Autumn Westphal

SIT TESOL Certificate Trainer

Autumn Westphal

Autumn is from the Berkshires in western Massachusetts and has been living and working in New York for about 10 years. She has a bachelor's degree in theater and education and has worked in the ESOL field for nine years teaching language learners, training teachers (as an SIT teacher trainer), managing programs, and developing curricula. She currently works as the head of teacher training at the Rennert New York TESOL Center, a host site for the SIT TESOL certificate course. Autumn spent a year abroad teaching in South Korea and loves learning about other languages and cultures. Besides ESOL teaching and training, she has also shared her expertise by presenting at the NYS TESOL Conference and the International TESOL Convention. When not teaching English, she also enjoys teaching young learners about fashion design, arts and crafts, jewelry making, set design, and acting.