Education. She is currently ESL faculty at Riverland Community College. Her research lies at the intersection of adult development and learning, exploring how developmental diversity in adulthood shapes distinct learning needs in areas including academic literacy and teacher reflection.
Jenifer B. Vanek, PhD
Jen Vanek is a researcher and teacher educator supporting teachers in the areas of language education, digital literacy, and online learning. She received her PhD from the Second Languages Education program at the University of Minnesota. She's taught adult ESL in multiple contexts and supports the professional development of ESL and ABE teachers in the areas of digital literacy, distance learning, and adult career pathways. Jen is the technical editor of the MinneTESOL Journal.
EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERS
Kimberly A. Johnson, PhD
Kimberly Johnson is the Director for Faculty and Instructional Development at the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities (MnSCU) System. Her teaching and research focuses on adult learning, adult English language teaching, postsecondary readiness, and high quality professional development. Kim served as Co-Editor of the MinneTESOL Journal from 2011-2017. Together with Dr. Anne Dahlman, Kim established this online version of the Journal. She currently serves as an editor emeritus supporting the current Senior Editor.
Anne Dahlman, PhD
Anne Dahlman is Honors Program Director and Professor of K-12 and Secondary Education at Minnesota State University, Mankato. She is responsible for providing highly-motivated college students from across the university with opportunities to develop competency in leadership, research and global citizenship, as well as cultiva. Her professional and research interests include inclusive academic excellence, creation of intercultural communities and equity in schooling (K-16). Together with Dr. Kimberly Johnson, Anne established this online version of the Journal. She currently serves as an editor emeritus supporting the current Senior Editor.
Amy Hewett-Olatunde, EdD
Amy Hewett-Olatunde has been an EL teacher at LEAP in St. Paul since 1998. She also teaches at Hamline University and the University of St. Thomas. She is the recipient of the 2015 MN Teacher of the Year, St. Paul Rotary Club Teacher of the Year, and Minnesota Monthly Magazine Teacher of the Year.