True Honor and Privilege
Working with the MSLU Continuing Education and Retraining Institute was professionally stimulating and personally gratifying. Everyone I worked with there was highly professional and quite serious about the important mission of the Institute. I learned quite a bit from them about the realities of English language teaching in Belarus and was impressed with the level of determination and resolve with which the staff of the institute approached their job. From the weekly training sessions for teachers who came to Minsk to the curriculum development for all teachers nationally, the Institute is dealing efficiently and effectively with promoting and improving the level of English language instruction throughout Belarus. The semester that I spent at MSLU as Fulbright Scholar was the capstone on my 25-year career in academia. It was a true honor and privilege to work alongside these outstanding professionals for a few months and I hope to have the opportunity to work with them again in the future.