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Ellisa Cole

Faculty, English Language Services

Mies (Main) Campus Office: 

3424 South State Street TS 4041

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M.A., TESL, Northeastern Illinois University
M.B.A., International Marketing, Thunderbird School of Global Management
B.A., Spanish Language and International Relations, Colgate University


PCA 510, Communication Essentials
PCA 515, Strategies for Effective Communication
PCA 520, Advanced Communication Skills
PCA 525, Advanced Presentation Skills
PCA 530, Writing for Academic and Professional Success I
PCA 540, Writing for Academic and Professional Success II
PCA 550, Writing for the U.S. Workplace
PCA 570, Advanced Strategies for Clear Communication
IEP 023, Listening and Speaking 3


2010 - present, Instructor, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL

2012-2013, Adjunct Faculty, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL

2008-2010, Graduate Assistant, ESL, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL

2007-2008, ESL Instructor, VITA Program, Oakton Community College, Skokie, IL

2007-2008 ESL Tutor, CCIS, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

2007-2008, ESL Instructor, Indo-American Center, Chicago, IL




Professional Presentations 

2017, Presenter, ITBE, Lisle, IL

2017, Presenter, TESOL, Seattle, WA