Location: CanadaBrandi is a CELPIP Expert who since 2020 has worked as a Content Developer/Online Instructor at Paragon Testing Enterprises, which administers the CELPIP Test. She has over 20 years of teaching experience. Brandi holds a B. Ed., B.A. in English, and a certificate in English language teaching (CELTA). Brandi is based in Vancouver. In her spare time, Brandi enjoys reading, running, and traveling.
Location: BrazilFabio is a CELPIP Expert with over 15 years of teaching experience. He holds a BSc and a certificate in English language teaching (CELTA), and has achieved Level 2 CELPIP Instructor Training. He is based in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. In his free time, Fabio enjoys reading, traveling, photography, and weightlifting.
Location: CanadaMeaghan studied classics and philosophy at the University of Calgary, earned a TESOL Diploma at VCC, and most recently completed an MFA in Creative Writing at UBC. During her career, she has taught courses in ESL and academic English, ancient languages and literature, and creative writing. She has been a content writer/online instructor at Paragon since April 2019, before which she was a CELPIP Writing rater for about five years. She spends most of her free time reading fiction and writing poetry and essays. She loves animals, especially her two female cats Peter and Larry (who greatly enjoy “helping” her with webinars).
Location: IndiaShailini is a CELPIP expert with over 20 years of teaching experience. She holds a B.A. in English Literature, an MBA in Human Resources, a diploma in English language teaching (DELTA), and has achieved Level 3 CELPIP Instructor Training. She is based in Chennai, India. In her free time, Shailini enjoys making her own clothes and beaded jewelry. She is passionate about conserving nature and animal rescue.
Location: CanadaSimon is a CELPIP Expert who since 2021 has worked as a Content Developer/Online Instructor at Paragon Testing Enterprises, which administers the CELPIP Test. He has over 10 years of experience as a language teacher in addition to an extensive background in drama and acting. Simon has a BA (Hons) Theatre with English, a Post-Graduate Certificate in Education, and a TESOL Diploma. Simon is based in Vancouver. In his spare time, Simon enjoys writing fiction, watching movies, and playing guitar.
Location: PhilippinesTrina is a CELPIP expert with over 10 years of teaching experience. Trina holds a Bachelor of Education, a certificate in language teaching (TESOL), and has achieved Level 1 CELPIP Instructor Training. She is presently completing a Master’s Degree in English Language Teaching. She is based in Valenzuela City, Philippines. In her free time, Trina enjoys reading, watercolour painting, meditation, and personal development.
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