English as a Foreign Language Faculty
Glen Penrod, Assistant Teaching Professor
MA in Applied Linguistics, Brigham Young University - Provo
Mr. Penrod joined the Georgetown faculty in 2010. He typically teaches Business and Professional English (BPE) and basic grammar or listening/speaking. Before coming to Washington, DC, Mr. Penrod taught in Georgetown's teacher training program in Korea and at universities in Taiwan, Utah, and Hawaii. He loves to travel and meet people from all over the world. He also publishes English materials for students and teachers through his world-famous language learning websites and family-owned business.
Heather Zitlau, Assistant Teaching Professor
MA in ESL, University of Minnesota
Ms. Zitlau joined the Georgetown faculty in 2012. She typically teaches at the high intermediate and advanced levels. Her previous TESOL experience includes multiple positions in South Korea, including five years as a lecturer at Seoul National University; teacher training as a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer in Armenia; teaching freshman composition for non-native speakers at the University of Minnesota; and teaching public speaking and American culture in summer intensive English programs at Wuhan University in China. Ms. Zitlau's teaching interests include academic writing and content-based instruction.