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Beth Cordes Thompson, Founder
Since August 1999, Beth Thompson has conducted over 60 Intercultural Communications workshops and English Language Teaching training seminars for congregations and schools in the U.S., Canada, Antigua, Hong Kong, and Wenling, China.
Beth completed her MATESL degree at Minnesota State University--Mankato in May 2002. Her thesis research results inspired the program models for English Language Partners of Wisconsin, Inc., which she founded in 2003. Since February 2004, over 1110 volunteers have served as English language tutors to 865 immigrant adults, and over 150 congregations and missions have contacted Thompson for technical assistance. More...