Emily Abdallah has been teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language to Middle Schoolers for ten years. She has taught in International Baccalaureate (IB) World Schools in Dubai, London, Washington, D.C. and now New York City. In 2006, she earned a Master of Education (M.Ed.) with a specialization in Second Language Acquisition. In 2004 she earned a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Spanish Language and Literature – both from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. She also holds a Master of Arts (M.A.) in Management and Leadership from Webster University’s Graduate School in London, England which she earned while teaching at Southbank International School in central London. She holds ESL teaching certificates in several states, including New York. She has attended IB and Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) professional development programs in Ghana, Boston, New Jersey, New Mexico, and New York. In December 2015, she co-wrote an article, Field Notes: Forging a Flexible Partnership in the ASCD Express educational online journal under their “Co-teaching: Making it Work” issue.