Expert Instruction from Highly Qualified Teachers

Instructors at Campus English Academy are highly skilled in the field of TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). Instructors and Senior Instructors hold Master’s degrees in TESOL or the equivalent. Instructors are experienced in teaching English to non-native speakers and work under the guidance of experts who hold Doctoral degrees in the field of Applied Linguistics.

Our Academic Team

Luke Plonsky, Ph.D.
Academic Advisor (Director of Studies)

Luke Plonsky (Ph.D., Michigan State University) serves as Director of Studies and comes to Campus English Academy with nearly 20 years of experience in the fields of TESOL and Applied Linguistics. Dr. Plonsky’s research expertise falls in three main areas: second language acquisition, language teaching, and research methodology. His work in these and other areas has appeared in over 80 articles, book chapters, and books. Luke is Senior Associate Editor of Studies in Second Language Acquisition, Managing Editor of Foreign Language Annals, Co-Editor of de Gruyter Mouton’s Series on Language Acquisition, and Co-Director of the IRIS Database (iris-database.org). Luke has taught in Japan, The Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Puerto Rico, the UK, and the US.


Michael Robert, MST
Operations Policy Advisor

Michael Robert is Operations Policy Advisor for Campus English Academy. He holds a Master of Science in Teaching (MST) degree with a specialization in Education from Fordham University, a Bachelor’s degree in English from Drew University, and is completing his dissertation for a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of South Carolina. He is Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) certified and holds a School Director License, School Agent License and Teacher License for the State of New York. He has taught English and Film Studies and worked for five years in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) implementing the New School Model of Education in Abu Dhabi’s schools. He enjoys reading classical literature, movies, and philosophy.


Alana Roth, MA
Senior English Instructor

Alana Roth is Senior English Instructor at Campus English Academy. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from California State Polytechnic University Pomona and a Bachelor’s in Spanish Language, Culture and Literature from University of Puget Sound. She is a TESOL Certified instructor and has taught children and adults in China and California.


Charles Omer, MA, MFA
English Instructor

Charles Omer has a Master of Arts in English for Teachers from Western New England University, a Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) certificate from Arizona State University, and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from National University. In addition to teaching English as a Second Language, he is an aspiring poet. One of his poems is forthcoming in Plough Quarterly magazine.


Jessica Camacho-Jeong, MA
English Instructor

Jessica Camacho-Jeong holds a Master of Arts degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from Hunter College in New York. She is an experienced English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher to adults. In addition to her teaching experience, she has experience in Japan as an administrative assistant working with foreign nationals at the Bank of Fukuoka, and is proficient in the Korean language.