Jennifer Hirashiki, M.A.

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Director of Assessment, Director of L.I.T.E. Center

EDUCATION:
M.A. TESOL, Azusa Pacific University, 2015
B.A. French Literature/Linguistics, Ohio University, 2005
TEFL Certification, Ohio University, 2005

Jennifer Hirashiki started teaching EFL in France for the Ministry of Education assistant English teacher program in 2005. She then moved to Japan in 2006 to teach at an English language school for all ages. Upon her return to the US in 2011, she started at EF Language Centers in Redondo Beach. During her time at EF, she was a senior teacher and eventually became Academic Director. As Academic Director, she hired, trained, and managed teachers, developed curriculum, and ran the academic department of the school. Her interests include curriculum development, technology in the classroom, and action research.