Brittany Ober has been teaching ESL since 2010. Ober’s master’s degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages is from the New School, where she earned an Academic Excellence Award, and her B.A. in English and art history is from Muhlenberg College, Pennsylvania, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She is the co-chair of the ALP’s annual winter conference for TESOL students and professionals. Her academic interests include extensive listening, critical thinking, and incorporating art, poetry, and music into ESL instruction.