Lois Darlington has been teaching part-time at the ALP since 1994. She has focused mostly on the upper-level classes in the part-time evening classes as well as summer intensive program classes. These have included Academic Writing, Listening and Speaking, and all-skill courses. In addition, she has taught ESL full-time to students in grades K-8 in New York City since 1995. She received her B.A. in Psychology from Cornell University, and her M.A. and Ed.M. in TESOL from Teachers College, Columbia University. She has also worked as a professional cellist.