ESL Program Director

Amy Wang: Director of English Instruction

Amy graduated from Winona State University with a degree in Communications and a minor in Chinese. She is certified in Teaching English as a Foreign Language and just returned from China where she taught English at Hebei University of Economics and Business. She has a heart for internationals that began in her university. Her time of intimately learning Chinese culture has invograted her heart for international friendships. 


Barbara English Teacher and Outreach Coordinatior

Barbara Fadirepo: Outreach Director

Barbara is certified in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL). In addition to teaching English Barbara assists incoming international students as they acclimate to life in the US through her role as a Global Partner in International Student, Scholar and Family Services. Having married an international student herself, Barbara has firsthand knowledge of the needs and challenges international students face and loves stepping in to help them along their journey.

Many of our CXI classes are taught by our amazing volunteers. Interested? Check out the Get Involved page!