2024 PRTESOL Board of Directors
Finding Inspiration in Every Turn
We are delighted to introduce our esteemed new board members. Their expertise and dedication will guide us through 2024. Our new board members will bring a wealth of experience and fresh perspectives to our organization.
PRTESOL is a professional association for English language educators in Puerto Rico. The organization is dedicated to promoting excellence in teaching and learning English as a second language and fostering professional development opportunities for its members. PRTESOL's team leaders work tirelessly to organize conferences, workshops, and other events that provide educators with the latest research, best practices, and networking opportunities. They also collaborate with other organizations, government agencies, and educational institutions to advocate for English language education and support the needs of English language learners in Puerto Rico. Overall, PRTESOL and its team leaders are committed to advancing the field of English language education and supporting the growth and success of its members.
Meet The Team
Dr. Stephania Uwakweh
Dr. Stephania Nwamaka Uwakweh is an adjunct professor in the Department of English, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, and a high school English educator at the specialized school: El Centro Residencial de Oportunidades Educativas de Mayagüez (CROEM). She was the 2022 president of Puerto Rico TESOL (PRTESOL), and she is on the editorial board of the PRTESOL Research Journal.
Dr. José Morales-Sousa
2024 PRTESOL President
Dr. José Morales-Sousa has a doctoral degree in Curriculum and Teaching from the University of Puerto Rico and possesses various certifications as a Secondary ESL teacher, Bilingual Education, and English Teaching Facilitator. Currently, he is working as an English professor for the Liberal Arts Division at Ana G. Mendez University. Dr. Morales has conducted diverse research projects and publications related to assistive technology, information and communication technology literacy, distance education, oral communication, and best pedagogical practices of higher-order thinking skills.
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