English Language Program Faculty

Harvey Duncan II, MS TESOL
Program Manager, Washington Academy of Languages

Harvey has been teaching English language since 2008 after earning his TEFL certificate from UCSD. After teaching abroad in Taiwan and Turkey for 8 years, Harvey returned to the U.S to continue his education, earning a M.S in TESOL. Harvey also holds a B.A in History, with minors in the German language and aviation. In his free time, Harvey enjoys exploring the Pacific Northwest with his wife, and SCUBA diving around the world.

Hideki Aikoh, BA TESOL

Hideki specializes in working with beginning English language learners in the Intensive English Program.  He completed his graduate work in TESOL at the School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vermont where he also taught.  He has been teaching since 1991.

Elinora (Jane) Cater, MA

Having lived many years as a foreigner herself, Jane is acutely interested in helping others fill in the gaps that often affect those who have finished formal language training and are beginning to study, work, and live in their second language. She is pleased to be working at WAL and with City University’s MBA program where her business, teaching, and performing backgrounds can contribute to that purpose.

Ewa Krawczyk, PhD, Bilingual Education/TESOL and MA, Applied Linguistics

Ewa joined WAL at CityU in summer of 2019. Originally from Poland, she moved to the US twenty years ago and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in American Studies and Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics, both from the University of Massachusetts in Boston. She also holds PhD from New Mexico State University in Las Cruces. Ewa’s interests include multiculturalism, diversity, and social justice issues.  She has focused on immigration issues and policies, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, and second language acquisition. Ewa has worked in a variety of locations where most recently she taught developmental English at the College of the Marshall Islands in Majuro, the capital of the Republic of Marshall Islands, South Pacific and English to immigrants and refugees at Literacy Source in Seattle.

Dorothy Orme, MA

Dorothy was born in Argentina and moved to Germany when she was five.  She received her formal education in Germany, including studies at Freiburg University.  Having taught German, English, Developmental English and ESL for many years on the East Coast, she has gained experience in a variety of venues, including government, academia, private industry and public schools.  Dorothy received her Master’s degree at University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Massachusetts.  In her free time, she enjoys yoga, hiking, and the visual and performing arts.